Hand Shakers Anime get new cast members for the series. The official website announced this on Thursday. The new cast are:
Sora Amamiya as Musubu Takatsuki
Shintaro Asanuma as Tazuna’s Father
Satomi Satou as Tazuna’s Mother
Yusuke Kobayashi as Tomoki Tachibana
Daisuke Namikawa would be playing the Voice of God
The anime series premieres this coming January 2017. A special advanced screening of the first four episodes entitled A Road to Be Hand Shakers will premiere in Osaka this November 13. Subsequent screenings in select cinemas in Japan will follow.
The website also announced on Thursday that a Revelation starter kit will be made available for sale during the advanced episode screenings. This will include a 40-page guidebook. Fans can read on cast introductions, staff comments, and an episode guide meant for the first four episodes. They will also receive a 50-minute DVD having the advanced screening version of episode 1 plus an audio drama entitled Listen Lesson.
Former Cast Members
Team Gear: Soma Saito as Tazuna and Sumire Morohoshi as Koyori
Team Card: Ai Kayano as Riri and Ayumu Murase as Masaru
Team Shadow: Sumire Uesaka as Chizuru and Kaito Ishikawa as Hayate
Team Sword: Mikako Komatsu as Kodama and Tomokazu Sugita as Hibiki
Team Chain: Jun Fukuyama as Break and Yoko Hikasa as Bind
Showtaro Morikubo as Makihara
There are other cast members with unannounced roles including Kenjiro Tsuda, Ai Kakuma, and Saori Hayami. GoHans will be in charge of original planning while GOON TRAX will do music composition. GoHands, Frontier Works, and Kadokawa are all responsible and credited for the original work.
Hand Shakers anime is directed by Shingo Suzuki and Hiromichi Kanazawa. The anime is set in Osaka in the near future. The storyline consists of pairs of people known as Hand Shakers. They have the capability to summon powerful psychic weapons called Nimrodes. This is done by joining hands. These groups battle it off against one another. The winning team will eventually face off against God.