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English Voice Cast for Psycho-Pass 2

psycho pass 2Thanks to everyone who tuned in this weekend to catch the FUNimation Broadcast Dub premiere of Psycho-Pass 2! If you haven’t watched it yet, click this link to watch now.

 

We had a lot of great guesses for our Guess the Voice Actor Event, and I’m sure you’re all excited to see if you were able to figure out the cast. So, let’s get right to it!

 

Character – Actor

Kamui – Clifford Chapin
Sakuya Togane – Christopher R. Sabat
Sho Hinakawa – Z. Charles Bolton
Mizue Shisui - Monica Rial
Akira Kitazawa – Duncan Brannan

 

Tune in each Saturday at 1pm ET/ 12pm CT to watch new episodes of the Psycho-Pass 2 FUNimation Broadcast Dub!

 

series synopsis:

Inspector Akane Tsunemori and her comrades at the Criminal Investigation Department return for the mind-blowing continuation of the popular sci-fi series set in a world where the justice system can read your mind – and justice is dispensed from the barrel of a gun. Pick up after the dramatic conclusion to season one, and see what happens to Akane after she learns the truth about the Sibyl System!

 

FUNimation heading to Nekocon this weekend!

2014 nekocon banner

 

Break out those cat ears, people! FUNimation is heading to Nekocon! Stop by our booth in the dealer’s room and get a free FUNimation lanyard with every purchase while supplies last. Check out our panels and screening times below.

 

FUNimation Panels:

 

FUNimation Previews – Friday @ 7:30pm in Panel 1

Come watch some extended clips and trailers for the hottest new titles from FUNimation!

 

FUNimation Industry Panel – Saturday @ 2pm in Panel 1

From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, come hear the latest news and information from North America’s largest anime distributor–FUNimation.

 

 

hack signFUNimation .hack Screening – Saturday @ 11am in Panel 1

Join us for a special tasting of the .hack franchise. Nekocon will be showing the first episodes from .hack//SIGN, .hack//Legend of the Twilight, and .hack//Roots.

 

.hack was more than just an anime. It’s was a cultural phenomenon that transformed the way an entire generation looked at the world around them. This wildly-successful franchise offered us all the chance to escape. Thanks to .hack, we no longer had to be normal. We could delve into The World in search of adventure. We could run dungeons, collect treasure, and lose ourselves in virtual labyrinths. Each new installment was a melding of future and past where the rules of reality no longer applied. .hack was our ticket to the wired world, and we couldn’t wait to logon.

 

 

 

English Cast for Laughing Under the Clouds

Laughing Under the Clouds

 

Over the weekend we debuted the first FUNimation Broadcast DubLaughing Under the Clouds. (Click here to read more about Broadcast Dubs). To celebrate the occasion, we asked fans to watch the first episode and guess the English voice actors for the three Kumoh brothers: Tenka, Soramaru, and Chutaro. A lot of fans were able to guess correctly! Click here to see the contest winner.

 

Now that the contest is over, we’re happy to announce the English voice cast for the series!

 

ENGLISH CAST FOR “LAUGHING UNDER THE CLOUDS

 

CHARACTER – ACTOR

 

Tenka – Christopher Wehkamp
Soramaru – Dave Trosko
Chutaro – Terri Doty
Shirasu – Robert McCollum
Kitamura – Randy Pearlman
Tsuchiya – Jarrod Greene

 

CREW

 

ADR Director – Joel McDonald

ADR Engineer – Peter Hawkinson

 

series synopsis:
When swords were outlawed in the eleventh year of the Meiji era, the mighty samurai population began to dwindle. Those who rejected the ban on blades rebelled, causing violent unrest to erupt throughout the countryside. To combat the rise in criminal activity, an inescapable lake prison was constructed. Three young men, born of the Kumo line, were given the duty of delivering criminals to their place of confinement – but could there be more to their mission than meets the eye?

 

Watch new English dubbed episodes of the series every Saturday at 12:30pm ET/ 11:30am CT. Click here to watch the first episode now!

FUNimation heading to Otakon

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otakon_hirokospaceFUNimation is heading back to Charm City for some more “Ice cold water. Only $1!” Well, and of course anime. Here’s what you need to know to keep you cool this weekend:

 

FUNimation Panel times:

 

FUNimation Previews Panel – Friday @ 6:45pm – Panel 2

Watch the latest extended clips and trailers for the hottest new releases from FUNimation!

 

FUNimation Industry Panel – Saturday @ 3:15pm – Panel 2

Come hear the latest news and information from the leader in the anime industry! From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, we’ve got something for every taste.

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A Certain Magical Index II English Cast Announcement and Dub Premiere

Tsundere battle nuns, mercenary magicians, and more! Here’s your English cast announcement for A Certain Magical Index II, Part 1!

 

Have you pre-ordered your copy yet? See the continuation of Touma and Index’s adventures in high definition! That’s right, Index II is finally coming to Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack—order today!

 

index keyCHARACTER – ACTOR
Agnese Sanctis – Alex Moore
Angelene – Kristin Sutton
Awaki Musujime – Bryn Apprill
Charles Conder – Ed Blaylock
Lidvia Lorenzetti – Rachel Robinson
Lucia – Lauren Landa
Oriana Thomson – Jennifer Green
Orsola Aquinas – Mallorie Rodak
Ouma Yamisaka – Bob Carter
Saiji Tatemiya – Duncan Brannan
Seiri Fukiyose – Skyler McIntosh
Tushima – Haley Esposito
Uragami – Andrea Freyberg

 

CREW

ADR Director – Jerry Jewell
Lead ADR Engineer – Alyssa Galindo

 

index ii part oneseries synopsis:

When science and sorcery clash, the result is explosive in this sequel to A Certain Magical Index from the studio that brought you Shakugan no Shana!

The Book of the Law—an encoded grimoire containing catastrophic magic—has been stolen, so naturally Kamijo, Index, and a few familiar faces join in the crusade to protect the one nun who can decipher the powerful text. But as the group battles church sects and holy assassins, they realize that discovering who their true enemy is may be more difficult than saving the sister. Meanwhile, an organization known as the Science Society resurrects an esper-producing program, a school festival brings out the competition—and drama—in the student population, and a mysterious figure negotiates the purchase of a sacred relic that could threaten the future of Academy City.

 

We’ll be premiering the English dub of A Certain Magical Index II at Otakon next weekend, so if you’re in town be sure to attend! Keep an eye on the Otakon website for scheduling information.

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Blasts into North American Movie Theaters This August

 

FLOWER MOUND, TX, May 30, 2014 – Prepare for the Dragon Ball Z experience of a lifetime as Earth’s greatest heroes hit the big screen in Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods! Stunning animation and epic new villains highlight this first new Dragon Ball feature film in over seventeen years!

 

Following the events from the Dragon Ball Z television series, after the defeat of Majin Buu, a new power awakens and threatens humanity. Beerus, an ancient and powerful God of Destruction, searches for Goku after hearing rumors of the Saiyan warrior who defeated Frieza. Realizing the threat Beerus poses to their home planet, the Z-fighters must find a way to stop him before it’s too late. Only Goku, humanity’s last hope, can ascend to the level of a legendary Super Saiyan God and stop Beerus from destroying Earth, and possibly the entire universe! Fans of the series will be delighted to know that Battle of Gods is an original work from Dragon Ball creator, himself, Akira Toriyama.

 

“We’re very excited to be bringing Battle of Gods to movie theaters across the country this summer,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and President of FUNimation Entertainment. “Dragon Ball Z has always been a huge part of everything we do at FUNimation and, speaking as a fan myself, I can’t wait to watch it on the big screen.”  FUNimation Entertainment will be partnering with Screenvision, a leader in cinema advertising and alternative content, to bring Dragon Ball Z : Battle of Gods to over 350 screens across the US & Canada.

 

There is still plenty more to announce in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for more information regarding release dates and cast announcements.

 

For more information on Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, as well as upcoming tickets and showtimes, please visit www.dragonballz.com , Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/dragonballz  & www.facebook.com/funimation , and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/funimation .

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Cast Announcement – The Devil is a Part-timer – Day 1

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Ok, if you don’t understand maou speak, here’s the translation: It’s time for some English cast announcements! We hope you’re as excited as we are for the upcoming release of The Devil is a Part-timer!

 

We’re rolling these out over the next few days, so be sure to come back tomorrow for more! Take a look below at our cast reveals for Day 1!

 

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Back to Chicago for Anime Central!

 

Who’s excited for Anime Central?  We are!  We’ve got a great weekend planned for May 16 – 18, packed with English dub premieres and special booth promotions!  So, read on for more information.

 

Friday:
3:30-4:30pm – FUNimation Previews (Panel Room 1)
Come see extended clips and trailers for some of the newest anime series from FUNimation!

7:00-9:00pm – Red Data Girl English Dub Premiere with Joel McDonald and Bryn Apprill (Panel Room 1)
series synopsis:
Shy 15-year-old Izumiko Suzuhara has trouble fitting in. Not only was she raised by her grandfather at the local shrine with little exposure to the outside world, but modern communication devices like computers or cell phones strangely crash whenever she touches them. After her childhood acquaintance, the handsome but prickly Miyuki Sagara, suddenly reappears and enrolls in her school, Izumiko learns that she is the last vessel of the goddess Himegami, and Miyuki is forced to serve as her guardian. Although the two of fail to get along at the beginning, their meeting marks the beginning of a shift in Izumiko’s destiny.

Series releases on DVD 6/17.

 

Saturday:
2:00-3:00pm – FUNimation Industry Panel (Panel Room 1)
From Akira to Dragon Ball Z, hear the latest news and information from North America’s largest anime distributor–FUNimation.

 

3:30-5:30pm – Date A Live English Dub Premiere with Joel McDonald, Josh Grelle, Bryn Apprill, and Tia Ballard (Rosemont Ballroom)
series synopsis:
30 years ago, a disaster known as a spacequake obliterated the center of Eurasia without warning, leaving 150 million corpses in its wake. Ever since that day, mankind has lived in constant fear of the spontaneously recurring spacequakes.

One day, an ordinary high school boy named Shido Itsuka discovers a mysterious girl at ground zero of a recent spacequake. Shido learns, through the help of his sister Kotori, that the girl is one of the Spirits: mystical creatures responsible for the genesis of the spacequakes. As captain of the anti-Spirit airship Ratatoskr, Kotori recruits Shido to help “seal” the sprits, thus ending their threat to mankind.

There’s just one catch: the only way to seal a spirit – is to make her fall in love with you.

Series releases on BD/DVD Combo 6/10

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