Funimation has just announced the English cast for the 2016 anime film “Your Name.” They plan to run Mikoto Shinkai’s hit in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Music Hall December 2-8 before a run in select theaters nationwide in early 2017. The voice cast includes:
Michael Sinterniklaas: Kenji Koiso (Summer Wars), Masakazu Masaki (Time of Eve)
Stephanie Sheh: Usagi Tsukino (Sailor Moon), Kayo Hinazuki (ERASED)
Kyle Hebert: Gohan (Dragon Ball Z), Kamina (Gurren Lagann)
Cassandra Morris: Taiga Aisaka (Toradora!), Suguha Kirigaya/Leafa (Sword Art Online)
Laura Post: Ragyo Kiryuin (Kill la Kill), Nozomi Tojo (Love Live!)
Ray Chase: Noctis Lucis Caelum (Final Fantasy XV), Dr. Genus (One-Punch Man)
The film centers on Miyamizu Mitsuha, a high school girl living in the town of Itomori who is fed up with her life in the countryside and wishes to be a handsome Tokyo boy in her next life. Later, Tachibana Taki, a high school boy living in Tokyo, wakes up in a daze and realizes that he is Mitsuha, who herself has somehow ended up in Taki’s body.
“Your Name” is the 4th top grossing film in Japan of all time, even outshining Ponyo, The Wind Rises and several other Miyazaki films. So don’t miss out on this year’s most talked about anime! The film will be shown in English and Japanese with English subtitles.
Official English dub trailer for “Your Name”!!