Boys' Love Anime Film The Stranger by the Shore Heads to Funimation

English dub cast revealed ahead of July 9 premiere

The Stranger by the Shore


Based on the manga by Kanna Kii and directed by Akiyo Ohashi, the next stop for boys' love anime film The Stranger by the Shore is Funimation. Exclusive streaming plans were announced, with Funimation set to premiere the feature on July 9 dubbed in English and subtitled in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.


Territories include the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Brazil, and Mexico. 


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Funimation also revealed the English dub cast ahead of the film's premiere. Cast members include:


Shun - Josh Grelle

Mio - Justin Briner

Eri - Morgan Lauré

Suzu - Bryn Apprill

Sakurako - Amber Lee Connors

Auntie - Jessica Cavanagh

Young Mio - Steph Garrett

Mio's Mom - Brittney Karbowski

Young Shun - Mary Morgan

Shun's Mom - Monica Rial

Shun's Dad - David Wald

Mimi's Bar Employee - Ciarán Strange

Wada - Brandon McInnis




The Stranger by the Shore follows the love story of Shun Hashimoto, an aspiring novelist, and Mio Chibana, a grieving young man, who both find more than they bargained for during a time of transition. As each day passes, both young men find themselves in an ever-unique, undisturbed voyage of friendship and romance. But self-doubt, family, acceptance, and fear will challenge these young men, as nothing worth fighting for goes without taking chances. 


Source: Press release




Joseph Luster is the Games and Web editor at Otaku USA Magazine. You can read his comics at subhumanzoids. Follow him on Twitter @Moldilox.

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