Requiem of the Rose King Anime Casts Tomokazu Sugita as Buckingham in 2nd Half
The official web site for the tv anime of Aya Kanno‘s Requiem of the Rose King (Bara-Ō no Sōretsu) manga revealed on Friday that Tomokazu Sugita will voice Henry Stafford, Duke of Buckingham within the anime’s second half, the place the character is 10 years older. Riho Sugiyama voices the character within the anime’s first half.
The anime premiered on Tokyo MX, Solar TV, and KBS Kyoto on January 9, and on BS11 on January 11.
Funimation is streaming the anime in Japanese and it’s also streaming an English dub. Funimation describes the story:
The Wars of the Roses grip medieval England as the homes of York and Lancaster vie for the throne. Richard is the third son of the Duke of York, who plans to take the crown.
Richard desires nothing greater than for this to occur, however this harmless want will plunge England additional into the chaos of conflict. In the meantime, Richard is combating a battle much more private.
The anime will air for 2 consecutive cours (quarters of a yr), for a half-year steady run. The anime was beforehand slated to premiere this fall, however the manufacturing committee introduced a delay in July.
The manga’s darkish fantasy story adapts Shakespeare’s Richard III. Viz Media licensed the manga.
Kentarō Suzuki (Angels of Loss of life, Kud Wafter) is directing the anime at J.C. Workers, and Hiroki Uchida (Days of Urashimasakatasen, Avid gamers!, Merc Storia: The Apathetic Boy and the Woman in a Bottle) is supervising and writing the collection scripts. Chikara Hashizume is designing the characters. Further workers members embody Kentaro Izumi (A Sure Scientific Railgun T) because the artwork director, Mayumi Tanahashi as the colour designer, Akihiro Takahashi because the director of images, Yoshikazu Iwanami because the audio director, Kou Otani because the music composer, and Lantis because the music producer.
Voice actor Makoto Furukawa performs the opening theme track “Ware, Bara ni Insu.” Arika Takarano from Ali Undertaking wrote the track. ZAQ performs the ending theme track “Akumu.”