The God of High School


Today, Crunchyroll has released a brand new trailer for the upcoming Crunchyroll Original series “The God of High School,” along with introducing the voice acting cast for the main characters. 

Within the trailer, fans will get an action-packed introduction to Jin Mori, the carefree, easy-going protagonist of the series who loves to fight using Taekwondo, Han Daewi, a compassionate Kyokushin karate user who values his friends, and Yoo Mira, a Moonlight sword user determined to carry on her family’s tradition, as Crunchyroll teases the tournament to come. Character descriptions for each can be found below:

Jin Mori will be played by Tatsumaru Tachibana who’s previous credits include Case File nº221: Kabukicho as Toratarou Kobayashi (2019-2020) and Alchemist Code the Stage Play as Kudanstein (2019-2020)

The God of High School

Han Daewi will be played by Kentaro Kumagai who’s previous credits include Tsuredure Children as Haruhiko Takase (2017), Record of Grancrest War as Theo Cornaro (2018), Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans as Aston Altland (2015-2016), and Hinomaru Sumo as Yuuma Gojou (2018-2019).

Jin Mori will be the breakout leading role for Tatsumaru Tachibana, who was primarily active in the theatre and stage industry before “The God of High School.”

The God of High School

Yoo Mira will be played by Ayaka Ohashi whose previous credits include the main roles in the following series Aikatsu! as Ran Shibuki (2012-2016), THE IDOLM@STER CINDERELLA GIRLS as Uzuki Shimamura (2015), Masamune-kun’s Revenge as Aki Adagaki (2017), BanG Dream! as Saaya Yamabuki (2017-2020), Magical Girl Ore as Saki Uno (2018), Hensuki: Are you willing to fall in love with a pervert, as long as she’s a cutie? as Koharu Ootori (2019), Magia Record: Puella Magi Madoka Magica Side Story as Kaede Akino (2020).

The God of High School

The director for the series will be Sunghoo Park who previously directed “GARO -VANISHING LINE-”, and worked on many titles including “Yuri!!! on ICE,” and “Terror in Resonance” in various roles. The character designer will be Akita Manabu, who has previously worked in key animation on a variety of titles including “Kakegurui,” “Terror in Resonance,” “Kids on the Slope,” and “Rage of Bahamut” among many others. Animation for “The God of High School” is produced by MAPPA. 

“The God of High School” is an action-packed series that follows a high schooler and his friends as they compete in an epic tournament, borrowing power directly from the gods and uncovering a mysterious organization along the way… With the promise of their heart’s deepest desires, motivating their tournament victory. The series is based on “The God of High School” comic created by Yongje Park and published by WEBTOON.

Crunchyroll announced Crunchyroll Originals earlier this year, with eight series spanning adventure, fantasy, romance, and more. “In/Spectre” premiered earlier this year, and “Tower of God” is airing now on Crunchyroll. 

“The God of High School” will premiere exclusively on Crunchyroll this July.

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