Crunchyroll’s originals for 2020 have some solid titles and one of them that’s getting a lot of promotion is Tower of God. The series adapts the manhwa by Siu and has getting a solid release in Japan, South Korea, and the United States among others. With the series underway, Crunchyroll being a partner means they’re going to be able to do a few things they may not ordinarily be able to. And one of those, it turns out, is to put the first episode dubbed in English on YouTube for people to check out in case you don’t have a subscription. It’s available worldwide outside of Asia. Check it out below!
The English cast includes Johnny Yong Bosch as Bam, Valerie Rose Lohman as Rachel, Christopher Swindle as Headon, Chris Hackney as Khun Aguero Agnis, Matthew David Rudd as Rak Wraithraiser, Kira Buckland as Yuri Jahad, Kyle McCarley as Evan Edroch, Cherami Leigh as Anaak Jahad, Nicolas Roye as Hatz, Scott Whyte as Shibisu, Jeannie Tirado as Endorsi Jahad, Trent Mills as Lero Ro, Lucien Dodge as Hansung Yu, and Cristina Vee as Serena.
The series was directed by Takashi Sano based on the series composition by Erika Yoshida. Hirokazu Hanai served as the assistant director while Masashi Kudo and Miho Tanino worked on the character designs. Telecom Animation Film handled the animation production.
The Japanese cast includes Taichi Ichikawa as Bam, Saori Hayami as Rachel, Houchu Ohtsuka as Headon, Akira Sekine as Anaak Jahad, Rie Suegara as Endorsi Jahad, Mariko Honda as Yuri Jahad, Kazuyuki Okitsu as Evan Endroch, Toshinari Fukamachi as Hatz, Nobuhiko Okamoto as Khun Aguero Agnes, Kenta Miyake as Rak Wraithraiser, and Takuya Eguchi as Shibisu.
Korean group Stray Kids will be performing the opening song for the show with “TOP – Japanese ver.-”
Plot Concept: Bam, who was alone all his life has entered the tower to chase after his only friend, Rachel, but how will he survive without having any special strength or power? “What do you desire? Money and wealth? Honor and pride? Authority and power? Revenge? Or something that transcends them all? Whatever you desire—it’s here.”