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Funimation Announces BlazBlue Alter Memory's English Dub Cast

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Most of game's English cast reprise roles in Anime Dub

Funimation Entertainment announced the English dub cast for its DVD/Blu-ray Disc release of the BlazBlue Alter Memory television anime on Monday. Most of the cast members are reprising their roles from the BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma fighting game. The cast, under ADR director Patrick Seitz, includes:

  • Patrick Seitz as Ragna the Bloodedge
  • David Vincent as Jin Kisaragi and Hakumen
  • Cristina Vee as Noel Vermillion, Nu-13, and Lambda-11
  • Mela Lee as Rachel Alucard
  • Doug Erholtz as Hazama
  • Steve Kramer as Bang Shishigami
  • Lauren Landa as Litchi Faye-Ling
  • Spike Spencer as Arakune
  • Michelle Ruff as Carl Clover
  • Travis Willingham as Relius Clover
  • Kirk Thornton as Jubei
  • Julie Ann Taylor as Kokonoe and Tsubaki Yayoi
  • Cindy Robinson as Makoto Nanaya and Gii
  • Alexis Tipton as Platinum the Trinity
  • Doug Stone as Valkenhayn R. Hellsing
  • Ethan Murray as Nago
  • Kate Davis as The Imperator
  • Geoffrey Chalmers, Bryce Papenbrook, and Wendee Lee as Takamagahara

Kirsten Perotti is serving as assistant ADR director, and Phil Brewster is serving as ADR engineer.

Laura Bailey provided the voice of Platinum the Trinity in the games, while Ezra Weisz played the role of Nago in the games. Funimation has not announced the English dub actors for the characters Taokaka and Iron Tager.

BlazBlue Alter Memory is based on Arc System Works' BlazBlue fighting game series, and adapts stories from the BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger and BlazBlue: Continuum Shift installments of the series. Funimation describes the story:

Catch all your favorite BlazBlue characters in action in this thrilling anime based on the popular fighting game franchise!

Long ago, an insidious black beast sought to obliterate the human race, but the monster was defeated by a valiant Band of Heroes wielding the power of Ars Magus: a potent combo of magic and technology. Now, a roguish outlaw known as Ragna the Bloodedge seeks to wreak havoc upon the Librarium, a clandestine organization that governs Ars Magus. Armed with the mighty Azure Grimoire, Ragna quickly becomes the target of vigilantes, scientists, vampires, and Librarium foot soldiers. As he spirals toward a violent showdown with the maniacal Hazama, Ragna will discover just how closely his fate is tied to the future of our world!

Discover the story behind gaming's deadliest moves in this series from the animation studio behind the BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma cutscenes!

The TV anime series premiered in Japan in October 2013, and Funimation streamed the series as it aired. Funimation licensed the series for home video last August.

Arc System Works will release BlazBlue Chrono Phantasma EXTEND in Japan on April 23, while Aksys Games will release the game in North America during the summer release window.

Thanks to Peter J. LaPrade for the news tip


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