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Dr. Stone Anime Gets New Trailer, Visual, 3 Cast Members


These are stone-cold casting decisions.

Earlier today, anime and manga fans gathered at the Makuhari Messe Convention Center for Jump Festa ’19. At the event, the Dr. Stone anime staff showed off a new trailer and visual, as well as three cast members.

We break the details down below.

Trailer

The 30-second promo flies through several illustrated background, before wiping to a shot of Senku.

Key Visual

The image features Senku, crusted in stone, as he grasps the de-petrification serum.

 Dr Stone Anime Visual

Cast

The series will add the following cast members:

  • Taiju Ōki: Makoto Furukawa
  • Yuzuriha Ogawa: Kana Ichinose
  • Tsukasa Shishio: Yūichi Nakamura

Dr. Stone will air in Summer 2019. TMS Entertainment is producing the adaptation.

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • Senku: Yūsuke Kobayashi

Riichiro Inagaki and illustrator Boichi’s Dr. Stone manga launched in the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump in March 2017. The series spans six compiled volumes to date, with the latest shipping to stores on December 4.

Viz Media currently holds the rights to the Dr. Stone manga, which they describe as:

Imagine waking to a world where every last human has been mysteriously turned to stone…

One fateful day, all of humanity turned to stone. Many millennia later, Taiju frees himself from the petrification and finds himself surrounded by statues. The situation looks grim—until he runs into his science-loving friend Senku! Together they plan to restart civilization with the power of science!

When every human on Earth is turned to stone by a mysterious phenomenon, high-schooler Taiju is also petrified the moment he’s about to confess to his high-school crush. Flash forward several thousands of years later, Taiju awakens and joins up with his friend Senku, who has ambitious dreams. His plan: to restart civilization from square one with the power of science!

Source: Comic Natalie

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