New Cast Member & Character Visuals Unveiled for Manaria Friends Anime

By: Anime Herald October 30, 20180 Comments

Not to be confused with Kemono Friends

Earlier today, the official Manaria Friends anime website updated with a new cast member. The series will add the following:

  • Jill: Hiroshi Naka

Visuals for the Heinlein, Jill, and William were also revealed, which you can check out below.

Manaria Friends Character Visual - William
Manaria Friends Character Visual - Heinlein
Manaria Friends Character Visual - Jill

Manaria Friends air in Winter 2019.

Manaria Friends Anime VisualHideki Okamoto (Battle Girls – Time Paradox, D.C. II: Da Capo II) will helm the project at Cygames Pictures, with Megumi Ishihara (Fate/stay night, Fortune Arterial: Akai Yakusoku) providing character designs. Satoko Sekine is in charge of series composition. Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Art Director: Kenichi Kurata
  • Chief Animation Director: Megumi Ishihara

The confirmed voice cast includes:

  • William: Yūma Uchida
  • Heinlein: Chiharu Sawashiro
  • Grea: Ayaka Fukuhara
  • Anne: Yōko Hikasa
  • Miranda: Kikuko Inoue
  • Roux: Kimiko Koyama
  • Hanna: Nana Mizuki
  • Owen: Wataru Hatano

Manaria Friends is based on the Rage of Bahamut smartphone game. The series was originally planned for a Spring 2016 premiere. Due to undisclosed circumstances, though, the series was indefinitely delayed. The show’s staff was de-listed, and a previously planned screening event on March 20, 2016 was officially cancelled.

Source: Animate Times

New Cast Member & Character Visuals Unveiled for Manaria Friends AnimeSamantha Ferreira

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