At Anime Weekend Atlanta 2013, Aniplex USA announced its English cast for A-1 Pictures’ Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic, the 25-episode series based on Shinobu Ohtaka’s One Thousand and One Nights-inspired manga and directed by Koji Masunari, whose previous works at A-1 Pictures include Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW.
The English cast is as follows and includes fan favorites, veteran actors, and newcomers:
- Aladdin—Erica Mendez (Newcomer)
- Alibaba—Erik Kimerer (Haruyuki Arita, Accel World; AX Idol 2010 Voice Acting Winner)
- Morgiana—Cristina Vee (Noel Vermillion, BlazBlue series; Homura Akemi, Puella Magi Madoka Magica; singer, Shantae: Half-Genie Hero)
- Sinbad—Matthew Mercer (Kanji Tatsumi – Episodes 13-26, Persona 4: The Animation; Chrom, Fire Emblem Awakening)
- Judar—Todd Haberkorn (Mithos, Soul Saga; Android 19, Dragon Ball Z series and games)
- Jafar—Lucien Dodge (Kiz, Xin; Waver Velvet, Fate/Zero)
- Masrur—Keith Silverstein (Zack, Dead or Alive 5; Johan Liebert, Monster)
- Ugo—Patrick Seitz (Mondo Zappa, Killer is Dead; Agil, Sword Art Online)
You can view the English preview below:
The English dub for Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic is scheduled to air on VIZ Media’s Neon Alley this October. The second season, Magi: The Kingdom of Magic, is scheduled to premiere in Japan October 6 and will air on Crunchyroll, Hulu, Aniplex Channel and Daisuke.net the same month. The first season is currently viewable in Japanese on Crunchyroll.
To read more of our coverage on Magi, please check out our article about the Nintendo 3DS game by Namco Bandai.
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