As light novel series Unbreakable Machine Doll‘s anime adaptation is anticipated by its fans, the cast and crew are now announced.
Director: Yoshimoto Kinji (Queen’s Blade)
Character Design: Watanabe Atsuko (Anohana)
Production: Genco, Lerche
Raishin Akabane: Shimono Hiro (Akihisa Yoshii from Bakatest)
Yaya: Harada Hitomi (Asuka from Senran Kagura)
Charlotte Brew: Takamoto Megumi (Winri Rockbell from Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
Frey: Kana Asumi (Popura from Working!)
Loki: Nobuhiko Okamoto (Accelerator from To Aru Majutsu no Index)
Sigmund: Joji Nakata (Alucard from Hellsing)
Other voice actors are also slated to be in the anime including:
Shizuka Itou (Hinagiku from Hayate no Gotoku!)
Ogura Yui (Tsukiko from Hentai Ouji)
Ono Yuuki (Zenkichi from Medaka Box)
Yuki Kaji (Eren from Shingeki no Kyojin)
Ai Kayano (Mashiro from Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo)
Sakurai Takahiro (Suzaku from Code Geass)
Suwabe Junichi (Archer from Fate/ Stay Night)
Taneda Risa (Midori Ueno from Tari Tari)
Noto Mamiko (Inia Sestina from Muv-Luv Alternative)
Hanazawa Kana (Kuroneko from Oreimo)
Yukana (Cecilia Alcott from IS: Infinite Stratos)
The cast seems strong as big names like Okamoto Nobuhiko , who voices Loki is a winner of the Best new Seiyuu award for his role as Accelerator.
Another award winning seiyuu is Kana Asumi who voices Frey. She won the best Lead Actress earlier this year in the Seventh Seiyuu Awards. She has voiced Yuu/ Strength from Black Rock Shooter, Chihiro from Kaminomi, Popura from Working! and of course, Nyaruko from Hayoru Nyaruko-san!
Veteran voice actor Joji Nakata who voices Sigmund is known for voicing more mature male roles like Kotomine Kirei from Fate/ Zero and Fate/ Stay Night as well as Alucard from Hellsing. Meanwhile. Megumi Takamoto who voices Charlotte Brew has voiced several side characters like Chao Lingshen from Negima?! and is most noted as voicing Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood’s Winry Rockbell.
The voice actors voicing the two lead roles meanwhile have worked with each other before as both Hitomi Harada and Hiro Shimono are also the lead characters for the Baka Test series with Harada voicing main girl Himeji Mizuki and Shimono voicing idiot hero Akihisa Yoshii. Some of the other voice actors that were announced are also heavyweights like fan-favorite Kana Hanazawa who is known for voicing several very popular characters like Charlotte from IS: Infinite Stratos, Kuroneko from Oreimo, and Sengoku Nadeko from the Monogatari series
Shizuka Itou, also a fan favourite has also voiced several popular female characters like Hinagiku from Hayate no Gotoku!. Hilda from Beelzebub, Akeno from Highschool DXD, Wilhelmina Carmel from Shakugan no Shana, and Kaori Kanzaki from To Aru Majutsu no Index. Yui Ogura who is well known for having “Imouto” and “Loli” roles is also part of the cast. She has voiced from Hentai Ouji as well Athena from Campione!
Several veterans are also part of the new anime series like Sakurai Takahiro who voiced Suzaku from Code Geass and Suwabe Junichi who voiced Archer from Fate/ Stay Night.
Unbreakable Machine Doll is a light novel series written by Reiji Kaito. It is serialized in MF Bunko J/ Media Factory.