Mystery Solved -- Persona 5's English Voice Cast Announced
Today, ATLUS revealed the cast behind Persona 5, which will be released on both the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 next year. In addition to the short "Introducing the Protagonist" video down below, Atlus posted a video interview with the voice behind the protagonist, Xander Mobus.
Mobus' previous work includes being the announcer for Super Smash Bros Wii U. In the video he discusses his familiarity with the series and several other things. Check the header above for the full interview.
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Most of the rest of the case was also announced, including:
- Cassandra Morris as Morgana
- Max Mittelman as Ryuji Sakamoto
- Erika Harlacher as Ann Takamaki
- Matt Mercer as Yusuke Kitagawa
- Cherami Leigh as Makoto Niijima
- Erica Lindbeck as Futaba Sakura
- Xanthe Huynh as Haru Okumura
- Robbie Daymond as Goro Akechi
The voice cast includes actors who have lent their voices to recent anime and video games. It was also shared that the cast was selected with newer actors in mind to reflect the new cast in the game.
Persona 5 was released in September in Japan and marked the JRPG series' 20 year anniversary. Persona began as a spin off of the Shin Megami Tensei franchise. The series differentiated itself where the games are more character driven. The series has become well known for stories involving teenagers addressing emotional duress and supernatural threats.
Fans of JRPGS can look forward to Persona 5 releasing February 14, 2017.