'Supernatural' anime: Jared Padalecki to dub first season for U.S. release


Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles are getting animated. The "Supernatural" anime series, set for initial release in Japan on Feb. 23, is being dubbed for English-speaking audiences, and a U.S. version is expected to be released on DVD, though no release date has been announced.In the English language version, Warner Bros. Japan confirms that Padalecki has signed on to dub all 22 episodes as Sam Winchester. Dean, however, may sound a little different - Ackles has signed on to voice only 2 of the episodes. He'll be heard on the final episodes... presumably in which Dean trades his soul for Sam's life. There's no word yet on who will fill in for the other 20 episodes, but we hope he's ready to get his growl on.In the Japanese version, Sam and Dean Winchester will be voiced by Yuya Uchida and Hiroki Touchi, respectively. They're also the voice-actors who dub over the live action version in...



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