RWBY Manga Coming From Shirow Miwa

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

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Art for RWBY manga adaptation

Shueisha has revealed that they will be printing a manga adaptation of the late Monty Oum and Rooster Teeth’s webseries RWBY in their Ultra Jump magazine. This news comes prior to a formal announcement in the November issue coming on Monday. The adaptation will be drawn by Shirow Miwa, also known for creating Dogs: Prelude, and will debut in the December issue that releases on November 19. The first chapter will have color back and center pages, and the series will be part of a special 20th anniversary project for the magazine. The issue will also be bundled with a mini clear file containing art from the new manga series.

This news is in addition to Warner Bros. Japan announcing its licensing of the series for release in Japan with a Japanese language dub that came this summer. The series will be shown in six Japanese theaters starting on November 14, with a “theater limited edition Blu-ray” releasing on the same day. The regular DVD and Blu-ray will release in Japan on December 9, and the OST will ship on November 11. The dub cast is as follows:

  • Ruby Rose: Saori Hayami
  • Weiss Schnee: Youko Hisaka
  • Blake Belladonna: Yu Shimamura
  • Yang Xiao Long: Ami Koshimizu
  • Jaune: Hiro Shimono
  • Nora: Aya Suzaki
  • Pyrrha: Megumi Toyoguchi
  • Ren: Souma Saitou
  • Ozpin: Kazuhiko Inoue
  • Glynda: Masumi Asano
  • Cardin: Subaru Kimura
  • Penny: Megumi Han
  • Roman: Shinichiro Miki
  • Cinder Fall: Yuko Kaida
  • Mysterious Narrator: Kikuko Inoue
  • Sun Wukong: Tomoaki Maeno

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