Durarara!!×2 English Dub Announcement Video Streamed

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Dub starring Crispin Freeman, Johnny Yong Bosch to begin streaming on Tuesday

Aniplex of America began streaming an English dub announcement video for the Durarara!!×2 Shō anime on Friday. In the video, voice actors Crispin Freeman (voice of Shizuo Heiwajima) and Johnny Yong Bosch (Izaya Orihara) offer a special message to fans.

Aniplex of America also announced on Friday that it will begin streaming its English dub for Durarara!!×2 Shō on Tuesday. The dub, like the Japanese version that is currently airing in Japan, will be available in North America on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and the Aniplex Channel. New episodes will be added every week. This will be the first time that Aniplex of America will stream an English dub of a series while it is still airing in Japan.

Many cast members are reprising their roles from the anime's first season. The dub cast, under director Kirk Thornton, includes:

  • Kari Wahlgren as Celty Sturluson
  • Darrel Guilbeau as Mikado Ryugamine
  • Bryce Papenbrook as Masaomi Kida
  • Michelle Ruff as Anri Sonohara
  • Johnny Yong Bosch as Izaya Orihara
  • Crispin Freeman as Shizuo Heiwajima
  • Yuri Lowenthal as Shinra Kishitani
  • Steve Blum as Kyohei Kadota
  • Brian Beacock asWalker Yumasaki
  • Mela Lee as Erika Karisawa
  • Spike Spencer as Saburo Togusa
  • Kyle McCarley as Aoba Kuronuma
  • Bridget Hoffman as Kururi Orihara
  • G.K. Bowes as Mairu Orihara
  • Vic Mignogna as Kasuka Heiwajima
  • Doug Stone as Shingen Kishitani
  • David Earnest as Seiji Yagiri
  • Bridget Hoffman as Namie Yagiri
  • Cassandra Lee Morris as Saki Mikajima
  • Keith Silverstein as Tom Tanaka
  • Dan Woren as Haruya Shiki
  • Christopher Smith as Kinnosuke Kuzuhara
  • Patrick Seitz as Simon Brezhnev
  • Doug Erholtz as Max Sandshelt
  • Lex Lang as Egor

Takahiro Omori is directing the television anime at new studio Shuka with series composition by Noboru Takagi. Takahiro Kishida is designing the characters for the series, and Makoto Yoshimori is providing the music. Eri Yamazaki is designing the props, Hiromi Miyawaki is in charge of the color key, Norikazu Kamibayashi is serving as CG producer, Kazuhiko Seki is editing, Jin Tamura is in charge of photography, and the name of the animation's production group is Ikebukuro Dollars (the same as the first season). The main cast from the original anime is returning to reprise their roles. OKAMOTO'S is performing the opening theme "Headhunt," and Three Lights Down Kings is performing the ending theme "Never Say Never."

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