Funimation Announces Nobunagun English Dub Cast

posted on by Kiara Valdez
Kent Williams, Caitlin Glass star in historical fantasy anime

Funimation Entertainment announced the English voice cast for the Nobunagun anime at Ohayocon on Saturday. The company streamed a dubbed preview trailer for the Blu-ray/DVD combo pack release originally slated for May 5, but now listed as coming soon.

The cast, under ADR director Christopher Bevins and ADR engineer Kenneth Thompson, includes:

  • Jad Saxton as Sio
  • Kent Williams as Nobunaga
  • Jason Liebrecht as Jack
  • Christopher Bevins as Gandhi
  • Caitlin Glass as Newton

The anime centers on Ogura Sio, whose world "changes forever when her school trip to Taiwan is interrupted by a surprise monster attack! Her life is miraculously spared by the arrival of a clandestine government agency that battles the army of monsters with weapons possessed by the spirits of historical figures. Only a select few, the E-Gene Holders, are capable of harnessing the power of this supernatural weaponry, and Sio's valiant attempt to rescue a friend reveals her as one of the chosen few destined to play a vital role in the war to save humanity!"

Nobuhiro Kondo (Sgt. Frog, SD Gundam Force) directed the series at the studio Bridge (Devil Survivor 2 The Animation). Takeshi Furuta (Devil Survivor 2 The Animation, Love Live! episode director) served as assistant director, and Hiroshi Yamaguchi (Comic Party, Rosario + Vampire, To Heart) was in charge of series scripts.

The English dub premiered at Ohayocon during this weekend.

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