Upcoming anime’Wind Breaker’ cast welcomes voice actors Shoya Chiba, who will voice Akikiko Nirei. Chiba not only ranked first in Anime Corner’s Summer 2022 Seiyuu Rankings, but also ranked in the top 10 in the 2022 Top Seiyuu Rankings. Chiba is behind some of the most iconic characters in anime, including Ayanokouji Kiyotaka in Classroom of the Elite and Shinei Nouzen in 86.
This news was announced via Official X account (formerly Twitter), has been unveiling new characters and cast every day in stylish trailers. Currently, the cast of the Wind Breaker anime includes:
The anime is based on Wind Breaker by Satoru Nii, which debuted in Kodansha’s Magazine Bag in 2021 and has been collected into 13 volumes as of August 2023. The manga is among those selected by Anime Japan 2022 I want it to be adapted into an anime the most. While there has been no further animation of the cast since the anime was announced with teaser images in March, a “special program” revealing more information will premiere on October 22. Studio CloverWorks will produce animation for the series. Printing of Wind Breaker by North American manga licensor, Kodansha USA, is also expected to launch this fall.
Kodansha USA describes the manga:
Haruka Sakura wants nothing to do with the weak—he only cares about the strongest of the strong. He comes from Fuurin High School, a school for degenerate students about to drop out known only for their fighting prowess. And in a town known for its territorial disputes, Haruka has only one goal—to become the hero his town deserves.
Source: Official X (formerly Twitter)
© Satoru Nii, Kodansha/ Project BREAKER