Funimation Reveals English Dub Cast for Fuuka Anime

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Jill Harris, Aaron Dismuke star in dub premiering on January 25

Funimation announced the English dub cast for the Fuuka anime series on Sunday. Funimation also revealed the English dub cast for Puzzle & Dragons X, who are continuing their roles from when the broadcast dub premiered in July.

The dub cast for Fuuka, led by ADR director Caitlin Glass, ADR engineer Brandon Peters, and ADR writer Jessica Cavanagh, includes:

  • Jill Harris as Fuuka Akitsuki
  • Aaron Dismuke as Yuu Haruna
  • Felecia Angelle as Maya Haruna
  • Alex Moore as Hibiki Haruna
  • Kristen McGuire as Chitose Haruna
  • Shawn Gann as Kazuya Nachi
  • Tia Ballard as Tomomi
  • Jeannie Tirado as Koyuki Hinashi
  • Ricco Fajardo as Makoto Mikasa

The Fuuka simuldub premieres streaming on January 25 at 9:00 p.m. EST. The anime premiered in Japan on January 6. Crunchyroll is streaming the series with English subtitles as it airs in Japan.

Keizou Kusakawa (KanColle, Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha A's) is directing the anime at diomedea (Squid Girl, Handa-kun). Aoi Akashiro (Endride, KonoSuba) is in charge of series composition, and Yoshino Honda (The Lost Village, Astarotte's Toy animation director) is designing the characters. Takurō Iga (Aria the Scarlet Ammo Double A, Yuyake Dandan shorts) and West Ground (The Asterisk War: The Academy City on the Water, KanColle theme song composition) are composing the music.

The story, based on Kouji Seo's manga, centers on a young man named Yū Haruna who has just switched schools. He's a bit shy, and he's constantly glued to his smartphone so he can check Twitter. He meets a girl named Fūka Akitsuki, who doesn't even have a cell phone, is free-spirited, and naturally fascinates others. Yū recently has been getting back in touch via Twitter with his childhood friend Koyuki Hinashi, who is now a popular singer. One day Yū invites Fūka to one of Koyuki's concerts, and there the three meet for the first time. The story follows the love triangle between a love that started through electronics, and a love that didn't start through electronics. Fūka is the daughter of the protagonists from Seo's earlier manga Suzuka.

Thanks to Luke Dias for the news tip.

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