Adaptation of Saki Nakagawa's humorous spin-off manga hits Japanese airwaves in October
Fans that are starving for the release of the next season of Attack on Titan may have something to tide themselves over with in October, because Saki Nakagawa's Attack on Titan: Junior High spin-off manga is being adapted into a TV anime by Production I.G. The series re-imagines the cast of Attack on Titan as ordinary (?) junior high school students.
The show's returning cast includes:
- Yūki Kaji as Eren Jaeger.
- Yui Ishikawa as Mikasa Ackerman.
- Marina Inoue as Armin Artleit.
- Kishō Taniyama as Jean Kirschtein.
- Yū Shimamura as Annie Leonhardt.
- Yū Kobayashi as Sasha Braus.
- Shiori Mikami as Christa Renz.
- Hiro Shimono as Connie Springer.
- Ryōta Ōsaka as Marco Bodt.
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Reiner Braun.
- Tomohisa Hashizume as Bertholdt Hoover.
- Saki Fujita as Ymir.
- Hiroshi Kamiya as Levi.
- Daisuke Ono as Erwin Smith.
- Romi Park as Hanji Zoe.
- Susumu Chiba as Eld Gin.
- Shinji Kawada as Oruo Bozad.
- Kōzō Mito as Günther Schultz.
- Natsuki Aikawa as Petra Ral.
- Michiko Kaiden as Rico Brzenska.
- And Kenta Miyake as Mike Zacharius.
The show's staff includes:
- Direction: Yoshihide Ibata
- Series composition: Midori Gotou
- Character design: Yuuko Yahiro
- Music: Asami Tachibana
- Art setting: Kenichi Morioka
- Art direction: Kazuhiro Arai
- Color key: Makiko Suzuki
- Director of photography: Tetsuya Takahashi
- Editing: Taeko Hamauzu
- Sound direction: Masafumi Mima
Attack on Titan: Junior High will premiere in Japan in October of 2015 on MBS. You can check out the official Japanese home page for the series here.
Source: Anime News Network
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