A new TV anime series was previously announced with the Handyman Saito in Another World property getting the nod. Announced in January 2022 and it saw a January 8th, 2023 debut, and the folks at Crunchyroll were slotted to handle the simulcast. While the series wrapped up previously, Crunchyroll is continuing to bring out new dubs for it. The latest one to be added is the Hindi dub which had the first episode go live on Wednesday night with new episodes arriving weekly at 11:30 pm ET on the service here.
The show has Toshiyuki Kubooka directing it based on the series composition by Kenta Ihara. Yoko Tanabe is handling the character designs with C2C working on the production for the animation itself.
The Japanese cast includes Ryohei Kimura as Saitou, Ai Fairouz as Raelza, Nao Toyama as Lafanpan, Cho as Morlock, Ayaka Ohashi as Mevena, Kōichi Sōma as Gibungle, Yumiri Hanamori as Ririza, Hinata Tadokoro as Gible, Ruriko Aoki as Franlil, Azusa Tadokoro as Ninia, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka as Cains, Yū Serizawa as Lychee, Chikara Honda as Monpui, Jun Kasama as Kisurugi, Shiori Izawa as Primas, and Chiwa Saito as Lavella.
The English dub has Mike McFarland directing as he works from the scripts by Jared Smith. The English cast includes Blake McNamara as Saitou, Bradley Campbell as Morlock, Krystal LaPorte as Lafanpan, Sarah Roach as Raelza, Chris Guerrero as Gibungle, Jalitza Delgado as Liliza, Kelly Greenshield as Maevena, Landon McDonald as Maderaka, and Matthew David Rudd as Guivre.
The ending theme song “Hidamari no Saido” was performed by konoco.
The manga from Kazutomo Ichitomo began in 2018 through ComicWalker and has six volumes in print so far with over 300,000 copies in circulation.
Plot Concept: Saitou is an ordinary handyman that gets transported to another world where his skills are very useful. He starts to really understand what it means to be needed.
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