Ready to fight for hype in the crowded fall season, Magi comes strong with nicely animated new extended promos, which boast a preview of SID's (Bleach) opening theme "V.I.P."
Cast announced at a "Maharajan Eve" Tokyo event September 30th includes:
Aladdin - A mysterious young boy with a huge djinn within his flute - though a pure innocent, he has a weakness for 'beautiful ladies with soft, big breasts'. voiced by Kaori Ishihara (Lagrange's Madoka, Ano Natsu de Matteru's Kanno Tanigawa)
Alibaba Saluja - a former wine cart driver, burdened by a large debt, who has a djinn in his sword - voiced by Yuki Kaji (Durarara!!'s Walker Yumasaki)
Morgiana - a slave girl based on the slave girl who served Alibaba in 'Alibaba and the forty thieves' - here, she has animal-like senses and physical abilities - voiced by Haruka Tomatsu (Ichika Takatsuki in Ano Natsu de Matteru, Mashu in C)
left to right -the king of the island Sindria Kingdom and two of his generals
Sinbad - voiced by Daisuke Ono (Black Butler's Sebastian Michaelis, Saizō Kirigakure from Brave 10)
Judal - Oracle from the Chinese influenced Kou Empire - voiced by Ryohei Kimura (Eden of the East's Akira Takizawa)
Seishun Lee - voiced by Asami Seto (Lagrange's Lan)
Hinahoho - voiced by Keiji Fujiwara (Shiro from Ao no Exorcist, Leorio in the new Hunter x Hunter)
Hakuryuu Ren - voiced by Kensho Ono
Hakuei Ren - voiced by Nana Mizuki (Naruto's Hinata Hyuuga, Blood-C's Saya
Sharrkan - voiced by Showtaro Morikubo (Naruto's Shikamaru)
Drakon - voiced by Tomokazu Sugita (Gintama's Gintoki)
Ugo-kun - voiced by Toshiyuki Morikawa (Naruto's Minato Namikaze)
Spartos - voiced by Wataru Hatano (Fairy Tail's Gajeel Redfox)
Yamuraiha - voiced by Yui Horie (Akane from Kämpfer, Millhiore from Dog Days)
Koji Masunari (Read or Die, Kamichu!, Welcome to the Space Show) will be directing the A-1 Pictures' (Blue Exorcist, Anohana, [email protected], and Space Brothers) production, with Code Geass/My-Hime's Hiroyuki Yoshino (plus Accel World and Guilty Crown more recently) doing series composition writing.
Toshifumi Akai (And Yet the Town Moves opening, Birdy the Mighty Decode) is the character designer/animation director, while veteran Takashi Hashimoto (Project A-ko, Macross Plus) is handling the effects. Ayu Kawamoto (No. 6, Durarara!!) is on art director duties.