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Q. That teaser for Parasyte that you guys posted on youtube had English speaking news reporters on it. I’m wondering if you can say if much work has been done on the dub for the show already or not.‎

A. Right now, no. For the English reveal trailer, we actually gathered a few people from the office to be reporters. We had a male and female English speaker, a Spanish speaker and someone who spoke Vietnamese.

Q. Why isn’t Parasyte going to be dubbed? I think the show’s popularity grants it a dub don’t you think? Just wondering. Please notice me Sentai :stuck_out_tongue:

A. We never said it wouldn’t be dubbed! And for the record I wholeheartedly agree with you.


Isn’t Parasyte a shoo-in to be dubbed since Sentai is doing open auditions for its dub? :confused:

[url=][/url] [b]Episodes 01-12 (Sub) are now LIVE! [/b]

Note: These episodes are listed as FREE.

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 13 (Sub) is now LIVE! [/b]


Q. Is there going to be a dub for Parasyte? Who do you think should voice Migi?
A. Yes, Parasyte will receive a dub in the future. Oooooh, Migi is gunna be a tough one to cast, don’t you think?


[size=20]Migi Meatballs Stare Back at You as You Eat[/size]
posted on 2015-04-19 17:00 EDT
Creepy dish to be served up at Tokyo meat festival

Taking cues from the parasitic Migi from the recent anime Parasyte -the maxim- anime series, these one-eyed meatballs are being served up in Tokyo later in the month. Not to worry, though, they’re not alien parasites; they’re 100% Japanese beef. Cooked in a rich demi-glace, they actually look pretty yummy. Takashi Yamazaki, director of the Parasyte live-action movie, certainly thought so. “Although I was stunned to see them, I was surprised to find they were unexpectedly tasty,” he said. “Anyone who likes Migi so much they want to eat him should definitely try this. Maybe you’ll gain new powers if you mingle with parasites!”

The “Migitballs” will be served at the Food Nations ~Niku Fes Tokyo Spring 2015~, a festival celebrating the meat of Japan’s various regions as well as foreign countries. The meat in the meatballs, for instance, comes from the black cattle of Miyazaki Prefecture in Kyushu. The festival will be held from April 24 to 29 in Komazawa Olympic Park in Tokyo and then from May 1 to 6 in Le Soleil in Yokosuka and from May 1 to 10 at Aeon Mall Makuhari New City in Chiba. A plate of Migitballs will cost 1,400 yen ($12). The second part of the Parasyte movie premieres on April 25.

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 14 is now LIVE! [/b]


Ghibli’s Suzuki: We Wanted to Adapt the Parasyte Manga

posted on 2015-04-20 13:00 EDT by Lynzee Lamb

Retired Ghibli producer Toshio Suzuki revealed in a TokyoFM podcast with Genki Kawamura on April 13 that both he and Hayao Miyazaki were at one time interested in adapting Hitoshi Iwaaki’s Parasyte manga at Ghibli. However, at the time the rights to an adaptation were held by U.S. film production company New Line Cinema.

Don Murphy’s Angry Films first announced a live-action/CGI Hollywood adaptation of Parasyte was in the works in 1999 with Matt Manfredi and Phil Hey writing the script and Jim Henson Pictures producing. Director Takashi Shimizu was added to the project when it moved to New Line Cinema, but ultimately it never manifested. In the mean time, Ghibli moved on to other projects.

Suzuki commented that the themes of Parasyte are in line with Ghibli’s own sensibilities and that Miyazaki was even a fan. Kawamura commented that Parasyte and Nausicaä have some similarities, and Suzuki agreed.

The rights to the series returned to Japan and the series has experienced a sort of renaissance despite the manga ending over a decade ago. Madhouse animated the recently completed 24-episode anime series and Genki Kawamura is directing two live-action films. Kodansha Comics reprinted the manga series in North America as well.


Q. Monica Rial for Migi in Parasyte dub please
A. Duly noted, thank you!

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 15 is now LIVE! [/b]

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 16 is now LIVE! [/b]

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 17 is now LIVE! [/b]



Vote for who YOU think should get a bit part in our upcoming release of Parasyte -themaxim-! Vote here:

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Q. Has there been auditions for the Parasyte dub yet?
A. No, not quite yet. When we do start up we will definitely let you guys know. :slight_smile:
Q. Hello there. First off I was way excited when I seen you guys got rights to Parasyte!!! And I can’t wait to own it dubbed. But the question is when can we expect a release date for it. I’m too excited lol.‎
A. A release date for Parasyte hasn’t been set in stone yet. We are really excited about the release as well, so hopefully more news will be coming soon!

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 18 is now LIVE! [/b]


[size=20]And The Parasyte Fancast Contest Winners Are…[/size]
5/22/2015 11:38:41 AM

The Sentai Filmworks FanCast Contest is now over, a big thanks to everyone who auditioned and helped make it a big success!

Our panel of judges picked out the top 25 entries and YOU got to select who would win the big prize: a once in a lifetime shot at being in an anime! From our top 25, two winners were chosen based on your votes, and the two winners are:

Melissa and Thione!

Congratulations, you two! We will be in contact shortly with the winners for all the small details.

Thank you everyone for participating in out FanCast Contest, and watch out for more contests, giveaway and so much more coming soon from Sentai!

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 19 is now LIVE! [/b]


Q. So when will the announcement for the Parsyte fan cast results be announced?

A. It was already announced a few days ago! Check it out here:

[url=][/url] [b]Episode 20 is now LIVE! [/b]


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