'Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan' Full Cast List: Meet Takahiro Sakurai, Hiroki Takahashi and the rest of the voice actors in Netflix series
Netflix revealed that the cult-classic manga 'Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan' will start streaming from February 18, 2021
Netflix’s ‘Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan’ will be arriving on the streaming platform beginning February 18, 2021. ‘Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan’ is the spin-off to ‘Diamond Is Unbreakable’ and will feature Kishibe as the narrator and/or protagonist.
‘Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan’ will feature Rohan as a Manga artist who travels to different places to get the inspiration for his work. As per the reports, the forthcoming anime series is the fourth part in Hirohiko Araki’s ‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ series and is set between ‘Diamond Is Unbreakable’ and ‘Golden Wind’, where fans of manga will see Rohan going on an epic adventure to give his work more realism. To complete his work as a Manga artist, Rohan will use his Stand ability that will allow him to learn everything about a person, and he could even alter their memories if needed.
In search of inspiration, this manga artist will travel the world to fuel his bizarre creations! Check out the trailer for Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan, the Jojo spin-off, streaming February 18th. pic.twitter.com/OLR4hp8gh2— NX (@NXOnNetflix) January 26, 2021
Takahiro Sakurai as Kishibe Rohan
Sakurai, 46, was born in Aichi, Japan, and worked in several noted Japanese projects. He received success after portraying Giyú Tomioka from ‘Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ and Tentomon from the ‘Digimon Adventure’ series. Sakurai has also given his voice for several video games like ‘Fire Emblem Heroes’, ‘Trusty Bell: Chopin no Yume’, ‘Klonoa Beach Volley’, and others.
Besides the mentioned non-anime works, he has also dubbed for several Hollywood movies for the Japanese audience. For instance, he gave voice to Robert Pattinson’s character from the ‘Twilight’ saga and Christopher McCandless’ voice in ‘Into the Wild’.
Sakurai will also provide his voice in Yuka Tachibana and Yasuyuki Syuri's ‘The Saint's Magic Power is Omnipotent’.
Hiroki Takahashi as Young Man
Takahashi, 46, was born in Tokyo, Japan. His significant role as a voice artist includes Eiji Kikumaru in 'The Prince of Tennis', Tobias in the 'Pokémon' anime series, Kenji Harima in 'School Rumble' and Hisoka in 'Hunter × Hunter'.
Koki Uchiyama as Yomo Hashimoto
Uchiyama, 30, was born in Saitama, Japan. Uchiyama gave voice to Roxas and Ventus from the video game ‘Kingdom Hearts’. He also played the lead roles in series, including Evans in ‘Soul Eater’ and Zakuro Oshigiri in ‘The Ones Within’. He is also known for voicing several negative characters like Tomura Shigaraki from ‘My Hero Academia’ and Meruem from ‘Hunter x Hunter’. He also gave voice to Shinji Oki in Hiroaki Samura’s ‘Wave, Listen to Me’.
Mai Nakahara as Kyōka Izumi
Nakahara, 39, was born in Akashi, Japan, and is known for playing Rena Ryūgū in ‘Higurashi When They Cry’. She started her career in the anime ‘Seven of Seven’ when she voiced the character Nanasama.
Over the years, Nakahara has voiced several noted characters from different anime series, including May Wong in ‘Kaleido Star’, Skuld in ‘The Mythical Detective Loki Ragnarok’, and Minori Segawa in ‘Baldr Force EXE Resolution’.
Apart from these, ‘Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan’ will also have other noted Japanese voice-over artists, including Junji Majima as Gunpei Kamafusa, Atsumi Tanezaki as Naoko Osato, and Yuki Takada as Naoko’s Daughter.
Where to stream
‘JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure’ spin-off ‘Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan’ will have four episodes in total and will stream on Netflix starting February 18, 2021. Watch the trailer of 'Thus Spoke Kishibe Rohan' here: