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.
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