New cast members revealed for upcoming continuation of 2018 TV anime based on Rensuke Oshikiri's manga
Hi Score Girl EXTRA STAGE, a three episode original animation video continuation of the 2018 TV anime Hi Score Girl, will be released in Japan in March of 2019, and now a new key visual (above) and new cast members have been revealed for the OAV.
In Hi Score Girl EXTRA STAGE, voice actress Shiori Izawa plays Nicotama-chan, an exceptionally skilled gamer who dresses in Gothic Lolita fashion, while voice actor Kenta Miyake will reprise his role as the voice of Zangief, the fan-favorite Russian wrestler from Capcom's Street Fighter series.
Based on the manga by Rensuke Oshikiri, the Hi Score Girl anime is directed by Yoshinobu Yamakawa and features animation production by J.C. Staff. Hi Score Girl is digitally distributed by Netflix, who describe the story as follows:
A chronic gamer abysmally inept in academics and sports finally meets his match at his usual shady arcade -- and it's his rich classmate, Akira.
Hi Score Girl EXTRA STAGE will be published in Japan on March 20, 2019.
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