Funimation Reveals English Dub Cast for Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory Anime
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Funimation announced some of the dub cast for its simuldub of the Full Metal Panic! Invisible Victory anime on Thursday. All of the announced cast are reprising their roles from Funimation's dub for the older Full Metal Panic! series. The cast includes:
- Chris Patton as Sousuke Sagara
- Luci Christian as Kaname Chidori
- Hilary Haag as Teletha "Tessa" Testarossa
- Allison Keith as Melissa Mao
- Vic Mignogna as Kurz Weber
In addition, Monica Rial confirmed that she will reprise her role as Kyouko Tokiwa.
The dub will premiere on May 6 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.
The anime premiered on April 13. Crunchyroll is streaming the series as it airs in Japan with English subtitles.
Crunchyroll describes the story:
Kaname's a popular girl at her high school, but it's her popularity off campus that's the problem. Unbeknownst to Kaname, terrorists are plotting her abduction, believing she possesses the abilities of the “Whispered.” That's where Sousuke enters the picture. He's a soldier from Mithril, a secret counter-terrorist unit—and he's going undercover at Kaname's school to try and keep her safe.
Katsuichi Nakayama (series director for planetarian, assistant director for Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo, Bodacious Space Pirates The Movie: Abyss of Hyperspace) is directing the series at studio XEBEC. Full Metal Panic! original novel author Shoji Gatoh is handling the series composition and writing all the scripts.
Osamu Horiuchi (Full Metal Panic!, Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid) is the character designer and chief animation director, and Aya Yamamoto (animation director for My Teen Romantic Comedy SNAFU TOO!) is the sub-character designer. Additionally, Takeshi Yoshioka (chief animation director for Classroom Crisis, Valkyrie Drive -Mermaid-) is the small arms designer and animation director, Kanetake Ebikawa (Full Metal Panic!, Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid) and Toshiaki Ihara (Full Metal Panic!, Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid) are the mechanical designers, Takayuki Yanase (Ghost in the Shell Arise, Gundam 00 mechanical designer) is the set designer, and Masanori Nishii (Star Blazers 2199) is the mechanical director. Tamaru Yamada is performing the opening theme song "Even...if," as well as the ending theme song "yes."