NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139… will become available in America in April, shortly after the Japanese release. Square Enix has released a video revealing the English cast and also giving brief interviews with them.
Ray Chase and Zach Aguilar play Protagonist as an adult and child, respectively. Liam O’Brien plays Grimoire Weiss, Laura Bailey plays Kainé, Julie Ann Taylor plays Emil, and Eden Riegel plays both Devola and Popola.
“I think that Weiss represents fantasy and role playing tropes of the past,” Liam O’Brien says. “He is an arcane, ancient sounding ball of magic, and everything else about the game and the characters chips away at that.”
“Kainé has so many different aspects of her personality in every scene you get to kind of unlock a new part of that,” Laura Bailey says. “She’s just so quick and clever and the things that come out of her mouth are shocking, but that’s what makes it wonderful when you get the barriers broken down and you get the intimate, soft moments with her.”
The video can be watched on YouTube.
Source: Square Enix
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.