Funimation Announces Seraph of the End English Dub Cast
posted on 2015-05-13 15:30 EDT by Karen Ressler
Funimation Entertainment announced the cast for its English Broadcast Dub of Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign on Wednesday. The cast, under ADR director Jerry Jewell and assisstant ADR airector Josh Grelle, includes:
- Micah Solusod as Yuichiro
- Justin Briner as Mikaela
- Eric Vale as Ferid
- Dave Trosko as Guren
- Chris Burnett as Yoichi
- Felecia Angelle as Shinoa
- Seth Magill as Yamanaka
Stephen Hoff will serve as lead engineer and Gregory Taylor as assistant ADR engineer.
The English Broadcast Dub will premiere on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. EDT as part of Funimation's "Dubble Talk" streaming block. The block will also continue to stream the Broadcast Dub of Assassination Classroom at 8:00 p.m. EDT and add Blood Blockade Battlefront at 9:00 p.m. EDT. Funimation is currently streaming all three shows with English subtitles as they air in Japan.
The original manga by novelist Takaya Kagami (The Legend of the Legendary Heroes, A Dark Rabbit Has Seven Lives), manga creator Daisuke Furuya, and manga artist Yamato Yamamoto takes place in a world where an unknown virus has killed the entire human population except for children. Those children were then enslaved by vampires. The manga centers on Yūichirō Hyakuya, a human who dreams of becoming strong enough to kill all vampires.
Hiroyuki Sawano (Aldnoah.Zero, Attack on Titan, Blue Exorcist, Mobile Suit Gundam UC, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings, The Seven Deadly Sins) is producing and co-composing the music with Takafumi Wada, Asami Tachibana, and Megumi Shiraishi. Sawano will also produce the opening and ending themes. The opening theme by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Gemie will be titled "X.U." and the ending theme by SawanoHiroyuki[nZk]:Yosh will be titled "scaPEGoat." Both themes will ship on a CD on May 20.
Daisuke Tokudo is directing the series off of scripts by Hiroshi Seko. Satoshi Kadowaki is adapting the character designs. Wit Studio is animating the series.
The anime will run in two split cours (quarters of the year) with 12 episodes each this year: from April to June and then from October to December.