“Handa-Kun” Anime Commercial Published With Cast Additions

A new commercial featuring featuring OP song “The LiBERTY” performed by Fo‘xTails is offering the latest look at the anime adaptation of Satsuki Yoshino’s Handa-kun comedy, a prequel to her Barakamon series. Due July 7th, the  prequel is set six years prior to the main story, and instead of Daisuke Ono from the 2014 Barakamon TV, Nobunaga Shimazaki takes over as high-school aged protagonist Sei Handa.

 

This has been published online along with the introduction of female classmate cast additons that include Kaede Hondo as Miyoko Kinjo, Miku Itou as Maiko Mori and Kimiko Saito as Juri.

 

 

 

 

 

Voice cast:

 Sei Handa: Nobunaga Shimzaziki (Haruka Nanase in Free!)

 Junichi Aizawa: Yuuya Hirose (Yuuki Ishikawa in Ganbareebu NEXT!)

 Reo Nikaido: Tetsuya Kakihara (Natsu Dragneel in Fairy Tail)

 Akane Tsutsui: Yoshimasa Hosoya (Daryun in The Heroic Legend of Arslan)

 Yukio Kondo: Daiki Yamashita (Sakamichi Onoda in Yowamushi Pedal)

 Takao Kawafuji: Kazuyuki Okitsu (Gunzo Chi in Arpeggio of Blue Steel)

 Kei Hanada: Yusuke Shirai (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE’s Io Naruko)

 Higashino Kotoro: Makoto Furukawa (One-Punch Man’s Saitama)

 

Main staff:

 Director: Yoshitaka Koyama (Miami GunsRune Soldier)

 Series Composition: Michiko Yokote (Prison SchoolSore ga Seiyu!)

 Character Design: Mayuko Matsumoto (GingitsuneKantai Collection)

 Music: Ken Ito (Yui Horie’s “Stay With Me,” petit milady’s “azurite”)

 Music Production Lantis

 Anime Production: Deomedia (Squid GirlCute High Earth Defense Club Love!)

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain’t It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.