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Sentai Filmworks Announces “Just Because!” Dub Cast


Just Because Anime VisualEarlier today, Sentai Filmworks announced their English dub cast for Just Because! The series will star the following:

  • Eita: Greg Cote
  • Mio: Luci Christian
  • Haruto: Blake Shepard
  • Hazuki: Patricia Duran
  • Ena: Brittney Karbowski
  • Junpei: Adam Gibbs
  • Rikuo: Andrew Love
  • Nakajima: Bryson Baguus
  • Yoriko: Cat Thomas
  • Musuki: Christie Guidry
  • Sanae: Christina Kelly
  • Watanabe: Josh Morrison
  • Karou: Mike Haimoto
  • Toru: Scott Gibbs
  • Mayuko: Skyler Sinclair
  • Momka: Stephanie Wittles
  • Additional Voices: Avery Smithhart
  • Additional Voices: Caitlyn French
  • Additional Voices: Courtland Johnson
  • Additional Voices: Elizabeth Byrd
  • Additional Voices: Heidi Hinkle
  • Additional Voices: Joanne Bonasso
  • Additional Voices: John Gremillion
  • Additional Voices: Maggie Flecknoe
  • Additional Voices: Marissa Lenti
  • Additional Voices: Mike Vance
  • Additional Voices: Olivia Swasey
  • Additional Voices: Patrick Marrero
  • Additional Voices: Shannon Emerick
  • Additional Voices: Shelly Calene-Black

John Swasey will direct the adaptation. The publisher also started streaming an English dub teaser, which you can check out below

Just Because! will ship to stores on February 26. The series originally aired in the Fall 2017 broadcast season.

Just Because Anime VisualAtsushi Kobayashi was tapped to direct the project, with Hiroyuki Yoshii (Tawawa on Monday) providing character designs. Hajime Kamoshida (The Pet Girl of Sakurasou light novels) was in charge of the title’s scripts.

Sentai describes Just Because! as:

For a group of high school seniors, a chance reunion with a transfer student will change the course of their final year. Eita Izumi has come back to his hometown after four years and encounters some unlikely acquaintances: Haruto Soma, Eita’s childhood friend; Ena Komiya, the photography student who witnesses Eita and Haruto’s reunion; Mio Natsume, whose feelings for her middle school crush still linger; and Hazuki Morikawa, a girl who seems uninterested in romantic relationships.

Source: Sentai Filmworks

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