In an exciting development, Crunchyroll announced on Dec 12, 2023, that they have roped in Bollywood actor and producer Ali Fazal as a cast member for Solo Leveling Hindi dub.
Ali Fazal will voice the character Song Chiyul, a Korean C-Rank Hunter in the anime.
Moreover, it was also revealed that Rajesh Shukla will voice the protagonist Sung Jinwoo.
Other Solo Leveling Hindi dub voice cast includes:
- Sung Jinah voiced by Riya Sen Gupta
- Go Gunhee voiced by Kishore Bhatt
- Song Chiyul voiced by Ali Fazal
- Kim Sangshik voiced by Archit Maurya
- Lee Joohee voiced by Shiny Prakash
- Go Myunghwan voiced by Varnit Kumar
- Park Beom-shik voiced by Ish Thakkar
- Kang Jeongho voiced by Harsh Sharma
- Joo Jae-hwan voiced by Aniket Khade
Ali Fazal expressed his enthusiasm on being a part of Solo Leveling anime, stated, “Joining the cast of Solo Leveling and lending my voice to one of its gritty characters is a unique and exciting opportunity. I always strive to do something new with each of my projects, and this opportunity is definitely among them. The character of Song Chiyul is truly remarkable, and I am honored to be a part of this amazing and exciting project. Working with Crunchyroll and being a part of the anime world is a fresh and thrilling experience for me. I had a great time being the voice behind this character in Hindi.”
Akshat Sahu, Director Marketing, APAC, Crunchyroll, also expressed excitement, “We are excited to have the popular and talented actor, Ali Fazal, who has lent his voice to the Hindi dub of Solo Leveling in India. Recognizing the immense love and passion for anime within the Indian fan community, Crunchyroll remains steadfast in its commitment to delivering unparalleled experiences to our audience.“
Additionally, Crunchyroll also announced that they will host an exclusive fan premiere of the initial two episodes of Solo Leveling on Dec 20, 2023, in Mumbai.
Crunchyroll will stream Solo Leveling anime worldwide on the platform starting Jan 6, 2024.
Shunsuke Nakashige is directing the anime, with Noboru Kimura serving as the script writer. Tomoko Sudo is in charge of character designing, and Hiroyuki Sawano will compose the music.
Solo Leveling is a South Korean web novel written by Chugong. It was serialized in Kakao’s digital comic and fiction platform KakaoPage beginning on July 25, 2016, and was later published in full by D&C Media under their Papyrus label on Nov 4, 2016.
A webtoon adaptation of Solo Leveling was first serialized in KakaoPage on March 4, 2018; it was illustrated by Jang Sung-Rak (aka Dubu), the CEO of Redice Studio. The webtoon’s first season concluded on March 19, 2020, and its second season began on August 1, 2020, concluding in December 2021 with its 179th chapter.
Source: Press Release