Joseph Gordon-Levitt Headlines All-Star Voice Cast For THE WIND RISES

Hayao Miyazaki's final anime feature, The Wind Rises, gets an A-list English voice cast which includes Levitt, Emily Blunt, Stanley Tucci, Werner Herzog, Jennifer Grey and Elijah Wood.

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By Mark Julian - 12/17/2013
The Wind Rises English Voice Cast


The English voice cast is set for the dub of Hayao Miyazaki's final anime feature film, The Wind Rises. Joseph Gordon-Levitt (Don Jon, Looper) will play the main protagonist Jiro Horikoshi. Emily Blunt (Looper, Edge of Tommorow) plays Jiro's love interest, Nahoko Satomi. John Krasinski (The Office, Monsters University) voices Honjo. Martin Short (Frankenweenie) plays Jiro's boss, Kurokawa. Stanley Tucci (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Captain America: The First Avenger) voices Caproni. Mandy Patinkin (Homeland) plays Hattori. William H. Macy (Shameless) plays Satomi's father. Werner Herzog (Jack Reacher) provides the voice for Castorp. Mae Whitman (Parenthood, Young Justice) voices two characters, Jiro's younger sister as well as Kinu. Jennifer Grey(Dirty Dancing, Ferris Bueller's Day Off) plays Mrs. Kurokawa. Darren Criss (Glee) voices Katayama. Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kings, Tron: Uprising) plays Sone. And lastly, Ronan Farrow (son of Mia Farrow and Woody Allen) voices a Mitsubishi employee. Disney has set a wide release for the film in February.

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"A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Sutdio Ghibli. Nominated for a Golden Globe award and short-listed for an Academy Award nomination."
Source: USA Today
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Kyos - 12/17/2013, 3:10 AM
Great voice cast! I'll be watching the original japanese version with subtitles, but it's good to know they're treating Miyazaki's work with that level of respect.
Doopie - 12/17/2013, 3:12 AM
is it all JGL news today?
MrDonut - 12/17/2013, 3:23 AM
Dude sure loves to 'rise'
konoyaro - 12/17/2013, 3:47 AM
miyazaki genius
TheRealistStarLord - 12/17/2013, 4:23 AM
JGL is on fire with news today. The dude seems to get so many opportunities.
SuperCat - 12/17/2013, 4:44 AM


heisei24 - 12/17/2013, 4:55 AM
Fun fact:In Japanese release of this movie, JGL's character (Jiro Horikoshi) is voiced by the creator of Evangelion.
mbembet - 12/17/2013, 5:05 AM
Miyazaki Hayao is GOD
Studio Ghibli>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>disney/pixar
TheSoulEater - 12/17/2013, 5:46 AM
I was going to see this anyway, but NOW I HAVE TO SEE THIS AFTER LOOKING AT THIS CAST!!!
Nomis - 12/17/2013, 6:10 AM
@ Supercat - LOL!!!!!!
Melkaticox - 12/17/2013, 6:22 AM
I don't know half of those people.

@mbembet No.
Miyazaki's movies >>>>>> Disney/pixar
There's a difference.
Epicboy - 12/17/2013, 8:32 AM
Joseph Gordon levitt. The only childhood actor who can't do no wrong...yet.
LuckDragon - 12/17/2013, 8:59 AM
Awesome! Can't wait for this film.
wcwpoet - 12/18/2013, 2:37 PM
That's a damn fine voice cast. I loved Princess Monoke and Howl's Moving Castle. Never saw Spirited Away. Correct me if I'm wrong but did he do Ponyo? Wasn't feeling that.

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