What You Need to Know:
- Aniplex of America has revealed the English dub cast of the smash hit newcomer to Reki Kawahara’s Sword Art Online universe, Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online. The announcement at the Aniplex of America industry panel included news that both the subtitled and English dub version of the show will be available on Hulu and Netflix.
- Based on the original work by self-proclaimed military and gun fanatic Keiichi Sigsawa, author of Kino’s Journey and gun consultant for Sword Art Online II, the series, hereafter referred to as GGO, premiered in April of 2018 with Japanese voice cast members Tomori Kusunoki (Slow Start, Marchen Madchen), Yoko Hikasa (The irregular at magic high school THE MOVIE –The Girl Who Summons the Stars-, WAGNARIA!!), Kazuyuki Okitsu (Nanana’s Buried Treasure, Charlotte), and Chinatsu Akasaki (Fate/Apocrypha, ERASED). The English cast features the series’ main character LLENN voiced by Reba Buhr (The Asterisk War, Violet Evergarden), Allegra Clark (Fate/Apocrypha, GRANDBLUE FANTASY The Animation) as Pitohui, Ray Chase (March comes in like lion, anohana -The Flower We Saw That Day-) as M, and Faye Mata (Fate/Apocrypha, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable) playing the lovable best friend, Fukaziroh.
- Produced by Studio 3Hz (Flip Flappers, Princess Principal), the show features the work of Yoshio Kozakai (Kizumonogatari Part 3: Reiketsu, Tsukimonogatari) serving as character designer and chief animation director with Masayuki Sakoi (Strawberry Panic!, Princess Principal) as director, and Yosuke Kuroda (Trigun, Hellsing OVA, My Hero Academia) as the screenwriter.
Source: Official Press Release
GGO follows the tale of college student Karen Kohiruimaki, a devoted solo player who goes by the alias LLENN in the virtual shooting game, Gun Gale Online. Quickly gaining notoriety as the “Pink Devil” for her signature pink get-up and vicious agility, LLENN joins a battle royal style group combat, known as the Squad Jam, at the urging of a mysterious and beautiful woman named Pitohui.
English Dub Cast
Reba Buhr as LLENN
Allegra Clark as Pitohui
Ray Chase as M
Faye Mata as Fukaziroh