Funimation Announces "Dragon Ball Super" English Dub Cast
See if your favorites have returned!
You've been waiting for this day. Funimation has announced the English dub cast for Dragon Ball Super. This new anime celebrating the 30th anniversary of the adaptation of Akira Toriyama's martial arts comedy action classic will feaure long-time franchise voice actors reprising their previous roles for Funimation’s English dub production, including Seán Schemmel (Goku), Christopher R. Sabat (Vegeta), Jason Douglas (Beerus), Ian Sinclair (Whis) and Sonny Strait (Krillin), last heard in the anime movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’.
|VEGETA||Christopher R. Sabat|
|PICCOLO||Christopher R. Sabat|
|MR. SATAN||Chris Rager|
|KING KAI||Seán Schemmel|
|SHENRON||Christopher R. Sabat|
|YAMCHA||Christopher R. Sabat|
|KIBITO KAI||Kent Williams|
|ELDER KAI||Kent Williams|
Funimation introduces the series
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.”
Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.