Hand Shakers Anime Gets Unaired Episode With New Character

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The official website for GoHands, Frontier Works, and Kadokawa’s original television anime series Hand Shakers revealed on Tuesday that a “Hand Shakers EX” extra disc will contain an unaired 13th episode on July 26. The “Go ago Go” episode will be a prequel story focusing on Koyori and Makihara’s past.

The site also revealed a new character named Kōichi (seen below). Noriaki Sugiyama voices the character.

The anime premiered in Japan on January 10. Crunchyroll is streaming the series with English subtitles as it airs in Japan, and Funimation began streaming English-dubbed episodes on January 29.

Crunchyroll describes the series:

Tazuna is a high school student, living in Osaka, who loves to fiddle around with machines. One day, he receives a repair request from an university laboratory. He accepts the request and ends up meeting a girl named Koyori, who has been bedridden for a very long time. Guided by something unknown, Tazuna touches Koyori’s fingertip, and they create a weapon called “Nimrod”. After creating the Nimrod, Tazuna hears a voice:

“Those of you who’ve overcome many battles and difficulties, who’ve had a revelation, and who intend to challenge Me are “Hand Shakers.””

Suddenly, Tazuna and Koyori get