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Funimation Reveals Dub Casts for Fujiko Mine, Eureka 7 AO, Michiko & Hatchin Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins

North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment revealed its English dub casts for Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine, EUREKA SEVEN AO, and Michiko and Hatchin on Thursday.

The Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine dub cast is as follows:

Fujiko - Michelle Ruff
Lupin - Sonny Strait
Goemon - Mike McFarland
Jigen - Christopher R. Sabat
Zenigata - Richard Epcar

Funimation will release the series on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on July 30. The series revolves around the character of Fujiko Mine, depicting her and the rest of the Lupin III cast during their younger days. Sayo Yamamoto (Michiko to Hatchin) directed the 13-episode series, making her the first female director on the Lupin III series. Redline director Takeshi Koike served as animation director and character designer, and anohana's Mari Okada handled the scripts. Dai Sato (Cowboy Bebop, Eureka 7) acted as an episode writer for the series, and composer/musician Naruyoshi Kikuchi produced its opening theme as well as in-show music.

Funimation also posted an English dub trailer for the series.

The EUREKA SEVEN AO dub cast is as follows:

Ao - Micah Solusod
Naru - Lindsay Seidel
Fleur - Sainty Reid
Elena - Jad Saxton
Ivica - John Swasey
Rebecka - Jamie Marchi
Truth - Todd Haberkorn
Gazelle - Brandon Potter
Noa - Monica Rial

Funimation will release the series on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on October 15. BONES' television anime sequel to its first Eureka Seven anime series premiered in Japan in April 2012. The anime sequel features the return of the original anime's director Tomoki Kyoda, as well as several mechanical designers, art director, color stylist, visual effects director, and director of photography. The first anime's character designer Kenichi Yoshida and main mechanical designer Shoji Kawamori are also credited for "key character designs" and "Nirvash designs," respectively.

Funimation has also posted an English trailer for the series.

The Michiko and Hatchin cast is as follows:

Michiko - Monica Rial
Hatchin - Jad Saxton
Hiroshi - Christopher Bevins
Atsuko - Sametria Ewunes
Satoshi - Akron Watson

Funimation will release the series on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on September 17. The 22-episode television anime series premiered in Japan in October 2008. Manglobe (Samurai Champloo, Ergo Proxy) produced the series, which marked the directorial debut of Sayo Yamamoto (Lupin III: The Woman Called Fujiko Mine). The series tells the story of sexy criminal Michiko (Yoko Maki) and abused runaway Hana "Hatchin" Morenos (Suzuka Ohgo). The two team up to cross the lawless frontier, searching for a man from their pasts while eluding the police and Hatchin's foster parents.

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