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Aniplex USA Announces Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online English Dub Cast (Update)

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Dub to stream on Netflix, Hulu

Anime News Network's coverage of Anime NYC 2018 is sponsored by Yen Press.

Aniplex of America announced the English dub cast for Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online at Anime NYC on Friday. The company also announced that the dub will stream on Netflix and Hulu.

The cast includes:

Alex Von David is serving as writer and ADR Director for the dub.

The anime premiered on April 7 in Japan, and Aniplex of America streamed the series as it aired on Crunchyroll and Hulu.

Masayuki Sakoi (Celestial Method, Princess Resurrection, Strawberry Panic!) directed the anime at Studio 3Hz (Flip Flappers, Princess Principal). Yousuke Kuroda (My Hero Academia, Gundam Build Fighters, Mobile Suit Gundam 00) was in charge of series composition and the script. Yoshio Kosakai (Chaos;HEAd, Needless) was chief animation director, and he also designed the characters based on Kouhaku Kuroboshi's original designs.

The story follows Karen Kohiruimaki, a 183-centimeter-tall (6-foot-tall) college student who's insecure her height, and is bad at dealing with people in the real world. She enters the world of Gun Gale Online with her avatar, Llenn, who is less than 150 centimeters (5 feet) tall and wears all pink. She meets a beautiful, brown-skinned female player who goes by Pitohui. They hit it off, but one day Pitohui pressures her to participate in "Squad Jam," a team Battle Royale variation of the Bullet of Bullets tournament.

Update: Additional cast added.

Sources: Aniplex of America's Anime NYC panel (Rai Kelly), email correspondence, press release

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