The English dubbed version of RWBY: Ice QueendomJapanese anime inspired by Rooster Teeth’s global hit RWBY anime series, will premiere September 25 for American audiences on Rooster Teeth FIRST and Crunchyroll, with new episodes premiering weekly.
Members of the original RWBY the voice cast will reprise their characters in the RWBY: Ice Queendom English dubbing: Lindsay Jones like Ruby Rose, Kara Eberle like Weiss Schnee, Arryn Zech like Blake Belladonna, Barbara Dunkelman like Yang Xiao Long, Miles Luna like Yellow Arc, Ireland like Nora Valkyrie, Jen Brown like Pyrrha Nikos and Neath Oum like Lie Ren.
RWBY: Ice Queendom presents a new 2D animated story of RWBY: A series set in a world filled with horrible monsters bent on death and destruction, where humanity’s only hope rests with mighty Hunters and Huntresses. Ruby Rose, Weiss Schnee, Blake Belladonna, and Yang Xiao Long are four such huntresses-in-training whose journeys will take them far beyond the grounds of their school, Beacon Academy. While each may be powerful on their own, these four girls must defeat the dark forces and work as a team if they truly hope to become Remnant’s next generation of protectors.
RWBY: Ice Queendom will establish the world of RWBY before embarking viewers on an all-new adventure that RWBY fans have never seen.
Created by the late Monty Oum (Red vs Blue), RWBY is one of Rooster Teeth’s most viewed and shared series. As the first anime series produced in the West to be distributed in Japan, RWBY episodes have racked up over 300 million views since the series premiered in 2013. The series has a global audience and has been licensed for adaptation into video games, comic books, manga, young adult novels, collectible figurines and more.
The core creative team behind RWBY: Ice Queendom is led by General Urobuchi (Puella Magi Madoka Magica, Fate/Zero), Tow Ubukata (Mardock Scramble, Tenchi: The Samurai Astronomer, Fafner in the Azure), Huke (Black Rock Shooter, Chitocerium, Steins;Gate) and Toshimasa Suzuki (Lagrange: The Flower of Rin-ne, Fafner in the Azure: Heaven and Earth), with additional collaboration from Rooster Teeth’s Kerry Shawcross, Eddy Rivas and Erin Winn.
The new series is produced by Bandai Namco Filmworks Inc., Good Smile Company, SHAFT, Warner Bros. Japan, KLab Inc. and Rooster Teeth, hosted by Studio SHAFT (Monogatari Series, Puella Magi Madoka Magica).