Voice actress Miho Okasaki will join the cast of the upcoming The New Gate anime as Yuzuha. Furthermore, she will also sing the ending theme song of the film, titled “Kanataboshi”.
Besides her upcoming role in The New Gate, Miho Okasaki is also known for playing Rimuru Tempest in That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime, Mary Hunt in My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!, and Miku Nishio from Ongaku Shojo. Her other anime roles include Teruko in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Memé Rudon in Monster Girl Doctor, Mao in The Great Jahy Will Not Be Defeated!, Saki Kodaka in Extreme Hearts, and Milly in A Playthrough of a Some Dude’s VRMMO Life. She will also voice Rosell Kischa in the upcoming anime As a reincarnated noble, I will use my appraisal skills to rise in the world.
The New Gate anime, announced in November 2023, will be produced by Yokohama Animation Lab and Cloud Hearts. Tamaki Nakatsu is directing the series, with Hiroki Uchida in charge of series composition, Itsuki Takemoto designing the characters and Tatsuhiko Saiki, Yuya Mori, Misaki Tsuchida and Tsugumi Tanaka composing the music. Previously announced cast includes Kensho Ono as Shin, Asami Seto as Schnee Raizar and Tiera Lucent.
The anime is based on the light novel series by Shinogi Kazanami, which was first published on the Shosetsuka ni Naro website in 2013. AlphaPolis later published the series in print with illustrations by Makai no Junin, KeG and Akira Banpai began in December 2013. A manga adaptation features illustrations by Yoshiyuki Miwa and began serialization on AlphaPolis’ website in November 2014.
One Peace Books licensed the manga in English, describing the first volume as:THE NEW GATE—an online game that turns into a life-or-death struggle for the player. Thanks to the brave efforts of Shin, the strongest of them all, the game ends and freedom for everyone seems within reach. But moments after Shin defeats the game’s final boss, he finds himself bathed in an unknown light and transported about 500 years into the future of the game’s world. Thrown from a simple glitched game into a strange new land, a young swordsman with unparalleled strength prepares to embark on a legendary journey!
Source: Official website© Shinogi Kazanami, Alphapolis, “The New Gate” Production Committee