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FUNimation Casts Spice and Wolf, Nabari No Ou

Two series due out this year have their English language casts finalized

By Chris Beveridge     July 19, 2009


Spice & Wolf
© FUNimation

FUNimation announced the cast and crew for two of their upcoming late 2009 series with Spice and Wolf and Nabari no Ou:

Spice and Wolf:
Main Cast:
Chloe – Jamie Marchi
Holo – Brina Palencia
Lawrence – J. Michael Tatum
Nora – Leah Clark
Weiz – Eric Vale
Zheren – John Burgmeier
Additionally, the first release will feature episodic character performances by such veteren actors as Christopher Ayers, Bob Carter and Chuck Huber.
ADR Director: Justin Nordell
Line Producer: Colleen Clickenbeard
 
About Spice and Wolf
Lawrence, a traveling merchant searching for profit, finds a naked girl with the ears and tail of a wolf asleep in his cart. Her name is Holo – a harvest goddess with an untamed beast lurking inside who longs to return to her beloved northern home. Armed with his street smarts and her animal instincts, a simple peddler and a forgotten deity begin a journey through the wild countryside.
 
This original series is directed by Takeo Takahashi ("Rozen Maiden", "Tenchi Universe", "The Story of Saiunkoku") and produced by Imagin.
 
FUNimation Entertainment will release the 13 episode series in one complete season set later this year.
 
Nabari No Ou:

Main Cast:
Miharu- Brina Palencia
Yoite- Joel McDonald
Tobari- Eric Vale
Koichi- Chris Burnett
Yukimi- Rob McCollum
Raimei- Kate Oxley
Additionally, the first release will feature episodic character performances by Michael Tatum, Greg Ayres, Kent Williams, Jamie Marchi, Caitlin Glass, Christopher Bevins, and Stephanie Young.
Line Producer/ADR Director: Colleen Clinkenbeard / Monica Rial
ADR Scripts: Eric Vale & Monica Rial
 
About Nabari No Ou
In the shadows of this modern world, ninjas fight for control of an ancient technique which holds untold strength. This coveted power dwells within apathetic Miharu, a fact the guy really couldn’t care less about – until the clashing rival clans bring their battle to him.
 
Now Miharu struggles to understand the mystery buried in his soul, and must choose a side if he hopes to survive. But when conflict is waged in secret, and lethal ninjas hide in plain sight, friend and foe prove difficult to tell apart.  
 
This original series is directed by Kunihisa Sugishima ("Speed Grapher", "Yu-Gi-Oh!", "Phantom ~ Requiem for the Phantom", "Strike Witches") and produced by J.C. Staff.
 
FUNimation Entertainment will release the 26 episode series in two 13 episode season sets later this year.
 

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METR0lD 7/19/2009 3:00:59 PM

 I'm really looking forward to Spice and Wolf. It's the exact kind of niche series that I love.

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