Great news for SAO fans! Announced at the Anime NYC 2018 this weekend, Aniplex of America or simply called AniplexUSA announced that the series Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online will be receiving an English Dub cast. If you don’t know about this series, it’s an anime spinoff which focuses on the gaming world of Gun Gale Online where players compete to see who is the top dog of shooting games. This anime doesn’t focus on the characters from the main Sword Art Online story like Kirito and Asuna. The anime appeared in April along with other anime during the spring season. Now that the anime is going to get an English Dub, this also means that the anime will also be streaming in sites such as Hulu and Netflix. So if you like to watch Sword Art Online in English Dub online, you will be able to watch seasons 1, 2 and Alternative. However, it’s unknown when will a DVD or Blu-Ray home video will be released for purchase. So far we also don’t know when will this anime be release for Netflix and Hulu.
Here is the voice cast and their roles all according to Anime News Network:
- Reba Buhr as Llenn/Karen Kohiruimaki
- Allegra Clark as Pitohui/Elza Kanzaki
- Ray Chase as M/Goushi Asougi
- Faye Mata as Fukaziroh/Miyu Shinohara
- Cindy Robinson as Eva (Boss)/Saki Nitobe
- Rebecca Davis as Roza/Shiroi Noguchi
- Kira Buckland as Toma/Milana Sidorova
- Wendee Lee as Sophie/Kana Fujisawa
- Morgan Berry as Tanya/Risa Kusonoki
- Xanthe Huynh as Anna/Moe Annaka
- Greg Chun as David
- Laura Stahl as Clarence
- Jeannie Tirado as Shirley
The story follows Karen Kohiruimaki, a 183-centimeter-tall (6-foot-tall) college student who’s insecure her height, and is bad at dealing with people in the real world. She enters the world of Gun Gale Online with her avatar, Llenn, who is less than 150 centimeters (5 feet) tall and wears all pink. She meets a beautiful, brown-skinned female player who goes by Pitohui. They hit it off, but one day Pitohui pressures her to participate in “Squad Jam,” a team Battle Royale variation of the Bullet of Bullets tournament.