The main cast for the highly anticipated anime adaptation of Chugong and DUBU’s Solo Leveling manhwa was unveiled through a captivating character promotional video.
The official website for the anime, along with its premiere at Crunchyroll’s Anime Expo panel, treated fans to a remarkable display of the talented voice actors who will bring these beloved characters to life.
The anime’s main cast includes:
- Taito Ban as Sung Jinwoo/Shun Mizushino
- Hiroki Touchi as Baek Yoonho/Taiga Shirakawa
- Genta Nakamura as Yoo Jinho/Kenta Morohishi
- Makoto Furukawa as Woo Jinchui/Akira Inukai
- Daisuke Hirakawa as Choi Jong-In/Shin Mogami
- Banjou Ginga as Go Gunhee/Kiyoomi Gotō
- Reina Ueda as Cha Hae-In/Shizuku Kosaka
The Korean names above follow the format of family name preceding given name, while the Japanese names adhere to the format of given name following family name. The anime will premiere next winter.
During Crunchyroll’s Anime Expo industry panel in July 2022, an exciting announcement was made regarding the anime adaptation of the series. Crunchyroll unveils an intriguing tale set in a world where enigmatic gates emerged over a decade ago, interconnecting our reality with an alternate dimension. These gates bestowed supernatural abilities upon certain humans, known as “hunters,” who make a living by conquering dungeons within these portals.
Amongst the formidable crowd, Jinwoo Sung, a low-ranked hunter labeled as “the weakest of all mankind,” faces a dire predicament when he encounters high-rank double dungeons concealed within a low-rank one. At the brink of death, a mysterious quest window materializes before him. Determined, Jinwoo embraces the quest, embarking on a journey of leveling up unlike any other, defying the expectations of those around him.
Shunsuke Nakashige, known for their work on “Mother of the Goddess’ Dormitory,” has been chosen to direct the highly anticipated anime series at A-1 Pictures. Joining the team as the head writer is the talented Noboru Kimura, who has previously worked on renowned shows like “Gundam Build Divers” and “Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!”
Taking charge of character design is the talented Tomoko Sudo, celebrated for their exceptional work on “Alice in Borderland” and “Fragtime.” And when it comes to composing the captivating soundtrack, the renowned Hiroyuki Sawano, known for their breathtaking scores in popular series such as “Attack on Titan,” “Blue Exorcist,” “Kill la Kill,” and “Mobile Suit Gundam UC,” will be weaving their musical magic.
Exciting news for fans worldwide, as Crunchyroll has secured the streaming rights for the anime outside of Asia, ensuring that viewers from all corners of the globe can enjoy this highly anticipated adaptation.
The manhwa adaptation of Chugong’s critically acclaimed Solo Leveling novel series, brilliantly illustrated by DUBU, made its debut on Webtoon services in March 2018 and concluded in December 2021. Yen Press has taken up the task of publishing both the manhwa and the original novel series in English, providing fans with the opportunity to delve into this captivating world.
In Japan, Kadokawa publishes the manhwa under the title Ore Dake Level-Up na Ken (I’m the Only One Who Has Leveled Up). The 13th volume of this thrilling series was released on June 22, captivating Japanese readers and leaving them eagerly awaiting the next installment.