Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Cast Released

The official website for the upcoming new version of Space Battleship Yamato, which is going to be released 30 years after the last series’ end, released the information about the main cast. Don’t forget that this new anime will be based on the very old but never forgotten by the fans 1974-1975 television show.

The cast is as follows:

Daisuke Ono as Susumu Kodai
Houko Kuwashima as Yuki Mori
Kenichi Suzumura as Daisuke Shima
Takayuki Sugo as Juuzou Okita
And, since the staff is a very important part of this specific aniem, after all we don’t get to see a remake for such a big phenomenon in the otaku world and we need to be certain of the quality, here is what we know about the people working on the production and animation:
Director: Yutaka Izubuchi
Script: Ryusuke Hikawa
Original creators: Leiji Matsumoto and Yoshinobu Nishizaki
Character Design: Nobuteru Yuki

Mechanical design: Makoto Kobayashi

For the promotional video of the new instalments you can read this post on the Shinigamilist.

Source: Official Website

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4 Comments on "Space Battleship Yamato 2199 Cast Released"

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Shounen
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Sounds great! :)

MechaMan
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Even more excited for this one.

BrutalMurder
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Izubuchi-san did character design for Mobile Suit Gundam WIng, so I trust him. :D

Lulubel
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I’ve seen it’s going to be a movie made from ep. 1 & 2 of the original, so everyone who liked it, will enjoy them… As for the cast, Ono will also be Saizou from Brave 10, so I believe he’s a great seiyuu. ;)