The upcoming anime Requiem of the Rose King revealed its main cast, PV, and a January 2022 release date. J.C. Staff will be producing the series under the direction of Kentarou Suzuki. The series was supposed to air this Fall but was delayed.
The show also unveiled a new key visual:
You can also watch the new promotional video here:
Cast & Production
Requiem of the Rose King’s main cast includes Mitsuki Saiga, who will be voicing Richard, Hikaru Midorikawa as Henry, and Show Hayami as the Duke of York. Other casts include:
- Kohsuke Toriumi as Edward
- Yasuaki Takumi as George
- Satoshi Mikami as Warwick
- Satoshi Hino as Catesby
- Sayaka Ohara as Margaret
- Kohei Amasaki as Edward of Westminster
Kentarō Suzuki will be directing the series at J.C. Staff. Hiroki Uchida supervises and writes the series scripts while Tsutomu Hashizume is in charge of designing the characters.
Requiem of the Rose King Synopsis
Requiem of the Rose King is a gothic-themed manga series by Aya Kanno. It is based on the Shakespearean plays Henry VI, Part 3 and Richard III, as well as the character of Richard III during the tumultuous Wars of the Roses period in English history. Akita Shoten‘s Monthly Princess magazine has been serializing the series since October 2013 and Viz Media is licensing it in English.
Richard’s father, the patriarch of the House of York, is poised to become king of medieval England during the bloody Wars of the Roses. But just as success is imminent, he is abruptly cut down. Plunged into despair, Richard acts out in revenge and must face a powerful and beautiful new enemy.Synopsis via Viz Media