Original anime focusing on the life of infamous feudal warlord hits Japanese TV in July of 2019
A dramatic new trailer and 10 new cast members have been revealed for Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ ("Beautiful Butterfly ~ Young Nobunaga ~"), an upcoming original TV anime that focuses on the life of the Sengoku Period's most infamous feudal warlord, Oda Nobunaga, as a young man.
The new cast members announced for Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ include:
- Taiten Kusunoki as Oda Nobuhide.
- Hidenari Ugaki as Shibata Katsuie.
- Mugihito as Hirate Masahide.
- Kenichiro Matsuda as Hayashi Hidesada.
- Kōsuke Toriumi as Hayashi Michitomo.
- Ryōhei Kimura as Sakuma Nobumori.
- Atsushi Tamaru as Sakuma Morishige.
- Ayumu Murase as Oda Hidetaka.
- Masako Katsuki as Dota Gozen.
- And Tesshō Genda as Saitō Dōsan.
Kochoki ~ Wakaki Nobunaga ~ is directed by Noriyuki Abe and features animation production by Studio Deen. The series will broadcast in Japan on Tokyo MX, AT-X, WOWOW, and BS Fuji beginning in July of 2019.
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