2019 was a big year for Kitmetsu No Yaiba (Demon Slayer), and with a new year on their hands, they’re only going to get bigger and better. The English Dub for the anime began streaming on Cartoon Network in December 2019. It has been handled well, and the series is getting a positive response for its English Dub as well.
The official Twitter account for the English Dub of the anime, @DemonSlayerUSA, recently announced the inclusion of Steve Blum into the cast of the show.
Steve Blum will be voicing the demon Kyogai, and it is going to make his debut in the anime’s 11th episode. A trailer has also been released.
🔥 ENGLISH CAST ANNOUNCEMENT! 📣— Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba USA (@DemonSlayerUSA) January 8, 2020
The legendary @blumspew joins the English dub cast as the Tsuzumi Demon, Kyogai!
Tune in for Episode 11 of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba this Saturday on Cartoon Network’s Toonami! pic.twitter.com/4EpP8dV1PH
Staff & Cast
The staff for the English Dub of the anime is as follows:
Translation: Yuki Urakawa
ADR Script: Kyle McCarley (eps 1-10)
Executive producer: Shu Nishimoto
Producer: Eric P. Sherman
Assistant producer: Sayumi Hasegawa
Associate producer: Mio Moroe
Casting Director: Mami Okada
Dialogue Editing: Jun Umeda
Senior Production Manager: Cheri Crisostomo
Sound Supervision: Patrick Rodman
Voice Direction: Steve Staley
The cast for the English Dub of the anime is as follows:
Tanjiro Kamado: Zach Aguilar
Nezuko Kamado: Abby Trott
Zenitsu Agatsuma: Aleks Le
Inosuke Hashibira: Bryce Papenbrook
Giyu Tomioka: Johnny Yong Bosch
Sakonji Urokodaki: Brook Chalmers
The anime premiered in April 2019, and it ran for 26 episodes. Aniplex of America has licensed the series and is streaming the show on Hulu, Crunchyroll, and FunimationNow. Adult Swim’s Toonami programming block premiered the television anime on October 12.
About Demon Slayer:
Created by Koyoharu Gotoge, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba first debuted in Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump in February 2016. It is a story revolving around the life of Tanjiro Kamado, whose family was slaughtered ruthlessly by Demons. Sworn to take revenge and to get his sister, who is turning into a demon, cured, Tanjiro sets out. Into the demon-riddled world, to help others befalling the same fate he had just been through.