ERASED TV Anime to Get English Dub
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Aniplex of America announced at Anime Central on Friday that the ERASED television anime series will get an English dub. The company additionally announced it will release the Dou kyu sei – Classmates film on Blu-ray Disc, and it will also release a complete Blu-ray Disc boxset collection for the Puella Magi Madoka Magica television anime series.
ERASED is based on Kei Sanbe's Boku dake ga Inai Machi manga, and it follows Satoru, a struggling manga artist who has an ability that forces him back in time to prevent deaths. When his mother is killed he's sent back in time to solve the mystery, but ends up back in elementary school, just before the disappearance of his classmate Kayo.
The 12-episode anime series premiered in January, and Funimation, Crunchyroll, and Daisuki streamed the series as it aired.
The Dou kyu sei – Classmates release will include English subtitles, promo video and commercial collections, a deluxe booklet, illustration cards, a clear case with two-sided wrap, and a package illustrated by original manga creator Asumiko Nakamura. Aniplex of America will release the Blu-ray Disc on September 20 with a retail price of US$74.98 and a store price of US$59.98. Pre-orders for the film are available now on the film's website. Aniplex of America had screened the film in the United States earlier this month.
The Puella Magi Madoka Magica Blu-ray Disc box set will ship on August 23 for a retail price of US$149.98 and a store price of US$119.98. The set will include Japanese and English audio, English subtitles, three Blu-ray Discs, a trailer collection, textless opening and ending videos, the music video for Kalafina's "Magia" ending theme song, a package illustrated by character designer Takahiro Kishida, a four-page insert, and clear cases with two-sided wraps.
Aniplex of America additionally announced it will host a "Sword Art Online Festival" at Anime Expo on July 2. The show's main dub cast will be in attendance, as well as some secret guests, and the event will include: live line readings, games, and bloopers. First attendees will also receive a free item. The company will also make a "special announcement" about the Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale film at the event.