VIDEO: "Gifū Dōdō!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Tsuki-gatari-" Anime Promos

Sengoku samurai anime scheduled for summer

Well, here's the anime that has the distinction of being last in Biglobe's spring anime expectations poll. Spinning off from Fist of the North Star's Tetsuo Hara's manga about famously flamboyant warlord Maeda Keiji, Gifū Dōdō!! Naoe Kanetsugu -Maeda Keiji Tsuki-gatari- focuses on the career of his friend and Uesugi clan general Naoe Kanetsuku. The 2010 manga' anime adaptation airs this July.

 

Manga publisher Comic Zenon has posted the promos

 

 

Staff includes

 

  • Director: Bob Shirohata (Hetalia, Gravitation)
  • Script: Yasuhiro Imagawa (Giant Robo, G Gundam)
  • Character designer: Masaaki Kannan (Hetalia)
  • Animation supervision: Tetsuo Hara
  • Music: KAZSIN
  • Animation production: Studio DEEN
  • Program manager: Makoto Shiraishi at TV Tokyo

 

 

Cast:

  • Kanetsugu Naoe - Daisuke Namikawa (Shōta Kazehaya in Kimi ni Todoke, Waver Velvet in Fate/Zero).
  • Keiji Maeda - Takuya Satō (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure's Caesar Zeppeli)
  • Mosuke -  Naru Kawamoto (Prince of Tennis' Takashi Kawamura)
  • Jirōbō Nakanishi -  Hozumi Gôda (Leorio in the original Hunter x Hunter anime)
  • Kagekatsu Uesugi - Hiroki Yasumoto (Hetalia's Germany)
  • Hideyoshi Toyotomi - Yoji Ueda (Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei's  Kagerō Usui)
  • Toshiie Maeda -  Kosei Hirota (Spice and Wolf's Arnold)
  • Kenshin Uesugi - Masaki Terasoma (Steins;Gate's Mr Braun)
  • Mitsunari Ishida - Kazuki Katou (Reborn's Kikyo)

 

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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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