PRESS RELEASE: VOICE CAST REVEALED FOR THE OFFICIAL U.S. ENGLISH DUB OF “DRAGON BALL SUPER”

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Dragon Ball Veterans Including Seán Schemmel, Christopher R. Sabat, Jason Douglas, Ian Sinclair and Sonny Strait to Reprise Roles

LOS ANGELES, CA – November 30, 2016. As Toei Animation Inc. and Funimation® Entertainment ready for the highly-anticipated, dub launch of “Dragon Ball Super”, the acclaimed original English cast is back to embark on the newest adventure in the Dragon Ball saga. Long-time Dragon Ball franchise voice actors reprising their previous roles for Funimation’s English dub production include Seán Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Jason Douglas (Beerus), Ian Sinclair (Whis) and Sonny Strait (Krillin) – all of whom starred in last year’s hit movie “Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’,”which became the 9th highest grossing anime film of all time in U.S.

Reuniting the franchise’s iconic characters, “Dragon Ball Super” follows the aftermath of Goku’s fierce battle with Majin Buu, as he attempts to maintain Earth’s fragile peace. Overseen by Dragon Ball’s original creator, Akira Toriyama, Dragon Ball Super draws on its thirty-year history to create a bold, new universe that is welcoming to fans and endearing to new viewers.

“We are excited to welcome back our many friends and talented newcomers in making ‘Dragon Ball Super’ as special as it can be for fans across the U.S.” said Masayuki Endo, President of Toei Animation Inc. “Funimation has been a fantastic partner in shaping the series for English audiences.”

“We’re thrilled to reunite the original voice cast for our U.S. English dub production of ‘Dragon Ball Super’ with Toei,” said Gen Fukunaga, CEO and founder of Funimation. “Dragon Ball fans – new and old

– can look forward to the same great dub experience with ‘Dragon Ball Super’ that they have been enjoying for the past 18 years.”

CHARACTER ACTOR
GOKU Seán Schemmel
VEGETA Christopher R. Sabat
BEERUS Jason Douglas
WHIS Ian Sinclair
KRILLIN Sonny Strait
GOHAN Kyle Hebert
BULMA Monica Rial
PICCOLO Christopher R. Sabat
TRUNKS Alexis Tipton
NARRATOR Doc Morgan
GOTEN Kara Edwards
CHI-CHI Cynthia Cranz
A18 Meredith McCoy
MR. SATAN Chris Rager
BUU Josh Martin
KING KAI Seán Schemmel
SHENRON Christopher R. Sabat
VIDEL Kara Edwards
YAMCHA Christopher R. Sabat
TIEN John Burgmeier
SHOU Chris Cason
ROSHI Mike McFarland
PUAR Brina Palencia
PILAF Chuck Huber
OX-KING Kyle Hebert
OOLONG Brad Jackson
MARRON Tia Ballard
KIBITO KAI Kent Williams
ELDER KAI Kent Williams
DENDE Justin Cook
CHIAOTZU Brina Palencia
MAI Colleen Clinkenbeard

Subtitled episodes of “Dragon Ball Super” are currently available on FunimationNow as well as Crunchyroll and Daisuki.net along with new simulcast episodes streaming on Saturdays at 8:30 pm ET.

http://www.funimation.com/blog/2016/11/30/voice-cast-revealed-for-the-official-u-s-english-dub-of-dragon-ball-super/