A staff and cast announcement has been made for the forthcoming second anime adaptation of Osamu Tezuka’s Dororo manga.
Kazuhiro Furuhashi is directing the series, and Yasuko Kobayashi is overseeing the series scripts. MAPPA and Tezuka Productions are animating the project from Twin Engine. Satoshi Iwataki is adapting Hiroyuki Asada’s original character designs for animation. Yoshihiro Ike is composing the music.
The cast includes:
- Hiroki Suzuki is Hyakkimaru
- Rio Suzuki is Dororo
- Mutsumi Sasaki is Biwamaru
- Mugihito is Narrator
Amazon will exclusively stream the anime in Japan and overseas.
Dororo is scheduled to premiere in Japan in January 2019.