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Funimation Adds Dr. Stone Anime Simuldub to Summer Lineup

posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Dub launches in U.S., Canada, U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand

Funimation announced on Monday that it has added the television anime adaptation of Riichirou Inagaki and Boichi's Dr. Stone manga to its summer simuldub lineup. The dub will be available through FunimationNow in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand. The company did not reveal a debut date for the dub.

The first 12 minutes of the anime's first episode will stream on YouTube on July 1 at 7:00 p.m. JST. The stream will also feature a talk event featuring voice actors Yūsuke Kobayashi (Senku) and Makoto Furukawa (Taiju Ōki).

The anime will debut on Tokyo MX on July 5 at 10:00 p.m. before airing later that evening on KBS Kyoto, Sun TV, and BS11. The anime will also air on TV Hokkaido, Tohoku Broadcasting, TV Aichi, and TVQ Kyushu Broadcasting. The anime will also stream on 21 streaming services in Japan, but will stream first on d Anime Store. Crunchyroll will stream the series as it airs. Crunchyroll will also screen the first episode at Anime Expo on July 4 at 12:00 p.m.

The previously revealed cast includes:

Shinya Iino (storyboards, episode director on Hanebad!, Revue Starlight, Made in Abyss) is directing the anime at TMS Entertainment. Yuichiro Kido (episode scripts for Blue Exorcist: Kyoto Saga, After the Rain, 91 Days) is in charge of series composition and is writing the scripts. Yuko Iwasa (Saint Seiya: The Lost Canvas, Yowamushi Pedal) is designing the characters. Tatsuya Katō (WorldEnd, Revue Starlight), Hiroaki Tsutsumi (Children of the Whales, Anima Yell!), and Yuki Kanesaka (Blood Blockade Battlefront & Beyond insert songs) are composing the music.

Burnout Syndromes (Gintama Season 4, Haikyu!! Second Season, Haikyu!! third season) will perform the opening theme song "Good Morning World!," and Rude-α will perform the ending theme song "LIFE."

Source: Funimation's website

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