The anime adaptation of Yu Tomofuji’s manga Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts has revealed more cast members in their recently released promo video.
On Friday, a new trailer for the Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts anime revealed four more cast members who will be playing supporting characters in the anime. The anime is set to air in April 2023.
The promotional video has revealed the following supporting cast members:
|Character||Voice Artist||Previous Work|
|Anubis||Takuma Terashima||Tokyo Revengers (Atsushi Sendo “Akkun”)|
|Jormungand||Chikahiro Kobayashi||Golden Kamuy (Saichi Sugimoto)|
|Amit||Megumi Han||Hunter x Hunter (Gon Freecss)|
|Bennu||Hiroyuki Yoshino||Haikyu!! (Hajime Iwaizumi)|
The main cast, along with the staff members, has been revealed previously. Kana Hanazawa will be voicing Sariphi and Satoshi Hino will be voicing Leonhart. Yuka Nukui and Natsumi Fujiwara will be voicing Kuku(Cy) and Lops(Clops), respectively.
J.C. Staff, the studio behind Edens Zero, Toradora!, and Maid Sama!, will be producing the series. Other core members are mentioned below:
|Director||Chiaki Kon||Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal Season 3|
|Screenwriter||Seishi Minakami||A Certain Scientific Railgun|
|Character Designer||Kohta Yamamoto||Attack on Titan: The Final Season|
|Composer||Shinya Hasegawa||Revolutionary Girl Utena|
The manga originally ran from November 2015 to October 2020 in Hakusensha’s Hana to Yume magazine. A spinoff series also began in April of this year.
While the series and trailer remind of the classic Beauty and the Beast, it will be interesting to see how the story would be different from it. Given that the series has so many unique characters, we can certainly look forward to that.
About Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts
Sacrificial Princess and the King of Beasts (Niehime to Kemono no Ō) is a manga series by Yu Tomofuji. The manga started serialization in the Hana to Yume magazine in 2015 and ended in 2020. An anime adaptation will be released in April 2023.
A spinoff series, titled “The White Rabbit and the Beast Prince” has also begun its serialization since August 2022.
The series shows a young girl who is sent to the king of beasts as a sacrifice. Instead of killing her, the king is taken by her and keeps her as a consort.
Source: Official Website