Funimation Streams How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom Anime's English Dub
posted on by Alex Mateo
Funimation announced on Friday that it will begin streaming an English dub for the television anime of Dojyomaru's How a Realist Hero Rebuilt the Kingdom (Genjitsushugi Yūsha no Ōkoku Saikenki) light novel series on Saturday.
The English cast includes:
- Alejandro Saab as Souma
- Anairis Quiñones as Liscia
- Keith Silverstein as Albert
- Ernesto Jason Liebrecht as Castor
- Cory Phillips as Chief Priest
- Anastasia Munoz as Elisha
- Marti Etheridge as Excel
- Marcus Stimac as Georg
- Michelle Rojas as Jeanne
- Dawn M. Bennett as Maria
- Ivan Jasso as Marx
- Chris Guerrero as Narrator
- Jad Saxton as Roroa
- Neil Kaplan as Sebastian
- Mark Stoddard as Souma's Grandfather
- Brook Chalmers as Tolman
Shawn Gann is directing the English dub with Emily Fajardo as the assistant ADR Director. Xavier Earl is the lead ADR engineer, and James Bakers and Manuel Aragon are the assistant ADR engineers. Clayton Browning is writing the script and Jeramey Kraatz is supervising. Jennifer Alyx is in charge of ADR prep. Nathanael Harrison is the mix engineer.
Takashi Watanabe (The Slayers, Ikki Tousen, Freezing) is directing the anime at J.C. Staff. Go Zappa (Koihime Musō, Moriarty the Patriot) and Hiroshi Ohnogi (Aquarion, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood) are penning the scripts. Mai Otsuka (Shakugan no Shana, Urara Meirochō, The Demon Girl Next Door) is designing the characters. Akiyuki Tateyama (Laid-Back Camp, ISLAND, Senryū Girl) is composing the music, and Jin Aketagawa is the audio director. WOWMAX is credited as producer.
"O, Hero!" With that cliched line, Kazuya Souma found himself summoned to another world and his adventure--did not begin. After he presents his plan to strengthen the country economically and militarily, the king cedes the throne to him and Souma finds himself saddled with ruling the nation! What's more, he's betrothed to the king's daughter now...?! In order to get the country back on its feet, Souma calls the wise, the talented, and the gifted to his side. Five people gather before the newly crowned Souma. Just what are the many talents and abilities they possess...?! What path will his outlook as a realist take Souma and the people of his country down? A revolutionary transferred-to-another-world administrative fantasy series starts here!
Overlap published the first volume with illustrations by Fuyuyuki in Japan in May 2016. Satoshi Ueda also launched a manga adaptation of the novels on Overlap's Comic Gardo website in July 2017, and J-Novel Club is also publishing the manga digitally.