Promotion for the anime adaptation of Yuu Watase's (Fushigi Yuugi, Absolute Boyfriend) shonen series Arata: The Legend has has revealed new staff information along with the series cast. The Satelight (Macross F) production will be directed by Shugo Chara's Kenji Yasuda, with Mayori Sekijima (Phi Brain, Saber Marionette, Samurai Pizza Cats) on composition, and Masahiro Aizawa (Orphen) on character designs.
Director : Kenji Yasuda - Park Woo Hyun
Scenario : Mayori Sekijima
Character Design: Katsuki Aizawa - Lee Seong Shin
Music : Kô Ôtani
Studio : Satelight - JM Animation
The opening will be from Sphere while the ending is from OLDCODEX.
Hinohara Arata :Nobuhiko Okamoto (Blue Exorcist's Rin)
Arata : Yoshitsugu Matsuoka (Sword Art Online’s Kirito)
Kotoha : Ayahi Takagaki (Tari Tari's Ayahi Takagaki)
Kannagi : Yûki Ono (Medaka Box's Zenkichi Hitoyoshi)
Akachi : Tatsuhisa Suzuki (My Little Monster's Haru Yoshida)
Katena : Junko Minagawa
Yorunami : Sôichirô Hoshi
Viz releases the original manga in North America.