The Island of Giant Insects DUBBED & UNCENSORED

A project in Tokyo, Japan by Kyochu Retto Project Team

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Let's take this Japanese cult hit insect survival horror anime to a WHOLE new level, once and for all!
Backers: 659
Average Pledge Per Backer: ¥8506

Funded: ¥5,605,283 of ¥4,000,000
Dates: Jul 29th -> Aug 31st (34 days)
Project By: Kyochu Retto Project Team
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August 27th - via:
Heya anime lovers! So it's been a long, incredible fight. We'd like to thank every one of you for your continuous love, energy and support. Because of all of you, we made it this far. But finally, the end is near. We're at 119%, 530 backers, 4 days... (Read More)

Blu-ray Deluxe Premium Packaging Unlocked! Next stop, 5.1 Surround Sound at 150%!

August 20th - via:
Congratulations, everyone! We have officially reached ¥4,500,000 (113%) and unlocked our first stretch goal - the Blu-ray Deluxe Premium Packaging! This has turned into this, for everyone with the Blu-ray, with NO ADDED PRICE! And you know where to... (Read More)

THE ISLAND OF GIANT INSECTS: English Dub Kickstarter For Anime Film Has Officially Reached Its Goal

August 19th - via:
Recently, an announcement came from the Kickstarter of The Island of Giant Insects English dub film in which a new cast member had been announced. The English dub of the film would cover the same movie released back in January, in which a group of students is stranded and forced to survive against incredibly large and carnivorous insects. The release was a hit in Japan and quickly prompted the Kickstarter for the new dub. Thankfully, news has officially broken that the Kickstarter goal of $37,551 by raising a total of $39,303! (Read More)

Island of Giant Insects Anime's English-Dub Kickstarter Reaches Goal

August 17th - via:
The project attempted a previous campaign earlier this year, but fell short of its 8,500,000-yen goal. The project launched the "Round 2" campaign last month that has a lower 4 million-yen goal. Backing tiers have been reorganized, with a new tier that allows a backer to potentially voice the female character Nozawa, and another tier for a mixed-gender group of backers to voice extras. (Read More)

100% FUNDED! But why stop here... aim for the Stretch Goals!

August 15th - via:
Thank you so much to everyone involved, especially our 411 backers - this campaign has officially reached 100% funding, and the dub is HAPPENING! It's been a crazy ride, especially for all of you who's been with us since Round 1. But now we made our... (Read More)

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - 90%, Merch Add-Ons Now Available , and Ways You Could Help Us Reach 100%

August 13th - via:
First off, thank you everyone for your awesome energy and support! As you know, we are currently at 90%, 365 backers, and have 18 days to go! Great job, team! We certainly see the success of this project within our reach! At the same time, the last... (Read More)

Island of Giant Insects English Dub Kickstarter Casts Michaela Laws

August 11th - via:
The Kickstarter crowdfunding page for the English dub of the The Island of Giant Insects anime film announced on Monday that the project has cast Michaela Laws as Emiko Miyazono. The project attempted a previous Kickstarter campaign earlier this year, but fell short of its 8,500,000-yen (about US$80,000) goal. The project launched a "Round 2" campaign last month that has a lower 4,000,000-yen (about US$38,000) goal that will end on September 1. (Read More)


August 10th - via:
Previously during Round 1 of our campaign, we had 1 character we had not casted. Since all but one character had been already announced during Round 1, we decided wait and build up the excitement before we announce this "secret" role, for Round 2. At... (Read More)

[Announcement] We need 1 more backer (female) for Rank 7 "Your Screams in the Movie"

August 6th - via:
Everyone, thank you so much for your energy and support! We are almost at 75% and only have a quarter of the way to go, with plenty of time left. So everyone please continue to support the campaign by... (in order of importance) Backing our campaign... (Read More)

A question was raised about our 3-minute preview video (facepalm)

August 1st - via:
A question was raised by someone I would rather keep anonymous, on your YouTube video. 2 questions, from the same person. "How did you manage to pull this dub if your kickstarter campaign failed?" (Talking about the 3 minute preview, and the Round 1... (Read More)

Preview clip released on YouTube! Please SHARE SHARE SHARE!

July 31st - via:
Thank you fans! We're up again +5%, it's a good pace but now is NOT the time to relax and slow down... so help us keep fueling this fire. We just released the 3-minute preview video on YouTube! So we ask you to please watch, give it a thumbs up,... (Read More)

Thank you SO MUCH for an AWESOME start!

July 30th - via:
54%, 149 backers in the first 24 hours! ($20,614 funded, out of the target $38,079) All voice acting role rewards SOLD OUT! We could not have had a better start. Thank you everyone for your greatest support! THAT SAID - we still have the latter half... (Read More)

Island of Giant Insects Anime Film Launches 2nd English Dub Kickstarter, Unveils Dub Clip

July 30th - via:
The Kickstarter page to crowdfund a dub for The Island of Giant Insects anime film launched a "Round 2" campaign. The Kickstarter page also began streaming a preview clip of the English dub. (Read More)

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