Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash English Broadcast Dub Cast Revealed

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Also: Assassination Classroom returning dub cast confirmed

Funimation Entertainment announced the English broadcast dub cast for Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash on Wednesday. The first dubbed episode will debut streaming at 9:00 p.m. EST as part of Funimation's Dubbletalk block.

The cast, under directors Mike McFarland and Felecia Angelle, ADR engineers Peter Hawkinson and Manuel Aragon, and lead writer Bonny Clinkenbeard, includes:

  • Ricco Fajardo as Haruhiro
  • Justin Briner as Manato
  • Jeannie Tirado as Yume
  • Sarah Wiedenheft as Shihoru
  • Jarrod Greene as Moguzo
  • Orion Pitts as Ranta

Funimation also announced the English voice cast for the second season of Assassination Classroom. All cast members are returning from the first season, though Apphia Yu will take over as ADR director. The dub will premiere on Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. EST as part of the Dubbletalk block.

Grimgar of Fantasy and Ash premiered on January 10 and Funimation has been streaming the series with English subtitles.

Funimation describes the story:

From A-1 Pictures, the studio behind Fairy Tail and Sword Art Online: When Haruhiro awakens, he's in the dark surrounded by people who have no memory of where they came from or how they got there. As the darkness fades, a fantastic new world called “Grimgar” appears before them and their adventure begins—but first, they'll have to choose their guild, class, and special abilities.

The series is based on Ao Jūmonji's Hai to Gensō no Grimgar (or Grimgar le Monde des cendres et de fantaisie) light novel series. Ryosuke Nakamura (Aiura director and scriptwriter, Mōryō no Hako director) is directing and writing the scripts at A-1 Pictures. Tomotaka Shibayama is serving as assistant director with Kazuyuki Asaga and Ken Baba as key animators, and Mieko Hosoi (Shōwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjū, Psychic School Wars) is designing the characters. Hidetoshi Kaneko is directing the art, and Takahiro Mogi is the color key artist. Shinichi Igarashi is the director of photography, and Aya Hida is editing.

The first Blu-ray Disc and DVD volume of the television anime series will include a 10-minute OVA. The release will ship in Japan on March 16.

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