Earlier today, the official Namu Amida Butsu!: Rendai Utena anime website updated with a new key visual and trailer, as well as several cast and crew members attached to the project. We break the details down below.
The 99-second promo confirms the show’s major cast members, as theme song Amauta (Heavenly Song) by Masaaki Mizunaka plays as a background track.
The image features Taishakuten and Bontan standing back to back, their weapons drawn and crackling with energy
Masato Katou is providing character designs, while Yoshiaki Fujisawa scores the show’s soundtrack.
The series will add thirteen cast members:
- Ashuku Nyorai (Akṣobhya): Yūsuke Kobayashi
- Amida Nyorai (Amitābha): Daisuke Hirakawa
- Yakushi Nyorai (Bhaiṣajyaguru): Yoshitsugu Matsuoka
- Monju Bosatsu (Manjusri): Ryūichi Kijima
- Fugen Bosatsu (Samantabhadra): Shun Horie
- Jizō Bosatsu (Kṣitigarbha): Taku Yashiro
- Miroku Bosatsu (Maitreya): Ayumu Murase
- Kannō Bosatsu (Avalokiteśvara): Yūma Uchida
- Seishi Bosatsu (Mahāsthāmaprāpta): Kōhei Amasaki
- Kokūzō Bosatsu (Ākāśagarbha): Kishō Taniyama
- Fudōmyō Ō (Acalanātha): Kengo Kawanishi
- Karuraten: Daiki Yamashita
- Māra: Takeo Ōtsuka
Namu Amida Butsu!: Rendai Utena will hit Japanese TV in April.
Masaaki Mizunaka will perform opening theme song Amauta, while Chippoke Ōhashi performs closing theme song Ruby.
Akira Oguro will direct the project at Asahi Production, with Erika Yoshida (Trickster) taking charge of series composition.
The confirmed voice cast includes:
- Taishakuten (Śakra): Masaaki Mizunaka
- Shaka Nyorai (Gautama Buddha): Showtaro Morikubo
- Ashura Ō (Asura): Tatsuhisa Suzuki
- Dainichi Nyorai (Vairocana): Tetsuya Kakihara
- Bonten (Brahmā): Tomoaki Maeno
Source: Comic Natalie