What happens when a king has nine children all vying for the crown? Make a reality show featuring them and have the citizens decide who is fit to lead of course!
The official twitter page for the upcoming Summer 2015 anime, Joukamachi no Dandelion, has unveiled several members of its voice cast and they are:
- Kana Hanazawa (OreImo’s Kuroneko and Infinite Stratos’s Charlotte Dunois) as Akane Sakurada
- Ai Kayano (AnoHana’s Menma and Girls und Panzer’s Saori Takebe) as Aoi Sakurada
- Ryohei Kimura (Haganai’s Kodaka Hasegawa and Kuroko’s Basketball’s Ryouta Kise) as Shuu Sakurada
- Kaori Ishihara (Magi’s Aladdin and Cross Ange’s Rosalie) as Kanade Sakurada
- Ayumu Murase (Haikyuu!’s Shouyo Hinata and Sword Art Online’s Recon) as Haruka Sakurada
- Eriko Matsui (Engaged to the Unidentified’s Benio Yonomori and Etotama’s Mootan) as Misaki Sakurada
- Yui Ogura (Ro-Kyu-Bu!’s Hinata Hakamada and Hentai Ouji’s Tsukiko Tsutsukakushi as Hikari Sakurada
- Aina Suzuki (Newcomer, Akame Ga Kill!’s Mez) as Shiori Sakurada
- Shiori Katsuta (Newcomer) as Teru Sakurada
- Yuka Aisaka (Etotama’s Usatan and Amagi Brilliant Park’s Muse) as Hana Satou
The twitter page also released several character design sketches for the main cast
Joukamachi no Dandelion will follow the everyday lives of the nine siblings from the royal family, all of whom have super powers and all are vying to be the heir to their father, the king. The nine siblings live together in a house with 200 surveillance cameras, which broadcast their everyday lives to the citizens, who are charged to decide who the next ruler will be. The story’s focus will be on Kana Hanazawa’s character, Akane, the third eldest daughter whose powers are the ability to manipulate gravity.
This new series is based on the four-panel comedy manga of the same title, written and illustrated by Ayumu Kasuga. Production IMS will be handling the animation production with Bakuman. director, Noriaki Akitaya at the helm. Reiko Yoshida (Non Non Biyori and Bakuman.) will be handling the series composition while Aldnoah.Zero’s Shinpei Kobayashi will be in-charge of the character designs. Kobayashi will also be serving as the series’ animation director.