Tokyo-based fans of William Shakespeare's classic tragedy, Romeo and Juliet, will soon have something new to look forward to, because READPIA is staging a recitation drama starring famous voice actors that tweaks the story to be told from the perspective of Tybalt, Juliet's cousin, and Paris, Juliet's fiancé, in a performance that is entitled Meisaku Ibun Romeo to Juliet ~ Tybalt Sono Koi no Giseisha ~ ("Strange Tale Masterpiece Romeo and Juliet ~ Tybalt The Victims of That Love"). Hit the jump to learn more.
A new cast addition has been revealed for Trigger's BNA: Brand New Animal TV anime. The latest update from the official website has Daisuke Namikawa joining the cast as Pinga, who can take the form of a wandering albatross.
It was announced on November 2 that VART (Voice Actors Racing Team), the first genuine racing team in the voice actor world was officially formed. Its five members are Masafumi Mima (the sound director of the Initial D anime series), Shinichiro Miki, Daisuke Namikawa, Kaito Ishikawa, and Tasuku Hatanaka. Leann more about the special project after the jump!
Two voice acting stars are teaming up for behind-the-scenes antics! Chodendo dB kicks off on streaming services today in Japan, and is preparing to launch stage shows featuring guest appearances from more of your seiyuu faves. Get the scoop after the jump!
Bandai Visual has posted a two-minute live-action PV and three CMs for the DVD/Blu-ray of the 23rd Crayon Shin-chan film, My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack!, to be released in Japan on November 6. The videos are written/directed by 39-year-old popular voice actor Daisuke Namikawa, who also voiced Mariachi in the film. Check the clips after the jump.
38-year-old popular voice actor Daisuke Namikawa will play a new mysterious character "Professor" in the ongoing TV anime Yu-Gi-Oh! Arc-V from its 36th episode. Namikawa is known as Goemon Ishikawa in the Lupin the Third series, and Japanese dub voice for Frodo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings series. Check his message after the jump.