Akira Kamiya and Tetsuo Hara Attached to "Fist of the North Star DD" Anime

Non-apocalyptic martial arts comedy kicks in April

Kajio's "Design Deformed" Fist of the North Star spoof manga offers a take on the post-apocalyptic martial arts epic in which the world was not engulfed in nuclear flames in the year 199X. Instead, the FotNS' masters of the world deadliest assassination art must deal with mundane problems. For the new anime adaptation, classic Kenshiro voice Akira Kamiya plays predecessor Ryuken while artist Tetsuo Hara supervises.

 

Akitaro Daichi (Fruits BasketPoyopoyowill be directing the anime kicking off April 2nd.  Masayuki Sekine (Yokohama Shopping Trip) provides character design.

 

 

Kenshiro - Shinnosuke Tachibana (Kamisama Kiss' Tomoe)

Jagi

 

Toki - Tomokazu Seki (Fate's Gilgamesh)

 

Raoh - Kazuya Ichijou

 

Shin - Ryotaro Okiayu (Bleach's Byakuya Kuchiki)

 

Bat -  Shūta Morishima (Cardight Vanguard's  Shin Nitta)

 

Lin - M A O

 

Spade and Diamond gang toughs

 

Yui Horie (Chie in Persona 4, Raika Oda in Listen to Me, Girls, I'm Your Father!) is Yuria while Shocker Ono narrates.

 

 

via Comic Natalie

 

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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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