Resident Evil Village is closing in on its May 2021 launch, and Capcom is getting its world promotional engine revved up. Key to that’s revealing extra in regards to the sport’s characters and casting, which after all consists of voice and efficiency credit. The official Twitter account just lately confirmed 4 key Resident Evil Village Japanese voice actors.

Of the Resident Evil Village Japanese voice actor quartet, three in all probability gained’t be a shock to longtime followers. After all, Chris Redfield, Ethan Winters, and Mia Winters are all by now acquainted names.

Hiroki Touchi will return to voice Chris Redfield, as he did in Resident Evil 6. Touchi can also be a veteran performer, who did the Japanese voice of Uncharted‘s Nathan Drake, Assassin’s Creed‘s Desmond Miles, and Fate/Extra‘s Twice H. Pieceman. He’s additionally energetic in anime, the place he voiced Panther Lily from Fairy Tail and Gundam 00‘s Lasse Aeon.

Hidenobu Kiuchi additionally returns to play Resident Evil Village‘s protagonist, Ethan Winters. Kiuchi is also an anime veteran, and played Hei from Darker than Black, Cheng-Long Liu from Blue Exorcist, Hol Horse from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, and Monster‘s Kenzou Tenma.

Akari Higuchi gives the voice of Mia Winters, Ethan’s spouse. Her resume’s a bit thinner, however Japanese gamers of Life is Strange could acknowledge her as Victoria Chase. The larger shock, nevertheless, is reserved for Resident Evil Village‘s breakout character, the 9-foot-tall Lady Dimitrescu. She will be played by legendary voice actress Kikuko Inoue. With a career spanning more than thirty years, Inoue’s performed extra roles than may be recounted simply, however a number of the highlights embody Oh! My Goddess‘s Belldandy,  Guilty Gear‘s I-No, The Boss from Metal Gear Solid 3, and Code Geass‘ Cecile.

Resident Evil Village will launch on May 7, 2021 on the PS4, PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series, and PS5. Purchases may even embody a multiplayer sport titled Resident Evil Re:Verse.