Netflix Japan has posted an English dubbed trailer for the B: The Beginning anime series. The new trailer features a preview of the anime’s theme song titled, ” The Perfect World.” The song was a joint effort between Marty Friedman (song, arrangement, guitar), MAN WITH A MISSION’s Jean-Ken Johnny (vocals), KenKen (bass), and Kōji Fujimoto (arrangement, programming).
Netflix will be streaming the anime series worldwide starting on March 2.
*Keep in mind this anime may not be suitable for younger audiences.
B: The Beginning will be a 12 episode series with each episode running for around 23 minutes.
Netflix provided a synopsis for the series.
In a world powered by advanced technology, crime and action unfold in the archipelagic nation of Cremona. Koku, the protagonist. Keith, the legendary investigator of the royal police force RIS. A mysterious criminal organization. A wide variety of characters race through the fortified city as it is beset by the serial killer, Killer B, and a chain of crimes in this suspense drama by director Kazuto Nakazawa and Production I.G.
The Japanese cast consists of:
- Hiroaki Hirata: Keith / Kazama / Dr. Flick
- Yuuki Kaji: Koku
- Asami Seto: Lily Hoshino
- Hiroki Touchi: Eric / Toga
- Minoru Inaba: Boris / Meyer
- Ami Koshimizu: Kaela Yoshinaga
- Toshiyuki Toyonaga: Brian / Brandon
- Shintarō Tanaka: Mario
- Atsushi Goto: Jean / Henry / Richard
- Toshiyuki Morikawa: Gilbert / Ross
- Kaito Ishikawa: Minatsuki
The English Dub cast includes:
- Ray Chase : Keith / Dr. Flick
- Kyle McCarley : Koku
- Doug Stone : Boris
- Faye Mata : Lily
- Johnny Yong Bosch : Minatsuki
- Xander Mobus : Laica / Henry
- Allegra Clark : Kaela
- Brianna Knickerbocker : Yuna
- Patrick Seitz : Mario
- Jalen K. Cassell : Eric
- Erica Mendez : Young Koku
- Cristina Vee : Young Yuna / Erika / Kukuri / Takeru
- Keith Osterberg : Jean
- Ezra Weisz : Abbot
- Khoi Dao : Brandon
- Todd Haberkorn : Quinn / Jonathan
- Derek Stephen Prince : Julian
- Ben Diskin : Kamui
- Marianne Miller : Izanami / Lily’s Mom
- Sean Chiplock : Red
- Edward Bosco : Blue / Richard
- Keith Silverstein : Yellow
- Jake Eberle : Lily’s Father
- Joe Zieja : Lily’s Brother
The production team includes:
- Kazuto Nakazawa, Production I.G: Original Creators
- Kazuto Nakazawa , Yoshiki Yamakawa: Directors
- Kazuto Nakazawa: Character Designer, Key Animation Supervisor
- Katsuya Ishida: Screenplay Writer
- Yoshihiro Ike: Composer