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Watanabe Mayu to voice act for Japanese dubbed version of 'Percy Jackson & the Olympians'

August 6, 2013 @ 1:41 am
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AKB48 member Watanabe Mayu will be voice acting for the Japanese dubbed version of the American film, 'Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Sea of Monsters' (directed by Thor Freudenthal), which will open in theaters in Japan on November 1st. 


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The film is the sequel to 2010's fantasy adventure film, 'Percy Jackson and The Olympians: The Lightning Thief'. The protagonist Percy (Logan Lerman) will be voiced by voice actor/singer Miyano Mamoru and Watanabe will be in charge of the voice of the heroine Annabeth (Alexandria Daddario). 


Watanabe commented, "I will play my role to the best of my ability so that I won't bring shame onto its name.


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· Posted August 6, 2013 @ 2:41 pm

That's awesome! I'm not a fan of the series but it's so cool Mayu was able to get such a job. I love hearing about all the AKB girls getting dubbing jobs. ^^

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· Posted August 6, 2013 @ 12:38 pm

Kinda scared here. Maybe one of the lesser roles. Like say...Clarisse.

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· Posted August 6, 2013 @ 2:42 pm
Why are you scared? And no, it says in the article she will dub Annabeth. Nothing to be 'scared' about, Mayu's not a bad voice actress.
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· Posted August 6, 2013 @ 9:02 am

Oh wow! How cool is that? :)
Good luck Mayuyu!

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