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It’s Animatics vs Final Animation In This ‘Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town’ Anime Featurette

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Go behind the scenes with these animatic breakdowns!
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The winter 2021 anime adaptation with Suppose a Kid From the Last Dungeon Boonies Moved to a Starter Town has come and gone but there are still things to learn about it – and always new viewers to discover it as well. The latest from Funimation is a really neat six-minute side-by-side comparison of the animatics put together to plot the animation with a look at how they turned out. It gets into a good bit of the show overall and is a great piece for animation fans to see more of how it all works.

The English dub is set with Daman Mills directing it with David Wald and Alexis Tipton serving as assistant ADR directors. J. Michael Tatum handled the script for it and the English cast includes Erica Schroeder as Lloyd, Krystal LaPorte as Marie, Lindsay Sheppard as Alka, Alexis Tipton as Selen, Elizabeth Maxwell as Riho, Doug Erholtz as Merthophan, Jad Saxton as Choline, Billy Kametz as Alan, Justice Washington as Chrome, Nazeeh Tarsha as Shoma, and David Matranga as Selen’s Father,

The show was directed by migmi with Deko Akao handling the scripts. Makoto Iino is on board handling the character designs while LIDEN FILMS is working the animation production.

The Japanese cast includes Yumiri Hanamori as Lloyd, Ai Kayano as Marie, Natsumi Hioka as Alka, Madoka Asahina as Selen, Minami Tsuda as Riho, Miku Itō as Phyllo, Seiichirō Yamashita as Alan, Sōma Saitō as Shōma, Satoshi Hino as Meltfan, and M.A.O as Colin.

The light novel series comes from Toshio Satō and illustration Nao Watanuki which began in 2017 and has seven volumes out as of the announcement in October 2019. A manga adaptation is also ongoing in Japan. Yen Press is releasing both in English.

Check out the official site and Twitter.

Plot Concept: Lloyd is a novice adventurer whose dream is to discover “true strength” in the capital he’s always admired, despite growing up with neighbors who always considered him weak. The story starts with him departing his hometown, which just so happens to be located right next to…one of the most dangerous dungeons in the world?! Lloyd may think of himself as powerless, but when he goes to the city that serves as the starter town for adventurers, the difference between him and everyone else couldn’t be starker!

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