The upcoming anime film project Digimon Adventure tri. which is a sequel to the original Digimon series revealed that Daisuke Namikawa and Yuko Kaida join the cast of the film. Toie Animation announced last Thursday that Daisuke Namikawa will play as Daigo Nishijimaand Yuko Kaida as Maki Himekawa. The company also announced that a promotional video for Digimon Adventure tri. will be stream on Monday featuring the voices of the main characters in the story.
Last August, Toie Animation unveiled an advance video of the project for the first time featuring the original Digimon theme song “Butter-Fly” by Kouji Wada which will be use in the film too.
Additional Cast for Digimon Adventure tri.:
|Daisuke Namikawa as Daigo Nishijima
Daisuke Namikawa as Daigo Nishijima, a part-time teacher who serves as a substitute homeroom teacher.
|Yuko Kaida as Maki Himekawa
Yuko Kaida as Maki Himekawa, a mysterious woman who appears before the DigiDestined.
The original casts for the Digimon partners are returning for the new anime while a new set of cast will play the human characters.
Digimon Adventure tri. Human Characters Cast:
- Natsuki Hanae as Taichi Yagami
- Yoshimasa Hosoya as Yamato Ishida
- Suzuko Mimori as Sora Takenouchi
- Mutsumi Tamura as Kōshirō Izumi
- Hitomi Yoshida as Mimi Tachikawa
- Junya Ikeda as Jō Kido
- Junya Enoki as Takeru Takaishi
- MAO as Hikari Yagami
Digimon Adventure tri. Staff:
• Executive producer: Katsuhiro Takagi
• Planning: Kozo Morishita
• Original creator: Akiyoshi Hongo
• Director: Keitaro Motonaga
• Animation Character Design: Masanori Shino
• Animation Director: Koji Ito
• Chief Animation Directors: Toshiyuki Komaru, Haruhito Takada
• Main Animators: Hisashi Eguchi, Katsumi Matsuda
• Prop Design: Goichi Iwahata
• Color design: Sachiko Urushido
• Art Director: Shinji Nagaoka
• Character Designer: Atsuya Uki
• Script supervisor: Yuuko Kakihara
• Director of Photography: Fumi Nanba
• Editing: Takashi Sakurai
• Music: Go Sakabe
• Sound Director: Yasunori Ebina
• Animation producers: Takashi Sakurai, Kiyoshi Yamamoto
• Chief Producers: Atsushi Suzuki, Iriya Azuma
• Producers: Shuhei Arai, Makiko Murakami, Tohru Nishida, Kōhei Motokawa
• Animation Production Assistance: Typhoon Graphics
• Cooperation: Toei Co., Ltd.
• Planning: Toei Animation
• Production: Toei Animation
Performing the first part’s ending theme “I wish
” is AiM (Ai Maeda)
while Kouji Wada
returns to perform the original theme song of the anime series “Butter-Fly
.” Ayumi Miyazaki
also returns to perform the insert song from the original series “Brave Heart
Source: Anime News Network