"Genshiken: Second Generation" Recasts More Returning Characters

Tsutomu Mizushima directs the exploits of the second generation of The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture

Ahead of this summer's anime return of The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture college otaku club in a new Genshiken anime, a Niconico Live event has introduced the second generation cast. Part of the announcement was that Nozomi Yamamoto (Haganai's Yukimura Kusunoki) is the new Chika Ogiue, previously portrayed by Kaori Mizuhashi in earlier anime. It turns out that she isn't the only recast character. 

 


Harunobu Madarame -  Kazyuki Okitsu (Jojo's Bizarre Adventure's Jonathan JoestarToradora's  Hisamitsu Noto) replaces Nobuyuki Hiyama


Saki Kasukabe - Rina Satou (Certain Scientific Railgun's Mikoto Misaka) replaces Satsuki Yukino


Ohno Kanako - Yukan (Code Geass' CC) replaces Ayako Kawasumi


Susanna Hopkins: Naomi Ohzora replaces Yuko Goto 


Angela Burton - Misa Kobayashi replaces Yuki Kaida 

 

Other new cast includes:

Rika Yoshitake - Sumire Uesaka (Muromi-san's Sumita-san and opening)

Merei Yajima - Yumi Uchiyama (Binbogami ga! 's Momiji)

Kenjiro Hato - Kazutomi Yamamoto (Another's Mochizuki) and Ai Kakuma 

Sumire Uesaka also sings the opening.


Tsutomu Mizushima (Girls und Panzer, Squid Girl) is directing Genshiken Nidaime at Production I.G. Michiko Yokote (Some Gintama and Cowboy Bebop) returns to write, with Madoka Magica's Junichiro Taniguchi on character designs.

 

Other credits include: 


Costume design: Takayuki Uragami
Prop design: Shingo Takenaka 
Chief animation director:Junichiro Taniguchi, Toshihisa Kaiya
Art director: Ichirou Tatsuta (Studio Fuga)
Art design: Katsufumi Hariu (Studio Fuga)
Color design: Emiko Ueno 
Photography director: Fumio Kogawa
Editing: Junichi Uematsu
3DCG: Dandelion 
Music production: StarChild Record
Sound director: Tsutomu Mizushima 




via AnimeSlovenija


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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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