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Kiniro no Corda: Blue♪Sky
Additional cast for the series have been announced.
Shirou Hozumi, Kazuki Hihara: Morita Masakazu
Wataru Kanou: Hiroshi Okamoto
Kouhei Iori: Keiichirou Yamamoto
Mutsumi Seizawa: Yoshimasa Hosoya
Takafumi Hido: Hiroaki Miura
Shiori Myouga: Risa Shimizu
Ryouko Mikage: Sayaka Oohara
Alexi Zhukov: Kenyuu Horiuchi
, Anime! Anime!
Previous Related News: Otome Visual Novel 'Kiniro no Corda 3' to be Animated (Confirmed as TV Series Due Apr 2014)
Ao Haru Ride
It has been revealed that animation studio Production I.G
will be animating the series. Some additional cast were also revealed.
Aya Kominato: KENN
Yuuri Makita: Ai Kayano
Shuuko Murao: Mikako Komatsu
Previous Related News: Manga 'Ao Haru Ride' to Receive TV Anime Adaptation
Other Anime News
Shingeki no Kyojin
FUNimation has announced on their official site some of the staff that will be working on the English dub of the project.
ADR Director: Mike McFarland
Head Writer: John Burgmeier
Script: J. Michael Tatum
, Tyson Rinehart
ADR Engineer: Kenneth Thompson
FUNimation has also stated that they will be revealing the dub cast for the series in the days leading up to Anime Boston.
News submitted by SnazzGary
A scan from the upcoming issue of Morning
magazine reveals that the series will be on hiatus for the next four months.
Source: Scan via ANN
News submitted by AqworldThunder
Fans Choice Coolest "Old Guy" Voice Actors
Fans were asked to pick who they thought were the coolest "old guy" voice actors. The top 10 chosen are as follows:
- Akio Ootsuka
- Shuuichi Ikeda
- Kouichi Yamadera
- Akira Kamiya
- Kazuhiko Inoue
- Kiyoshi Kobayashi
- Keiji Fujiwara
- Norio Wakamoto
- Tessyo Genda
- Hiroaki Hirata
Source: Goo Ranking
Voice Actor Campbell Lane Passes Away
Voice actor Campbell Lane
, best known for voicing the narrator in Gundam Wing
passed away on January 30, 2014. He was 78 years old. He is survived by his wife Diane, their children, and grandchildren.
, The Province