First Look: Filipino Comic 'Trese' is Netflix's Next Big Anime Series

Darren Criss, Jon Jon Briones and Nicole Scherzinger join Shay Mitchell and Liza Soberano in the voice cast of the Netflix Original Anime Series, Trese

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Netflix released the official trailer for Trese, the highly anticipated Netflix Original Anime series based on the Philippine graphic novel created by Budjette Tan and KaJO Baldisimo, premiering on Netflix June 11, 2021. Netflix also revealed the English language and Filipino language voice cast of Trese. Darren Criss (The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story), Jon Jon Briones (Ratched), Nicole Scherzinger (Moana), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba) and Dante Basco (Avatar: The Last Airbender) join Shay Mitchell (YOU, Pretty Little Liars), previously announced as the voice of Alexandra Trese in the English language version.

Filipino actress Liza Soberano (My Ex and Whys, Alone/Together) will voice Alexandra Trese in the Filipino language version of the series and will be joined by local professional voice talents Simon dela Cruz (as Crispin and Basilio), Apollo Abraham (Captain Guerrero), Christopher Carlo Caling (Hank), Christian Velarde (Nuno), and Eugene Adalia (Anton Trese). Well-respected Filipino Language Voice Artist Director Rudolf Baldonado will direct the local voice talents.

Trese | Official Trailer | Netflix

English language voice cast:

Shay Mitchell - Alexandra Trese

Griffin Puatu - The Kambal (Crispin and Basilio), Bantay

Matt Yang King - Captain Guerrero, Dominic

Jon Jon Briones - Hank, Xa-Mul

Steve Blum - Datu Talagbusao, Ibwa

Carlos Alazraqui - Anton Trese, Santelmo

Manny Jacinto - Maliksi

Eric Bauza - Nuno the Snitch, Bagyon Lektro

Darren Criss - Marco

Nicole Scherzinger - Miranda Trese

Lou Diamond Phillips - Mayor Sancho Santamaria

Dante Basco - Bagyon Kulimlim

Rodney To - Aswang market guard, Man in drag

Trese | Opisyal na Trailer | Netflix

Filipino language voice cast:

Liza Soberano - Alexandra Trese

Simon dela Cruz - The Kambal (Crispin and Basilio)

Apollo Abraham - Captain Guerrero

Christopher Carlo Caling - Hank

Eugene Adalia - Anton Trese

Cheska Aguiluz - Miranda Trese

Christian Velarde - Nuno

Bryan Encarnacion - Datu Talagbusao

Nica Rojo - Ramona

Jo Anne Orobia-Chua - Emissary

Jose Amado Santiago - Marco

Steve dela Cruz - Maliksi

Rene Tandoc - Mayor Santamaria

Steffi Graf Bontogon-Mola - Young, Teen Alexandra

RJ Celdran - Santelmo, SeƱor Armanaz

Elyrey Martin - Ibwa, Dominic

Steven Bontogon - Jobert

Image Credit: Netflix

Set in a Manila where the mythical creatures of Philippine folklore live in hiding amongst

humans, Alexandra Trese finds herself going head to head with a criminal underworld

comprised of malevolent supernatural beings.

Director and Showrunner: Jay Oliva (Justice League Dark, The Legend of Korra)

Executive Producers: Jay Oliva; Shanty Harmayn and Tanya Yuson at BASE Entertainment, a

studio based in Jakarta and Singapore

Written by: Tanya Yuson, Zig Marasigan, Mihk Vergara

Series Directors: David Hartman (Transformers: Prime), Mel Zwyer (Star Wars Rebels), Tim

Divar (Young Justice)

Production designer and Art Director: Jojo Aguilar (Tron Uprising)

Character Design: Will Nichols (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Editor: Christopher Lozinski (Batman: The Killing Joke)

English language casting and voice direction: Wes Gleason

Filipino language casting and voice direction: Rudolf Baldonado

Composers: Kevin Kiner, Sean Kiner, Dean Kiner (Star Wars: The Clone Wars)

Original song: “PAAGI” by UDD, with lyrics by Armi Millare and Paul Yap

Format: 6 episodes, releasing all at once


Filipino band UDD, formerly known as Up Dharma Down, composed the official soundtrack for

Trese, titled "PAAGI," with lyrics by Armi Millare and Paul Yap.


Trese will premiere on June 11, 2021, only on Netflix (www.netflix.com/trese).

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