• [NEWS] Akagami no Shirayukihime casts Prince Raji and Mihaya


    Lala Magazine reports casting Jun Fukuyama (Koro-sensei in Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) as Prince Raji Shenazard, the prince of Tanbarun Kingdom, and Toshiyuki Toyonaga (Hideyoshi Nagachika in Tokyo Ghoul) as Mihaya, a former noble turned bandit. They join previously announced cast Nobuhiko Okamoto ( Akabane Karma in Ansatsu Kyoushitsu) as Obi, Yuichiro Umehara ( Renee Simm in Owari no Seraph ) as Mitsuhide LowenRyouta Ohsaka (Marco Bott in Shingeki no Kyojin) as Prince Zen and Saori Hayami ( Sachi in Sword Art Online) as Shirayuki for the anime adaptation of Akagami no Shirayukihime.

    The magazine also reports Saori Hayami, who had just announced her solo debut, will perform the opening theme, “Yashii Kibou”, and musical unit eyelis , who sang “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” for Hayate no Gotoku’s ending theme, will perform the ending theme, “Kizuna ni Nosete”.

    Akagami no Shirayukihime is written by Sorata Akizuki and serialized in the monthly Lala Magazine since 10 August 2006. It tells the benevolent tale of Shirayuki (CV: Saori Hayami) and her adventures in the Kingdom of Clarines.

    Shirayuki was once a citizen of Tanbarun Kingdom whose prized beauty was known throughout the land. Her beauty resonated and captured the attention of the current prince of the Kingdom. The prince orders Shirayuki to become one of his concubine.

    Wanting to flee her fate, Shirayuki escapes into the neighboring country, Clarines Kingdom. On her way, she meets Zen (CV: Ryouta Ohsaka), a wandering boy who helps her escape after healing him. What fate awaits Shirayuki in the new Kingdom? Will Shirayuki lived happily ever after?

    The manga is ongoing and just released its 13th compiled volume last 3 April 2015.

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    Source: Natalie