Anime Recommendation for June 2015: Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic

Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic We’re back to doing monthly Anime Recommendations! This month’s anime recommendation is MAGI: THE LABYRINTH OF MAGIC

This is an adventurous type series, with lots of good action scenes and a good plot. It’s set in ancient Arabia, with lot’s of Arabic influences, from the character’s names to their outfits. If you enjoyed Disney films such as Aladdin or Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas as a kid, then you’ll definitely love this series. There are two seasons released so far, the second being titled Magi: The Kingdom of Magic. You can watch both seasons here on DubzOnline. Give this series a try, the plot, along with the episodes for the first season can be found by clicking the above link.

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Funimation Broadcast Dub Line-up: Spring 2015

On Wednesday, North American anime distributor Funimation announced the 10 Spring television series that it plans to dub. Funimation will stream its dubs while these series are still running in Japan.

NOTE: ALL TIMES LISTED ARE OFFICIAL STREAMING TIMES FOR FUNIMATION, NOT THE TIMES WE WILL BE UPLOADING THEM AT

Phase 1
High School DxD BorN (Saturdays at 1:00 pm ET, beginning May 2)
Assassination Classroom (Wednesdays at 8:00 pm ET, beginning May 13)
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign (Wednesdays at 8:30 pm ET, beginning May 13)
Blood Blockade Battlefront (Wednesdays at 9:00 pm ET, beginning May 13)
Ninja Slayer From Animation (Thursdays at 10:00 am ET, beginning May 21)

Phase 2
The Disappearance of Nagato Yuki-chan (Fridays at 2:10 pm ET, date TBA)
Ultimate Otaku Teacher (Saturdays at 7:00 am ET, date TBA)
The Heroic Legend of Arslan (Sundays at 5:00 am ET, date TBA)
Show By Rock!! (Sundays at 9:00 am ET, date TBA)
Mikagura School Suite (Tuesdays at 4:35 pm ET, date TBA)

Funimation had previously announced that it would stream the “Broadcast Dubs” of High School DxD BorN, Assassination Classroom, Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign and Blood Blockade Battlefront. The company is also streaming episodes from all 10 titles with English subtitles as they premiere in Japan. It had streamed 10 titles with English dubs during the Winter 2014 season.

Upcoming Episodes

Here’s a list of what we know is guaranteed to be coming out soon.

If more than 1 date is listed, the release could fall on any of those days.

Naruto Shippuden Dub: Saturdays
Naruto Shippuden Sub: Thursdays
Blood Blockade Battlefront: Tuesdays, Thursday at the latest
Seraph of the End: Vampire Reign: Wednesdays, Friday at the latest
Highschool DxD BorN – Dubbed & Subbed: Saturdays, Sunday afternoon at the latest

Funimation:
BlazBlue: Alter Memory: Episodes 3-12: 17th-18th June
Noragami: Episodes 3-12: 24th-25th June
One Piece Episodes 385-396: 30th June-1st July
FAIRY TAIL EPISODES 176-187 (FAIRY TAIL (2014) EPISODES 1-12): 12th-13th August

Sentai Filmworks:
No Game No Life: June/July

NOTE: ALL RELEASES FROM SENTAI FILMWORKS CAN CHANGE AT ANY TIME. THIS IS ALL THE INFORMATION WE HAVE FOR THESE RELEASES RIGHT NOW

Media Blasters:
Ladies Versus Butler (NO KNOWN DATE)

This list will be updated as and when we have more available information.

Durarara!!×2 English Dub to Premiere March 10

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Aniplex of America announced on Friday that it will stream an English dub for Durarara!!×2 Shō beginning on March 10. A new dubbed episode will premiere every Tuesday.

Many cast members are revising their roles from the first season. The dub cast, under director Kirk Thornton, includes:

Kari Wahlgren as Celty Sturluson
Darrel Guilbeau as Mikado Ryugamine
Bryce Papenbrook as Masaomi Kida
Michelle Ruff as Anri Sonohara
Johnny Yong Bosch as Izaya Orihara
Crispin Freeman as Shizuo Heiwajima
Yuri Lowenthal as Shinra Kishitani
Steve Blum as Kyohei Kadota
Brian Beacock asWalker Yumasaki
Mela Lee as Erika Karisawa
Spike Spencer as Saburo Togusa
Kyle McCarley as Aoba Kuronuma
Bridget Hoffman as Kururi Orihara
G.K. Bowes as Mairu Orihara
Vic Mignogna as Kasuka Heiwajima
Doug Stone as Shingen Kishitani
David Earnest as Seiji Yagiri
Bridget Hoffman as Namie Yagiri
Cassandra Lee Morris as Saki Mikajima
Keith Silverstein as Tom Tanaka
Dan Woren as Haruya Shiki
Christopher Smith as Kinnosuke Kuzuhara
Patrick Seitz as Simon Brezhnev
Doug Erholtz as Max Sandshelt
Lex Lang as Egor
The dub, like the Japanese version that is currently airing in Japan, will be available in North America on Crunchyroll, Hulu, and the Aniplex Channel.

This will be Aniplex of America’s first English dub to premiere while the series is still airing in Japan.