"Genshiken: Second Generation" Character Designs Previewed

Prepare to meet your guides to an exploration of fandom, and yaoi specifically

Along with new voices, we're getting new looks for the girls (that needs to be qualified in one case) of The Society for the Study of Modern Visual Culture college otaku club. So prepare to meet your guides to an exploration of fandom, and yaoi specifically, in the Genshiken: Second Generation anime

 

Chika Ogiue, now voiced by Nozomi Yamamoto (Haganai's Yukimura Kusunoki), previously portrayed by Kaori Mizuhashi in earlier anime

 

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 



For the rest of the cast:

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

 

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 @Kudof

 

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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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