Interest Funimation Announces Shiki English Dub Cast
posted on 2012-02-16 18:20 EST by Justin Sevakis
FUNimation Entertainment announced the English dub cast for its upcoming release of the Shiki television anime series on Thursday. The Right Stuf lists both parts of the series with a release date of May 29.
The dub cast and staff is as follows:
- Akira - Luci Christian
- Chizuru - Lydia Mackay
- Ikumi - Linda Young
- Kanami - Stephanie Young
- Kaori - Alexis Tipton
- Masao - Todd Haberkorn
- Megumi - Tia Ballard
- Motoko - Dana Schultes
- Nao - Cynthia Cranz
- Natsuno - Jerry Jewell
- Ritsuko - Colleen Clinkenbeard
- Seishin - John Burgmeier
- Seishirou - J. Michael Tatum
- Sunako - Cherami Leigh
- Tatsumi - Ian Sinclair
- Tomio - R Bruce Elliott
- Toru - Chris Burnett
- Toshio - David Wald
- Yasuyo - Wendy Powell
- Yuuki - Mike McFarland
In addition, Mike McFarland will direct the dub.
Shiki originated as a series of horror novels written by Fuyumi Ono (Twelve Kingdoms, Ghost Hunt). In 2007, artist Ryu Fujisaki (Hoshin Engi, Soul Hunter) announced that he would adapt the novels into a manga, which would then be adapted into a television anime series for Fuji TV's prominent noitaminA late-night content block. Funimation announced at Anime Expo 2010 that it had acquired the streaming rights to the series and would simulcast the 22-episode series on its video site as part of its agreement to simulcast noitaminA shows.
Update (2012-02-16 17:45): Added release dates. Thanks FrameFreeze100!
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