Joel McDonald, Chris Burnett, Alexis Tipton Star in Divine Gate Anime's English Dub

posted on 2016-02-11 15:26 EST
1st dub episode to premiere on Friday

Funimation Entertainment announced its English broadcast dub cast for the Divine Gate television anime series on Thursday. The first dubbed episode will debut on Friday at 9:30 a.m. EST.

The cast, under ADR director Clifford Chapin, lead writer Monica Rial, and ADR engineers Nagaris Johnson, Domonique French, and Jeremy Woods, includes:

  • Joel McDonald as Akane
  • Chris Burnett as Aoto
  • Alexis Tipton as Midori
  • J. Michael Tatum as Arthur
  • Clifford Chapin as Ariton
  • Mikaela Krantz as K

Funimation is streaming the series with English subtitles as it airs in Japan, and describes the story:

After the Divine Gate opened, our world and the worlds beyond became connected, bringing an era of chaos. To restore order, the World Council was formed and the Divine Gate fell into legend. Now, a select few have gathered to attempt to reach the Gate and remake the world. But what will they find when they open the door?

The series premiered on January 8.

The series is based on GungHo Online Entertainment and Acquire's smartphone "panel RPG." Noriyuki Abe (The Heroic Legend of Arslan, Bleach, GTO) is directing the anime at Studio Pierrot, and Natsuko Takahashi (My Love Story!!, Moyashimon, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan) is in charge of series composition. Ichiro Uno (The World is Still Beautiful) is designing the characters, and Takumi Ozawa (Aria the Scarlet Ammo, Okamikakushi - Masque of the Wolf) is composing the music. Hitorie performs the anime's opening theme song "One Me Two Hearts," while the group vistlip (Samurai Jam -Bakumatsu Rock-, Yona of the Dawn, Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's) is contributing the ending theme song "Contrast."

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