Ichiro Mizuki and Mitsuko Horie are joining the cast of shogi anime Ryuuou no Oshigoto! The series tells the story of 16-year-old Yaichi Kuzuryu, who currently has the title ‘Ryuuou’, which marks him as the strongest shogi player in the world. One day, an elementary school girl called Ai Hinatsuru asks him to make her his disciple and starts living with him.
The story is based on a light novel by Shirow Shiratori. The novel has sold over 1 million copies in total and it was awarded the ’This light novel is amazing’ award for two years in a row.
Mizuki will voice Takashi Hinatsuru, Ai’s father, and Hoire will voice the mother, Akina Hinatsuru. They will appear for the first time in Episode 2. They have recorded a video message, which can be found on the official website of the anime. The anime will start airing on 8 January 2018.
TV Anime Ryuuou no Oshigoto!
Original Work: Shirow Shiratori
Original Character Design: Shirabi
Director: Shinsuke Yanagi
Series Composition: Fumihiko Shimo
Character Design: Akane Yano
Animation Production: project No.9
Yaichi Kuzuryu: Yuuma Uchida
Ai Hinatsuru: Rina Hidaka
Ai Yashajin: Ayane Sakura
Ginko Sora: Hisako Kanemoto
Keika Kiyotaki: Ai Kayano
Mio Mizukoshi: Yurika Kubo
Ayano Sadato: Chinami Hashimoto
Charlotte Izoard: Yui Ogura
Ayumu Kan’nabe: Nobuhiko Okamoto
Takashi Hinatsuru: Ichiro Mizuki
Akina Hinatsuru: Mitsuko Horie and more
Ryuuou no Oshigoto
Winter 2018 Season | Anime Info