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Funimation Announces Simuldub Casts for Pop Team Epic, Katana Maidens, Junji Ito 'Collection'

posted on by Karen Ressler

Funimation Entertainment debuted its first English-dubbed episode of Pop Team Epic on Tuesday and announced the English cast. The company also confirmed the English dub casts for Junji Ito "Collection" and Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko, which premiered on Saturday and Sunday, respectively.

The Pop Team Epic cast for episode 1 is as follows:

  • Christopher R. Sabat and Justin Briner as Popuko
  • Ian Sinclair and Colleen Clinkenbeard as Pipimi
  • Clifford Chapin as Daichi
  • Bryn Apprill as Sosogu

Cris George is directing the dub, Emily Neves is writing the script, and Manuel Aragon is the ADR engineer.

The Katana Maidens: Toji no Miko cast for episode 1 is as follows:

  • Jeannie Tirado as Hiyori
  • Sarah Wiedenheft as Kanami
  • Bryn Apprill as Mai
  • Apphia Yu as Sayaka
  • Alexis Tipton as Erin
  • Lara Woodhull as Kaoru
  • Morgan Garrett as Maki
  • Sonny Strait as Shibata
  • Jill Harris as Suzuka
  • Felecia Angelle as Yomi
  • Katelyn Barr as Yukari
  • Jad Saxton as Yume

Jerry Jewell is directing the dub with assistant director Alexis Tipton, Matt Grounds is writing the script, and Jessica Cavanagh is the ADR engineer.

The Junji Ito "Collection" cast for episode 1 is as follows:

  • Austin Tindle as Souichi
  • Tia Ballard as Marie
  • Greg Dulcie as Old Man 1A
  • Blake Shepard as Akiyama
  • Howard Wang as Ishizaka
  • Garret Storms as Kawai
  • Ricco Fajardo as Kouichi
  • Brandon McInnis as Kuroda
  • Mark Stoddard as Marie's Father
  • Cynthia Cranz as Marie's Mother
  • Ben Bryant as Ouya
  • Amber Lee Connors as Sayuri
  • Stephen Fu as Yamada

Crunchyroll is streaming all three anime in Japanese with English subtitles. Pop Team Epic is also streaming on HIDIVE, AsianCrush, and Midnight Pulp, and Sentai Filmworks has licensed the series.


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