Taiso Samurai
Photo Credit: Studio MAPPA

The official website of the Studio MAPPA production Taiso Samurai anime released a brand new trailer for the up and coming anime on Tuesday, check it out below:

The website also revealed the key visual for the anime.

Photo Credit: Studio MAPPA

The anime’s official website also revealed additional cast members for the anime:

  • Atsuko Tanaka as Mari Aragaki
  • Kotono Mitsuishi as Tomoyo Aragaki
  • Kappei Yamaguchi as Bigbird Aragaki
  • Hiroyuki Yoshino as Tomoki Takizawa
  • Nana Mizuki as Ayu
  • Daisuke Hirakawa as Naohiko Nakanomori
  • Kaito Ishikawa as Atsushi Dōjima
  • Daisuke Ono as Shige Nishikiori
  • Kengo Kawanishi as Hiro Okamachi
  • Hiroshi Kamiya as Ryū Ryūshō
  • Minami Tanaka as Kitty Chan
  • Rikiya Koyama as Britney

The anime’s main cast includes:

  • Daisuke Namikawa as Shōtarō Aragaki
  • Kensho Ono as Leonardo
  • Yuuki Kaji as Tetsuo Minamino, Shōtarō’s rival
  • Kenyuu Horiuchi as Noriyuki Amakusa, Shōtarō’s coach
  • Rina Honnizumi as Rei Aragaki, Shōtarō’s daughter

The group behind the anime Zombie Land Saga is in the production commitee.

The anime is scheduled to debut in October.

The staff includes:

  • Hisatoshi Shimizu is the Director
  • Shigeru Murakoshi as the Script Supervisor
  • Kasumi Fukagawa as the Character Designer

The other staff members of the anime includes:

  • Original Story: Snack Mary
  • Chief Animation Director: Fumihide Sai
  • Art Director: Masatoshi Kai
  • Art Director: Azusa Sasaki
  • Director of Photography: Mitsuhiro Sato
  • Editing: Keisuke Yanagi
  • Music: Masaru Yokoyama
Photo Credit: Studio MAPPA

The Japanese actor Kensho Ono introduced the story:

”The story is set in the year 2002 in the once powerful Japanese men’s gymnastics team. Shōtarō Aragaki, the former Japanese team member who devoted his life to gymnastics, is no longer able to compete to his expectations. Despite still training strenuously day after day, he is advised to retire by his coach Amakusa. However, a certain encounter alters Aragaki’s fate.”

Source: Taiso Samurai Anime’s Official Website, Twitter Account