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AICN Anime-English Language Cast For Ghibli's Earthsea, 10 Minutes of Vexille Preview

Logo handmade by Bannister Column by Scott Green reports that the English language audio dub of Studio Ghibli's Tales from Earthsea includes: Sparrowhawk (aka Ged) - Timothy Dalton Cob - Willem Dafoe Arren - Matt Levin Hare - Cheech Marin Tenar - Mariska Hargitay Therru - Blaire Restaneo While an American release of the adaptation of Ursula K. Le Guin's novels is held up until 2009, with Sci-Fi Channel holding the North American film rights to the novels, the UK will be receiving a limited theatrical run starting August 3rd courtesy of Optimum. The English dub was also included on the Japanese DVD release of the Tales from Earthsea. One of the most talked about factors in the film was that it was directed by Goro Miyazaki, the son of Hayao Miyazaki. As a product by the child of the studio's, and perhaps the industry's most prominent figure, the film was forced to contend with high expectations and the standards of Ghibli's classic output. Tales from Earthsea also marked Goro Miyazaki's entrance into the field of animation. Previously, he run the Ghibli Museum.
Twitch reports that the first twelve minutes of Vexille are available streaming online at Tsutaya's site. The CG films was developed by the team behind the 2004 Appleseed and directed by Fumihiko Sori (Ping Pong). A review can be read here.
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