EXCLUSIVE: Crunchyroll Reveals English Dub Clip for Chainsaw Man Anime
Crunchyroll exclusively provided ANN on Tuesday with an English dub clip for the television anime of Tatsuki Fujimoto's Chainsaw Man manga. The clip shows the moment Denji meets Pochita, and it features Ciarán Strange (Sketchy, the Fennec Fox in Sk8 the Infinity) as the English voice of Young Denji.
Crunchyroll will begin streaming the anime's English dub on October 25 at 12:30 p.m. PDT (3:30 p.m. EDT), and will release a new episode every Tuesday at the same time.
The anime's English cast includes:
- Ryan Colt Levy as Denji
- Suzie Yeung as Makima
- Reagan Murdock as Aki
- Sarah Wiedenheft as Power
- Lindsay Seidel as Pochita
Mike McFarland is directing the English dub.
Chainsaw Man will also get Latin American Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, French, German, and Russian dubs.
The anime premiered on TV Tokyo and five other affiliated channels, as well as on Amazon Prime Video on October 11. Crunchyroll is streaming the anime in over 200 countries and territories around the world. Crunchyroll screened the U.S. premiere at New York Comic Con on October 7. The company debuted the English dub at the event ahead of the subtitled release.
Crunchyroll describes the story:
Denji is a teenage boy living with a Chainsaw Devil named Pochita. Due to the debt his father left behind, he has been living a rock-bottom life while repaying his debt by harvesting devil corpses with Pochita.
One day, Denji is betrayed and killed. As his consciousness fades, he makes a contract with Pochita and gets revived as "Chainsaw Man"--a man with a devil's heart.
Ryū Nakayama (Black Clover, Jujutsu Kaisen episode director) is directing the anime at MAPPA, and Hiroshi Seko (Ajin, Attack on Titan The Final Season) is writing the scripts. Kazutaka Sugiyama (Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation) is designing the characters, and Tatsuya Yoshihara (Black Clover, Monster Musume: Everyday Life with Monster Girls) is directing the action. Makoto Nakazono (DARLING in the FRANXX, Little Witch Academia) is serving as chief technical director. Kiyotaka Oshiyama (DEVILMAN crybaby, Space Dandy) is designing the devils, and Yūsuke Takeda (Eden of the East, Vinland Saga) is directing the art. Naomi Nakano is the color key artist, and Yohei Miyahara is designing the screens. kensuke ushio (DEVILMAN crybaby, Liz and the Blue Bird, A Silent Voice) is composing the music.
Kenshi Yonezu is performing the opening theme song "KICK BACK." The anime will have 12 ending theme songs, one for each episode.
Image ©Tatsuki Fujimoto/SHUEISHA, MAPPA
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