The series, about an alien hunter who is a "dandy guy in space," will be a first for anime broadcasting, in that it will have a dubbed version airing in America first before it premieres in Japan. Other countries that will be airing the show include South Korea, Austrailia, New Zealand, and various European countries, and will have their premieres on January 5.
"Space Dandy" will be distributed by Funimation Entertainment, and will feature voice actors such as Ian Sinclair (Dandy), Alison Viktorin (QT), Joel McDonald (QT), J. Michael Tatum (Dr. Gel), Micah Solusod (Bea), Kent Williams (Perry), Alexis Tipton (Honey), Colleen Clinkenbeard (Scarlet), and R. Bruce Elliot (Narrator).
"Space Dandy" will be produced by director Shinichiro Watanabe ("Cowboy Bebop, "Samurai Champloo"), who will be acting as general director on the show. Show director will be Shingo Natsume ("Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos").