'Night is Short, Walk on Girl' Anime Film's English Dub Trailer Streamed
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
GKIDS announced the English dub cast for Masaaki Yuasa's The Night is Short Walk On, Girl anime film on Wednesday. The company also began streaming an English dub trailer for the film.
The English dub cast includes:
- Dino Andrade as God of Used Book Markets
- Jennifer Roberts as Noriko
- Michael Sinterniklaas as Mock Jougasaki
- Stephanie Sheh as Princess Daruma
- Mike Pollock as Bookstore Owner
- Brittany Cox as Naoko
- Tony Oliver as Kosaka
- Kyle McCarley as Deputy Director
- Frank Todaro as Parrot, Rihaku
- Griffin Puato as Millennium Purveyor
- Steve Kramer as Director Akagawa
- Ben Pronsky as Johnny
- Doug Erholtz as Todo
The film will begin streaming on HBO Max on January 12.
GKIDS and Shout! Factory released the anime film on a Blu-ray Disc and DVD combo pack in January 2019.
Fathom Events and GKIDS screened the film in August 2018. All screenings were in Japanese with English subtitles. The film earned more than US$350,979 at the U.S. box office.
The film, which adapts Tomihiko Morimi's (The Eccentric Family, The Tatami Galaxy) novel of the same name, opened in Japan in April 2017. The story takes place in Kyoto, and follows an upperclassman ("Sempai") who falls in love with his underclassman ("Girl with Black Hair") and tries to get her attention.
The film won the Grand Prize for Features award at the Ottawa International Film Festival in September 2017 and the Animation of the Year award at the 41st annual Japan Academy Prizes in March 2018.