VIDEO: "Barakamon" Preview and Character Designs Showcased

Slice-of-life comedy is scheduled for July

Along with a second preview, a full set of character designs have been posted for the upcoming anime adaptation of Barakamon, Satsuki Yoshino's manga set to be released in North America by Yen Press this fall. 


The slice-of-life comedy is scheduled for July.


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Daisuke Ono (Sebastian Michaelis in Black Butler) will voice the protagonist character Seishu Handa, a 23-year-old calligrapher who is forced to move to the Goto Islands on the westernmost edge of Japan after causing a scandal by assaulting a critic at a party.  

Junichi Suwabe will voice his only friend Takao Kawafuji.

Yuuki Kaji as high school calligrapher Kosuke Kanzaki.

Child actress Suzuko Hara voices the key role 7-year-old girl Naru Kotoishi.


Hiroshi Kido: Koki Uchiyama

Miwa Yamamura: Nozomi Furuki

Tamako Arai: Rumi Ohkubo

Hina: Rina Endou

Kenta: Seiya Hirata

Akihiko Arai: Megumi Han

Village Chief: Tanuki Sugino

Vice Principal: Fumihiko Tachiki

via @ikari_gendo


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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