4 New Voice Cast Members Joining Mission: ​​​​​Yozakura Family TV Anime Series

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The ongoing TV anime series Mission: Yozakura Family has added four additional cast members and characters to its series. The anime first premiered in Japan on April 7, 2024 and will run for a total of 27 episodes for two consecutive cours, according to the show’s Blu-ray/DVD listings. 

The new cast members include: 

  • • Jun Fuk​​uyama as T​​​sukiyo Hosh​ifuru
  • • Kazuhiko In​​oue as B​​​an Yozakura 
  • • Ei​​ko Yamada as Keiko Yozak​​​ura 
  • • Y​​uji Ue​​da as M​​​akoto K​​awashita 

They join a main cast that stars: 

  • • Reiji Kawashima as Taiyo Asano
  • • Kaede Hondo as Mutsumi Yozakura
  • • Katsuyuki Konishi as Kyoichiro Yozakura
  • • Akari Kito as Futaba Yozakura
  • • Kazuyuki Okitsu as Shinzou Yozakura
  • • Aoi Yuuki as Shion Yozakura
  • • Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Kengo Yozakura and Goliath
  • • Yumi Uchiyama as Nao Yozakura

Mirai Minato (Masamune-kun’s Revenge, The Dungeon of Black Company, Sasaki and Peeps) is directing the anime adaptation and writing the screenplay, with Mizuki Takahashi (Kizuna no Allele co-chief animation director) as character designer and chief animation director, and Sus4’s Koji Fujimoto (Ragna Crimson) and Osamu Sasaki (Ragna Crimson) as music composers. SILVER LINK is in charge of the animation production for the series. 

The anime series is based on the action-comedy manga by Hitsuji Gondaira, which was first launched in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump on August 26, 2019. Twenty-four tankobon volumes have been released as of June 2024.  

The anime series has been listed in Hulu’s April lineup as a Hulu Original title in the United States. Disney+ is streaming the series in other select territories outside Japan. 

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VIZ Media releases the Mission: Yozakura Family manga series in English, describing the main synopsis as:

Taiyo Asano is a super-shy high school student and the only person he can talk to is his childhood friend Mutsumi Yozakura. However, Mutsumi comes from a line of master spies with amazing powers. Her oldest brother, Kyoichiro, is obsessed with Mutsumi and out to kill anyone who gets remotely near her — and his next target is Taiyo! The only way for Taiyo to save himself from Kyoichiro’s murderous clutches is to marry Mutsumi!

Source: Mission: Yozakura Family Official Anime Website

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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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