Highspeed Étoile Reveals New Character Visuals for Kanata Asakawa & Towa Komachi

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Two new character visuals for Kanata Asakawa and Towa Komachi have been revealed for the upcoming original TV anime Highspeed Étoile. The anime is scheduled to premiere in April 2024. 

Takuya Fujima (Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid manga artist) is credited as the original character designer for the series. More details about the animation studio and production staff have not yet been revealed. 

Meanwhile, the main voice cast of Highspeed Étoile includes: 

  • • Fuuka Izumi as Rin Rindo
  • • Youko Hikasa as Kanata Asakawa
  • • Shiori Izawa as Towa Komachi
  • • Yui Horie as Sofia Tokito
  • • Ayaka Suwa as Yoran Ryu
  • • Nana Mizuki as Alice Summerwood
  • • Kenichirou Matsuda as Richard Parker
  • • Kousuke Toriumi as Lorenzo M. Salvatore
  • • Yurie Funato as Hikari
  • • Shuu Uchida as Akari

A manga series titled Highspeed Etoile: L’Entrée de Towa et Kanata by Chiaki Misono was also launched in Akita Shoten’s Manga Cross website on October 23, 2023. 

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The anime takes place in a world that has seemingly achieved its environmental-related goals. A next generation race dubbed the NEX Race was announced and began taking the world by storm. It features exciting races with speeds of over 500 km per hour with the latest technology to ensure driver safety. The series will follow Rin — a former aspiring ballet dancer who wants to make her mark as an elite NEX Race racer.


Source: Highspeed Étoile Official Anime Twitter

William Moo is a freelance writer who has previously written for OTAQUEST and MANGA.TOKYO. He enjoys watching lots of anime every season and reading from time to time. You can follow him on Twitter @thewriterSITB.
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