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Evangelion: 1.0's English Dub Cast Announced (Updated)

posted on 2009-05-23 18:13 EDT
Spike Spencer (Shinji), Allison Keith (Misato); Sgt. Frog to ship in September

The North American anime distributor Funimation has announced its English dub cast for the Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone film at the Anime Boston convention on Saturday. Spike Spencer and Allison Keith will reprise their roles as Shinji and Misato, respectively. Rei will have a new voice actress: Brina Palencia. The project is the first film in Hideaki Anno and Khara's four-part theatrical remake of Gainax's Neon Genesis Evangelion television anime. The English dubbing will premiere at Anime Expo 2009 in Los Angeles in July.

Funimation has also announced that it will ship the Sgt. Frog anime in September. Funimation will retain all the references to Gundam, Macross, and other robot anime franchises in this anime adaptation of Mine Yoshizaki's science-fiction comedy manga.

Image © Khara

Update More background information added.

Update 2: The full cast is as follows:

Role Cast Member
Misato Allison Keith-Shipp
Shinji Spike Spencer
Ritsuko Colleen Clinkenbeard
Ibuki Caitlin Glass
Gendo John Swasey
Rei Brina Palencia
Hyuuga Mike McFarland
Fuyutsuki Kent Williams
Kensuke Greg Ayres
Toji Justin Cook
Aoba Phil Parsons
Kiel Bill Jenkins
Hikari Leah Clark
Kaworu Jerry Jewell
Yui Stephanie Young
Eva Mike McFarland

Update 3: The following cast members provide additional voices: Scott Freeman, Maeghan Albach, Charles Baker, Trina Nishimura, Wendy Powell, Carli Mosier, Bill Flynn, Duncan Brannan, John Burgmeier, Brian Mathis, Joel McDonald, Eric Vale, Chuck Huber, Scott Hinze, Juli Erickson, Kate Oxley, Alexis Tipton, Andy Mullins, Bob Carter, Johnny Bruce Lewis, Chris Burnett, Clarine Harp, Cynthia Cranz, Dana Schultes, Jasper Dutt, Jeff Johnson, Jonathan Osborne, Kristi Bingham, Kyle Hebert, Laura Bailey, Lydia Mackay, Mark Stoddard, Monica Rial, R Bruce Elliott, Sonny Strait


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