Monica Rial, Corey Hartzog, Chris Patton Star in Aoharu x Machinegun English Dub
posted on by Karen Ressler
The English dub cast, under director Chris Ayres and writer Katelyn Barr, is as follows:
- Monica Rial as Hotaru Tachibana
- Corey Hartzog as Masamune Matsuoka
- Chris Patton as Toru Yukimura
- Scott Gibbs as Takatora Fujimoto
- Allison Sumrall as Ichi Akabane
- Greg Ayres as Nagamasa Midori
- Shenae'a Moore as Kanae Yajima
- Allison Keith as Hanako Saga
- Andrew Love as Manager
- David Wald as Kamenashi
- Allen Titel as Abe
- Greg Cote as Driver, Yamaguchi
- Adam Barr as Watanabe
- Katelyn Barr as Michiru
- Robin Nennig as Hiromi
- Tiffany Grant as Yuka
- Natalie Rial as Maid
- Additional voices: Adam Gibbs, Cara Duncan, Christopher Ayres, Clint Bickham, Gabriel Regojo, Gareth West, Johnny De La Cerda, Karlii Hoch, Tiffany Terrell
The series premiered in July 2015 and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired in Japan.
Hideaki Nakano (Baccano!, My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU, Golden Time episode director) helmed the anime series at Brains Base (Durarara!!, Natsume's Book of Friends), with scripts by Kenji Konuta (Library War, Ace of Diamond). Junko Yamanaka (Detective Conan films, You Are Umasou, Kamisama Kiss 2) designed the characters and also served as chief animation director.
The manga follows high school student Hotaru Tachibana, a girl disguised as a boy. Through strange circumstances she finds herself drawn into the world of survival games by a host, Masamune Matsuoka. The two form a team with ero-manga artist Tohru Yukimura and aim to be the be the best in Japan.
NAOE began the series as a two-part short and then premiered the full series in Square Enix's G Fantasy magazine in January 2013. Yen Press has been releasing it in English digitally, and plans to publish the series in print.
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