‘Dropout Idol Fruit Tart’ Is Getting An English Dub


‘Dropout Idol Fruit Tart’ is a comedy manga focusing on a group of Japanese musician idols moving to Tokyo for the big time. It is created by Sō Hamayumiba and ran in the magazine “Manga Time Kirara Carat.” Its popularity lead to a twelve-episode anime adaption from Feel Animation Studio and now it is getting an English dub from Funimation.

“It’s time to save their dormitory! We’re excited to announce that the Dropout Idol Fruit Tart English dub is officially on its way to Funimation, and we’ve got the latest info on the cast, crew and release date,” Funimation writes on their website. “all 12 episodes of the Dropout Idol Fruit Tart English dub will arrive on Funimation, so get ready to root for this group of talented idols all over again (or for the very first time).”


They continue, “The English voice cast for the series includes Kira Buckland (Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle, Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon) as Sakura Ino, Kayli Mills (Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, In/Spectre) as Hemo Midori, Sarah Williams (Adachi and Shimamura, Rent-a-Girlfriend) as Roko Sekino, Laura Stahl (The Promised Neverland, The Way of the Househusband) as Nayu and Xanthe Huynh (Kuma Kuma Kuma Bear, BNA: Brand New Animal) as Nina Maehara.”

You can watch out the trailer below:

MyAnimeList describes the synopsis as, “Fourth dormitory of the Rat Production (commonly known as Nezumi-sou)—the place where dropout idol girls live: the former child actor Sekino Roko, musician Nukui Hayu, and model Maehara Nina. Sakura Ino, who always dreamed of becoming an idol, moves in. At the same time, the decision is made to demolish the dormitory. Due to the project launched by the manager Kajino Hoho, “Ochikobore Fruit Tart,” occupants of the dormitory form a new idol group called “Fruit Tart” and start their activities in order to repay a one hundred million yen debt.”


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