Prince of Stride Alternative Anime Character Designs

Prince of Stride Alternative
The upcoming anime adaptation of the otome game “Prince of Stride” is set to premiere on January 2016. Prince of Stride Alternative, which is the anime’s adaptation full title, will introduce the extreme sport “Stride” to anime fans who weren’t familiar with the game. The plot is not similar but a sports anime like this can be compared with other series in the genre such as Kuroko’s Basketball and Free!.
It is typical among sports anime genre to have attractive characters aside from the enticing and fresh stories. Prince of Stride Alternative anime series is not different; the anime is filled with good looking characters with different personalities which makes the story interesting.
So, here are some of the character designs from Prince of Stride Alternative and the voice actors that will play each character.

Hônan High School:

Prince of Stride Alternative - Riku Yagami
Ryohei Kimura as Riku Yagami
Prince of Stride Alternative - Takeru Fujiwara
Nobuhiko Okamoto as Takeru Fujiwara
Prince of Stride Alternative - NANA Sakurai
Kana Hanazawa as NANA Sakurai
Prince of Stride Alternative - Hozumi Kohinata
Kensho Ono as Hozumi Kohinata
Prince of Stride Alternative - Heath Hasekura
Daisuke Ono as Heath Hasekura
Prince of Stride Alternative - Ayumu Kadowaki
Hiro Shimono as Ayumu Kadowaki
Prince of Stride Alternative - Kyosuke Kuga
Junichi Suwabe as Kyōsuke Kuga
Prince of Stride Alternative - Yujiro Dan
Ryotaro Okiayu as Yujiro Dan


Saisei High School:

Prince of Stride Alternative - Reiji Suwa
Mamoru Miyano as Reiji Suwa
Prince of Stride Alternative - Shizuma Mayuzumi
Daisuke Hirakawa as Shizuma Mayuzumi
Prince of Stride Alternative - Bantaro Chiyomatsu
Takuya Eguchi as Bantaro Chiyomatsu
Prince of Stride Alternative - Tasuku Senoo
Tatsuhisa Suzuki as Tasuku Senoo
Prince of Stride Alternative - Azuma Mayuzumi
Yuuki Ono as Asuma Mayuzumi
Prince of Stride Alternative - Kaede Okumura
Toshiyuki Toyonaga as Kaede Okumura
Below are the rest of the cast members:

Mihashi High School:

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kei Kamoda
Natsuki Hanae as Yu Kamoda
Kengo Kawanishi as Aoi Shima
Daiki Hamano as Hisato Harigaya
Taishi Murata as Takeshi Eifuku
Itaru Yamamoto as Nobuhiko Nagatsuka

Ichijōkan High School:

Daiki Yamashita as Yuri Himemiya
Kaito Ishikawa as Shiki Dozono
Yūsuke Kobayashi as Kaoru Shishibara
Hiromichi Tezuka as Kiyoto Washimi
Kengo Kawanishi as Arata Samejima
Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Tetsu Hachiya

Kakyôin High School:

Takahiro Sakurai as Tomoe Yagami
Tetsuya Kakihara as Amatsu Ida
Shouta Aoi as Toya Natsunagi
Ikuji Nose as Nampei Aoba
Ryota Ohsaka as Hajime Izumino
Natsuki Hanae as Ryo Izumino
The original design works for the series were credited to Shūji Sogabe [FiFS], while credited with the original character design is Kanako Nono [FiFS]. The original graphic design is credited to Tomoyuki Uchikoga, and directing the Prince of Stride Alternative at MADHOUSE is Atsuko Ishizuka. The series composition is handled by Taku Kishimoto, while adapting Nono’s character designs for animation is Kokunen Ou.

Prince of Stride Alternative Plot

The original game revolves around “Stride,” an extreme sport that involves six people on one team who run relay races through towns. Hōnan Academy and other schools compete to win eastern Japan’s top Stride competition, “End of Summer.”
The series revolves around a closed-down “Stride” club at Hōnan Academy. First-year high school students Takeru Fujiwara and NANA Sakurai attempt to restart the club, but they must recruit six members for the team. They ask Riku Yagami to join, but he turns them down by saying that Stride is the one thing he doesn’t want to do. However, Takeru andNANA drag Riku into the clubroom to try to convince him.

Source: Nijimen

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