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Voice Cast of 'Drifters' Anime Adaptation Announced

by arsonal
Feb 29, 2016 6:34 PM | 16 Comments

The official website of the upcoming anime Drifters announced the voice cast members on Monday. Kenichi Suzuki will direct the work at Hoods Drifters Studio, though a distribution format has not been announced.

Cast
Shimazu Toyohisa: Yuuichi Nakamura (Osomatsu-san)
Oda Nobunaga: Naoya Uchida (Hunter x Hunter (2011))
Nasu no Yoichi: Mitsuki Saiga (Nabari no Ou)
Abe no Haruakira: Takahiro Sakurai (Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)
Olmine: Shiho Kokido (Sekkou Boys)
Kafeto (Ham): Masakazu Nishida (Gunslinger Stratos: The Animation)

Drifters adapts the historical action manga of the same name drawn by Kouta Hirano, which has been publishing in Young King OURs since 2009. The production celebrates the 70th anniversary of the magazine's publisher.

Source: Official Twitter

16 Comments Recent Comments

I'm really happy with this cast, especially Nakamura.

Mar 27, 2016 8:36 AM by Kryptiq

That visual looks great, I love this type of shows with teams where they duke it out between each other.

Mar 1, 2016 10:45 AM by Ramkec

Yuuichi Nakamura and I'm even more into this. Perfect choice for the MC.

Mar 1, 2016 10:39 AM by youthful

I hope the anime is more entertaining than the manga. Got bored and dropped it after the Joan of Arc battle.

Mar 1, 2016 5:24 AM by FullmetalCarrot

Great.
This looks badass.

Mar 1, 2016 4:01 AM by Tengai

Takahiro Sakurai too in the cast? Good, good.

Feb 29, 2016 11:27 PM by Illyricus

arsonal said:
DatRandomDude said:

Wait, so its really a new studio done specially for this anime ? o_o

There's not much information. There is speculation that it's somehow related to Hoods Entertainment, but no one knows at the moment. They have hired staff from SANZIGEN, Graphinica, Hiwa, and other companies closely affiliated to Gonzo and its offshoots.
Well, that would be weird if it's Hoods Entertainment doing this. Not impossible but its not a studio i'd see them suddenly doing something like that. Oo

Feb 29, 2016 10:08 PM by DatRandomDude

If this is actually an OVA and if it's not censored... count me in!

Feb 29, 2016 9:52 PM by GoldenDevilGamer

arsonal said:

Cast
Shimazu Toyohisa: Yuuichi Nakamura (Osomatsu-san)
Nasu no Yoichi: Mitsuki Saiga (Nabari no Ou)
Abe no Haruakira: Takahiro Sakurai (Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)


I NEED THIS NOW

Fuck the character limit

Feb 29, 2016 9:51 PM by Erneste

DatRandomDude said:
arsonal said:
Kenichi Suzuki will direct the work at Hoods Drifters Studio

Wait, so its really a new studio done specially for this anime ? o_o

There's not much information. There is speculation that it's somehow related to Hoods Entertainment, but no one knows at the moment. They have hired staff from SANZIGEN, Graphinica, Hiwa, and other companies closely affiliated to Gonzo and its offshoots.

Feb 29, 2016 9:48 PM by arsonal

Seems like a great cast so far.

Hopefully it's an OVA series so they can keep up the quality shown in the PV. Since this is done by a new studio specifically created for it which probably consisted of mostly the same people who worked on Hellsing Ultimate, I hope the wait between each OVA won't be too long like Hellsing Ultimate though.

Feb 29, 2016 8:53 PM by EasyGo-er

Zeta-Astacion said:
Please let it be OVA series!
Don't turn this into TV series because it will be censored as hell!


i agree, i dont care if this will have a yearly release between episodes, i just want it with the same animation quality and uncensored like Hellsing Ultimate

Feb 29, 2016 7:43 PM by isekai

This seemed like something that would be perfect for Madhouse so I was hoping they'd be the ones doing it. Hopefully it's an OVA like Hellsing Ultimate so that it can be uncensored.

Feb 29, 2016 7:06 PM by thebrentinator24

arsonal said:
Kenichi Suzuki will direct the work at Hoods Drifters Studio

Wait, so its really a new studio done specially for this anime ? o_o

Feb 29, 2016 6:58 PM by DatRandomDude

Please let it be OVA series!
Don't turn this into TV series because it will be censored as hell!

Feb 29, 2016 6:40 PM by Sazanami-Kai

Not bad for cast choices. I hope this is a TV anime although the delay of the format is starting to make me wonder if it will be OVA series (Hellsing Ultimate style).

Feb 29, 2016 6:35 PM by Stark700

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