Crunchyroll is set to stream Platinum End this season
With less than a week to go until the Platinum End TV anime starts, the adaptation of the manga series of the same name by writer Tsugumi Ohba and artist Takeshi Obata, best known for their work on Death Note, announced nine new cast members last night, filling out more of the characters we'll be meeting over the coming weeks.
Maaya Sakamoto (Echidna in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) will be voicing Mirai Kakehashi as a kid
Yu Sasahara (Nua Nakamachi in Dropout Idol Fruit Tart) will be voicing Mirai's younger brother, Akira
Mai Nakahara (Sekhmet in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) will be voicing Mirai's mother
Kenji Hamada (Dob in ODDTAXI) will be voicing Mirai's father
Yu Kobayashi (Sasha Blouse in Attack on Titan) will be voicing Mirai's aunt
Fukushi Ochiai (Sanou in BEASTARS) will be voicing Mirai's uncle
Tomokazu Sugita (Gintoki in Gintama) will be voicing Tonma Rodriguez
Takehito Koyasu (Roswaal L. Mathers in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-) will be voicing Luta
Yusaku Yara (Senbei Norimaki in Dr. Slump) will be voicing the Elderly God
Platinum End is scheduled to start in Japan on October 7 on TBS and BS11 and broadcast until March 2022. Crunchyroll has confirmed that it will stream the series, describing it as such:
"I will give you the hope to live."
Kakehashi Mirai lost his parents in an accident and lived in misery with the relatives who took him in. Having lost hope in everything, he jumped off the roof of a building on the day of his middle school graduation. But then he met an angel...
Sources: Comic Natalie
Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.