The Tale of the Outcasts Anime Reveals More Cast, Key Visual
The staff for the television anime of Makoto Hoshino's The Tale of the Outcasts (Nokemono-tachi no Yoru) manga revealed the anime's additional cast members and key visual on Monday:
The newly announced cast members include:
Risa Imayanagi as Diana
Junichi Suwabe as Naberius
Ryotaro Okiayu as Danchō (Commander of the Knights of the Sword Cross)
Kentarō Kumagai as Takenami
Yū Kobayashi as Astaroth
Chitose Morinaga as Maurie
Karin Oda as Hariett
Seven Seas Entertainment has licensed the manga, and it describes the story:
Wisteria is an orphan girl living in a corner of the British Empire at the end of the 19th century. Her life is desolate and bleak–until she encounters Malbus, a powerful but equally lonely immortal being with a furry appearance, hounded by hunters. Together, Wisteria and Malbus roam the Empire–populated by humans and human-like beasts–in search of a place where they can live together in peace.
The anime's staff previously announced that Ayana Taketatsu and Katsuyuki Konishi will play the main characters Wisteria and Marbas respectively, and Ryōta Ōsaka will play as Wisteria's older brother Snow.
The staff for the anime include:
- Director: Yasutaka Yamamoto
- Series Composition: Kenichi Yamashita
- Scripts: Kenichi Yamashita, Sayaka Harada, Yasutaka Yamamoto
- Character Design: Mina Ōsawa
- Monster Design: Kanta Suzuki
- Chief Animation Directors: Mina Ōsawa, Hikaru Suzuki
- Music: Hiroaki Tsutsumi
- Music Production: Pony Canyon
- Sound Production: Studio Mausu
- Animation Production: Ashi Productions
The staff also previously announced that the anime will premiere in January 2023.
Hoshino debuted the manga in Shogakukan's Weekly Shonen Sunday in August 2019. The manga ended in April 2021. The eighth and final compiled book volume shipped alongside the seventh volume in May 2021.
Sources: The Tale of the Outcasts anime's website, Comic Natalie