This is High School DxD BorN’s English Broadcast Dub VAs

by AJ Adejare

Via Wikipedia

Funimation just announced the broadcast dub for High School DxD BorN.  The cast as follows from Funimation

Issei                                         Josh Grelle

Rias                                         Jamie Marchi

Akeno                                     Kelly Angel

Kiba                                        Sean O’Connor

Koneko                                   Jād Saxton

Asia                                        Chloe Daniels

Yuma Amano                        Felecia Angelle (one time flashback)

Matsuda                                Tyson Rinehart

Motohama                            Ruben Tadeo Garcia

While the cast is solid note that there are a couple of swaps: Josh Grelle swaps for Scott Freeman for Issei Hyodo and Kelly Angel replaces Teri Rogers as Akeno Himejima.  When asked about the replacements, Josh Cook ADR Director noted that because of ‘life just gets in the way,’ they could not bring back the original cast of said characters but are happy to bring in both Grelle and Angel for the cast.

Here’s the full statement:

“’We have always tried incredibly hard to retain the original voice cast for our dubbed releases.  However, there are instances where ‘life just gets in the way’, and this is one of those unfortunate situations,” said Justin Cook, director of production at FUNimation. “With that being said, we are proud to bring the talents of both Josh and Kelly into the cast, and though they have big shoes or bras, as the case may be, to fill, I believe our work this season will be the best ever, despite the changes and challenges.”

Via Anime News Network

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