Funimation announced on Friday that it will stream an English dub version of MAPPA‘s original water polo television anime RE-MAIN. The anime’s first episode debuted on Saturday.
Funimation also revealed the English voice cast and crew. Emily Fajardo is the ADR Director and Xavier Earl is the ADR engineer. Clayton Browning is the ADR scriptwriter and Andrew Tipps is in charge of mixing. The dub cast stars:
- Robbie Daymond as Minato Kiyomizu
- Caleb Yen as Eitaro Oka
- Mark Allen Jr. as Jo Jojima
- David Matranga as Shugo Amihama
- Billy Kametz as Takekazu Ejiri
- Lee George as Yutaka Babayaro Inomata
- Y. Chang as Yoshiharu Ushimado
- Sarah Roach as Chinu Kawakubo
- Brooklyn Wade as Asumi Kiyomizu
- Alicyn Packard as Taeko Kiyomizu
- Cris George as Hideki Kiyomizu
- Jonah Scott as Riku Momosaki
- Brandon McInnis as Keita Kakihana
- Jordan Dash Cruz as Koki Toguchi
- Brian Mathis as Akimitsu Bizen
The anime premiered in Japan on July 3, and Funimation is streaming the series as it airs.
The anime’s story centers on Minato, a boy who stopped playing water polo due to a certain incident in the winter of his third middle school year. He picks the sport back up again with a new team when he starts in high school, but the fledgling team runs into many problems.
Tiger & Bunny head writer Masafumi Nishida serving as co-creator, chief director, series script supervisor and scriptwriter for every episode, and is also credited as audio director. Kiyoshi Matsuda (Kuma Miko: Girl Meets Bear, Kakegurui season 2) is directing the anime at MAPPA under Nishida’s supervision. Kaori Futō is designing the original character concepts, and Shiho Tanaka (Banana Fish episode animation director, Twittering Birds Never Fly: The Clouds Gather animation director) is adapting those designs for animation. Kana Utatane (TaWaRa) is composing the music.
South Korean boy band group ENHYPEN performs the anime’s opening theme song “Forget Me Not.” Shugo Nakamura performs the ending theme song “Kowareta Sekai no Byōshin wa” (The Second Hand of a Broken World).
Source: Funimation (Nicholas Friedman)