Cast Announcement for the Modest Heroes Anime Anthology

A cast announcement has been made for the forthcoming Modest Heroes three-part anime anthology film.

Hiromasa Yonebayashi is directing the 15-minute fantasy adventure story “Kanini & Kanino” (“Kani no Kanino”) about two crab siblings.

The cast includes:

  • Fumino Kimura is Kanini
  • Rio Suzuki is Kanino

Composer Takatsugu Muramatsu is reuniting with Yonebayashi after scoring When Marnie Was There and Mary and The Witch’s Flower.

Yoshiyuki Momose is directing “Life Ain’t Gonna Lose” (“Samurai Egg”), a 15-minute “human drama” (based on a true story) showing the love between a mother and a boy.

The cast includes:

  • Machiko Ono is the “Mama”
  • Shinohara is Shun (the boy)
  • Kentaro Sakaguchi is the father and a doctor

Keyboardist and producer Masanori Shimada is composing his first film soundtrack.

Akihiko Yamashita’s “Invisible” (“Tōmei Ningen”) is a 14-minute “action spectacle” that centers on the lonely struggle of one invisible man.

The cast includes:

  • Joe Odagiri is the invisible man
  • Min Tanaka is the blind man

Music producer Yasutaka Nakata is composing the soundtrack.

Source: ANN

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