World Trigger Cast Announced

The cast for the upcoming TV anime adaptation of Daisuke Ashihara’s Sci-Fi World Trigger manga has been announced. The anime series will be produced by Toei Animation and is set to air this October 2014 which falls under the Fall/Autumn 2014 anime season.

World Trigger Anime Cast Announced

The cast is as follows:

  • Kaji Yuki (Haruyuki Arita from Accel World, Kou Mabuchi from Ao Haru Ride, Issei Hyoudou from High School DxD)
  • Okamoto Nobuhiko (Io Otonashi from Acchi Kocchi, Rin Okumura from Ao no Exorcist, Daichi Shijima from Devil Survivor 2 The Animation)
  • Kugimiya Rie (Happy from Fairy Tail, Kagura from Gintama, Shana from Shakugan no Shana)
  • Hideyuki Tanaka (Yusaku Kudo from Detective Conan, Jean Robert Lap from Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Issei Maebara from Konpeki no Kantai)
  • Nao Tamura (Ayuko Uehara from Aiura, Cosmos from Fairy Tail (2014), Minori from Log Horizon)
  • Jun Fukuyama  (Yukio Okumura from Ao no Exorcist, Yuuta Togashi from Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!, Lelouch Lamperouge from Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch)

World Trigger manga PV:

World Trigger vomic PV:

The cover of Shonen Jump’s 28th issue featuring the manga World Trigger:

Shonen Jump's 28th issue cover featuring the manga World Trigger



World Trigger is a Sci-Fi manga written and illustrated by Daisuke Ashihara. The series began early last year in Shueisha’s Weekly Shounnen Jump magazine. To date there has been a total of 5 volumes released. The manga is also currently available on Viz Media’s digital Weekly Shonen Jump.

World Trigger synopsis from Haruhichan:

A gate to another dimension has burst open, and from it emerge gigantic invincible creatures that threaten all of humanity. Earth’s only defense is a mysterious group of warriors who have co-opted the alien technology in order to fight back!

Source: World Trigger official website

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