Yūki Takada, Yōko Hikasa, and More Join Cast of "New Game!"

Upcoming comedy TV anime about the troubles of video game production hits Japanese TV in July of 2016


After months of anticipation, the full cast for upcoming comedy TV anime New Game! has finally been announced. The cast of New Game! includes: 


  • Yūki Takada as Aoba Suzukaze.
  • Yōko Hikasa as Kō Yagami.
  • Ai Kayano as Rin Tōyama.
  • Megumi Yamaguchi as Hifumi Takimoto.
  • Megumi Toda as Hajime Shinoda.
  • Ayumi Takeo as Yun Iijima.
  • Madoka Asahina as Nene Sakura.
  • Chitose Morinaga as Umiko Ahagon.
  • And Eri Kitamura as Shizuku Hazuki.



The original New Game! 4-panel manga by Shōtarō Tokunō is serialized in Houbunsha's Manga Time Kirara Carat seinen manga anthology magazine. The series follows novice video game developer Aoba Suzukaze as she goes to work for Eagle Jump, the developers of her favorite video game, and settles in among an idiosyncratic cast of characters.

The New Game! TV anime is directed by Yoshiyuki Fujiwara and features animation by Doga Kobo. New Game! will begin its Japanese broadcast in July of 2016.




Official New Game! TV anime home page


Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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