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The Official Voice Actor Discussion Thread



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Yeah, I will get to uploading KH2 Sora soon. Probably this weekend... I've just been preoccupied with other video games and websites.
 

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Wow...Riku's voice in kh1 was fantastic. i wish he wasn't so brooding in kh2. Hopefully 3D makes him a bit more animated
 

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So I’m watching The Legend of Korra like a boss, and I’m listening to Janet Varney’s voice, and I seriously think she should replace Willa Holland as Aqua’s English voice

They sound almost exactly alike but, Varney emotes more often.

Also Square, I know you have Dante Basco on your phone book give him a role.
 

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I. WOULD. LOVE. JANET VARNEY. *dead*

But let's keep Willa Holland. xD

Rofl. Any character Dante Basco would voice is setting himself up for a lot of honor jokes.
 

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So I’m watching The Legend of Korra like a boss, and I’m listening to Janet Varney’s voice, and I seriously think she should replace Willa Holland as Aqua’s English voice

They sound almost exactly alike but, Varney emotes more often.
yesplease! I can't stand Aqua's English voice. Maybe I'm being a little harsh but it was unbearable in most places.

Also Dante Basco in a Kingdom Hearts game would make my year.
 

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yesplease! I can't stand Aqua's English voice. Maybe I'm being a little harsh but it was unbearable in most places.

Also Dante Basco in a Kingdom Hearts game would make my year.
I think you'll find that a good number of people agree with you. Even members of the Japanese fanbase don't like her voice.
 

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I think you'll find that a good number of people agree with you. Even members of the Japanese fanbase don't like her voice.
Yeah, I don't like her voice either. It was kinda emotionless and bland. I'm just satisfied that it didn't sound generic
 

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I think you'll find that a good number of people agree with you. Even members of the Japanese fanbase don't like her voice.
Toyoguichi performance as Aqua is probably my favorite performance in all languages of the Kingdom Hearts series. She sounds sweet, calm and polite one moment, and hot blooded the next.
 

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Toyoguichi performance as Aqua is probably my favorite performance in all languages of the Kingdom Hearts series. She sounds sweet, calm and polite one moment, and hot blooded the next.
I think Megumi Toyoguchi spoiled us rotten with her performance xD It was difficult to adjust to Willa after that.
 

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I never listen to the Japanese VA's because I don't like to compare them.

plus..English is better. :p

*hides*
 

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Yep Kingdom Hearts is one of those rare cases in which the English version is usually the better version. This is because we actually have most of the voices from the original movies reprise their roles. Heck we even got Spock. In fact the english version is so much better that even the Japanese like the English version
 

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The English voice acting gets an edge over the Japanese simply because of the Disney voices. But, the Japanese do have a couple of voices that are better than ours. Aqua, Terra and Marluxia come to mind. >.>
 

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I think the english Terra and Aqua fit their characters more than the Japanese. I even recall Nomura saying he liked Willa Holland's voice for Aqua
 

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I think the english Terra and Aqua fit their characters more than the Japanese. I even recall Nomura saying he liked Willa Holland's voice for Aqua
Pretty sure he did say he thought Willa's voice was "similar" to her Japanese voice, or something like that.

Also, I liked Willa :p I will admit I was iffy at first, but I came to like her.
 

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Am I the only person who actually enjoys the voice acting in Re:CoM? I actually love all of the choices for voice cast, especially Larxene and Marluxia's. If it weren't for how extremely off the voices were to the mouth animations, the voices would have been spot on, in my opinion.
 

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I got used to Marluxia and loved Shanelle Grey as Larxene.

Speaking of Shanelle Grey I find it funny how most of the cast of splatterhouse did voice work for kingdom hearts.

The leads were Josh Keaton(young Hercules) ,Shanelle Grey(Larxene), and Jim Cummings(Pete,Pooh, and Tigger).
 
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