On February 19, the official Dandy Shokai Twitter account announced that the group will host a new live streaming show on February 25. The event, which starts at 20:00 JST (6:00AM EST / 3:00AM PST), will feature Ai Orikasa and Urara Takano as guests.

According to the tweet, the the show will focus on “expressing [their] deepest gratitude” to fans. The first 30 minutes will be available for all audiences via Twitcasting, while the remainder of the show will be limited to members only.

Ai Orikasa has been active in the entertaiment industry since 1980. In the Sakura Wars franchise, she is known for her roles as Ayame and Kaede Fujieda. Over her career, though, Orikasa has voiced more than three hundred roles, including Quatre in Mobile Suit Gundam Wing, Ryoko in the Tenchi Muyo! franchise, and Genis Sage in Tales of Symphonia.

Urara Takano plays Maria Tachibana in the Sakura Wars franchise. Sh eentered the entertainment industry in 1986, and has gone on to voice more than 150 roles, including Veffidas Feaze in Macross 7, Marller in Ah! My Goddess, and Zeon in Zatch Bell. She is currently a representative for, and is represented by talent agency REMAX.

The Dandy Gang is an acting troupe that was founded in 2017. The group was formed by Velo Takeda, Shintaro Sonooka, and Yoichi Nishimura, who performed as the affable Dandy Gang in the Sakura Wars Kayo Shows and OVA series Radiant Gorgeous Blooming Cherry Blossoms. Specifically, they played the following roles:

  • Velo Takeda: Beromucho Takeda
  • “Dandy” Kosuke Dan: Shintarou Sonooka
  • Yoichi Nishimura: Yantaro Nishimura

Sakura Wars creator Oji Hiroi works as an official advisor to the group.

Since its official founding, the Dandy Gang has added six other members, including Munetaka Takahashi and Yoshiko Watanabe.


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