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Funimation Adds New Fairy Tail Anime

posted on by Karen Ressler
English-subtitled trailer streamed

North American anime distributor FUNimation Entertainment announced on Thursday that it will stream the new Fairy Tail television anime series. The company has not yet confirmed a premiere date, but the anime is slated to premiere this Saturday, April 5 in Japan.

Funimation also began streaming and English-subtitled trailer:

The cast and staff include:


Tetsuya Kakihara as Natsu Dragneel  Aya Hirano as Lucy Heartfilia  Yūichi Nakamura as Gray Fullbuster  Sayaka Ohara as Erza Scarlet  Rie Kugimiya as Happy  Satomi Satou as Wendy 

Yui Horie as Charles  Wataru Hatano as Gajeel Redfox  Mai Nakahara as Juvia Loxar  Katsuyuki Konishi as Laxus Dreher 

Suzuko Mimori also joined the cast as Princess Hisui.


Takeuchi is replacing Aoi Yamamoto as character designer, while Bridge is replacing Satelight as one of the studios animating the series. BoA is performing the opening theme song "Masayume Chasing" (Prophetic Dream Chasing), while BREATHE is performing the ending theme song "Kimi to Kare to Boku to Kanojo to" (You, He, Me, and She).

Update: Funimation now lists a premiere date of Friday at 10:00 p.m. ET.

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