More Classmates Join “Handa-kun” Anime

Looking ahead to the July 7th debut of the anime adaptation of Satsuki Yoshino’s Handa-kun comedy, a prequel to her Barakamon series, the series has introduced Yusuke Shirai (Cute High Earth Defense Club LOVE’s Io Naruko) as Kei Hanada, the fake Handa, and Makoto Furukawa (One-Punch Man’s Saitama) as similarly obssessed Higashino Kotoro.

 

 

 

1st PV

 

 

Main 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)

 

 

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.