Funimation Reveals Broadcast Dub Cast for D.Gray-man Hallow Anime

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Company also reveals license of episodes 52-103 of original D.Gray-man series

Funimation announced the broadcast dub cast on Friday for the D.Gray-man Hallow television anime series. The dub will launch on August 3 at 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Funimation is bringing back the entire original dub cast for the new series. The voice cast, under voice director Cris George, includes:

Funimation also revealed that when it acquired the rights to D.Gray-man Hallow, the company also acquired the rights to episodes 52-103 of the original D.Gray-man television anime series. The company had previously only held the rights to episodes 1-51. Funimation said it will reveal later when those episodes will be available on FunimationNow.

D.Gray-man Hallow adapts Katsura Hoshino's D.Gray-man manga, and the series premiere on July 4 in Japan. The show will have 13 episodes. Funimation is also streaming the series with English subtitles, and it describes the story:

From the studio behind D.Gray-man comes the highly anticipated continuation to the popular series. Allen Walker is an exorcist working for the Black Order whose mission is to protect mankind from the evil Millennium Earl and his deadly Akuma. Allen and his comrades must recover lost Innocence while defending against the Earl's terrifying army. But if they fail, Innocence will be lost forever.

Yoshiharu Ashino (Tweeny Witches, Cross Ange, First Squad) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment, with scripts by Michiko Yokote (Shirobako, Prison School, Dagashi Kashi), Tatsuto Higuchi (My-Otome, Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman, Schwarzes Marken), and Kenichi Yamashita (Koutetsu Sangokushi, Ishida and Asakura, Actually, I Am…). Yousuke Kabashima (The Girl Who Leapt Through Space, Lord Marksman and Vanadis) is adapting the character designs for animation, and is also serving as chief animation director. Yasuhiro Moriki (Ninja Robots, Crest of the Stars, Bakuon!!) is credited for design. Kaoru Wada is returning from the previous D.Gray-man anime to compose the music.

The original 103-episode D.Gray-man anime series aired in 2006-2008. Funimation released the first 51 episodes on DVD, and the first 26 episodes on Blu-ray Disc.

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