VIDEO: Super Deformed Rage on Display in "DD Fist of the North Star" Commercials

Akitaro Daichi directs celebration of "Fist of the North Star" anniversary

In honor of legendary martial arts manga Fist of the North Star's 30th anniversary, the famously manly shounen series will be spoofed with a super deformed comedy. Akitaro Daichi (Fruits BasketPoyopoyo) directs DD Fist of the North Star this April, with Kenshiro and his brothers contending with a modern Tokyo in which the apocalypse failed to occur.


Classic Kenshiro voice Akira Kamiya plays predecessor Ryuken while artist Tetsuo Hara supervises.


Manga magazine Comic Zenon has posted the latest promos:



Cast includes...


Kenshiro - Shinnosuke Tachibana (Kamisama Kiss' Tomoe)



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



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


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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