Adult Swim Streams English-Dubbed Trailer for FLCL Progressive Anime

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1st of 2 new 6-episode series for FLCL premieres on June 2

Adult Swim began streaming a new trailer on Sunday for FLCL Progressive, the first of two new six-episode television anime for the FLCL anime series. FLCL Progressive will premiere on June 2 at 12:00 a.m. EDT and PDT (effectively June 3) on Adult Swim's Toonami block. (Note: the series was previously slated to premiere at 11:30 p.m. EDT but Adult Swim now lists midnight.)

The show's English dub cast includes:

  • Haruha Raharu: Kari Wahlgren
  • Jinyu: Allegra Clark
  • Hidomi: Xanthe Huynh
  • Ide: Robbie Daymond
  • Mori: Jon Allen
  • Marco: Yuri Lowenthal
  • Aiko: Christine Marie Cabanos
  • Hinae: Julie Ann Taylor
  • Marurao: Jason Griffith
  • Eye Patch: J. David Brimmer
  • Tonkichi: Steve Kramer

The show's Japanese voice cast includes:

  • Megumi Hayashibara as Haruha Raharu
  • Miyuki Sawashiro as Jinyu
  • Inori Minase as Hidomi
  • Jun Fukuyama as Ide
  • Tomo Muranaka as Mori
  • Masatomo Nakazawa as Marco
  • Tomoyo Kurosawa as Aiko
  • Kikuko Inoue as Hinae
  • Kouji Ohkura as Marurao
  • Takayuki Sugo as Eye Patch
  • Jin Urayama as Tonkichi
  • Reiko Suzuki as Tami Hanae

The show's staff includes:

  • Chief Director: Katsuyuki Motohiro
  • Supervisor: Kazuya Tsurumaki
  • Directors: Kazuto Arai, Toshihisa Kaiya, Yuki Ogawa, Yoshihide Ibata, Kei Suezawa, Hiroshi Ikehata
  • Script: Hideto Iwai
  • Original Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
  • Character Design: Chikashi Kubota
  • Mechanical Design: Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Studio Durian)
  • Theme Song: the pillows ("spiky seeds")
  • Animation Production: Production I.G
  • Sub-Character Design: Mai Yoneyama
  • Prop Design: Akiko Murayama, Yōko Kubara
  • Background Art Director: Kazuhiro Arai
  • Color Design: Noriko Arisawa
  • Director of Photography: Koji Tanaka
  • CG Director: You Takayanagi
  • Editor: Taeko Hamauzu
  • Music Director/Composer: R.O.N
  • Sound Director: Toru Nakano

Adult Swim describes FLCL Progressive as follows:

FLCL Progressive tells the story of 14-year-old Hidomi, her classmate Ide, and two otherworldly beings, "Jinyu" and "Haruha Raharu," who are determined to unlock their hidden potential. Mixed up in this is an all-powerful force known as "ATOMSK," a gorgeous vintage car… and a certain Vespa Scooter.

An English-subtitled simulcast of the Japanese version will stream on Adult Swim's website.

FLCL Alternative, the second new series, is slated for September. In Japan, the anime will debut in theatrical screenings, with FLCL Alternative opening first on September 7, and FLCL Progressive opening on September 29.

Source: Adult Swim's Official YouTube Channel

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