Crunchyroll and Adult Swim have been working on a co-produced an action-adventure anime series and fans can’t wait to know more about it!
The series is titled Fena: Pirate Princess (also known as Kaizoku Oujo) and is directed by Kazuto Nakazawa, with Rui Kuroki as producer. Production I.G. is the animation studio for the series.
The plot follows the story of a young orphan named Fena, who works in a brothel as a servant. One day a mysterious stranger comes to rescue her and tells her the truth about her family and a secret she must unlock. She and her new crew set sail for an adventure while being chased by pirates.
Fena: Release date confirmed for anime
Fena: Pirate Princess is scheduled to release on Saturday, 14th August 2021, with a two-episode premiere.
The series release date has been confirmed in the trailer. It will be released simultaneously on Adult Swim’s channel Toonami and on Crunchyroll. Toonami will show the anime in an English dubbed version, while Crunchyroll will have a subtitled version of the anime.
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Fena: Pirate Princess – Japanese and English voice cast revealed
The voice cast for the anime is as follows:
- Asami Seto (Japanese) and Brittany Cox (English) as Fena Houtman: An orphan who is known for her cheerful personality, as well as her unique beauty.
- Ryota Suzuki (Japanese) and Robb Moreira (English) as Yukimaru: Fena’s bodyguard who keeps to himself ut is a good swordsman.
- Takahiro Sakurai (Japanese) and Nicholas Corda (English) as Shitan: A warrior and skilled bowman who cares for his friends.
- Aoi Yuki (Japanese) and Anjali Kunapaneni (English) as Karin: Born to blacksmiths, she has a zest for technology and knows her way around a rifle.
- Ryota Osaka (Japanese) and Darrel J Delfin (English) as Kaede: A younger twin to Enju. He is always competing with his brother. Both are recognisable by their use of a spear and wakizashi in battle.
- Gen Sato (Japanese) and Brandon Winckler (English) as Enju: He tries to be more reliable than his brother Kaede as he is the older of the two.
- Jun Osuka (Japanese) and Alan Lee (English) as Tsubaki: A well-skilled swordsman who keeps the group in check as he is the oldest amongst them.
- Shintaro Tanaka (Japanese) and Thomas E Wynn (English) as Makaba: Though he looks threatening and is large in size, he is soft to those close to him but when he fights, he does so with his fists.
- Manabu Muraji (Japanese) and Frank Todaro (English) as Salman: Otherwise known as “Salman the Onslaught” a name he gained in battle. He has known Fena since she was young and worked for her family.
- Hiroaki Hirata (Japanese) and Doug Stone (English) as Otto: Also known as “Otto the Blitz”. Much like Salman, he gained his name in battle and also worked for Fena’s family.
More about the characters can be seen here, including artwork. We expect more voice cast to be named closer to the time of the series release. Should that be the case, we will be sure to update this article.
Similar series you may enjoy…
Should fans find themselves feeling a little lost before the release of the series, not to worry! Here are some titles to keep you going:
- One Piece (1999-Present) – Join Monkey D. Luffy and his pirate crew who embark on a journey to find the greatest treasure ever!
- My Hero Academia (2016-Present) – A young boy with no powers enrols in a superhero academy to learn how to be a hero.
- Castlevania (2017-2021) – A vampire hunter tries to save a city from the control of Dracula.
- Boruto: Naruto Next Generations (2017-Present) – A young boy tries to follow in his father’s (Naturo) footsteps in trying to become the greatest ninja.
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