New Japanese Cast and Opening and Ending Theme Songs Also Announced
As we eagerly await the release of the popular series Chainsaw Man, premiering on Crunchyroll simulcast from Japan on Tuesday, October 11, Crunchyroll has just recently announced its official English dub cast for the show!
First serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump back in 2018, many fans have been anticipating Chainsaw Man’s anime adaptation since Chapter 1. With action-packed sequences and iconic dialogue, how could we not hunger to see these scenes come to life? But finally, the long wait is almost over.
With ADR direction by Mike McFarland (Attack on Titan; Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood), the Chainsaw Man English dub cast includes:
- Ryan Colt Levy (My Hero Academia: World Heroes’ Mission; Moriarty the Patriot) – English voice of Denji
- Suzie Yeung (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba; Wonder Egg Priority) – English voice of Makima
- Reagan Murdock (Dragon Ball Super; Don’t Hurt Me, My Healer!) – English voice of Aki
- Sarah Wiedenheft (Black Clover; Dr. STONE; Dragon Ball Super) – English voice of Power
The all-new trailer with the English voice actors, can be watched below:
If you happen to be attending New York Comic Con next month, the English dub of Chainsaw Man will first premiere at the convention on Friday, October 7. The English SimulDub™ will start airing on Crunchyroll at a later date. Additional dubs for the series include Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, and German, with those voice casts still to be announced.
For those of you interested in the Japanese subbed voiced cast, those names have also been announced and are featured below:
Kikunosuke Toya as Denji
Shiori Izawa as (Nanachi in Made in Abyss) as Pochita
Tomori Kusunoki (Natsume in Deca-Dence) as Makima
Shogo Sakata (Karin Sasaki in Fire Force) as Aki Hayakawa
Fairouz Ai (Jolyne Kujo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean) as Power
Mariya Ise (Reg in Made in Abyss) as Himeno
Karin Takahashi (Suika in Dr. STONE)as Kobeni Higashiyama
Taku Yashiro (Tanuma Tsubasa in Kaguya-sama: Love is War) as Hirokazu Arai
Kenjiro Tsuda (Kento Nanami in JUJUTSU KAISEN) as Kishibe
We are also thrilled to announce, for those of you who don’t already know, that the animation for Chainsaw Man is produced by MAPPA (Maruyama Animation Produce Project Association). This prestigious anime studio from Japan is best known for Attack on Titan Final Season, JUJUTSU KAISEN, Yuri!!! on Ice, takt op.Destiny, and the upcoming Hell’s Paradise. MAPPA also released the global box office sensation JUJUTSU KAISEN 0, which has become one of the top five highest-grossing anime movies in the US, top 10 highest-grossing anime movies in the world, and top 20 highest-grossing movies in Japan.
Along with a new trailer, which features more of the cast listed above, MAPPA also unveiled the all-new track listing for Chainsaw Man, which will have a different ending theme for each episode.
Opening Theme Song
- “KICK BACK” by Kenshi Yonezu
Ending Theme Songs
- “HAWATARI NIOKU CENTI (2-hundred-million-centimeter-long blades)” By MAXIMUM THE HORMONE
- ”ALL KIND OF KISSES” by ano
- ”Fight Song” by Eve
- “Deep down” by Aimer
- ”Rendezvous” by Kanaria
- ”In the Back Room” by syudou
- ”Violence” by Queen Bee
- ”Time Left” by ZUTOMAYO
- ”first death” by TK from Ling tosite sigure
- ”tablet” by TOOBOE
- ”CHAINSAW BLOOD” by Vaundy
- ”DOGLAND” by PEOPLE 1
It goes without saying that with this talented cast of voice actors, paired with such a high-performing animation studio, that Chainsaw Man will be an anime ready to take center stage as one of 2022’s most popular anime releases yet.
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