Goro Taniguchi (Code Geass), Yana Toboso (Black Butler) Team Up for Original Anime Skate-Leading Stars
Yuma Uchida, Makoto Furukawa, and Hiroshi Kamiya are cast as the main characters
A figure skating-themed original anime Skate-Leading Stars is confirmed to be in the works for a 2020 premiere on TV and streaming. Goro Taniuchi (Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion) serves as general director, and the Black Butler manga artist Yana Toboso provides the original character designs. J.C.STAFF (A Certain Magical Index, Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?) works on anime production.
The anime tells a story about high school students who participate in "Skate-Leading," an original figure skate team competition.
Three voice cast for its main characters are announced as below:
- Kensei Maeshima: Yuma Uchida (Hayate Immelmann in Macross Delta)
- Hayato Sasugai: Makoto Furukawa (Saitama in One-Punch Man)
- Leo Shinozaki: Hiroshi Kamiya (Levi in Attack on Titan)
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