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Funimation Unveils Date A Live's English Dub Cast, Trailer

posted on by Egan Loo

Funimation announced the English dub cast for its June 10 release of the Date A Live television anime series on Wednesday:

Tohka Michelle Rojas
Shido Josh Grelle
Tonomachi Nick Haley
Kurumi Alexis Tipton
Reine Barrett Nash
Kotori Bryn Apprill
Yoshino Tia Ballard
Tamae Anastasia Munoz
Mana Felecia Angelle
Origami Michelle Lee
Kannazuki J. Michael Tatum
Ryoko Caitlin Glass
Narrator Alex Moore

Joel McDonald is serving as ADR Director, and Cris George is the ADR Engineer

Funimation also shared a trailer for the English dub and a synopsis:

In a world devastated by mysterious Spatial Quakes, Shidoh isn't what you'd expect in a hero. He's an average Joe who gets bossed around by his adorable little sister and mocked by the popular girls at his school. You'd definitely pick him last for dodge ball, but when it comes to saving the planet from imminent destruction, Shidoh's got one thing going for him: intergalactic hotties can't keep their hands off him! When the secret to stopping the Spatial Quakes turns out to be romancing the extraterrestrial Spirits responsible for all the chaos, Shidoh the loveable loser becomes the hero of all humanity. For every Spirit he makes out with, mankind breathes a little bit easier. Kiss the girls – save the world. That name of the game is driving the space babes crazy, and nobody does it better than Shidoh!

Keitaro Motonaga (Getbackers, Jormungand) directed the first Spring 2013 anime season based on Koushi Tachibana's light novels at AIC PLUS+ with visual director Hisashi Saito (Haganai, Heaven's Lost Property). Hideki Shirane (Hayate the Combat Butler, Queen's Blade: Rebellion) was charge of the series scripts, and Takaaki Suzuki (Strike Witches, Last Exile) advised on the world setting, as he has done other anime and manga. Satoshi Ishino (Excel Saga, Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu) designed the characters based on Tsunako's original novel illustrations. Mika Akitaka (Martian Successor Nadesico, Galaxy Fraulein Yuna) designed the mecha, and Go Sakabe (Gosick theme songs) scored the soundtrack with sound director Yasunori Ebina (A Certain Magical Index, Naruto) at Nippon Columbia.

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