‘Shadow House’ is a Gothic supernatural thriller manga written and illustrated by the duo So-ma-to in 2018. It was launched in 2018 and has appeared in ‘Weekly Young Jump’ magazine. Its popularity led to an anime adaption from CloverWorks Inc. launched in April 2018.
Funimation announced on their website that they acquired the license to produce an English dub on their streaming service Funimation Now. They also announced the voice cast for ‘Shadow House.’
“Living dolls, a faceless clan and a haunted mansion? If you haven’t jumped in yet, get ready, because the SHADOWS HOUSE English dub is officially coming to Funimation! We’re excited to announce that Episode 1 of the SHADOWS HOUSE English dub arrives exclusively on Funimation,” they write. “h, were you looking for some cast and crew info as well? We’ve got you.”
Dani Chambers (ASTRA LOST IN SPACE) will voice Emilico, the living doll protagonist who befriends her owner and discovers that there is a dark mystery in her home. Emi Lo (Higurashi: When They Cry – GOU) will voice Kate, Emilico’s owner who has intelligence and a calm demeanor, making her an expert at problem-solving. She wants to help Kate be free of being a doll and solve the mysteries of her gothic house.
The rest of the cast includes Jordan Dash Cruz as Shaun/John, Adam McArthur as Ricky/Patrick, Marisa Duran as Lou/Louise, Risa Mei as Rum/Shirley, Emily Fajardo as Mia/Sarah, Michelle Lee as Rosemary/Maryrose, Elizabeth Maxwell as Barbie/Barbara, and Christopher Smith as Edward. Caitlin Glass will serve as ADR Director.
The official synopsis explains, “High atop a cliff sits the mansion known as Shadows House, home to a faceless clan that pretends to live like nobles. They express their emotions through living dolls that also endlessly clean the home of soot. One such servant, Emilico, aids her master Kate as they learn more about themselves and the mysteries of the house.”
Funimation has released the pilot episode of the anime with both the Japanese and English versions available.
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