Series News: More UQ Holder Anime Cast Announced! Also Popularity Poll!
More cast of the upcoming UQ Holder anime was revealed today, some verifying that actresses would be returning to their roles.
Yukihime/Evangeline A.K. McDowell - Matsyoka, Yuki Though this may have already been public, the voice actress of Evangeline comes back to her role and will also be doing the voice of the older form, Yukihime. Matsyoka is also known for her roles suh as Orihime Inoue from Bleach, Tsuruya from the Haruhi Suzimiya series, Hinata Hino from Mirai Nikki, and Nana from Elfen Lied.
Kuroumaru - Hirose Yuuki Hirose is rather new to the voice acting world and only has a few credits under her belt. She has played Noriko Yamada from Alice to Zoroku and Tomoe Akizuki from Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club.
Negi - Satou Rina Satou returns to the cast as the voice of Negi once again. She'll also be voicing older Negi Springfield. In addition, you may recognize her voice from such roles as Vert from Hyperdimension Neptunia, Shura Kirigakure from Blue Exorcist, and Sailor Mars from Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal.
Kirie - Kayano Ai A newcomer to the series, Kayano plays several well-known roles. She is the voice behind Ryoko Sakaki from the Food Wars series, Meiko "Menma" Honma from Anohana, Shiro from No Game No Life, and so much more.
Karin - Ogura Yui This voice actress does many varying roles and will soon be playing the part of Karin! She's lent her voice to characters such as Katase from High School DxD, Romfrom Hyperdimension Neptunia, and Kinue Hayase from Masumune-kun's Revenge.
A character popularity poll was also conducted and the numbers may be surprising. The top five popular characters are as follows:
Kirie with 738 votes
Touta with 369 votes
Kuromaru with 275 votes
Karin with 202 votes
Yukihime with 194 votes
Wow! Just one vote above and Kirie doubles Touta in popularity. Do these numbers come as a surprise? Are you happy with the actresses picked?