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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

RWBY: Ice Queendom Glenda Goodwitch character design


Soichi Abe (Teruo Hazukashi in My Hero Academia)

as Peter Port

RWBY: Ice Queendom Peter Port character design


Megumi Han (Gon in Hunter x Hunter)

as Penny Polendina

RWBY: Ice Queendom Penny Polendina character design


Tomoaki Maeno (Arc in Skeleton Knight in Another World)

as Sun Wukong

RWBY: Ice Queendom Sun Wukong character design


Kenyu Horiuchi (Pain in Naruto)

as Taiyang Xiao Long

RWBY: Ice Queendom Taiyang Xiao Long character design


Shinichiro Miki (Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood)

as Roman Torchwick

RWBY: Ice Queendom Roman Torchwick character design


English dub voice actors for the above characters are yet to be confirmed.


RELATED: RWBY Gets TV Anime From Studio Shaft, Crunchyroll to Stream Both Dub and Sub



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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