A host of new details was revealed for the anime adaptation of Land of the Lustrous (Houseki no Kuni). The anime’s official website shared a new trailer and revealed the main cast for the project.

Land of the Lustrous

Land of the Lustrous is a best-selling fantasy manga that takes place in a future where jewels form life. These beings are called hōseki and they fight against the tsukijin (moon people), who want to harvest the hōseki for decoration. Phos is a weak hōseki, but she wishes to defend her people from future attacks. While Phos is considered useless on the battlefield, manager Kongo requests that she work on a natural history magazine.

Land of the Lustrous

The anime’s cast includes:

Tomoyo Kurosawa (Kumiko Oumae in Sound! Euphonium) as Phosphophyllite.Land of the Lustrous


Mikako Komatsu (Seishiro Tsugumi in Nisekoi) as Cinnabar.Land of the Lustrous


Ai Kayano (Inori Yuzuhira in Guilty Crown) as Diamond. Land of the Lustrous


Ayane Sakura (Ochaco Uraraka in My Hero Academia) as Bort.Land of the Lustrous


Mutsumi Tamura (Sayaka Dejima in Seitokai Yakuindomo) as Morganite.Land of the Lustrous


Saori Hayami (Yukino Yukinoshita in Oregairu) as Goshenite. Land of the Lustrous


Yumi Uchiyama (Erika Chiba in The Irregular at Magic High School) as Rutile. Land of the Lustrous


Ayahi Takagaki (Lisbeth in Sword Art Online) as Jade. Land of the Lustrous


Himika Akaneya (Izetta in Izetta: The Last Witch) as Zircon. Land of the Lustrous


Junko Minagawa (Cornelia Li Britannia in Code Geass) as Yellow Diamond. Land of the Lustrous


Mamiko Noto (Mavis Vermilion in Fairy Tail) as Euclase. Land of the Lustrous


Rie Kugimiya (Kagura in Gintama) as Alexandrite. Land of the Lustrous


Ari Ozawa (Chiyo Sakura in Monthly Girls’ Nozaki-kun) as Benitoite. Land of the Lustrous


Maaya Uchida (Rikka Takanashi in Love, Chunibyou & Other Delusions) as Red Beryl. Land of the Lustrous


Atsumi Tanezaki (Lisa Mishima in Terror in Resonance) as Neptunite. Land of the Lustrous


Kanae Itou (Nana Astar Deviluke in To Love-Ru!) as Amethyst. Land of the Lustrous



Ryou Hirohashi (Aoi Yamada in Working!!) as Obsidian.Land of the Lustrous



Jouji Nakata (Kirei Kotomine in Fate/stay night) as Kongou-sensei.
Land of the Lustrous

The anime’s production staff includes:

Land of the Lustrous

  • Director: Takahiko Kyogoku (GATE)
  • Series Composition: Toshiya Ono (Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga)
  • Character Designs: Asako Nishida (Love Live! School Idol Project)
  • CG Director: Eiji Inomoto (Ghost in the Shell: Arise)
  • Music Composition: Yoshiaki Fujisawa (Love Live! School Idol Project)
  • Anime Production Studio: Orange CG (Rebuild of Evangelion CGI)

Are you looking forward to Land of the Lustrous?

Aaron Magulick
Aaron Magulick has been a fan of anime ever since being exposed to it in the late '90s. A fan of nearly all genres, he is not afraid to explore the creepier side of the industry.
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