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Aug 21, 2016 7:59 AM
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The official website for studio MAPPA's upcoming sports anime, Yuri!!! on Ice, has announced the supporting cast members and their respective character designs. In addition, the website revealed a new promotional video.

Otabek Altin: Yoshimasa Hosoya (Bungou Stray Dogs)


Xi Guanhong: Yuutaro Honjou (Eureka Seven AO)


Christophe Giacometti: Hiroki Yasumoto (Hoozuki no Reitetsu)


Jean Jack Leroy: Mamoru Miyano (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000%)


Phichit Chulanont: Kensho Ono (ReLIFE)


Michele Crispino: Tomoaki Maeno (Akatsuki no Yona)


Kenjirou Minami: Ayumu Murase (D.Gray-man Hallow)


Lee Seung-gil: Kenji Nojima (Beck)



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Source: Official Twitter via Nijimen
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Aug 21, 2016 8:07 AM
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This might turn into the coolest thing or the gayest anime I have ever watch.
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Even there's gay undertones, i'll still watch it.
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Aug 21, 2016 8:13 AM

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LOL The ending of that PV

The supporting cast looks great too, a lot of VAs I like xD
 
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Aug 21, 2016 8:16 AM
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Hahahahaha, that little tease at the end. xDD

Will watch for sure. <3
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tsubasalover said:

John Jack Leroy: Mamoru Miyano (Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000%)



B-but ... in ANN its ''Jean-Jacques'' and not John Jack

which one is true ?
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John Jack Leroy is the only one who's nationality isn't made clear.
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John Jack Leroy is the only one who's nationality isn't made clear.

He's from Canada.
 
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Aug 21, 2016 8:25 AM

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I'm mostly impressed about the OST of the preview so far, looks interesting enough. Will watch for sure.
 
Aug 21, 2016 8:26 AM

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Yuri Gachinsky is the obvious inspiration for Yuri Plisetsky... hahah

This will be the best anime of 2016. Every new informantion confirms this.
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Aug 21, 2016 8:30 AM
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DatRandomDude said:
B-but ... in ANN its ''Jean-Jacques'' and not John Jack

I see. Fixed the display of foreign names according to ANN (I did it without seeing other sources with English display and I believe ANN hadn't posted it when I saw the news, so I guessed them before)

It's hard to imagine the correct name for foreign names displaying in Japanese.
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Aug 21, 2016 8:30 AM

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Hey thats pretty cool , +Mappa hmm Insta-PTW .

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Aug 21, 2016 8:32 AM

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i can't wait for this, looks great.
and mamoru miyano voicing a foreign guy should be fun to watch~
 
Aug 21, 2016 8:38 AM

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I'm so excited about this one
 
Aug 21, 2016 8:39 AM

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One look at the director and you have to be excited unless your a pleb.
 
Aug 21, 2016 8:56 AM

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I'm so hyped for dis ^.^
 
Aug 21, 2016 9:04 AM

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That's a really nice cast! Can't wait for it
 
Aug 21, 2016 9:20 AM
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Yuri ?! It should be yaoi because I don't see any girl
 
Aug 21, 2016 9:25 AM
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The PV actually looks good and judging by the director, this series might just be one of the coolest things I can watch. Heck, even if there are gay undertones, I will probably still watch it.
 
Aug 21, 2016 9:50 AM

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Looking at all those different duds from different countries I guess it will be something like skating Olympics.
 
Aug 21, 2016 10:00 AM
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That ending tease is as gay as it can get.
This is gonna quickly get hate... guys guys we know you're manly.
 
Aug 21, 2016 10:25 AM

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That PV was beautiful. Really excited for this!


 
Aug 21, 2016 10:53 AM

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Some other name corrections as per katakana:

Kazakhstan: Otabek
China: Ki

I like the country specific sports-brand logo details on the jackets. The PV was not great though... Hopefully there'll be actual gay rather than just fujobait scenes. Please don't disappoint me Yamamoto-sensei ):
 
Aug 21, 2016 10:58 AM

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Well, the OST sounds good.
 
Aug 21, 2016 11:03 AM

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tsubasalover said:
DatRandomDude said:
B-but ... in ANN its ''Jean-Jacques'' and not John Jack

I see. Fixed the display of foreign names according to ANN (I did it without seeing other sources with English display and I believe ANN hadn't posted it when I saw the news, so I guessed them before)


It's displayed as "Jean Jack" in the PV, so I guess that might be the correct romanization?



I do hope it's Jean Jack and not Jean-Jacques. Jean Jack is a bit weird but somewhat cool.
Jean-Jacques is not a name suitable for anyone younger than 65 years old. At the very least.
 
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More like Yaoi on Ice.
Mirai Nikki is TRASH
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Shinsekai Yori has no characters.
Oreimo's S2 specials don't actually exist.

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Aug 21, 2016 11:13 AM

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Looks amazing, this is probably my most anticipated Fall 2016 show.
:3
 
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Waaah *_* Mamoru Miyano and Hosoya Yoshimasa, I'm totally in!
 
Aug 21, 2016 12:17 PM

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Why no Spanish figure skater? :(
 
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I'm really excited for this. Figure skating is one of my favorite sports; it brings me back to the time when I was involved with the figure skating fandom for a while. It's not a sport you usually see in anime either - the only other figure skating anime I can think of is Ginban Kaleidoscope.

The animation and the choreography look beautiful, and I love the character designs. Coming from MAPPA and directed by Sayo Yamamoto... I have high hopes for this.
 
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PV so delicious omg. Victor is too beautiful he is hot I died VictorxYuri is even hotter
 
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Two russian character among the main? Lol, I want to see
Level of my english is still too poor, so ask not particularly angry because of my terrible grammar.
 
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Infatuate said:
More like Yaoi on Ice.


Figure skating is not a topic that can be told without any female character.

P.S Sorry for my english.
Level of my english is still too poor, so ask not particularly angry because of my terrible grammar.
 
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what the heck, for a minute there i thought it was yaoi.

you seemed to be confused here writers, it's YURI ON ICE. dumbos smh

anyway i had already planned on seeing this ever since it was announced. as i expected, the sakuga is amazing and relies heavily on character animation, something i had also predicted.

the character designs look cool (the glasses nigga looks like that MC from parasyte!), but my body is so ready for that sakuga. that's my only reason for watching it. i feel bad for anyone who expected plot, like some foolishly did for stride.

 
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If this focus on the sport instead of boy love vibes (Free, Prince of Stride) I'm gonna watch it. Otherwise... sorry. Yaoi is not my cup of tea.
 
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Its so freaking awesome seeing how there's going to be characters from several different countries! freaking fantastic!!!
and if the OST keeps it up this might become one of my favorite OST's in recent times
Also that pv ending LOL for some reason it didn't cross my mind that they might have undertones when it was first announced XD (too focused of the figure skating aspect) but eyyy I aint complaining >3>
 
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TomDay said:
you seemed to be confused here writers, it's YURI ON ICE. dumbos smh
...if you have problem with the title, please report to the anime moderators, I typed out the title according to the database.
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It's displayed as "Jean Jack" in the PV, so I guess that might be the correct romanization?
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Kazakhstan: Otabek
China: Ki
Fixed, thanks.
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...if you have problem with the title, please report to the anime moderators, I typed out the title according to the database.


i was talking about the story writers...from the anime...LOL

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If this focus on the sport instead of boy love vibes (Free, Prince of Stride) I'm gonna watch it. Otherwise... sorry. Yaoi is not my cup of tea.

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wtheck stride had next to 0 yaoi vibes...i can tell you right now there was only 2 (THREE, at best, but even so that's pushing it).

 
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whether there's bl undertones or it's sports centric, i don't care, the animation is marvelous, the designs are stellar, and the cast looks great!
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Hey look, it's Shinichi Izumi's long lost gay little brother.
 
Aug 22, 2016 5:49 AM

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Yuri ?! It should be yaoi because I don't see any girl
Did it cross your mind that maybe Yuri is a name? Like please.
 
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I cannot grasp the idea people seem to have about how sports' anime (or any series where the cast mainly consists of the male gender) are homoerotic. Similar to Free! or Kuroko no Basket, this will likely support nil romantic interactions between the characters. If we would go by this sentiment, every singular group of men friendly with one another must be homosexual — which is of course untrue. I have yet to see the homoerotic side of this which people press on at all times.

Either way, this will be one of the anime I will be watching for next season. I adore the character design, and I adore figure-skating.
 
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Infatuate said:
More like Yaoi on Ice.


"on Ice" might be ambiguous.
 
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RobertBobert said:
Infatuate said:
More like Yaoi on Ice.


Figure skating is not a topic that can be told without any female character.

P.S Sorry for my english.


But if this is a Men's Single competition you do not need women, so..... your point is moot.
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Also, Switzerland's name is spelled Christophe in the PV, so wouldn't his name be romanticized (??) as such?
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Aug 22, 2016 9:23 PM
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Also, Switzerland's name is spelled Christophe in the PV, so wouldn't his name be romanticized (??) as such?
Wow, you guys have a good eye. The scrolling of the "Romanized" names are so fast in the PV that I cannot catch it. Fixed, Thanks.
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TaryTrayTwins412 said:
RobertBobert said:


Figure skating is not a topic that can be told without any female character.

P.S Sorry for my english.


But if this is a Men's Single competition you do not need women, so..... your point is moot.


If the title will exclusively show Men's Single competition, it will look like a "cute men deal cute things"
Level of my english is still too poor, so ask not particularly angry because of my terrible grammar.
 
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The music sounds amazing and the animation looks gorgeous!! I really love Ice skating. Can't wait to watch it!!
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I'm smelling gay undertones from it so I'll definitely watch it even if it turns out to be "not-so-gay after all."
 
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