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Adult Swim Unveils FLCL: Progressive Dub Cast


It’s almost time to ride on (again), shooting stars.

Earlier today, the official FLCL Twitter Account updated with the full English cast list for FLCL: Progressive. The series will star the following:

  • Haruha Raharu: Kari Wahlgren
  • Jinyu: Allegra Clark
  • Hidomi: Xanthe Huynh
  • Ide: Robbie Daymond
  • Mori: Jon Allen
  • Marco: Yuri Lowenthal
  • Aiko: Christine Marie Cabanos
  • Hinae: Julie Ann Taylor
  • Marurao: Jason Griffith
  • Eye Patch: J. David Brimmer
  • Tonkichi: Steve Kramer

Adult Swim will air FLCL: Progressive on their Toonami block starting June 2, at 11:30PM. The six-episode series will receive a theatrical run in Japan, hitting theaters on September 29.

Kazuya Tsurumaki (FLCL, Gunbuster) is supervising the project, with Katsuyuki Motohiro (Psycho-Pass, Atom The Beginning) working at Chief Director at Production I.G. Chikashi Kubota (One-Punch Man, Corpse Princess) is in charge of character designs for the project, while Hideto Iwai writes the scripts.

The Pillows will score the show’s soundtrack, and perform opening theme song Spiky Seeds.

Other confirmed crew members include:

  • Director: Kazuto Arai
  • Director: Toshihisa Kaiya
  • Director: Yuki Ogawa
  • Director: Yoshihide Ibata
  • Director: Kei Suezawa
  • Director: Hiroshi Ikehata
  • Original Character Design: Yoshiyuki Sadamoto
  • Sub-Character Design: Mai Yoneyama
  • Mechanical Design: Kiyotaka Oshiyama (Studio Durian)
  • Prop Design: Akiko Murayama, Yōko Kubara
  • Background Art Director: Kazuhiro Arai
  • Color Design: Noriko Arisawa
  • Director of Photography: Koji Tanaka
  • CG Director: You Takayanagi
  • Editor: Taeko Hamauzu
  • Music Director/Composer: R.O.N
  • Sound Director: Toru Nakano

Adult Swim describes the FLCL: Progressive as:

FLCL: Progressive tells the story of 14-year-old Hidomi, her classmate Ide, and two otherworldly beings, “Jinyu” and “Haruha Raharu,” who are determined to unlock their hidden potential. Mixed up in this is an all-powerful force known as “ATOMSK,” a gorgeous vintage car… and a certain Vespa Scooter.

Source: Twitter (FLCL_USA)

Update: 3/26/2018 at 1:35PM EDT: Chalk it up to a lack of sleep, or just a stupid hiccup, but we screwed up on that title. This has been updated and addressed.

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