Continuing the casting announcements for their broadcast dubs, with all except Love Live! Sunshine!! inclusive to the UK and Ireland thanks to FunimationNow, FUNimation heaped the reveals high last week. On July 27th and 28th the listings for Tales of Zestiria the X and both arcs of Danganronpa 3 appeared. Then Friday (July 29th) brought us the English D.Gray-man Hallow cast. Finally, on Sunday (July 31st) the voice actors were revealed for Handa-kun, planetarian, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. and Show By Rock!! Short!!.
The cast for Zestiria the X includes many of the voices for the original Tales of Zestiria video game, with Robbie Daymond as Sorey alongside Alexis Tipton as Alisha, among others. The first episode of this dub launched on August 3rd at 8:30pm EDT on FUNimation’s DubbleTalk programme.
The cast for the ‘Future Chapter’ of Danganronpa 3 all returns from Danganronpa the Animation, and FUNimation said, “we tried our best to get as many of the voice actors from the Danganronpa games” for the ‘Despair Chapter’ too. Natalie Hoover returns from Danganronpa 2 as Sonia Nevermind, beside Kyle Hebert as Kazuichi Soda. The ‘Future Chapter’ premieres on DubbleTalk on August 10th at 8:00pm EDT, and the ‘Despair Arc’ starts on August 11th at 11:30am EDT.
For D.Gray-man Hallow, the entire original dub cast of the D.Gray-man anime returns, with Todd Haberkorn starring as Allen Walker, Luci Christian as Lenalee Lee and Chris Sabat as Cross Marian. This dub launched on August 3rd at 9:00pm EDT, and FUNimation posted a preview video on Tuesday (August 2nd) which has recently become available to UK viewers.
The cast of the anticipated Barakamon spin-off Handa-kun includes:
Robert McCollum (Psycho-Pass‘ Shinya Kogami) as Handa
Duncan Brannan (Barakamon‘s Takao Kawafuji) as Kawafuji
Micah Solusod (Noragami‘s Yukine) as Junichi Aizawa
Chris Burnett (Seraph of the End‘s Yoichi Saotome) as Mikaido Reo
Dallas Reid (Noragami Aragoto‘s Suzuha) as Yukio Kondo
Alejandro Saab (SERVAMP‘s Koyuki) as Akane Tsutsui
Terri Doty (Parasyte‘s Yuko Tachikawa) as Juri
Sarah Wiedenheft (Blood Blockade Battlefront‘s Michella Watch) as Maiko Mori
The dub for Handa-kun premieres on August 5th in the US and Canada, and August 6th in the UK and Ireland. Before that, Show By Rock!! Short!! premiered on August 1st at 12:15pm EDT, and planetarian will premiere on August 4th at 12:30pm EDT. Last but not least, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. (known in Japan as Saiki Kusuo no Psi Nan) premieres on August 7th at 2:05pm EDT.