Crunchyroll revealed the cast and the October 26 premiere of Raye Rodriguez’s High Guardian Spice “Crunchyroll Originals” animated project at the New York Comic Con event on Sunday. Crunchyroll also revealed a new trailer:
The cast includes:
- Briana Leon as Rosemary, the enthusiastic adventurer intent on becoming a Guardian
- Lauren White as Sage, Rosemary’s best friend and witch who specializes in Old Magic
- Amber Romero as Parsley, an optimistic dwarf and expert blacksmith
- Michelle Deco as Thyme, an independent elf and gifted archer
- A.J. Beckles as Mandrake, a powerful witch and shapeshifter
- Anthony Brandon Walker as Professor Hakone, a Guardian and professor of battle tactics
- Barbara Goodson as Parnelle, the youngest student at High Guardian Academy
- Cam Clarke as Neppy Cat, a cat that hangs out near High Guardian Academy with a secret ability
- Julia Kaye as Snapdragon, snarky best friend of Amaryllis who doesn’t feel like he truly fits in
- Julian Koster as Slime Boy, a second year witch who is a musician and lover of monsters
- Katie McVay as Amaryllis, an entitled witch and school bully
- Liisa Lee as Lavender, Rosemary’s mother and a renowned and powerful Guardian who went missing four years ago
- Raye Rodriguez as Professor Caraway, a powerful Guardian and professor of sacred alphabets at High Guardian Academy
Crunchyroll had announced High Guardian Spice in 2018 as the first “Crunchyroll Originals” animated project, and the show was originally slated to premiere in 2019. Rodriguez announced in November 2019 that the show had finished production.
All 12 episodes of the series will be available on October 26.
Crunchyroll also announced the 2022 premiere of its FreakAngels “Crunchyroll Originals” animated series. The company streamed a trailer for the project.
Crunchyroll also announced that its mascot Hime will appear in its social co-op fantasy mobile RPG Mitrasphere for iOS and Android devices in a limited-time crossover event. The company describes the in-game event:
Crunchyroll-Hime and Yuzu find themselves transported into the world of “Mitrasphere.” Landing in the center of Edol Town, the prominent city of the plainsfolk (humans), they bump into the audacious Sky Pirates in the middle of their plotting. Determined, Hime and Yuzu join forces with Matilda, Hildegard, and other familiar faces as they work to uncover and thwart the Sky Pirates’ plans to wreak havoc upon Edol Town.
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