‘Kūtei Doragonzu’ also known as ‘Drifting Dragons’ is a fantasy adventure manga written by written and illustrated by Taku Kuwabara. It was launched in 2016 by Kodansha through their “good! Afternoon” Tokyo magazine. Its popularity led to Polygon Pictures picking up the series for an anime adaption that ran for twelve episodes.
The anime was produced by Akitoshi Mori and directed by Tadahiro Yoshihira with Makoto Uezu serving as the show writer. It was released on January 9, 2020, and ran for one season which was released on Netflix.
Sentai Filmworks announced on their website that they had acquired the rights to produce an English dub for a blu-ray DVD release. They said on Twitter, “Drifting Dragons is the existing original English dub.”
Drifting Dragons is the existing original English dub
— Sentai 💚 (@SentaiFilmworks) January 25, 2022
The cast includes Cristina Vee (Sailor Moon Crysta), Doug Erholtz (The Seven Deadly Sins), Christine Marie Cabanos (Sword Art Online), Jake Green (The Owl House), Tony Azzolino (Children of the Whales), Kaiji Tang (Jujutsu Kaisen), Keith Silverstein (Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn), Johnny Yong Bosch (Trigun), Robert Buchholz (A Whisker Away), Laura Post (Kill la Kill), Daman Mills (Sakura Quest), Kayli Mills (Cells at Work!), Kyle McCarley (The Asterisk War), Reba Buhr (Hunter x Hunter), Billy Kametz (The Rising of the Shield Hero), Kira Buckland (Edens Zero), Todd Haberkorn (Fairy Tail), Bryce Papenbrook (Attack on Titan), Laura Post (One-Punch Man), and Colleen O’Shaughnessey (The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes).
MyAnimeList describes the plot summary as follows:
“Dragons, the rulers of the sky. To many people on the surface, they are a dire threat, but at the same time, a valuable source of medicine, oil, and food. There are those who hunt the dragons. They travel the skies in dragon-hunting airships. This is the story of one of those ships, the “Quin Zaza,” and its crew.”
The DVDs will include eight Japanese Promos and twelve web previews. The manga has released a total of eleven volumes and continues its run.
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