Japanese RWBY Dub Adds Yuko Kaida, Kikuko Inoue, Tomoaki Maeno

posted on by Lynzee Loveridge
Theatrical screenings also planned

The Japanese dub of Rooster Teeth's anime-style RWBY web series is adding three new cast members and early theatrical screenings. Yuko Kaida (Gintama's Tsukuyo, Bodacious Space Pirates's Ririka) joins the cast as Cinder Fall, Kikuko Inoue (Durarara's Mimizu, Fairy Tail's Minerva) as the Mysterious Narrator, and Tomoaki Maeno (Seraph of the End's Kureto, Death Parade's Decim) as Sun Wukong.

The previously announced cast includes:

  • Saori Hayami as Ruby Rose
  • Yōko Hikasa as Weiss Schnee
  • Yu Shimamura as Blake Belladonna
  • Ami Koshimizu as Yang Xiao Long
  • Hiro Shimono as Jaune
  • Aya Suzaki as Nora
  • Megumi Toyoguchi as Pyrrha
  • Souma Saitou as Ren
  • Kazuhiko Inoue a Ozpin
  • Masumi Asano as Glynda
  • Subaru Kimura as Cardin
  • Megumi Han as Penny
  • Shinichiro Miki as Roman

The first Blu-ray and DVD goes on sale in Japan on December 9, but six theaters in Japan will screen the episodes starting on November 14. Theaters include Shinjuku Piccadilly, Cine Libre Ikebukuro, 109 Cinemas Kawasaki, 109 Cinemas Nagoya, Namba Parks Cinema, and MOVIX Kyoto. A "theater limited edition Blu-ray" will also go on sale on November 14

An original soundtrack will also be released on November 11.


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