Hayao Miyazaki Muse Sumi Shimamoto Voices Hot Teacher in "Ishida and Asakura" Anime

Gag manga adaptation slated for January

Sumi Shimamoto was the voice of Clarisse in Hayao Miyazaki's Castle of Cagliostro, then the heroine of his proto-Studio Ghibli movie Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind. She then grew into the role of the mother in Ghibli's Totoro. More recently, she's had small but memorable roles like Lucky Star's Kanata Izumi and Gintama's Mitsuba Okita. 


Now the classic voice actress is back as sexy teacher Ms Kinoshita in the adaptation of Masao's seinen gag manga Ishida and Asakura.

voices from a drama adaptation


The anime starts January 6tth with Shuta Morishima and Nobuhisa Nakamoto as the titular leads. Pippuya directs the Hotline production written by Kenichi Yamashita, with character design from PEN.


a survey of Shimamoto's career


via Comic Natalie


Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

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