Wind Breaker Anime Adds Kouki Uchiyama To Cast

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Following the recent reveal of Yuuma Uchida as protagonist Haruka Sakura, the Wind Breaker anime’s X (formerly Twitter) account has now announced the casting of Kouki Uchiyama as Kyoutaro Sugishita. 

There will six consecutive days of cast reveals in total, followed by a special program with more information about the CloverWorks-produced anime on October 22 JST.

Wind Breaker is based on the manga by Satoru Nii, which has been serialized on Magazine Pocket since 2021. Thirteen tankoubon volumes have been published under the Kodansha Comics label as of August 2023.

Kodansha USA describes plot as:

Haruka Sakura wants nothing to do with weaklings—he’s only interested in the strongest of the strong. He’s from Fuurin High School, a school of near-dropout degenerates known only for their brawling strength. And in a town known for its territorial disputes, Haruka’s got only one goal—become the hero his town deserves.

Source: @winbre_sakura

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