In a thrilling announcement, MAPPA studios has unveiled an upcoming original anime titled ZENSHU. Though the release date remains a mystery, the production details and voice cast have been revealed.

Meet the Voice Cast

The talented ensemble includes Anna Nagase as Natsuko Hirose, Kazuki Ura as Luke Braveheart, Rie Kugimiya as Unio, Minori Suzuki as Memmeln, and Akio Suyama as QJ.

  • Anna Nagase as Natsuko Hirose.
  • Kazuki Ura like Luke Braveheart.
  • Rie Kugimiya like Unio.
  • Minori Suzuki like Memmeln.
  • Akio Suyama like QJ.

A Powerhouse Production Team

Directed by Mitsue Yamazaki and assisted by Sumie Noro, ZENSHU is in capable hands. Kimiko Ueno writes and supervises the scripts, while Yoshiteru Tsujino handles character design, and Kayoko Ishikawa adapts them for animation. Yukari Hashimoto composes the soundtrack.

  • Mitsue Yamazaki (Shingeki no Kyojin: The Final Season, Gekkan Shoujo Nozaki-kun, Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai) is in charge of directing the anime at the studios MAPPAwith the assistance of Sumie Noro (Dumbbell Nan Kilo Moteru?, Senpai ga Uzai Kouhai no Hanashi). Yamazaki is also credited with the original idea in collaboration with the studios and Kimiko Ueno.
  • Kimiko Ueno (Little Witch Academia, BNA, Carole & Tuesday) is in charge of writing and supervising the scripts.
  • Yoshiteru Tsujino (FLCL: Grunge, Taishou Yakyuu Musume, Tengai Makyou: Jiraiya Oboro-hen) is in charge of character design, and Kayoko Ishikawa (Sarazanmai, Fruits Basket Remake) is responsible for adapting them to animation.
  • Yukari Hashimoto (Toradora!, Komi-san wa, Komyushou desu., Golden Time) is in charge of composing the soundtrack.

The Story of Natsuko Hirose

ZENSHU follows Natsuko Hirose, a budding entertainer turned director. Her first anime becomes a massive hit, earning her recognition as a promising director. However, her next project, a romantic comedy about first love, proves challenging as she struggles to grasp the concept of first love.


With a compelling story and a talented team behind it, ZENSHU promises to be a remarkable addition to the anime world. Stay tuned for more updates and don't forget to share this exciting news with your friends!

Source: Comic Natalie


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