Netflix has announced via Twitter that the hit anime, Beastars, will be coming to the streaming service on March 13th. Netflix also announced the English voice cast for the show.
The English Dub stars Jonah Scott (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, One Punch Man) as Legoshi , Griffin Puatu (Isekai Cheat Magician, World of Warcraft) as Louis, Lara Jill Miller (Digimon Adventure, The Amanda Show) as Haru, Kaiji Tang (Berserk, Seven Deadly Sins) as Bill, Ben Diskin (Kill la Kill, Mob Psycho 100) as Jack, Daman Mills (Attack on Titan, Black Clover) as Kai, Erika Harlacher (Blue Exorcist, Hunter x Hunter) as Els, and Keith Silverstein (Eureka Seven, Gurren Lagann,) as Gouhin.
The animated show is based on the Japanese manga of the same name. Written and illustrated by Paru Itagaki, the series has won numerous awards and was the first Akita Shoten title to win the Manga Taishō Award. The manga series currently has six volumes that have been officially released in English. The animated series ran from October 8 to December 26, 2019, and is getting a second season in the near future.
The story follows a wolf named Louis as he navigates high school. The plot focuses on his struggle to live in a society where herbivores and carnivores are divided by culture, as well as his desire to consume his girlfriend, a white rabbit named Haru.
Netflix is certainly no stranger to exclusive anime deals; they saw a great amount of success with their release of Seven Deadly Sins and Castlevania. The streaming service will also be home to the upcoming He-Man anime sequel from Kevin Smith.