Aniplex of America announced at Bang Zoom! Entertainment‘s Anime Central panel on Friday that it is producing an English dub of March comes in like a lion. Bang Zoom! Entertainment will hold open auditions Friday through Sunday from 11 am to 12:15 pm at Anime Central, with call back auditions in the afternoon.
The story of March comes in like a lion follows Rei, a solitary player of shōgi (a Japanese board game related to Western chess), and his relationships with a neighboring family. He becomes acquainted with Akari, and two young girls, Hinata and Momo, who also have have a large number of cats.
The first March comes in like a lion television anime series premiered on NHK in Japan in October, 2016 and ran for two consecutive cours or half a year (with a total of 22 episodes) before ending in March. Crunchyroll and Daisuki streamed the anime. A second season of the anime is green-lit and will premiere this October.
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