Funimation Dubs Assassination Classroom, Death Parade, Tokyo Ghoul √A, 7 More Winter Shows
FUNimation Entertainment announced on Friday that it will offer Broadcast Dubs for Assassination Classroom, Death Parade, Tokyo Ghoul √A, The Rolling Girls, World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman, Kamisama Kiss 2, Absolute Duo, Yuri Kuma Arashi, Yona of the Dawn, and Maria the Virgin Witch.
Funimation will also launch a two-hour "primetime block" beginning on Wednesday, February 18 at 8:00 p.m. EST. The block will feature the broadcast dubs of Assassination Classroom, Death Parade, and Tokyo Ghoul √A in that order, followed by a web show titled DubbleTalk. Funimation marketing staffers Justin Rojas and Lauren Moore will host the half-hour show with Chad James of ScrewAttack.
The other Broadcast Dubs will air as follows:
- The Rolling Girls on Saturdays at 12:58 p.m. starting February 21
- World Break: Aria of Curse for a Holy Swordsman on Sundays at 11:05 a.m. starting February 22
- Kamisama Kiss Season 2 on Mondays at 1:35 p.m. starting February 23
- Absolute Duo on Mondays at 1 p.m. starting March 16
- Yuri Kuma Arashi on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. starting March 16
- Yona of the Dawn Season 2 on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. starting March 17
- Maria the Virgin Witch on Sundays at 9:30 a.m. starting March 22
The Broadcast Dubs will be available to Funimation subscribers, and the DubbleTalk web show will stream on Funimation's website and Twitch TV.
Funimation is currently streaming the subtitled versions of all of the shows as they air in Japan.
Funimation launched its first two Broadcast Dubs, Psycho-Pass 2 and Laughing Under the Clouds, in November after premiering both shows with subtitles in October. The company plans to produce a final English dub after the Broadcast Dub and before the home video release of each show.