The official Netflix Japan YouTube account have uploaded a new War For Cybertron promotional clip for the Japanese audience.
The new video shows some new scenes and character portraits and it let us appreciate the Japanese dub of the series. A different approach compared to the English dub for sure, but we are sure many fans will like the epic and strong voices chosen for the show.
Talking about the Japanese dub, The River website have revealed the main voice actors (or seiyuus) cast for the series. Some famous professionals involved:
- Optimus Prime – Tessho Genda – The original G1 Convoy/Optimus Prime voice in Japan.
- Bumblebee – Ryohei Kimura – Well-known for Japanese Transformers fans as Bumblebee’s voice in Transformers Adventures (RID 2015) and the Bumblebee movie.
- Elita 1 – Kikuko Inoue – Veteran and famous voice actress. The original voice of Kasumi Tendo from Ranma 1/2 and Belldandy from Oh! My Goddess. She dubbed Zizza in Transformers Adventure (RID2015).
- Megatron – Houchou Otsuka – Another veteran seiyuu and the memorable voice of Jiraiya in Naruto. He has voiced many Transformers characters in the Japanese G1 shows like Ultra Magnus, Ranger (Masterforce) and Guyhawk (Victory) among others.
- Shockwave – Chafurin – Voice of Cicadacon in Beast Wars and Octopunch in Transformers Adventure.
- Jetfire -Kenji Nomura – Jetfire’s voice in Revenge Of The Fallen is coming back for War For Cybertron.
- Ultra Magnus – Kazuhiko Inoue – The voice of Micronus in Transformers Adventure (RID 2015) now comes as the big and tall Autobot warrior.
- Starscream – Setsuji Satou – He voiced several characters from the live-action movies (like Mohawk) and Transformers adventures.
Watch the new promotional video below and then join us in the ongoing discussion on the 2005 Boards.