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January 6, 2020

GKIDS ANNOUNCES ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR “WEATHERING WITH YOU”

NEW ENGLISH DUB OF JAPANESE ANIMATED HIT FEATURES THE VOICES OF

LEE PACE, ALISON BRIE, AND RIZ AHMED

FILM OPENS IN BOTH JAPANESE AND ENGLISH LANGUAGE VERSIONS BEGINNING JANUARY 15

WATCH THE NEW ENGLISH-LANGUAGE TRAILER HERE

NEW YORK (January 6, 2019) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has announced the English voice cast for WEATHERING WITH YOU, the new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, creators of the animated film Your Name, which broke box office records worldwide and is currently getting a live-action remake from JJ Abrams. The English language dubbed version of Weathering With You will feature the voices of Lee Pace (Guardians of the Galaxy, The Hobbit trilogy), Alison Brie (“GLOW”, The Lego Movie franchise), and Riz Ahmed (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Venom). GKIDS will theatrically release the film nationwide on January 17, 2020 following special nationwide fan preview screenings through Fathom Events on January 15 and January 16, 2020. The film has already become the #1 local film at the Japanese box office for 2019, and was Japan’s official selection for the Best International Feature category at the Academy Awards, the first time the country submitted an animated feature for consideration since Studio Ghibli’s Princess Mononoke.

GKIDS and NYAV Post produced the English-language dubbed version of Weathering With You, and it was directed by Michael Sinterniklaas and Stephanie Sheh—who previously directed and starred in the English-language version of Your Name.

English Voice Cast in Order of Appearance

Brandon Engman – Hodaka

Ashley Boettcher – Hina

Lee Pace – Suga

Alison Brie – Natsumi

Emeka Guindo – Nagi

Riz Ahmed – Takai

Vinnie Penna – Kimura

Mike Pollock – Yasui

Barbara Goodson – Tachibana

SYNOPSIS

GKIDS proudly presents the highly-anticipated new film from director Makoto Shinkai and producer Genki Kawamura, the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed, global smash hit Your Name. The summer of his high school freshman year, Hodaka runs away from his remote island home to Tokyo, and quickly finds himself pushed to his financial and personal limits. The weather is unusually gloomy and rainy every day, as if to suggest his future. He lives his days in isolation, but finally finds work as a writer for a mysterious occult magazine. Then one day, Hodaka meets Hina on a busy street corner. This bright and strong-willed girl possesses a strange and wonderful ability: the power to stop the rain and clear the sky…

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August 27, 2019

GKIDS ANNOUNCES ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR PROMARE

GKIDS ANNOUNCES ENGLISH-LANGUAGE VOICE CAST FOR

PROMARE

FEATURING BILLY KAMETZ, JOHNNY YONG BOSCH, CRISPIN FREEMAN, AND ALYSON LEIGH ROSENFELD

VIEW THE NEW ENGLISH DUBBED TRAILER

GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has announced the English voice cast for PROMARE. The film will feature the voices of Billy Kametz (NEON GENESIS Series), Johnny Yong Bosch (BLEACH BURICHI, AKIRA, MIGHTY MORPHIN POWER RANGERS), Crispin Freeman (MIRAI), and Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld (POKEMON, YU-GI-OH!), among others. PROMARE marks the first feature film from Studio TRIGGER, founded by former studio Gainax animator and director Hiroyuki Imaishi, whose credits include the award-winning TV series GURREN LAGANN and critically acclaimed KILL la KILL.  PROMARE had its North American premiere at Anime Expo. GKIDS and Fathom Events bring PROMARE to U.S. theaters nationwide for special event screenings on September 17th and 19th, and GKIDS will theatrically release the film in New York and Los Angeles on September 20, 2019.

SYNOPSIS

Thirty years has passed since the appearance of Burnish, a race of flame-wielding mutant beings, who destroyed half of the world with fire. When a new group of aggressive mutants calling themselves “Mad Burnish” appears, the epic battle between Galo Thymos, a new member of the anti-Burnish rescue team “Burning Rescue,” and Lio Fotia, the leader of “Mad Burnish” begins. PROMARE uses a bold cel-shaded visual style to tell a blistering action-adventure story, and is the spiritual successor to many of director Hiroyuki Imaishi’s former works.

English Voice Cast

Billy Kametz – Galo Thymos

Johnny Yong Bosch – Lio Fotia

Crispin Freeman – Kray Foresight

Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld  — Aina Ardebit

Neil Kaplan — Vulcan Haestus

Erica Lindbeck  — Heris Ardebit

Kari Wahlgren  — Lucia Fex

Steve Blum  — Ignis Ex

Mike Pollock  — Deus Prometh

John Bentley  — Varys Truss

Billy Bob Thompson — Remi Puguna

Matt Mercer — Gueira 

Yuri Lowenthal  –Meis 

Melissa Fahn  — Biar Colossus

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October 25, 2018

GKIDS Announces English-Language Voice Cast for the Critically-Acclaimed “Mirai”

NEW YORK, NY (October 25, 2018) – GKIDS, the acclaimed producer and distributor of animation for adult and family audiences, has announced the English voice cast for MIRAI, a daringly original story of love passed down through generations. The film will feature the voices of John Cho (Star Trek, Searching), Rebecca Hall (The Town, Christine), and Daniel Dae Kim (“LOST”, “Hawaii Five-0”, “The Good Doctor”, 3AD Media). Mamoru Hosoda, the celebrated director behind The Boy and the Beast, Wolf Children, Summer Wars, and The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Japanese animated film that world premiered at Cannes Film Festival, and additionally played at BFI London Film Festival and the Animation is Film Festival in Los Angeles. GKIDS will theatrically release the film in New York and Los Angeles on November 30, 2018. GKIDS has additionally partnered with Fathom Events to bring MIRAI to U.S. theaters nationwide for special event screenings later this year on November 29, December 5 and December 8. (more…)

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