Earlier today, the official Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunaga anime website updated with a new trailer and key visual, as well as ten cast members and details on the show’s theme songs.
We break the details down below.
The 90-second promo introduces the major characters, using character dialogue to drive the main story beats. Opening theme song Shissō (Speeding) by Rib and Kiba to Tsubasa (Fangs and Wings) by May’n play as background tracks.
The image features Nobunaga posing with his blade, as Takigawa Kazumasu and Oda Nobuyuki characters pose behind him.
The series will add the following:
- Oda Nobuhide: Taiten Kusunoki
- Shibata Katsuie: Hidenari Ugaki
- Hirate Masahide: Mugihito
- Hayashi Hidesada: Kenichiro Matsuda
- Hayashi Michitomo: Kosuke Toriumi
- Sakuma Nobumori: Ryohei Kimura
- Sakuma Morishige: Atsushi Tamaru
- Oda Hidetaka: Ayumu Murase
- Dota Gozen: Masako Katsuki
- Saitō Dōsan: Tesshou Genda
Rib will perform opening theme song Shissō (Speeding), while May’n performs closing theme Kiba to Tsubasa (Fangs and Wings).
Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunaga will air in July 2019.
Noriyuki Abe (Bleach, Yu Yu Hakusho) will direct the series at Studio DEEN, with Atsuko Nakajima (You’re Under Arrest, Haunted Junction) providing character designs. Ryota Yamaguchi (Sailor Moon Sailor Stars, Blue Exorcist) is in charge of seires composition. Other confirmed crew members include:
- Scripts: Ryota Yamaguchi
- Scripts: Megumu Sasano
Nakajima, Yamaguchi, and Sasano previously worked on the Hakuōki anime franchise.
The previously confirmed voice cast includes:
- Oda Nobunaga: Yūsuke Kobayashi
- Takigawa Kazumasu: Junya Enoki
- Oda Nobuyuki: Kaito Ishikawa
- Sassa Narimasa: Makoto Takahashi
- Ohana: Manami Numakura
- Ikoma Kitsuno: Minori Suzuki
- Oichi: Nao Tōyama
- Tsuzuki Kurando: Satoshi Hino
- Takugen Sōon: Shinnosuke Tachibana
- Maeda Toshiie: Takuma Terashima
- Murai Sadakatsu: Tomoaki Maeno
- Ikeda Tsuneoki: Yūma Uchida
- Kichō: Yumiri Hanamori
According to the website, Kochoki: Wakaki Nobunaga will follow Oda Nobunaga’s life, starting with his teen years.