The Solo Leveling anime’s English dub trailer was released by Crunchyroll on November 17, 2023. A-1 Pictures is animating the series which will premiere in January 2024. The English dub ADR director is Caitlin Glass, also responsible for the dubbed versions of Horimiya and Mob Psycho III. The newly announced dubbed cast is below:
- Sung Jinwoo will be played by Aleks Le
- Yoo Jinho will be played by Justin Briner
- Sung Jinah will be played by Rebecca Wang
- Cha Hae-in will be played by Michelle Rojas
- Choi Jong-in will be played by Ian Sinclair
- Baek Yoonho will be played by Christopher R. Sabat
- Go Gunhee will be played by Kent Williams
- Woo Jinchul will be played by SungWon Cho
- Lee Joohee will be played by Dani Chambers
The Solo Leveling English dub trailer follows the Japanese trailer released in September, and the reveal of the main cast, spearheaded by Taito Ban as Sung Jinwoo. Earlier this month, the opening theme song by Hiroyuki Sawano and TOMORROW X TOGETHER was also revealed. 2024 was tipped to be the year of Solo Leveling in a recent interview with the Solo Leveling webtoon publisher, D&C Webtoon biz. The anime series will quickly be followed by the Webtoon adaptation of Solo Leveling: Ragnarok with a K-Drama is also supposedly in development.
The Solo Leveling anime is directed by Shunsuke Nakashige and written by Noboru Kimura, with music by Kohta Yamamoto. The anime adapts Chugong’s web novel which was serialized from 2016 to 2018. The web novel was licensed by Webnovel under the name Only I Level Up.
Webnovel describes the plot as:
In this world where Hunters with various magical powers battle monsters from invading the defenceless humanity, Seong Jin-Woo was the weakest of all the Hunters, barely able to make a living.
However, a mysterious System grants him the power of the ‘Player’, setting him on a course for an incredible and often times perilous Journey.
Follow Sang Jin-Woo as he embarks on an adventure to become an unparalleled existence through his “Level-Up” system – the only one in the entire world!
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