Sentai Filmworks announces English Dub for Cutie Honey Universe, Mysteria Friends.
If you are a fan of Cutie Honey Universe or Mysteria Friends but was curious when the official English Dub was coming then it is your lucky day! Sentai Filmworks will be handling the English Dub, during their panel at Anime Boston.
Cutie Honey Universe premiered in Japan on April 2018, while Sentai Filmworks licensed the series and premiered on HIDIVE Stream Service, the Anime is described as:
“Based on the groundbreaking franchise that launched the “magical girl” genre and produced as part of the 50th anniversary commemorating the work of anime and manga wunderkind Go Nagai
(DEVILMAN crybaby), Cutie Honey Universe
follows Honey Kisaragi, an amazingly humanlike and fashion conscious android with the unique ability to transform her body into a wide range of outrageous yet stylish disguises, each of which comes with its own dazzling super ability. After a run-in with a sinister secret criminal cabal organization, Panther Claw, the luscious and law-abiding Honey makes it her mission to bring them down.”
An uncensored, limited edition release of the series available for pre-order on April 23rd.
Akitoshi Yokoyama (Photo Kano) directed the anime at Production Reed. Natsuko Takahashi (Urahara, Yuyushiki) handled the series composition, and Syūichi Iseki designed the characters and served as chief animation director. The idol unit AŌP(Mr. Osomatsu, In Another World With My Smartphone) performed the anime’s opening theme song “Ai ga Nakucha Tatakaenai” (I Can’t Fight Without Love). The male artist luz performed the ending theme song “SISTER.”
After being bombarded with delays, this anime premiered on January 20th, it was licensed by Sentai Filmworks and streamed on Crunchyroll as it aired. Cat Thomas is playing Anne, and Avery Smithhart is playing Grea in the dub of Mysteria Friends (Manaria Friends in Japan). Kyle Colby Jones is directing the dub.
“Set in Mysteria Academy in the kingdom of Mysteria. The story centers on the characters Anne and Grea from the “Manaria Mahō Gakuin” (Mysteria Academy in the English version) event in Cygames’ Rage of Bahamut social game. In the game, Mysteria Academy is a prestigious magic school that teaches magic without discrimination to the three factions (men, gods, demons), who usually are engaged in battle.”
Hideki Okamoto (D.C. II: Da Capo II, Battle Girls – Time Paradox) replaced Takafumi Hoshikawa as director, and Cygames Pictures replaced Studio Hibari to animate the series. Satoko Sekine (Is This a Zombie? of the Dead, Tayutama – Kiss on My Deity) replaced Hoshikawa for series composition. Minami Yoshida (chief animation director for Terraformars Revenge, Love Live! School idol project) replaced Megumi Ishihara to design the characters. Takashi Watanabe (live-action Teiichi no Kuni, Nigakute Amai films) composed the music.
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