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Funimation Reveals Dub Casts For Overlord, Shimoneta, 1st Live-Action Rurouni Kenshin Film, 6th Hetalia Season

posted on 2016-08-12 22:10 EDT
Company also reveals upcoming home video release schedule


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Funimation Entertainment announced the English dub casts at its panel at Otakon on Friday for the Overlord and SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist television anime series, Hetalia The World Twinkle (season 6) anime series, and the first live-action Rurouni Kenshin film.

The dub cast for the Overlord television anime series, under ADR director Kyle Phillips, ADR engineers Jeremy Woods and Domonique French, lead writer Josh Grelle, and mix engineer Andrew Tipps, includes:

  • Chris Guerrero as Ains Ooal Gown/Momonga
  • Elizabeth Maxwell as Albedo
  • Felecia Angelle as Shalltear Bloodfallen
  • Anastasia Munoz as Narberal Gamma
  • Jill Harris as Aura Bella Fiora
  • Megan Shipman as Mare Bello Fiore
  • Jeff Johnson as Demiurge
  • Ed Blaylock as Sebas Tian
  • Bryan Massey as Cocytus
  • Mikaela Krantz as Clementine
  • Brad Venable as Khajit Dale Badantel
  • Ray Hurd as Gazef Stronoff
  • Morgan Berry as Nphirea Balear
  • Heather Walker as Hamusuke
  • Clifford Chapin as Peter Mork
  • Ben Phillips as Dyne Woodwonder
  • Christopher Wehkamp as Lukrut Volve
  • Lara Woodhull as Ninya

Funimation will release the complete series on a DVD and Blu-ray Disc combo pack on November 8.

The dub cast for SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist is as follows:

  • Jamie Marchi as Ayame
  • Josh Grelle as Tanukichi
  • David Wald as Goriki
  • Monica Rial as Anna
  • Brittney Karbowski as Otome
  • Lara Woodhull as Kosuri
  • Mikaels Krantz as Hyoka
  • Anthony Bowling as White Peak
  • Christopher Sabat as Narrator/Base Black

Funimation will release the series on a DVD and Blu-ray Disc combo pack on November 29.

Funimation's new dub cast for Hetalia The World Twinkle includes:

  • Taliesin Jaffe as Britain
  • Cris George as Molossia
  • David Matranga as Hutt River
  • Clifford Chapin as Kugelmugel
  • Justin Briner as Ladonia
  • Dallas Reid as Republic of Niko-Niko
  • Colleen Clinkenbeard as Monaco
  • M. Kyle Maitland as Cameroon
  • Dallas Reid as Davie

Funimation will release the series on DVD on November 8.

The dub cast for Rurouni Kenshin, under ADR directors Zach Bolton and Joel McDonald and ADR engineers Cris George and Peter Hawkinson, is as follows:

  • Micah Solusod as Kenshin Himura
  • Alexis Tipton as Kaoru Kamiya
  • Eric Vale as Sanosuke Sagara
  • Trina Nishimura as Megumi Takani
  • Alison Viktorin as Yahiko Myojin
  • Robert McCollum as Hajime Saito
  • John Swasey as Jin'e Udo
  • Josh Grelle as Gein
  • Marcus Stimac as Banjin Inui
  • Kent Williams as Aritomo Yamagata
  • J. Michael Tatum as Kanryu Takeda

Funimation will release the first film under the title Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on November 1. The film screened in theaters in the United States on August 8-10.

Funimation also highlighted its recent and upcoming home video release lineup:

  • World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman (August 2)
  • Absolute Duo (August 9)
  • Barakamon (August 9)
  • Assassination Classroom (Season 1 Part 2, August 16)
  • Blood Blockade Battlefront (August 16)
  • High School DxD BorN (September 6)
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (October 4)
  • Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion R2 (October 4)
  • 1st live-action Attack on Titan film (October 4)
  • The Vision of Escaflowne and Escaflowne: The Movie (October 18)
  • Rurouni Kenshin Part I: Origins (November 1)
  • Ergo Proxy (Blu-ray Disc only, November 1)
  • Snow White With the Red Hair (November 1)
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Season 1 Part 2, November 8)
  • Psychic School Wars (November 1)
  • Hetalia The World Twinkle (DVD only, November 8)
  • Omamori Himari (DVD only, November 8)
  • Sky Wizards Academy (November 8)
  • Sword of the Stranger (November 8)
  • Overlord (November 8)
  • Castle Town Dandelion (November 15)
  • Chaos Dragon (November 15)
  • Ultimate Otaku Teacher (Season 1 Part 1, November 15)
  • Aquarion Logos (Part 1, November 22)
  • Good Luck! Ninomiya-kun (DVD only, November 22)
  • One Piece (Season 8 Voyage 4 on DVD, November 22)
  • Prison School (November 22)
  • Summer Wars Collector's Edition (November 22, features art book, concept art, interviews, behind-the-scenes videos)
  • Death Parade (November 29)
  • Heavy Object (Part 1, November 29)
  • SHIMONETA: A Boring World Where the Concept of Dirty Jokes Doesn't Exist (November 29)
  • Code Geass: Akito the Exiled (entire OVA series, in early 2017)

Additionally, Funimation announced that it launched a new anime recommendation show on Friday titled "Anime Gateways."


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