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TV Anime 'New Game!' Announces Cast Members for Summer 2016

by arsonal
Mar 26, 2016 11:04 PM | 24 Comments
Voice cast members of the upcoming TV anime New Game! were announced today at a stage event at AnimeJapan 2016. The adaptation of the comedy 4-koma manga by Shoutarou Tokunou will begin airing in July 2016.

The official website of the series was updated on Saturday with the first anime key visual. The complete production team at animation studio Doga Kobo was also revealed.

Aoba Suzukaze: Yuuki Takada (Aikatsu!)
Hifumi Takimoto: Megumi Yamaguchi (The Sky Crawlers)
Hajime Shinoda: Megumi Toda (Sakura Trick)
Yun Iijima: Ayumi Takeo
Kou Yagami: Yoko Hikasa (IS: Infinite Stratos)
Rin Tooyama: Ai Kayano (Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata)

Director: Yoshiyuki Fujiwara (Plastic Memories)
Assistant Director: Ryouhei Takeshita (Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun)
Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo (Hidan no Aria AA)
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Ai Kikuchi (Mikakunin de Shinkoukei)
Chief Animation Director: Yuuichi Oka (Softenni), Manamu Amasaki (Mikagura Gakuen Kumikyoku), Chisato Kikunaga (Hidan no Aria AA)
Prop Design: Eri Nakajima (Gugure! Kokkuri-san)
Art Director: Shunsuke Suzuki (Love Lab)
Color Design: Kei Ishiguro (GJ-bu)
Director of Photography: Takafumi Kuwano (Luck & Logic)
Editing: Daisuke Hiraki (Medaka Box)
Sound Director: Masaki Tsuchiya (Kitakubu Katsudou Kiroku)
Sound Effects: Yasumasa Koyama (Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo!)
Sound Production: Delfi Sound
Music: Hajime Hyakkoku (K-On!)
Music Production: Kadokawa


Source: Comic Natalie

20 of 24 Comments Recent Comments

i heard this new big thing on japan? can somebody confirm it?

May 28, 2016 4:50 AM by Kuma

This kinda reminds me to Shirobako....

May 27, 2016 8:51 PM by Chuunichan

@arsonal You should update this, since the PV announced some more cast members:
Umiko Ahagon: Chitose Morinaga
Shizuku Hazuki: Eri Kitamura
Nene Sakura: Madoka Asahina

@scytheavatar ^_^

Apr 1, 2016 9:48 AM by Miporin

Interesting, very interesting.
I haven't really watched anything with half the cast in it but otherwise it looks good and/or promising.

Was on my PTW since it was first announced "ages ago" anyway.

Mar 29, 2016 4:39 AM by CocoaGalaxy

So much lolis in just one anime lol

Mar 28, 2016 4:51 PM by Kotarou_

Soooo looking forward to this.
The art looks pretty much like the manga, which is amazing.

Mar 28, 2016 11:24 AM by Konoetan

Dat Hikasa role

I'm going to read the manga before this become like Umaru xD

I love how they're giving chance to newbie seiyuu/unpopular (yet) seiyuu

Mar 27, 2016 11:27 PM by Rayl1ght

Looks cute. This series was already popular so I'm looking forward to it as well.

Mar 27, 2016 10:52 AM by Stark700

If Hajime Hyakkoku is in it I know that at least the soundtrack will be good.

Mar 27, 2016 10:50 AM by Baio-kun

I also like the cast, added in my Summer watching list.

Mar 27, 2016 10:22 AM by Hoppy

nice really love the cast, summer sure can't come soon enough

Mar 27, 2016 9:39 AM by ccdewa

4-koma manga again. NICE X3
i'm looking foward for thsi one too XD

Mar 27, 2016 9:10 AM by YizelTro

They failed to answer the most important question: who's going to voice best girl Nenecchi?

Mar 27, 2016 3:08 AM by scytheavatar

pretty good cast tbh

since the music producer(?) worked on k-on i bet either the OP or ED will be catchy

Mar 27, 2016 1:15 AM by BoboSmrad

Ai Kayano and Yoko Hikasa in this.... nice choices

Mar 27, 2016 12:12 AM by Rinrinka

I always imagined Aoba having Ari Ozawa's voice, but Yuuki Takada being Aoba's voice is a nice choice too. Her role as Rin from Aikatsu! was good. :)

Mar 27, 2016 12:10 AM by LunyRem

As a person who read the manga, i hope the pacing is better than the manga.

Mar 26, 2016 11:35 PM by Gridley

Yoko Hikasa (K-On)

Fixed, to credit her for an anime that isn't complete garbage :)

Also, really EXCITED to see Hyakkoku Hajime doing the music. Love his style.

Mar 26, 2016 11:31 PM by Kougeru

Interesting cast selection :3 Might enjoy this a bit more. >-<

Mar 26, 2016 11:24 PM by removed-user

Yoko Hikasa and Ai Kayano are enough for me to be interested in this :D

Mar 26, 2016 11:22 PM by GoldenDevilGamer

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