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HIDIVE to Stream Dubcasts for Release the Spyce, Tsurune Anime

posted on by Karen Ressler

Anime News Network's coverage of Anime NYC 2018 is sponsored by Yen Press.

HIDIVE announced at Anime NYC on Sunday that it will offer dubcasts for Release the Spyce and Tsurune this season. Tsurune's dub will premiere on November 21, while the Release the Spyce dub will premiere on November 24. The dubs will also stream on Ellation's VRV streaming service.

As part of its dubcast initiative, HIDIVE will stream local-language dubbed versions of select anime simulcasts within two weeks of the first simulcast episode.

Sentai Filmworks has licensed both anime; Release the Spyce is streaming on HIDIVE with English subtitles, while Tsurune is streaming on Crunchyroll.

Release the Spyce premiered on October 6. The project is a collaboration between Yuruyuri manga creator Namori as original character designer and Yuki Yuna Is a Hero creator Takahiro for the original concept and series composition. The anime marks Akira Sato's directorial debut at Lay-duce. Satoshi Ishino is adapting Namori's characters for animation. SORASAKI.F is credited for the original work.

Kyoto Animation's Tsurune premiered on October 21. Takuya Yamamura (Violet Evergarden episodes 7 and 12 director, Sound! Euphonium episodes 3 and 10 director) is directing the anime as his series directorial debut, while Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Children of the Whales, Karakai Jōzu no Takagi-san) is in charge of series scripts. Miku Kadowaki (Beyond the Boundary, Amagi Brilliant Park, Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid) is designing the characters. Harumi Fuuki (Miss Hokusai, The Piano Forest) is composing the music.

Thanks to Poi Lee for the news tip about the dub start dates.

Sources: HIDIVE's Twitter account, email correspondence

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