After nearly a decade of visual evolution, RWBY‘s highly-anticipated transition from 3D to 2D animation is nearly complete, and we now have an official Japanese broadcast date for when we’ll finally be able to see it: Sunday, July 3!
Several additional cast members were also confirmed, including:
Masumi Asano (Risa in D.N.Angel)
as Glynda Goodwitch
Soichi Abe (Teruo Hazukashi in My Hero Academia)
as Peter Port
Megumi Han (Gon in Hunter x Hunter)
as Penny Polendina
Tomoaki Maeno (Arc in Skeleton Knight in Another World)
as Sun Wukong
Kenyu Horiuchi (Pain in Naruto)
as Taiyang Xiao Long
Shinichiro Miki (Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)
as Roman Torchwick
English dub voice actors for the above characters are yet to be confirmed.
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Based on the original series by Monty Oum and Rooster Teeth, RWBY: Ice Queendom is being directed by Toshimasa Suzuki (The Price of Smiles) at studio SHAFT with a series conceptualization by Gen Urobuchi (Fate/Zero, PSYCHO-PASS), joined by Tow Ubukata (Heroic Age) as scriptwriter and huke (STEINS;GATE visual novel) as character designer.
If you’re a fan of battle school anime, don’t miss RWBY: Ice Queendom when it debuts on Crunchyroll in sub and dub this summer!
Source: Comic Natalie
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