"Bodacious Space Pirates" Key Visuals and Cast Details

New anime begins broadcasting in January 2012

UPDATE: Details were also announced for a promotional event being held December 11th. The director, Tatsuo Satou, and cast members will be in attendance. They'll show the trailer for the first time and announce the opening song. The event will take place at 2.5D in Setagaya, Tokyo, but will also be Ustreamed. Tickets cost 1000 yen (a little over ten dollars) and should be reserved ahead of time.


The official page for Bodacious Space Pirates (Japanese: Moretsu Uchuu Pairetsu) updated recently to reveal key visuals and cast details.





Marika Katou - Mikako Komatsu (Joey from Heroman, Ian from Gosick)

Chiaki Kurihara - Kana Hanazawa (Tomoka from Ro-Kyu-Bu!, Mayuri from Steins;Gate)

Mami Endo - Chiaki Omigawa (Maka from Soul Eater, Miu from Towa no Quon)

Giryueru Serenity - Haruka Tomatsu (Naruko from AnoHana, Angelica from Beelzebub)

Ririka Katou - Yuuko Kaida (Shimei from Ikki Tousen, Julia from Blood+)

Misa Grandwood - Shizuka Itou (Mihoshi from Ryo-Kyu-Bu!, Hildagarde from Beelzebub)

Kane Macdougall - Masaya Matsukaze (Tetsu from Kami-sama no Memo-chō, Kyoya from Ouran High School Host Club

Hyakume - Keiji Fujiwara (Shiro from Ao no Exorcist, Leorio in the new Hunter x Hunter)

Kuurie - Yui Horie (Akane from Kämpfer, Millhiore from Dog Days)

Shunittsa - Kenta Miyake (Zambai from One Piece, Little Deyzuna from Redline)

Luka - Kaoru Mizuhara (Nakamura from My Ordinary Life, Misao from Lucky Star)

Sandaime - Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Narumi from Kami-sama no Memo-chō, Nakazawa from Puella Magi Madoka Magica)

Narration - Rikiya Koyama (Yamato from Naruto: Shippuden, Kiritsugu in Fate/zero)

Romanizations of character names are approximate.


Based on the light novel series Miniskirt Space Pirates by Yuichi Sasamoto with illustrations by Noriyuki Matsumoto, the anime was originally supposed to be ready for this year, but got pushed back. The story revolves around high school student Marika who is suddenly thrown into the role of space pirate ship captain after finding out that her supposedly dead father was, until recently, a captain, himself.


via Otakomu 

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