Funimation announced on Wednesday that it will start broadcasting an English dubbing for the TV anime of Sosuke Toka‘s Ranking of kings (Ōsama ranking) manga Thursday.
The cast includes:
Caitlin glass lead english dubbing. Emi lo is the assistant ADR Director. Jacques Boulanger is lead ADR engineer, and Marc De La Fuente and Geoff bisente are the assistant ADR engineers. Jarrod greene writes the english script, and Bonny clinkenbeard is supervising. Brandon peters is in charge of ADR preperation.
The web manga centers around Bojji, a deaf and helpless prince who cannot even wield a child’s sword. As the eldest son, he strives and dreams of becoming the greatest king in the world. However, people murmur about him behind his back as “a good-for-nothing prince” and “in no case can he be a king”.
Bojji is able to make his very first friend, “Kage” (shadow) – a literal shadow on the floor who understands Bojji well. (Kage is a survivor of the Kage Assassin Clan who was all but wiped out. No longer a killer, Kage now manages to make ends meet by stealing.) The story follows Bojji’s coming of age as ‘he meets various people in his life, starting with his fateful encounter with Kage.
The series premiered on October 14 at Fuji TV‘s Noitamina time slot. It is broadcast in Japan on Amazon Prime Video, one hour after its broadcast on television, before broadcasting on other services. The anime will run for two continuous Classes (quarters of the year). Funimation airs the anime while it airs in Japan.
Yousuke Hatta (A punch episode director, Boogiepop and others assistant director) directs the anime at Studio spirit, with Arifumi Imai as assistant director. Taku Kishimoto (91 days, Basket of fruits 2019, Moriarty the patriot) is in charge of the scripts of the series. Atsuko Nozaki (Tokyo Magnitude 8.0, The Legend of the Heroes: Trails in the Sky) designs the characters, while Masaki kawake is the sub-character designer. Both are credited as chief animation directors. Makoto fuchigami is the chief line manager. Masaru Oshiro, Shin ogasawara, and Nozomu Fujii are the main animators. MAYUKO compose the music.
Yoji Kaneko is the artistic director, while Kazushi fujii manages the artistic framework. Ken hashimoto is the key artist of color. Kazuto Izumita and Noriyuki Ueda are both directors of photography and composers. Kiyoshi Hirose is editing. Yasunori Ebina is the audio director, while Yasunori Ogata manages sound effects. Maiko okada is credited as an animation producer.
The group Wildebeest King (first Banana fish ending) perform the opening theme song “BOY”. Yama performs the ending theme song “Oz”.
Tōka serializes the manga on the user-submitted manga website Manga Hack and other sites since May 2017. Kadokawa published the 11th volume of the compiled book on August 12. The manga circulation has reached over 1.3 million copies.
Source: Funimation (Nicolas friedman)