While Iron Man and Wolverine have been getting mixed reviews from both anime and comic book fans, the next series shows promise. X-Men are getting the anime treatment next and recently the character designs and cast have surfaced the internet along with a trailer:
The cast consists of:
The storyline for the series was created by noted comic book scribe Warren Ellis and appears to be heavily influenced from the Grant Morrison New X-Men run as well as Joss Whedon’s two year stint on Astonishing X-Men. The series takes place one year after the death of Jean Grey and the dissolution of the team.
- Cyclops: Toshiyuki Morikawa
- Wolverine: Rikiya Koyama
- Professor X: Katsunosuke Hori
- Storm: Aya Hisakawa
- Emma Frost: Kaori Yamagata
- Yui Sasaki: Yoshiko Sakakibara
- Jean Grey: Yurika Hino
- Hisako Ichiki: Yukari Tamura
- Beast: Hideyuki Tanaka
If you read comic books then this series might interest you even more since the anime will be loosely based on the first arc of the 2004's Astonishing X-Men series. The anime will begin on April 1st and will be broadcast on G4TV later this year. Any of you interested in this anime adaptation?
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