Tokyo Godfathers Anime Film Unveils English Dub Cast

GKIDS is releasing Satoshi Kon's classic in theaters on March 9 and 11

Tokyo Godfathers

 

GKIDS is bringing Satoshi Kon's classic anime film Tokyo Godfathers to select theaters across the U.S. on March 9 and March 11. The first night will feature the original Japanese language version of the movie with English subs, but the second night will mark the premiere of a brand new English dub. Earlier today, GKIDS came through with the English voice cast details.

 

Here's a closer look at who's playing who in the updated dubbed version:

 

Gin - Jon Avner

Miyuki - Victoria Grace

Hana - Shakina Nayfack

 

Mother - Kate Bornstein

Miyuki's Father - Crispin Freeman

Old Man - David Manis

Oota - Jamieson Price

Yasuo - Kirk Thornton

 

Tickets are available now via the official website.

 

Synopsis:

In modern-day Tokyo, three homeless people's lives are changed forever when they discover a baby girl at a garbage dump on Christmas Eve. As the New Year fast approaches, these three forgotten members of society band together to solve the mystery of the abandoned child and the fate of her parents. Along the way, encounters with seemingly unrelated events and people force them to confront their own haunted pasts, as they learn to face their future, together.

 

Co-written by Keiko Nobumoto (Cowboy Bebop) and featuring a whimsical score by Keiichi Suzuki, Tokyo Godfathers is a masterpiece by turns heartfelt, hilarious and highly original, a tale of hope and redemption in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds.

 

 

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Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his webcomic, BIG DUMB FIGHTING IDIOTS at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox. 

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