Audio drama lead Toshiyuki Morikawa returns to the title
Preparing for a special "RED stage" appearance March 21st at the AnimeJapan 2015 trade show, the cast has been announced for spring's Ninja Slayer anime, with audio drama lead Toshiyuki Morikawa returning to the title.
The cast includes:
Ninja Slayer: Toshiyuki Morikawa
Dark Ninja: Sho Hayami
Nancy Lee: Chiwa Saito
Yamamoto: Sora Amamiya
Yukano: Risa Taneda
Laomoto Khan: Masane Tsukayama
Clone Yakuza: Tesshō Genda
Electronic Maiko: Noto Mamiko
Scatter: Takahiro Mizushima
This spring Trigger unleashes Akira Amemiya's (Inferno Cop, Kill La Kill episode director) adaptation of "Bradley Bond and Philip [email protected] Morzez'"s Japanese take on the American take on Japanese sci-fi and martial arts light novel series.
Original story written by Bradley Bond and [email protected] Morzez; translation by Yu Honda and LeikaSugi
Series Director: Akira Amemiya
Main Theme: BOOM BOOMSATELLITES
Animation Production: Studio TRIGGER
Kenji Fujikido is a salaryman whose wife and child were killed in a ninja turf war. In a brush with his own death, Fujikido is possessed by an enigmatic ninja soul known as Naraku Ninja. Fujikido cheats death and becomes "Ninja Slayer" -a Grim Reaper destined to kill evil ninja, committed to a personal war of vengeance. Set in the dystopian underworld of Neo-Saitama, Ninja Slayer takes on Soukai Syndicate ninja in mortal combat.
The meta-fiction of the over-the-top sci-fi martial artists light novel series Ninja Slayer is that "translators" Yu Honda and Leika Sugi were introduced to "authors" Bradley Bond and Philip [email protected] Morzez's Ninja Slayer as a fanzine at San Diego Comic Con 1997.