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Funimation Unveils “Tsukigakirei” Dub Cast


The moon is beautiful, and the casting reveals are cool like an evening breeze.

Earlier today, Funimation unveiled their English dub cast for Tsukigakirei. The series will star the following:

  • Akane: Apphia Yu
  • Kotarou: Stephen Sanders
  • Aira (Episode 1): Kristen Mcguire
  • Aoi (Episode 1): Felicia Angelle
  • Ayane (Episode 1): Morgan Garrett
  • Chinatsu (Episode 1): Megan Shipman
  • Daisuke (Episode 1): Ian Sinclair
  • Hira (Episode 1): Daman Mills
  • Hiroshi (Episode 1): Sonny Strait
  • Junko (Episode 1): Alex Moore
  • Miu (Episode 1): Bryn Apprill
  • Roman (Episode 1): Brandon Mckinnis
  • Ryouko (Episode 1): Jamie Marchi
  • Ryuunosuke (Episode 1): Kent Williams
  • Saori (Episode 1): Monica Rial
  • Setsuko (Episode 1): Kristi Rothrock
  • Shou (Episode 1): Austin Tindle
  • Tsubasa (Episode 1): Aaron Dismuke
  • Yasuhito (Episode 1): Ben Phillips

Sonny Strait is directing the adaptation, with Kristen McGuire serving as Assistant Director. Nagaris Johnson will handle ADR Engineering duties. The dub went live at 9:00PM Eastern (6:00PM Pacific) this evening.

Tsukigakirei is an original project from studio Feel. Seiji Kishi (Angel Beats!, Yuki Yuna Is A Hero) was tapped to direct the series, while Yuuko Kakihara (Digimon Adventure tri., Orange) will tackle series composition. loundraw is providing original character designs on the project. Studio Flying Dog is producing the show’s music.

Funimation describes the show as:

Falling in love is a complicated matter, especially for third-year middle schoolers Kotarou Azumi and Akane Mizuno, who couldn’t be more different. While Kotarou spends most of his time immersed in books, Akane trains daily with the track team. After pairing up for a school assignment, a web of complex situations makes their blossoming feelings almost impossible to navigate.

Source: Funimation Blog

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