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Aniplex of America To Dub The Asterisk War


Get those second mortgage forms ready, folks! Aniplex is announcing Blu-Rays today!

Earlier today, Aniplex of America announced that they will release The Asterisk War on Blu-Ray. The series will be released across two Blu-Ray sets, both of which will carry a suggested price of $114.98. The sets will include six episodes each, bringing the per-episode cost to $19.16.

Each release will include a soundtrack CD, a companion booklet, illustration cards, and a reversible cover. The company released the package art for both releases, which you can check out below:

Asterisk War BD Boxart 001 - 20160604

Asterisk War BD Boxart 002 - 20160604

Aniplex will produce a dub for The Asterisk War, which will be included on the Blu-Ray. The cast for the series includes:

  • Ayato Amagiri: Erik Scott Kimerer
  • Julis-Alexia von Riessfeld: Kira Buckland
  • Claudia Enfield: Erika Harlacher
  • Saya Sasamiya: Sarah Anne Williams
  • Kirin Toudou: Brianna Knickerbocker
  • Eishiro Yabuki: Max Mittelman
  • Lester MacPhail: Patrick Seitz
  • Ernesta Kuhne: Cassandra Lee Morris
  • Camilla Pareto: Cristina Vee
  • Haruka Amagiri: Michelle Ruff
  • Silas Norman: Kyle McCarley
  • Randy Hooke: Vic Mignogna
  • Shuma Sakon: Lucien Dodge
  • Fan Xinglou: Cherami Leigh
  • Ernest Fairclough: Vic Mignogna
  • Dirk Eberwein: Kaiji Tang
  • Kyouko Yatsuzaki: Johanna Luis
  • Kouichiro Toudou: Richard Epcar

The company released a new teaser trailer to promote the dub.

The Asterisk War is based on Yuu Miyazaki’s light novel series of the same name. Kenji Seto helmed the project at A-1 Pictures, with Nanana’s Buried Treasure character designer Tetsuya Kawakami filling a dual role of Chief Animation Director and Character Designer. The show’s second season began airing on April 2.

Source: Aniplex of America

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