The June issue of Monthly GFantasy revealed additional cast for the anime adaptation of Aoharu x Kikanjuu. Playing the leader of rival team Hoshishiro, Nagamasa Midori, is Kazuyuki Okitsu whose voice credits include Masaomi Asahina in Brothers Conflict and Jonathan Joestar in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure(2012). Playing alongside with him is Eri Kitamura (Aquarius in Fairy Tail) who will play Ichi Akabane, a recruit from team Hoshishiro. The series, which stars Mikako Komatsu (Inko Amifumi in Aldnoah.Zero) , Tomoaki Maeno (Son Hak in Akatsuki no Yona) and Yoshitsugu Matsuoka(Souma Yukihira in Shokugeki no Soma), will premiere in Japan this July.
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Aoharu x Kikanjuu is a manga by NAOE serialized in Monthly GFantasy on 18 January 2013 . The story begins with Hotaru Tachibana (CV:Mikako Komatsu) is a model high school student, who as a pastime, likes to cross dress. She crosses path with Masamune Matsuoka (CV:Tomoaki Maeno) when she moves into her new apartment. By strange luck, she got entangled in the world of (airsoft) survival games when her neighbor, Masamune, recruits her into his team, Team Toy ☆ Gun Gun. Together with ero-manga artist Tohru Yukimura(CV:Yoshitsugu Matsuoka), they will beat the odds and claim the title of Japan’s No.1 (airsoft) team. Currently the manga has six tankobon published, and the upcoming seventh volume will be released on 27 June.
More information about the series will be revealed in 6 June event at Studio Alta, Japan.
Director: Hideaki Nakano ( Natsume Yuujinchou Episode Director)
Anime production: Brain’s Base (Natsume Yuujinchou )
Series composition: Kenji Konuta (Daiya no Ace)
Character design: Junko Yamanaka (Meitantei Conan movies)