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Sentai Unveils Food Wars! Dub Cast, First Dub Clip


It’s time to meet the newest members of the Polar Star dorms.

Earlier today, Sentai Filmworks unveiled the English dub cast for Food Wars! The series will star the following:

  • Soma Yukihira: Blake Shepard
  • Megumi Tadokoro: Jad Saxton
  • Satoshi Isshiki: Scott Gibbs
  • Yuki Yoshino: Luci Christian
  • Ryoko Sakaki: Kelley Peters
  • Zenji Marui: Greg Ayres
  • Sato: Corey Hartzog
  • Aoki: Andrew Love
  • Shun Ibusaki: Houston Hayes
  • Fumio Daimido: Joanne Bonasso
  • Ikumi Mito: Rachel Landon
  • Erina Nakiri: Stephanie Wittels
  • Hisako Arato: Brittney Karbowski
  • Takumi Aldini: Bryson Baugus
  • Isami Aldini: Clint Bickham
  • Ryo Kurokiba: Leraldo Anzaldua
  • Alice Nakiri: Christina Kelly
  • Akira Hayama: Kregg Dailey
  • Jun Shiomi: Monica Rial
  • Kanichi Konishi: Gareth West
  • Yaeko Minegasaki: Maggie Flecknoe
  • Urara: Jennifer Gilbert
  • Mayumi Kurase: Juliet Simmons
  • Aki: Katelyn Barr
  • Madoka: Carolyn Medrano
  • Narrator: James Belcher
  • Joichiro Yukihira: Jay Hickman
  • Yaeko Minegasaki: Maggie Flecknoe
  • Senzaemon: John Swasey
  • Chapelle: John Gremillion
  • Gotouda: David Wald
  • Gin Dojima: Ty Mahany
  • Kojiro Shinomiya: Benjamin McLaughlin
  • Hinako Inui: Allison Sumrall
  • Sekimori: Chris Gibson
  • Mizuhara: Chaney Moore
  • Hiromi Sena: Justin Doran
  • Kosuke: David Matranga
  • Kyusaku: John Swasey
  • Etsuya Eizan: Anthony Hunter
  • Kinu: Shelley Calene-Black
  • Tomita: Mark X. Laskowski
  • Nao Sadatsuka: Karlii Hoch

Kyle Colby Jones is directing the adapatation and co-writing the scripts with Marta Bechtol and George Manley.

Sentai released a short teaser clip to promote the dub, which you can check out below:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H54H0Geq03s

The Food Wars! anime adapts Yūto Tsukuda and Shun Saeki’s manga of the same name. The series kicked off in April 2015, and ran for 24 episodes. Yoshitomo Yonetani (Nurse Witch Komugi, Tiger & Bunny The Movie -The Rising-) directed the series at J.C. Staff, while Tomoyuki Shitaya (Bakuman, Kiss×sis) provided character designs. Scripts were provided by Shinichi Inotsume and Shogo Yasukawa.

Sentai Filmworks describes the show as:

Shokugeki no Soma centers on Yukihira Soma, a middle school student who is determined to surpass his father’s culinary skills. One day, his father decides to close down their family restaurant and hone his skills in Europe. Before leaving he enrolls Soma in an elite culinary school that is extremely difficult to enter with a graduation rate of only 10 percent. Will Souma be able to improve his skills, or will the kitchen prove to be too hot? less

Sentai will release the first season of Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma on Blu-Ray and DVD on August 15th. The company will also ship a limited edition, which includes an art book, art cards, chopsticks, an apron, and metal pins.

Source: Sentai Filmworks

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