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C2E2 is making Chicago the place to be for all the latest news from the world of geek. Anime brand Crunchyroll was there to show fans of Tower of God, In/Spectre, and The Rising of the Shield Hero just what to expect!
Crunchyroll has detailed the upcoming Tower of God series they are co-producing with webcomic service WEBTOON. An adaption of the webtoon by SIU (Lee Jong-hui), Tower of God is the story of a young man journeying through a mysterious tower, meeting potential allies, and battling against horrors both unimaginable and very real. He slowly discovers the rules of the tower while he looks for a dear friend.
The series staff includes Takashi Sano as director, Hirokazu Hanai as assistant director, and Erika Yoshida handling series composition. Character designs for the series will be done by Masashi Kudo and Miho Tanino, with music by Kevin Penkin.
The Voice Cast Has Also Been Revealed:
- Bam – Taichi Ichikawa
- Rachel – Saori Hayami
- Headon – Hochu Otsuka
Tower of God is set to premiere on Crunchyroll on April 1st.
In/Spectre also had its dub cast and release date revealed, showing some industry favorites will be in the series. A supernatural romance, a pair set out to solve the mystery of dark incidents plaguing their world.
In/Spectre Dub Cast:
- Kotoko Iwanaga: Lizzie Freeman
- Kuro Sakuragawa: Brandon Winckler
- Saki Yumihara: Lauren Landa
- Karin Nanase: Kayli Mills
- Rikka Sakuragawa: Cristina Vee
The Rising of the Shield Hero also got some attention, giving an update on its collaboration with What’s Your Passion Jewelry. Fan-favorite characters like Naofumi, Filo, and Raphtalia are created as stylish earrings, necklaces, pendants, and more! Available for preorder now, those at C2E2 can take the chance to buy some of the unique designs now!
Crunchyroll is ending their February all kinds of right! After detailing their amazing first slate of Crunchyroll originals earlier this week, including eight series set to premiere on the platform throughout the year, they came ready to make fans even more excited at C2E2. These announcements are sure to have accomplished their goal!
You can watch the subtitled version of In/Spectre now, over on Crunchyroll.
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