The official English Twitter account for the new television anime of Natsuki Takaya’s Fruits Basket manga has announced that Kent Williams is returning as Hatori Soma for the anime’s English dub. Williams played the role in the 2001 anime.
The other cast members for the English dub of the new Fruits Basket anime includes:
- Laura Bailey is Tohru Honda
- Eric Vale is Yuki Sohma
- Jerry Jewell is Kyo Sohma
- John Burgmeier is Shigure Sohma
- Tia Ballard is Kagura Sohma
- Mikaela Krantz is Momiji Sohma
- Justin Cook is Hatsuharu Sohma
- Elizabeth Maxwell is Arisa Uotani
- Jad Saxton is Saki Hanajima
FUNimation Entertainment will screen the first two episodes of the anime in theaters in the United States on March 26, 2019 (English-dubbed) and March 27, 2019 (English-subtitled). The screenings will feature an “exclusive gift pack” and Japanese and English voice actor commentary.
The anime is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television in April 2019. FUNimation will stream the series on FunimationNow, and the company has acquired the home video rights for the series.