Aniplex to offer Charlotte anime on English dubbed Blu-ray

On their A-Kon panel recently, Aniplex of America has announced that that it is dubbing the anime series Charlotte in English for its Blu-ray release. There will be two volumes for the series, the first one set for August 16th and the second one November 15th. The English dub is being directed by Tony Oliver. Both of the volumes will have Japanese and English dialogue tracks, English and Spanish subtitles, web previews, textless ending, a BD case cover illustrated by character designer Kanami Sekiguchi and a box illustrated by original character designer Na-Ga. The first volume will have 7 episodes and add the “Beginning of a New Destiny” interview with the creators. The second volume will have the remaining six episodes and an unaired episode, web preview, English bloopers, textless opening and the English trailer. Both volumes will cost $94.98 each but will be discounted to a price of $74.98.  Now below is a trailer released showcasing the upcoming dub release of Charlotte:


The English cast is of the following with the voice actors/actresses in parentheses:

  • Yu Otosaka(Ray Chase) – Other roles for Ray include Howzer from Nanatsu no Taizai, voicing Doron and Sharrkan from Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic and both Hanzo and Gereta in Hunter x Hunter (2011)
  • Nao Tomori(Lauren Landa) – More notable mentions for Lauren include Xenovia from High School DxD, Arc from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha and Kyouko in Puella Magi Madoka Magica
  • Jojiro Takajo(Lucien Dodge) – Lucien has also voiced Takumu from Accel World, Green in Pokemon: The Origin and Kaburagi in Tiger & Bunny
  • Yusa and Misa Nishimori(Ryan Bartley) – Some other roles for Ryan in the past have included Mika for 7 episodes in the first season of Love Live! School Idol Project, followed by Mika for 6 episodes in the second season
  • Ayumi Otosaka(Kira Buckland) – Lastly is Kira whom has also voiced Kuroyukihime in Accel World, Julis in Gakusen Toshi Asterisk and Umi from Love Live! School idol Project

Below are images released in regards to the covers for each of the two volumes:
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Let it be known that the following series is the second original series released by Visual Art’s/Key, the first being Angel beats. The series released 13 episodes between July 5th 2015 and ended September 27th 2015. A special was later released for the series which aired March 30th 2016 with only a single episode being released. Finally a plot summary of the series can be seen below quoted from MAL:

While on the surface Yuu Otosaka appears to be just another charming and intelligent teenager, he has a secret—he has the ability to slip into people’s minds and fully control their body for five seconds at a time. Yuu has been using this skill for years to gain the highest grades, which allowed him to enter a prestigious high school.

When the enigmatic Nao Tomori catches Yuu using his power, she coerces him and his sister Ayumi into transferring to Hoshinoumi Academy, a school for students with supernatural abilities. The student council of the school, led by Nao, is tasked with secretly tracking down adolescents who abuse their powers. Yuu is forced to join the student council and together, they face formidable challenges that bring him closer to the shocking truth that his own, seemingly incomplete ability, might be more powerful than he could have ever imagined.

An original story from Jun Maeda, creator of Angel Beats and Clannad, Charlotte explores the supernatural lives of these teenagers and the price they must pay for being special.

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