Dragon Ball Super: Broly Film's New English Cast Members Announced
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Funimation Entertainment announced the English dub cast for new characters in the Dragon Ball Super: Broly film on Tuesday. The company streamed an announcement video with images of the characters.
🔥ANNOUNCEMENT TIME 🔥The EPIC English dub cast of #DBSuperBroly!!! Many returning faces + 5 new characters making their animated debut:— Funimation (@FUNimation) December 4, 2018
Gine, Goku's mother - @EmilyNeves
Cheelai - @ericalindbeck
Lemo - Bruce Carey
Kikono - Sonny Franks
Berryblue - @TheVeronicaT pic.twitter.com/v8mIJs9l23
- Emily Neves as Gine (Goku's mother)
- Erica Lindbeck as Cheelai
- Bruce Carey as Lemo
- Veronica Taylor as Berryblue
- Sonny Franks as Kikono
As previously announced, Vic Mignogna and Dameon Clarke will return as the English voices of Broly and Paragus, respectively, and Sonny Strait will return to play Bardock. Other major returning cast members include Sean Schemmel as Goku, Christopher R. Sabat as Vegeta and Piccolo, Jason Douglas as Beerus, Ian Sinclair as Whis, Monica Rial as Bulma, and Chris Ayres as Frieza.
The film had its world premiere event at Nippon Budokan on November 14 and will open in Japan on December 14. The English dub will have its world premiere at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood on December 13, and then open in the United States and Canada on January 16. The film will get 4DX screenings in Japan.
Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama is writing the script and designing the characters. Tatsuya Nagamine (One Piece Film Z) is directing the film, Naohiro Shintani is serving as animation director, and Kazuo Ogura is serving as art director. Norihito Sumitomo is composing the music, Rumiko Nagai is the color designer, Naotake Oota is in charge of special effects, and Kai Makino is the CG director. Toei is distributing the film in collaboration with 20th Century Fox. Daichi Miura is performing the film's theme song "Blizzard."
The film's story will take place after the events of the Dragon Ball Super television anime. The Dragon Ball Super manga is skipping the film's story, but the film will get a novel adaptation on December 14.
Source: Funimation's Twitter account