‘Kuromukuro’ the TV anime’s official pre-broadcast comments are here

2016.03.11 <PASH!PLUS+>

We start with voice actor Yohei Azakami playing the main protagonist, Kennosuke Tokisada Ōma

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     As Kuromukuro‘s official broadcast approaches, the TV anime releases a series of comments from cast 
members that are now available on the official homepage.

     Get an exclusive inside scoop on the cast members and the impressions they had on the characters they played along with other fun details you won’t want to miss! Starting us off with the 1st round of comments is from the main protagonist in the series, Kennosuke Tokisada Ōma voiced by Yohei Azakami.

     Comments by Yohei Azakami (voice for Ōma Kennosuke Tokisada


     ①What impression did you have for the character that you played?
     Kennosuke’s personality is very rough, short-tempered and is a very awkward sort of person. He is very unaware of his surroundings and I enjoyed embodying that type of characteristic, though at times, I felt like it was easy to lose sight of him as well. Whenever that happened, I reminded myself of his belief in staying true to yourself and standing up for what you believe in. Whenever I struggled playing him, I always tried to go back to this foundation of what he held on to. 

     ②Before the series is broadcast,will you please leave a message to all the viewers and fans?

     As the series release is coming back, many of you may be wondering what will happen to the samurai and the warriors. But despite what you may be thinking and wondering, I hope that you are as excited as we are for the series. I also hope you’ll enjoy and embrace Kennosuke for his awkwardness and enjoy seeing him grow as a person and watch him take hold of what is important in his life.

     Comments from more cast members are scheduled to be updated every week. Let’s pay attention and see whose comments will be out next week!


     ON AIR:
     Tokyo Mx starting on April 7th, 2016 (Thu) every Thursday night from 11:00pm
     Bs 11 starting on April 7th, 2016 (Thu) every Thursday night from 12:00am– 
     Sun Tv starting on April 7th, 2016 (Thu) every Thursday night from 12:30am 
     Kbs Kyoto starting on April 7th, 2016 (Thu) every Thursday from 1:00am
     Tulip Tv starting on April 7th, 2016 (Thu) every Thursday from 1:30am-
     *From the 2ndepisode and onwards, it will be broadcast every Saturday at 1:53am


     Original work by: Snow Grouse
     Director: Tensai Okamura
     Series configuration: Ryo Higaki
     Character design: Yuriko Ishii
     Chief animation director: Yuriko Ishii, Ayumi Nishihata
     Visual conceptMechanical design: Ariaki Okada
     Art director: Nobutaka Ike Cinematographer: Yu Wakabayashi
     Color design: Nobuko Mizuta
     3D director: Kosuke Haruta
     Main 3D animator: Motonari Ichikawa
     Editor: Ayumu Takahashi
     Acoustic supervision: Kazuhiro Wakabayashi
     Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi Music production: Pony Canyon
     Producer: Infinite
     Animation: P.A.WORKS

     Yohei Azakami: Kennosuke Tokisada Ōma
     MAO: Yukina Shirahane
     Reina Ueda: Sophie Noelle
     Asami Seto: Mika Ogino
     Kaito Ishikawa: Ryoto Akagi
     Yusuke Kobayashi: Jundai Kayahara
     Shunsuke Takeuchi: Jose Carlos
 Manami Sugihira: Marina Unami
     Momo Asakura: Koharu Shirahane
     Kanako Tojo: Hiromi Shirahane
     Ryohei Kimura: Tom Borden
     Hikaru Ueda: Liu Shen Mi
     Taiten Kusunoki: Sebastian

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