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Crunchyroll has announced that the Shonen Jump smash hit series Dr. STONE will be their first upcoming summer simulcast title.
Several thousand years after a mysterious phenomenon that turns all of humanity to stone, the extraordinarily intelligent, science-driven boy, Senku Ishigami, awakens. Facing a world of stone and the total collapse of civilization, Senku makes up his mind to use science to rebuild the world. Starting with his super strong childhood friend Taiju Oki, who awakened at the same time, they will begin to rebuild civilization from nothing…
Dr. STONE will be animated by the iconic Japanese animation studio TMS, and is based on the manga title of the same name, written by Riichiro Inagaki and illustrated by Boichi. The series has sold over 1.9M manga copies in Japan alone.
The Japanese voice cast of Dr. STONE includes:
- Yūsuke Kobayashi (Subaru Natsuki in “Re: Zero − Starting Life in Another World”) as Senku Ishigami
- Makoto Furukawa (Saitama in “One Punch Man”) as Taiju Ōki
- Kana Ichinose (Ichigo in “DARLING in the FRANXX”) as Yuzuriha Ogawa
- Yuuichi Nakamura (Bruno Bucciarati in ”JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind”) as Tsukasa Shishiou.
Crunchyroll will simulcast “Dr. STONE” worldwide (except Asia) when the series premieres this July.