Goro Miyazaki’s TV anime project Sanzoku no Musume Ronja (Ronja the Robber’s Daughter) will begin on 11th October and will be available on BS Premium. On that date, not one but two episodes will air.
The series will be an adaptation of Astrid Lindgren’s popular children’s novel. It s also the first series directed by Miyazaku-san.
Here is who will be participating in the project:
Aoi Terashima will perform Haru no Sakebi (Spring’s Shout), which is the general theme song of the show. Mari Natsuki will be performing the ED Player.
Haruka Shiraishi (From Up On Poppy Hill’s Sora) will voice Ronja
Takaaki Seki (Mouryou no Hako‘s Shutaro) will voice Mattis
Yukari Nozawa (Tenchi Muyo GXP’s Seto) will voice Lovis
Umeji Sasaki (Arc the Lad’s Bibiga) will voice Skalle-Per
Shoichiro Akaboshi (Hunter X Hunter’s Zeburo) will voice Fjosok
Rintarou Nishi (Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit’s Jiguro) will voice Tjegge
Takeo Ogawa (A Letter to Momo’s Koichi) will voice Tjorm
Kenji Sugimura (Mobile Suit Gundam AGE’s Ordeo Brown) will voice Sturkas
Takahiro Shimada (Ping Pong’s Michio Tamura) will voice Knotas
Yuusuke Tezuka (Pani Poni Dash!, Kekkaishi) will voice Pelje
Keiji Himeno (Soul Eater‘s Ragnarok) will voice Lill-Klippen
Atsuki Tani (Majin Bone’s Stolz) will voice Borka
Saori Kato (Jormungand‘s Karen Lo) will voice Tori-Onna
Reika Uyama (Tales of Vesperia ~The First Strike~’s Emma) will voice Birk
Mika Doi (Rurouni Kenshin’s Megumi) will voice Undis
Fukiko Endou will voice Narrator
Source: Official Sanzoku no Musume Ronja website
Do you think this show will be enjoyable for the young ones? I think it will be a blast!