The official website for the television anime of AQUAPLUS‘ Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth (Utawarerumono: Futari no Hakuoro) game revealed five new cast members for the anime on Tuesday. All five cast members are returning from the Utawarerumono: The False Faces anime as well as the games to reprise their roles.
(From left to right in image above) Ryotaro Okiayu as Raikou, Yuya Uchida as Mikazuchi, Yukitoshi Kikuchi as Woshizu
(From left to right in image above) Ooki Sugiyama as Maroro, Marie Miyake as Shichiriya
Previously announced cast members include:
- Kentarō Tone (replacing the late Keiji Fujiwara) as Oshtor (Haku)
- Risa Taneda as Kuon
- Chinatsu Akasaki as Anju
- Inori Minase as Nekone
- Takuya Eguchi as Yakutowaruto
- Misaki Kuno as Shinonon
- Saori Hayami as Munechika
- Ai Kakuma as Rurutie
- Yumi Hara as Atui
- Nozomi Yamamoto as Nosuri
- Takahiro Sakurai as Ougi
- Ayane Sakura as Uruuru and Saraana
- Ayumu Murase as Kiuru
Tone previously played Ukon in Utawarerumono: The False Faces. Additionally, Yuko Gibu joins the anime’s cast as the character Fumirul.
The anime premieres in July in Japan. Crunchyroll will stream the anime as it airs in Japan. The anime will have 28 episodes, with the first and second episodes premiering together.
Kenichi Kawamura (storyboard artist on Utawarerumono: The False Faces) is directing the anime at WHITE FOX. Itsuki Yokoyama (Hina Logic – from Luck & Logic script) is overseeing the series scripts, and Masahiko Nakata (Utawarerumono, Utawarerumono: The False Faces) is the character designer and chief animation director. AQUAPLUS is composing the music.
Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth is the last game in the Utawarerumono trilogy. Atlus describes the story:
Chaos has taken hold of the land in Mask of Truth as a conniving general has unlawfully seized the throne of the mighty Yamato Empire. The only ones that stand in his way are a couple of familiar faces who must rally different kingdoms together and fight against the powerful Imperial army. An 80+ hours long visual novel/SRPG experience awaits as you’ll get close with a new cast of colorful characters, fight in numerous exciting engagements with an enhanced battle system, explore intriguing new lands, and more.
The game launched in North America and Europe on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in September 2017. The game shipped in Japan for PlayStation 3, PS4, and PS Vita in September 2016.
Sources: Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth anime’s website, Comic Natalie