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'Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru' Announces Additional Cast Members [Update 8/26]

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Aug 19, 2016 6:09 PM
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Additional cast members for Doga Kobo's upcoming anime adaptation of Touken Ranbu have been announced via its official website. A new key visual (pictured right) was also revealed. The series is expected to broadcast in Fall 2016, with a broadcast date to be announced later.

Aoe Nikkari: Junji Majima (Hitsugi no Chaika)
Kotetsu Hachisuka: Kazuyuki Okitsu (Prison School)
Yoshiyuki Mutsunokami: Kento Hama (Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road)
Toushirou Namazuo: Soma Saito (Rokka no Yuusha)
Kanesada Kasen: Kaito Ishikawa (Haikyuu!!)

The anime will be one of two announced anime adaptations to adapt the browser game developed by Nitroplus and e-commerce company DMM. The browser game, which began service in January 2015, launched a mobile version in March of this year, with the application currently having more than a million downloads. The second anime adaptation of the game, titled Touken Ranbu, was announced to premiere in 2017 and will be produced by studio ufotable.

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Update August 26
Four additional cast members were announced for the anime via its official Twitter. An updated key visual adding the new characters was also released.

Cast
Yagen Toushirou: Seiichirou Yamashita (Orange)
Souza Samonji: Yuuki Tai (Ghost Hunt)
Gokotai: Yuuta Kasuya (World Trigger)
Kunihiro Yamanbagiri: Tomoaki Maeno (Fukigen na Mononokean)

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Modified by tsubasalover, Aug 27, 2016 11:16 AM
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Aug 19, 2016 6:21 PM

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Ill be watching this one and skip that ufotable one. Cant wait
 
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Aug 19, 2016 6:36 PM

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Look awesome! Can't wait to watch it.
 
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Aug 26, 2016 7:02 AM
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News Update
Four additional cast members were announced for the anime via its official Twitter. An updated key visual adding the new characters was also released.

Cast
Yagen Toushirou: Seiichirou Yamashita (Orange)
Souza Samonji: Yuuki Tai (Ghost Hunt)
Gokotai: Yuuta Kasuya (World Trigger)
Kunihiro Yamanbakiri: Tomoaki Maeno (Fukigen na Mononokean)

Source: Nijimen
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Aug 26, 2016 8:17 AM

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best sword got confirmed, i can die happy now. (plus 4/7 odagumi swords, i dont deserve this.)
yaris when?
 
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Aug 27, 2016 11:01 AM

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tsubasalover said:

Yoshiyuki Mutsunoka: Kento Hama (Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road)
Toushirou Hamazuo: Soma Saito (Rokka no Yuusha)
Kunihiro Yamanbakiri: Tomoaki Maeno (Fukigen na Mononokean)


Just letting you know these should be "Mutsunokami" rather than "Mutsunoka", "Namazuo" rather than "Hamazuo", and "Yamanbagiri" rather than "Yamanbakiri".

Also not sure if it was seen on the previous announcement's post, but the names are also in the "First Last" name format since they are sword names and not human.
 
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Aug 28, 2016 4:07 AM
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So Souza Samonji and Hasebe are there. Then it's a must watch.

Wonder if now that Hachisuka is there they will add Nagasone, dying to see both of them interact.
 
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