A half dozen new cast members along with their character designs have been introduced for the upcoming episodes of the Parasyte -the maxim- anime. Akira Ishida is Hideo Shimada, a teenage-looking parasyte observing series protagonist Shinichi Izumi.
Yū Mizushima is parasyte group leader Takeshi Hirokawa. Takuma Suzuki is Mamoru Uda and Ayumu Murase is the parasyte merged with the lower part of his head. KENN voices Mitsuo. Yū Serizawa is Makiko.