Pierre Itō's Mouseman Anime Film Casts Yoshimasa Hosoya as Lead

Itō's shorts become a feature in Japan on September 25



Man, Pierre Itō sure does love his Mouseman series. The creator and director produced more than 70 Mouseman shorts from 2016 to 2018, and now he has a feature in the works for September 25. The 52-minute Mouseman movie will run at Tokyo's Cine Libre Ikebukuro theater until October 8, and the latest update has voice actor Yoshimasa Hosoya (Reiner in Attack on Titan) stepping into the title role. 


A new promo for the Studio Kingyoiro-produced indie anime flick—which has Itō directing, co-writing, storyboarding, co-animating, working on effects, and handling character designs—made its way online on August 12.



In addition to Hosoya as Mouseman, cast members include:


Hiroko - Akane Fujisaki

Rika - Miwako Natsukawa

Ai no Katamari - Ai Hoshikawa

Mama - Shinji Ozaki

Yumi - Ayaka Sakuraba

Michiru - Fairy Midorikawa

Rena - Ai Fujisawa 

Soldier 1, Newscaster - Hiroki Arino

Soldier 2 - Tsukuyomikagurakonotsuya

Taxi Driver - Pierre Itō



Source: Official website via Anime News Network




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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