Crunchyroll Adds English-Dubbed Episodes of Gintama
posted on by Karen Ressler
The cast includes:
- Michael Daingerfield as Gintoki Sakata
- Cole Howard as Shinpachi Shimura
- Jocelyne Loewen as Kagura
- Janyse Jaud as Tae Shimura
- Matt Ellis as Kotaro Katsura
- Michael Adamthwaite as Toshiro Hijikata
- Vincent Tong as Sogo Okita
- Jason Simpson as Isao Kondo
- Adrian Petriw as Sagaru Yamazaki
- Marlie Collins as Tsukuyo
- Andrew Francis as Tatsuma Sakamoto
- Chantal Strand as Tama
- Advah Soudak as Yagyu Kyubei
Crunchyroll announced in July that it would dub and release anime, including Gintama, on Blu-ray Disc on DVD. Funimation and Crunchyroll announced in September that Funimation will handle Crunchyroll's home video distribution, though the companies have not confirmed whether or not Funimation will release Gintama.
The first anime series premiered in 2006 and continued (with several extended hiatuses) until 2013. The series Crunchyroll is premiering dubbed began in April 2015 and ran for 51 episodes. Crunchyroll streamed the series with English subtitles as it aired in Japan.
A new Gintama anime premiered in January, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs. The manga also inspired two anime films, including the "final" Gekijōban Gintama Kanketsu-hen: Yorozuya yo Eien Nare film that opened in 2013, and various OVAs and event anime. a live-action film is slated to open in July.
Thanks to Rukiia for the news tip.