Written by: Adrian Andulan
Published on: September 25, 2021 at 18:30 PHT (GMT+8)
The "pirates meets samurai" Adult Swim x Crunchyroll collaboration has announced new voice actors joining the cast as well as releasing new promotional material for the series.
Tomoyuki Morikawa, Yukine Yaehata, and Kazuhito Nakatani have joined the cast. Morikawa will play as Abel Bluefield, a naval officer known for his looks and charms but has developed a deadly attraction to Fena. Yaehata will play Cody, a boy who is the personal aide of Abel, taking care of the man's daily needs. Nakatani will play as Franz Houtman, Fena's father who died at the hands of pirates 10 years prior to the events of the story, and gave Fena an important mission.
The new cast members expressed their delight for the project, and the respect for the original story. Morikawa shared that expectations were high since "Fena: Pirate Princess" is an original work, but that he respected director Kazuto Nakazawa's approach for the show, and expressed his gratitude for being part of the project. Yaehata shared their love for the world of "Fena: Pirate Princess", and was excited to immerse themselves in the story. Nakatani also shared their appreciation for the unique approach of the story with it's setting and characters.
A new PV was also released, featuring new moments in the series, as well as a preview of the character Abel, played by Tomoyuki Morikawa.
Along with the announcement of new cast members, it was also unveiled that a live broadcast will be held on the official YouTube channel of DMM Pictures, as part of a special. The broadcast will be held on September 27, 6:00 P.M. The voice actress for Fena, Asame Seto, will be part of the upcoming program. Inquiries on the show can be sent to the official Twiter account of "Fena: Pirate Princess".
"Fena: Pirate Princess" tells the story of Fena Houtman, a young girl who has lived in an island of prostitutes for years ever since her father was killed in a shipwreck and she was taken from the last place she called home. Now that she is 23, she finds herself being forcibly married of for power. But she is unwilling, and decides to escape. But by a twist of fate, a man from her past comes and helps her get away from the island. Through his help, and his crew, she learns that her father had plans to find a place called "Eden", and entrusts that task to Fena herself. Now she must learn to be strong enough to survive the journey and fight the enemies she will face along the way.
For more information, check out the official website and official Twitter account for the show:
Source: Comic Natalie