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Funimation Announces King's Raid Anime's English Dub, Cast

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1st 13 episodes premiered in English on Thursday

Funimation announced on Thursday that it is streaming an English dub for KING’S RAID: Successors of the Will (King's Raid: Ishi o Tsugumono-tachi), the television anime of South Korean developer Vespa's King's Raid smartphone RPG app. The anime's first 13 epsiodes premiered in English on Thursday.

The English cast includes:

Jonathan Klein is directing the English dub at Central Command Studios. New Generation Pictures, Inc. is handling the English recording. Geoff Bisente and Scott Brewster are the engineers. Rachelle Heger and Deborah A. Crane are writing the English script.

The anime premiered in October 2020, and it ran for 26 episodes. Funimation streamed the series as it aired, and it describes the anime's story:

A century has passed since King Kyle of the Orvelia kingdom destroyed the fierce demon lord Angmund, restoring peace to the lands. But serenity was not meant to last forever—with the news of new demon appearances reaching the ear of young squire Kasel, who bands together a group of companions that embark on a journey to locate the fabled holy sword to defeat the new enemies.

Ryōta Suzuki and Yoshino Nanjō star in the anime as original characters Rihito and Lupine.

Makoto Hoshino (Utano☆Princesama Revolutions, DamePri Anime Caravan) directed the anime at OLM and Sunrise Beyond, and Megumi Shimizu (Butlers x Battlers, My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom!) was in charge of the series scripts. Tatsuya Arai served as character designer and chief animation director, and Yū Yoshiyama designed the monsters. Masahiro Tokuda (Last Hope, Sengoku Basara: End of Judgement) composed the music. fripSide performed the first opening theme song "legendary future," and KOTOKO performed the first ending theme song "SticK Out." South Korean group Dreamcatcher performed the second opening theme song "Eclipse" for the anime, and Riho Iida performed the second ending theme song "One Wish."

The game is a real-time 3D battle role-playing game that has topped 13 million downloads worldwide since launching in September 2016. The story is set in a world of sword and sorcery a century after King Kyle of Orvelia defeated the demon king Angumundo. The squire Kasel lives in these peaceful times. However, Kasel's destiny is set in motion when he hears of the demons reappearing on his land. Guided by a great wise man, Kasel embarks on an adventure with his companions to drive back the darkness threatening his once peaceful land and become the Chosen Warrior of the Holy Sword Aea.

Source: Funimation (Nicholas Friedman)


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