Dr. Stone is an amazing manga that has amassed a lot of fans and it is so popular as a Shounen that it got its own anime. The anime has progressed a lot in terms of story and as the story progresses, new characters are bound to make their appearance in the series. Well, that is what’s going to happen soon, as recently it revealed that some new cast members will be joining the group. We’ll be discussing that in this post. But, begore I begin, I must warn you that there are spoilers ahead from here. Now, that’s out of the way.
Let’s begin –
In this year’s 44th issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump magazine, an announcement revealed that six more cast member will be added for the Dr. Stone television anime series. They will be voicing the six crew members of the International Space Station who avoided the mass-petrification. The cast members list is down below which consists of:-
1.Keiji Fujiwara as Byakuya Ishigami
2.Lynn as Lillian Weinberg
3.Hisako Kanemoto as Connie Lee
4. Showtaro Morikubo as Shamil Volkov
5. Rie Tanaka as Darya Nikitina
6. Kanehira Yamamoto as Yakov Nikitin
Dr. Stone made its debut on 5th July, and it streamed on Crunchyroll as it aired. Funimation is streaming a simuldub of the anime. The first volume of the manga is described by Viz Media as follows:
“One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he’s not alone! His science-loving friend Senku’s been up and running for a few months and he’s got a grand plan in mind—to kickstart civilization with the power of science!”
The anime is directed by Shinya Iino who also handled the storyboards, and direction on Hanebad!, Revue Starlight, Made in Abyss at TMS Entertainment. Yuichiro Kido is in charge of series composition and is writing the scripts. Yuko Iwasa is designing the characters. Tatsuya Katō, Hiroaki Tsutsumi, and Yuki Kanesaka are composing the music. Moreover, the anime debuted on Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block on August 24.