Kicking off the New Year, Crunchyroll will be delivering a double dose of romantic comedy in Tomo-chan Is a Girl! with both the Japanese and English dubs premiering day and date with Japan’s broadcast, every week, starting Wednesday, January 4, 2023 at 10:00 AM Pacific Time.
This past summer at Anime Expo 2022, it was confirmed that Lexi Nieto would be the English voice of Tomo Aizawa along with Sally Amaki as the English and Japanese voice of Carol Olston, which will be the first time Crunchyroll has ever used the same voice actor for both the Japanese and English dubs. The full English dub cast will now been revealed to include the following:
Lexi Nieto (Takt Op. Destiny; One Piece Film Red) as Tomo Aizawa
Ricco Fajardo (Black Clover; My Hero Academia) as Junichiro Kubota
Jād Saxton (Fairy Tail; Fruits Basket (2019)) as Misuzu Gundo
Sally Amaki (22/7 (nanabun no nijyuuni); Kaguya-sama: Love Is War) as Carol Olston
Caitlin Glass will serve as the ADR Director for the English dub. Glass has previously directed Fruits Basket (2019), Horimiya, Ranking of Kings, and Sing a Bit of Harmony. Additional dub languages for the series will debut at a later time, which include German, French, and Russian.
The Japanese voice cast will include the following:
Based on the 2015 four-panel manga series of the same name, written and illustrated by Fumita Yanagida, Tomo-chan Is a Girl! Is produced by animation studio Lay-duce, who is known for Heroines Run the Show and Fate/Grand Order: First Order. The series is directed by Hitoshi Nanba, whose directing credits include Golden Kamuy, Gosick, Fate/Grand Order: First Order, and Baki the Grappler.
Additional Tomo-chan Is a Girl! staff include series composition written by Megumi Shimizu (Banished From The Hero’s Party, I Decided To Live A Quiet Life In The Countryside), character design by Shiori Hiraiwa (2nd Key Animation for Wonder Egg Priority), art direction and background art by Kenichi Tatefuji (Drifters), and music composed by Masaru Yokoyama (Your Lie in April, Horimiya; Fruits Basket (2019)).