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Funimation Adds Harukana Receive, 2 More to Summer 2018 SimulDub Lineup


It looks like Funimation’s taking things to multiple courts this summer!

Earlier today, Funimation announced that three titles will join their Summer 2018 SimulDub lineup. The publisher will stream the following:

  • Chio’s School Road
  • Hanebad!
  • Harukana Receive

Chio’s School Road

Chio's School Road Anime Visual
©Tadataka Kawasaki/KADOKAWA/Chio’s Partners

Chio’s School Road will be available to subscribers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Takayuki Inagaki (Rosario + Vampire, First Love Monster) is pulling double duty at diomedea as both director and head of series composition. Mayuko Matsumoto (KanColle, Handa-kun) is providing character designs for the project.

Hanebad!

Hanebad! Anime Key Visual

Hanebad! will be available to subscribers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Shinpei Ezaki (Guilty Crown: Lost Christmas, Monster Strike The Movie) was tapped to direct the project at Liden Films, with Satoshi Kimura (Akashic Records of Bastard Magical Instructor, Terraformars) providing character designs. Taku Kishimoto (Bunny Drop, Haikyu!!) is in charge of series composition.

Harukana Receive

Harukana Receive Anime Key Visual

Harukana Receive will be available to subscribers in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand.

Toshiyuki Kubooka (Berserk: The Golden Age) was tapped to direct Harukana Receive at studio C2C, with Takeshi Oda (Tenchi Muyo! Ryo Ohki 4, Oneechan ga Kita) filling the dual role of character designer and chief animation director. Touko Machida (DIVE!!, Lucky Star) is in charge of series composition and scripts for the project.

Source: Twitter (Funimation), Funimation

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