Aniplex of America Reveals Cells at Work! Anime's English Dub Cast, BD Release (Update)
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Aniplex of America announced at its panel at Anime Central on Friday that it will release the Cells at Work! anime in a Blu-ray Disc box set with an English dub on August 27. The release is available for pre-order now through The Right Stuf International. The release will include an English dub for the opening theme song "Mission! Health Comes First." Aniplex of America also began to stream a promotional video for the dub that previews the song.
The English dub cast includes:
- Cherami Leigh as Red Blood Cell
- Billy Kametz as White Blood Cell (Neutrophil)
- Robbie Daymond as Killer T Cell
- Laura Post as Macrophage
- Xanthe Huynh as Platelet
- Griffin Burns as Dendritic Cell
- Erica Mendez as Regulatory T Cell
- Ray Chase as Helper T Cell
- Kayli Mills as Eosinophil
- Morgan Berry as NK Cell
- Erik Kimerer as B Cell
Christian La Monte directed the dub adapted by Blair Rowan. The three-disc release will include the 13-episode television anime series and five animated shorts that have never been released in the United States.
Aniplex of America describes the story:
This is a story about you. A tale about the inside of your body…
Enter the fascinating world inside your body where roughly 37.2 trillion cells work hard for you 24 hours a day and 365 days a year! The cell-sational action comedy Cells at Work! that has garnered praises from a wide array of audiences, from casual viewers to professionals in the medical field is the latest hit edutainment now on Blu-ray. The show is available with English audio, while also showcasing the English version of the opening theme song in each episode. Carry, fix, fight! Don't miss out on your chance to own the only series starring your Cells at Work!
The first television anime aired from July to September. Aniplex of America has licensed the series and Crunchyroll streamed the series as it aired. A new anime episode aired in December and Crunchyroll also streamed the episode. The television anime will receive a second season.
Kenichi Suzuki (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Drifters) directed the television anime at david production, and Yuuko Kakihara (Tsuki ga Kirei, Persona 4 The Animation) was in charge of series composition, and both Suzuki and Kakihara penned the scripts. Takahiko Yoshida (Welcome to the NHK, Yowamushi Pedal) designed the characters and was also credited as chief animation director, while Kenta Mimuro was credited as cell character designer, prop designer, and animation scene animation director. Keiko Tamaki was credited for sub-character design. Kenichiro Suehiro (Re:Zero, Girls' Last Tour) composed the music at MAYUKO.
Update: Video and additional cast added.
Sources: Aniplex of America panel at Anime Central (Theron Martin), press release, Right Stuf
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