‘Alice In Borderland’ is a three-part supernatural horror OVA based on the manga by Haro Aso. It was published by Shogakukan and released in English by Viz Media. The OVA was developed by the Japanese production studios Silver Link and Connect with Hideki Tachibana serving as director.
Sentai Filmworks announced on their website that they have assembled an English dub cast for ‘Alice in Borderland’ with Shannon D. Reed serving as ADR Director and as co-writer.
The casting includes Jeremy Gee as Arisu, Greg Ayres as Chota, Joe Daniels as Karube, Rachael Messer as Shibuki, Blake Jackson as Chishiya, Cat Thomas as Game Announcer, Kyle Colby Jones as Old Man, Courtland Johnson as Radio Voice, and Olivia Swasey as Usagi.
You can check out Sentai Filmworks initial social media announcement below:
[NEW] The psycho-suspense thriller Alice in Borderland OVA series is joining the Sentai catalog! Read more here: https://t.co/p9zAVi6Voj pic.twitter.com/FIL5Q83iym
— Sentai 💚 (@SentaiFilmworks) May 13, 2021
Sentai Filmworks also announced that the OVA will receive a blu-ray DVD home release that will feature the original Japanese voice actors and the English dub cast.
MyAnimeList describes the synopsis as follows:
“Ryouhei Arisu is a high school student with no ambitions and just wants to escape from what he feels is a meaningless reality. One night when he is with his two friends Daikichi Karube and Chouta Segawa, they see an abnormally large firework shoot into the sky, an event which signals a permanent change in their lives.
Blinded by the incredibly bright explosion, the three find themselves transported to what is known as the Borderland. The only inhabitants of this world are participants of a deadly game where specific tasks must be accomplished if they wish to survive. As the three begin playing to determine how they can get back home, Ryouhei finds himself feeling alive for the very first time in his life.”
Netflix released a live-action adaption of ‘Alice in Borderland’ directed by Shinsuke Satō in 2020.
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