Bandai have released a teaser trailer for the upcoming Super Robot Wars XΩ x Rockman collaboration event. Though the event itself doesn't begin until January 1st, 2018, players can start gathering special "Rockman tickets" right now. These tickets can be redeemed for SSR versions of Rockman units (Rockman, Blues and Forte and various Robot Masters) when the event launches.
Oh, and this is interesting too: Rockman, Blues and Forte will be portrayed by veteran Rockman voice actors. Rockman will be played by Ai Orikasaka (who hasn't voiced Rockman since Rockman 8 in 1997), Blues will be voiced by Ryutaro Okiayu (he played Blues in Battle & Chase; Zero in X4) and Forte will be voiced by Nobuyuki Hiyama (he voiced Forte in Rockman 8). Is this casting a clue into who will be playing who in Rockman 11? Who knows! It's something to think about.
that Mega Man pose looks a lot like in MM10ReplyDelete
The voice actor info is the most interesting tidbit here. While it is awesome to see Mega Man in Super Robot Wars of all things, it's puzzling why they couldn't have been bothered to give him and the rest of the Mega Man cast members actual in-game models appropriate to the game instead of recycling their 8-bit sprites (yet again). I know this game won't come here, but it's still rather jarring.ReplyDelete
Of course they still only acknowledge Rockman 2....ReplyDelete
WHY CAN'T IT BE LIKE 4 OR 8 OR EVEN RF?!
Gotta tell ya, I thought they would make unique sprites for the game. Shame.ReplyDelete
Using the 8 bit sprites for absolutely everything is starting to become lazy.ReplyDelete
that exposed, FORTE IS GAI FROM GAOGAIGAR? GODDAMN!
Also Link from Ocarina of Time and Ryu from Breath of FireDelete
Actually no, that'd be Kappei Yamaguchi, he was the VA for Ryu from the BoF series (3,4 & Dragon Quarter).Delete
Actually no, that'd be Kappei Yamaguchi, he did the VA for Ryu on BoF 3,4 & Dragon Quarter.Delete
Protodude for Protoman in Mega Man 11?!ReplyDelete
In the Japanese trailer, Mega Man er... Rockman has a male voice actor when he fires a charge shot, so it might be different actors. I can't wait to have a definitive voice actor for all the characters in English though. 8 was pretty scary and was kind of lazy when they just used English speaking actors from Japan.ReplyDelete
Yeah, gotta love Capcom's so-called cost-saving measures, am I right? "Let's just hire some native English speakers living in Japan; that way we don't have to pay them as much as actual professionals."Delete
There's a difference between cost-cutting measures and a certain budget. At the time, voice acting in video games wasn't exactly commonplace and said budget, plus time constraints, is likely the reason. They couldn't be picky.Delete
It's also not to say the actors weren't "professionals". As far as I'm aware, a large portion of them were in the industry. Consider the scarce details of the characters and especially the voice direction given to them. Doesn't make for a stellar performance.
(Of course, the only voice that truly sounded terrible is Dr. Light. Duo was also rather awkward."
Uh, no they weren't. Have you looked up their information? These people were flat out amateurs. They have next to nothing to their name as far as other roles go.Delete
Uh no, that's definitely Ai Orikasa. That's her given name in kanji.Delete
Uh sorry, no they aren't. None of them are professionals. Look them up.Delete
Uh, ah, okay. Whether they came from or stuck with voice acting doesn't exempt them from the industry as a whole. Capcom had to scout them somehow, right? No, they aren't "professionals" in the sense that they have over 100 roles and counting to their names. But I think they did a pretty good job, all things considered.Delete
Truthfully, I preferred the Robot Masters in English because the Japanese actors for most of them (save Tengu Man and possibly Astro Man) sounded absolutely insufferable in Japanese (Frost Man, Grenade Man, Search Man, to name a few); the English VAs also captured the RMs' personalities better because I'm not sure what their Japanese VAs were doing at all. Dr. Wily sounded fittingly maniacal and Roll was pretty good as well. And even though everyone says Mega Man sounded like a girl, he's voiced by one in Japanese and still sounded like one there too, so it's a weak argument. I will agree that Duo and Dr. Light were the glaring points, but overall it wasn't an ear-rape fest of a dub.Delete
Mega Man doesn't sound like a simple "girl" in the dub he sounds like a mouse or at the very lest a very particular kind of girl that is hyper high pitched and feminine.Delete
Rockman at least sounds like a woman trying to sound like a little boy with some semblance baritone.
^No, he doesn't.Delete
Is forte voiced by the guy who voiced Viral (in Gurren Laggan). Kinda remind me of him.ReplyDelete
Yes, it's him.Delete
Oh my god 8 bit again!?....at least we have MM11ReplyDelete
Bass with viral voice from ttgl man Im crying of happynessReplyDelete
How do you get the tickets exactly?ReplyDelete
Are they acquired from a mission list and can you use Omega Crystals to get all 3 SSRs later on?
Th Gasha banner is up. SSR Super Forte seems to be a Boss exclusive drop for the event.ReplyDelete
SSR Rockman and SSR Blues seem like gasha exclusive cards too. All the more reason to keep make dupe accounts for Crystals. Though, there's a lack of different Gundam series I like for units in these step up gashas. There seems to be no 00 Raiser in the game so far, which is my favorite mecha from Gundam 00...
Accoding to Japanese wikipedia:ReplyDelete
Ai Orikasa did Megaman for MM8, Battle&Chase, SuperAdventure.
Ryotaro Okiayu voiced Protoman for MM8, B&C, SuperAdventure, and DramaCD.
Nobuyuki Hiyama did Bass for MM8 and B&C.
Dang, what a cast. I only knew the name of Protoman's VA, but this is pretty nostalgic.
SSR Roll is in there too as a completion for the event. It wasn’t hard to get every Rockman SSRs and their Pilots that go on to their cards for the voices.Delete