It’s our last dub cast announcement for Free! -Eternal Summer-! Today we’re bringing you the featured new rival character Sosuke, the tall and intimidating butterfly specialist and Rin’s best friend from Samezuka High School! We’ve also got Rin’s little sister, the Iwatobi Swim Club manager and fan-favorite female muscle enthusiast Gou, we mean Kou Matsuoka!
Sosuke is played by Ian Sinclair, the voice of Hetalia’s Romano, Space Dandy’s titular character Dandy, and Brook from One Piece. Gou is voiced by Jamie Marchi, who played Panty in Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt, Rias Gremory for High School DxD, and the narrator in Hetalia.
Finally, here are a few more cast members from Free! ES:
|Miho Amakata||Caitlin Glass||Haruhi Fujioka (Ouran High School Host Club)
Winry Rockbell (Fullmetal Alchemist)
|Seijuro Mikoshiba||Robert McCollum||Shinya Kogami (Psycho-Pass)
Date Masamune (Sengoku Basara)
|Goro Sasabe||Christopher R. Sabat||Vegeta, Piccolo (Dragon Ball Z)
Roronoa Zoro (One Piece)
|Takuya Uozumi||Clifford Chapin||Conny Springer (Attack on Titan)
Kaito Yashio (Robotics;Notes)
|Kazuteru Minami||Micah Solusod||Mizuki (Kamisama Kiss)
Soul Eater (Soul Eater)
ADR Director: Jerry Jewell (voice of Momo!)
ADR Engineers: Alyssa Galindo/ Kenneth Thompson
Adapted Scriptwriter: J. Michael Tatum (voice of Rei!)
You may have noticed that the cast list is a bit incomplete. There are still some characters that have not been cast yet, so stay tuned for those sometime in the future!
We asked them a couple questions related to the show!
Ian Sinclair, voice of Sosuke:
Question: Can you swim? If so, what’s your best stroke?
Ian: Like a fish. Freestyle.
Question: What’s your favorite marine animal?
Ian: A nudibranch.
Question: When you were in high school, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Ian: A Rock God.
And for Jamie Marchi, voice of Gou, a special Gou-specific question:
Question: What’s your favorite muscle (on a guy)?
Jamie: The tongue.
Here’s your Free! -Eternal Summer- cast!
Haruka Nanase – Todd Haberkorn
Rin Matsuoka – Vic Mignogna
Makoto Tachibana – Johnny Yong Bosch
Nagisa Hazuki – Greg Ayres
Rei Ryugazaki – J. Michael Tatum
Gou Matsuoka – Jamie Marchi
Sosuke Yamazaki – Ian Sinclair
Momotaro Mikoshiba – Jerry Jewell
Aiichiro Nitori – Josh Grelle
Seijuro Mikoshiba – Robert McCollum
Miho Amakata – Caitlin Glass
Goro Sasabe – Christopher R. Sabat
Takuya Uozumi – Clifford Chapin
Kazuteru Minami – Micah Solusod
Check out the previous cast announcements by clicking this link.
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(As a reminder, if you’re curious about the status of the Free! season 1 home video release and haven’t heard yet, be sure to check out this blog entry for the full explanation. We currently have no newer updates at this time.)