Viral sensation, musician and YouTuber Corpse Husband will make his voice acting debut in Tribe Ninea new sports action/sci-fi anime series from Japanese studio LIDENFILMS (Tokyo avengers), co-produced by Funimation. The full cast and English dubbing crew for the show, based on the manga by video game director/novelist Kazutaka Kodaka (Danganronpa, Akudama Drive), were announced today.
Tribe Nine takes place in a cyberpunk world where youth gangs strive to dominate Extreme Baseball. Corpse Husband will serve as the English voice for the masked antagonist, Ojiro Otori, chief of the Chiyoda tribe who believes victory is everything. To become the best XB player, he was welcomed at a very young age and trained by Neo Tokyo’s leader, Tenshin.
VERY happy to announce that I will be voicing Ojiro in the English dub of Tribe Nine✨
From the same creator as Danganronpa & Akudama Drive
Couldn’t have asked for a better lead
very honored to be part of it ❗️ pic.twitter.com/8HyKhQVooo
— Corpse Husband (@Corpse_Husband) February 6, 2022
The English dub cast includes Jacob Hopkins (To your eternitylisten)) as Shun Kamiya, head of the Minato tribe; Casey Mongillo (JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure STONE OCEAN) as Haru Shirokane, Phillip Sacramento as Taiga, Brittney Karbowski (This time I got reincarnated as a Slime) as Saori Arisugawa, Kevin D. Thelwell (MEGALOBOX) like Santaro Mita, Brendan Blaber (The fighters will be sent!) as Manami Daimon and Joshua Waters (Ishida and Asakura) into Ichiro/Jiro/Saburo/Shiro quadruplets.
The list also includes Valentine Stokes as Yutaka Gotanda, Caitlyn Elizabeth (Minami Oi), Calvin Joyal (Yasuhiro), Moxxi (Nekomaru), Edwyn Tiong (Judge Robot), and Kent Williams as the narrator.
Tribe Nine is directed by Yū Aoki (BEAN BANDIT), with serial composition by Michiko Yokote (The Sky Design Team) and character designs by Rui Komatsuzaki (Akudama Drive) and Simadoriru (Fate/Grand Order Absolute Demonic Front: Babylonia), adapted for animation by Yosuke Yabumoto (Double Masters!).
The English dub is produced at Sound Cadence studios in Texas, with Marissa Lenti as ADR director.
Tribe Nine episodes are being rolled out in English and Japanese on funimation.com.