We have some exciting news on the voice cast for the upcoming Winter 2017 anime, Yowamushi Pedal NEW GENERATION.
The new cast members will be playing new Sohoku Cycling Club members, Issa Kaburagi and Ruuhou Danchiku!
Issa Kaburagi (VA: Hiro Shimono)
Comment from Hiro Shimono
‘Hi, I’m Hiro Shimono who will be playing Issa Kaburagi. Although, there is a certain amount of pressure that comes with being part of such a highly popular work, I’m pretty excited too. I still haven’t joined the anime’s voice-recording sessions, but since I have heard a lot about the energy and power that this work has, I’d like do my best to play my character with passion.’
While Kaburagi is highly praised as a genius road racing cyclist, he is as childish as a 12-year-old. We’re sure Shimono will be a good match for Kaburagi, who is arrogant but mentally immature. This wonderful match-up has dramatically raised our expectations for the anime!
Ryuhou Danchiku (VA: Wataru Hatano)
Comment from Wataru Hatano
‘Hi, I’m Wataru Hatano who will be playing Ryuhou Danchiku. I’m really honored to get the opportunity to join the production of this famous anime. Danchiku is a pretty interesting character because of the big gap between his cool side and his passionate side. I’d like to enjoy my character while I play him. Please stay tuned!’
Danchiku is a pretty shy and awkward character but he unleashes his true power in critical moments. He also acts like a brother while supporting the conceited and childish Kaburagi. We’re sure Wataru Hatano’s lovely deep voice will be a perfect fit for the character!
It’s really exciting to see how these two characters will interact with the rest of the Team Sohoku members!