It’s time to return to the world of Hetalia as the Hetalia World Stars manga is getting an anime adaptation. This series launched in the Shonen Jump+ app where it has four compiled volumes in print so far – though the manga has been on hiatus since spring 2018. It’s been quiet for awhile other than some cast confirmations but now the first full promo has landed for it.
With the main cast returning for the Japanese language version, the spring 2021 series will feature Hiroshi Watanabe as the director while Kazuyuki Fudeyasu works on the scripts. Mariko Oka is set as the character designer with Studio DEEN handling the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Daisuke Namikawa as Italy, Romano, Hiroki Yasumoto as Germany, Hiroki Takahashi as Japan, Katsuyuki Konishi as America, Canada, Noriaki Sugiyama as England, Masaya Onosaka as France, Yasuhiro Takato as Russia, Yuki Kaida as China, Narrator, Sumire Morohoshi as Czech Republic, Yūsuke Kobayashi as Slovakia, Yuichiro Umehara as Portugal, Go Inoue as Spain, Bulgaria, Akira Sasanuma as Austria, Atsushi Kousaka as Prussia, Greece, Estonia, Megumi Takamoto as Seychelles, Michiko Neya as Hungary, Rie Kugimiya as Liechtenstein, Kokoro Tanaka as Latvia, Takahiro Mizushima as Finland, Keikou Sakai as Sweden, and Keiichiro Asai as Australia.
Check out this thread to see all the character designs.
Plot Concept: An offshoot of the original Hetalia Axis Powers. Hetalia follows the strange personifications of Italy and other nations as they navigate their world.