The cast of the upcoming anime series Platinum End is growing, as the official series has announced three additional cast members for its God candidates.
Confirmed by the official Twitter account, the three actors will all portray various God candidates, who are one of 13 people selected to replace God in the anime. The additions to the cast include:
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Metroblue, a God candidate selected by the first-rank angel Emaka
- Hiroyuki Yoshino as Metroyellow, a God candidate selected by the first-rank angel Egura
- Shiori Sugiura as Tomoyo Nakayama, a God candidate selected by the second-rank angel Jamie
— TVアニメ「プラチナエンド」公式 (@ani_platinumend) October 14, 2021
These three join the rest of the cast for Platinum End:
- Miyu Irino as Mirai Kakehashi
- Yui Ogura as Nasse
- Natsuki Hanae as Revel
- M.A.O as Saki Hanakago
- Toshiyuki Morikawa as Nanato Mukaidō
- Ai Kayano as Baret
- Kaito Ishikawa as Kanade Uryū
- Kikuko Inoue as Meyza
- Tomoaki Maeno as Hajime Sokotani
- Hikaru Midorikawa as Balta
Platinum End premiered on October 7 on TBS and October 8 on BS11 in Japan, with the series planning on going for an uninterrupted 24-episode run through March 2022. Crunchyroll will be streaming the entire anime this fall, so international fans looking to catch the action unfold won’t have to wait too long.
“As his classmates celebrate their middle school graduation, troubled Mirai is mired in darkness,” says the official description from VIZ. “But his battle is just beginning when he receives some salvation from above in the form of an angel. Now Mirai is pitted against 12 other chosen humans in a battle in which the winner becomes the next God of the world. Mirai has an angel in his corner, but he may need to become a devil to survive.”
Hideya Takahashi, who is best known for his work on JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, is directing Platinum End. The anime adaptation will hail from the studio Signal.MD. Shinichi Inotsume will compose while Koji Oodate will handle character design.
Platinum End is a manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and illustrated by Takeshi Obata. It was serialized in Jump Square between November 2014 and January 2021.