Crunchyroll, a popular streaming platform for anime and manga, has announced that it will be streaming the English dub of the anime series “The Aristocrat’s Otherworldly Adventure: Serving Gods Who Go Too Far,” based on Yashu’s light novel series “Chronicles of an Aristocrat Reborn in Another World.” The English dub is set to premiere on April 16.
The English cast for the anime includes Trina Nishimura as Cain/Kazuya, Natalie Rose as Sylvia, Kristen McGuire as Reine, Jim Foronda as Garm, Anastasia Munoz as Sarah, Phil Parsons as Zenom, Molly Zhang as Rime, Matthew David Rudd as Sarnos, Elizabeth Evans as Bela, Corey Pettit as Reno, Mac McGee as Grim, Justin Cook as Panam, and Meg McClain as Parma. Additional voices will be provided by Monet Lerner, Izzi Raine, Kelsey Maher, Jason Bunch, Stephen Witkowicz, Mac Welch, Charlie Campbell, Sam Largent, Ashe Thurman, Rachel Thompson, and Dusty Feeney.
Jad Saxton will be directing the English dub, with Aaron Campbell and Kent Williams serving as assistants. Sawyer Pfledderer will be the lead engineer, supported by assistants Seth Aulds and Bob Romans. Kieran Flitton will be responsible for writing the English script, under the supervision of Bonny Clinkenbeard. Jennifer Alyx will be in charge of ADR prep.
The anime premiered on April 2 on Tokyo MX and BS11, and Crunchyroll is streaming the series. The anime is being directed by Noriyuki Nakamura at EMT Squared and Magic Bus, with Ayumu Hatori serving as a producer. The original character designs are by Mo and nini, and Natsuko Takahashi is in charge of the series scripts. Eri Tokugawa is designing the characters, while MICHIRU is composing the music, and Ryousuke Naya is the sound director. The ending theme song “Nanairo no E no Gu de” (With Seven Colors of Paint) is performed by 7LAND.
The story of “The Aristocrat’s Otherworldly Adventure: Serving Gods Who Go Too Far” revolves around a protagonist who is reincarnated as Cain von Silford, the third son of a noble family in a world of swords and sorcery, after dying while stopping a crime in modern Japan. Cain unexpectedly receives a vast array of magical powers, but he must keep his potential hidden to achieve his dream of traveling the world as a free spirit. The anime is described as a light-hearted, escapist adventure in another world.
Yashu began serializing the story on the Shōsetsuka ni Narō website in October 2016, and the novels were published in print by Hifumi Shobo with illustrations by Mo starting from June 2017. The manga adaptation of the novels by artist nini was launched on Mag Garden’s Mag Comi website in March 2018.