It’s time to meet Hisone and her amazing friends! (Whoops, wrong franchise).
Earlier today, the official Hisone to Masotan (Hisone & Maso-tan) anime website updated with a new key visual, as well as several cast reveals. We break the details down below.
The visual features Masotan in the background. Hisone, Liliko, El, Mayumi, and Nao stand before the creature. The tagline reads “We, everybody, we’re all ruffians.”
The series will star the following:
- Hisone Amakasu: Misaki Kuno
- Nao Kaizaki: Tomoyo Kurosawa
- El Hoshino: Maki Kawase
- Liliko Kinutsugai: Satomi Arai
- Mayumi Hitomi: Kaori Nazuka
- Sada Hinomoto: Romi Park
- Haruto Okonogi: Yuuki Kaji
- Yutaka Zaito: Yukitoshi Tokumoto
- Remi Kakiyasu: Rie Kugimiya
- Hiroki Ikushima: Junichi Suwabe
- Hiroshi Sosoda: Jouji Nakata
The site updated with visuals for each of the characters, as well as Masotan (“F-15J”). You can check these out below.
Hisone to Masotan will hit Japanese TV in April.
The project is an original work from Bones and Warner Brothers, which is being directed by Hiroshi Kobayashi (Kiznaiver, Kimi no Iru Machi). Yoshiyuki Ito (Concrete Revolutio, Fullmetal Alchemist) is in charge of character designs for the project, while Mari Okada (Black Butler, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans) tackles series composition.
Other confirmed crew members include:
- Supervisor: Hiroshi Kobayashi
- Original Character Design: Toshinao Aoki
- Mechanical Design: Shoji Kawamori
- Monster Concept Design: Shigeto Koyama
- Concept Design: Okama
- Art Director: Yūji Kaneko
- Art Design: Akihiro Hirasawa
- Color Design: Yuko Kobari
- Director of Photography: Kota Sasaki
- 3D CGI Director: Yōta Andō
- Sound Director: Haru Yamada
- Sound Effects: Toru Noguchi
- Music: Taisei Iwasaki
- Military Supervisor: Keigo Koyanagi
- Editor: Hiroshi Okuda
Source: Comic Natalie