"Future Diary" Anime Staff, Cast and Music Announced

Shuffle's Naoto Hosoda Returns as Director

The site for the anime adaptation of Sakae Esuno's Future Diary (Mirai Nikki) announced staff, cast and music for the thriller, set to hit Japanese TV on October 9th. Shuffle's Naoto Hosoda, who previously directed a Future Diary pilot anime, returns for the series. Takeshi Yasuda, Tsuneo Takechi, Shunji Inoue, Naohiro Futono are on board for planning with Ga-Rei Zero's Katsuhiko Takayama editing the scripts.

Future Diary, about a death match between people with cell phones containing diary entries from the future, ended last December after 12 volumes (and two side stories). 10 volumes of the series were published in North America by Tokyopop.

 

Via Anime News Network

Character Design: Eiji Hirayama (Shuffle)
Chief Animation Director: Eiji Hirayama, Maiko Okada
Sub-Character Design: Ruriko Watanabe
Prop Design: Keiichi Eda
3D Director: Hirotatsu Ishida (Albion)
Music: Tatsuya Katou
Director: Naoto Hosoda
Animation Production: asread a (Shuffle)

 

Misuzu Togashi as Yukiteru Amano (1st)
Tomosa Murata as Yuno Gasai (2nd)
Jin Domon as Takao Hiyama (3rd)
Masahiko Tanaka as Keigo Kurusu (4th)
Asami Sanada as Reisuke Hojo (5th)
Eri Sendai as Tsubaki Kasugano (6th)
Tomokazu Seki as Marco Ikusaba (7th)
Natsuko Kuwatani as Ai Mikami (7th)
Hiromi Konno as Kamado Ueshita (8th)
Mai Aizawa as Minene Uryu (9th)
Hirokazu Hiramatsu as Karyuudo Tsukishima (10th)
Takaya Hashi as John Bacchus (11th)
Yoshihisa Kawahara as Yomotsu Hirasaka (12th)
Akira Ishida as Aru Akise
Yuki Matsuoka as Hinata Hino
Yukana as Mao Nonosaka
Minoru Shiraishi as Oji Kosaka
Norio Wakamoto as Deus Ex Machina
Manami Honda as Muru-Muru

 

Yousei Teikoku will perform the opening theme song "Kūsō Mesorogiwi," while Faylan will performing the ending theme song "Blood Teller."

(Below is from the pilot OVA)

 

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