North American anime licensor and distributor Funimation has released two sneak peek videos for their upcoming English dubbing of Dragon Ball Super. There are two new videos that gives us a small sample of the English voices from the first episode of the anime. The main cast will return to reprise their roles in the new series (full cast below).
Funimation will be producing a English dub of Dragon Ball Super. No information about its date of release or how it will be distributed have been revealed.
Here is the first video featuring Mr. Satan/Hercule and Buu:
And the second video that features Goku and Mr. Satan/Hercule:
The main cast of the English dub includes:
- Sean Schemmel (Gaston in Berserk) returns to voice Goku
- Christopher Sabat (Roronoa Zoro from One Piece) is back as Vegeta
- Sabat will also voice Piccolo
- Kyle Hebert (Kiba Inuzuka from Naruto) will be voicing Gohan
- Kara Edwards (Nymph in Heaven’s Lost Property) voices Goten
- Alexis Tipton (Inori Yuzuriha from Guilty Crown) is voicing Trunks
- Chris Rager (Mister Torgue in Borderlands 2) will voice Mr. Satan
- Josh Martin (Mason in Fullmetal Alchemist/Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood) returns as Majin Buu
- Jason Douglas (Gildarts Clive in Fairy Tail) is going to voice Beerus
- Ian Sinclair (South Italy from Hetalia) voices Whis
The anime is set years after the end of the Dragon Ball Z anime where the notorious Majin Buu has been defeated and peace has returned to Earth. Toriyama will be the developing the original story and concept for Dragon Ball Super, having a larger involvement in the new series than GT. The main staff includes:
- Director: Kimitoshi Chioka (Hakaba Kitarou, Kamisama Kazoku)
- Producers: Naoko Sagawa (Toei Animation) and Atsushi Kido (Toei Animation)
- Animation Studio: Toei Animation (Dragon Ball Z, One Piece)
Here is the synopsis of the original series from MAL:
Bulma is a girl in search of the mystical Dragonballs that when brought together grant any wish. In her search she bumps into the owner of one of these balls, a strange boy named Goku. The two then set off together, Bulma in search of the Dragonballs and Goku on a quest to become stronger.
You can visit the anime’s website here: http://www.toei-anim.co.jp/tv/dragon_s/
And follow their Twitter: @DB_super2015