‘Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic’ TV anime series’ AnimeJapan 2016 special stage report♪
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'Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic' releases newest PV and cast members share a closer look into the series
If you missed out on this year’s AnimeJapan 2016, then don’t worry because we’ve got you covered. We have the most recent news update from the official stage portions of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic here just for you. Just keep on reading.
On March 27th, 2016 at this year’s AnimeJapan 2016 Green stage, there was a special talk session event for the new anime series Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. Starting on April 15th, 2016, this new anime series is scheduled to be broadcast on MBS, TBS, CBC, BS-TBS ‘Animeism’ network channels.
The cast members and director came as special guests and gave the audience an exclusive look into the world of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic. Some of the voice actors that came up on stage included: Daisuke Ono (voice of Sinbad), Tomokazu Sugita (voice of Drakon), Takahiro Sakurai (voice of Ja’far), Keiji Fujiwara (voice of Hinahoho) and director Miyao Yoshikazu. There was even a special surprise guest that joined the group on stage and it was Wataru Hatano who voices the newest character Mystras.
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is a story that takes place 15 years before Magi, the hit anime series that was popular in 2012. Daisuke Ono, along with the rest of the cast shared their excitement for being able to come back to reprise the various characters. They also shared their thoughts on what it’s like to reprise a character they played, but now set at a younger age.
The biggest excitement of the event was when they showed the PV of the new anime, and when the actors performed a combination of an impromptu one-act play and a dialogue recitation. According to the director’s talk, the anime series has a total of 13 episodes. In episode 2 – episode 6, new illustrations and a recompilation based on the OAD (original animation disc), which came along with the previous original limited edition comic, have been added and the music for the drama has been replaced, giving the anime series a fresh new look. This event created so much hype and anticipation among the fans. The countdown has officially excitedly begun for the broadcast of Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic.
■ Special AnimeJapan stage performance of the TV anime ‘Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic’
Date ： March 27th, 2016 12:20pm – 1pm
Venue : AnimeJapan 2016 Green stage
Special guests ： Daisuke Ono (voice of Sinbad), Tomokazu Sugita (voice of Drakon), TakahiroSakurai (voice of Ja’far), Keiji Fujiwara (voice of Hinahoho), Wataru Hatano (voice of Mystras),
and the director Miyao Yoshikazu.
■ Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic – TV anime series
On Air： MBS／Every Friday past midnight (2:40am〜)
TBS／Every Friday past midnight (2:25am〜)
CBC／Every Friday past midnight (3:19am〜）
BS-TBS：Every Saturday past midnight (00:30am〜)
※Please be aware the days and times of broadcast are subject to change…
Original work: Shinobu Otaka・Yoshifumi Otera (Shogakukan “Manga One” series)
Director: Yoshikazu Miayo (BARNSTORM DESIGN LABO）
Series organizer・Screenplay: Taku Kishimoto
Character design:・Chief animation director: Sako Soichiro
Concept design: BARNSTORM DESIGN LABO Toshinari Tanaka・Sei Edamatsu ・Hiroyuki Oyama
Jin creature design : Takashi Tomioka
Color design: Reiko Iwasawa
Art director: Takashi Aoi
Cinematographer: Kenta Sou
Editor: Gou Sadamatsu
Music director: Satoki Iida
Music: Tomohiro Okubo
Sinbad: Daisuke Ono
Drakon: Tomokazu Sugita
Ja’far: Takahiro Sakurai
Hinahoho: Keiji Fujiwara
Yunan: Akira Ishida
Badr: Katsuyuki Konishi
Esra : Yoko Hikasa
Serendine: Ai Kayano
Marmarossa: Takehito Koyasu
Baal: Hiroki Tochi
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