Octopath Traveler 2 is an award-winning video game known for its engaging story and original characters. The dynamic voice actors’ performances add depth and draw players deeper into their world.
Sarah Wiedenheft voices Castti in Octopath Traveler 2, an apothecary with amnesia. Sarah Wiedenheft has extensive video game voice acting experience, including roles in Dragon Ball Super, Power in Chainsaw Man, and Ahri in League of Legends.
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Octopath Traveler 2 is one of gaming’s modern gems and boasts many offerings for RPG enthusiasts. Its different battle systems, story elements, character development, and soundtrack engulf you in its immersive atmosphere; voice actors do an excellent job as well – here are just a few:
Sarah Wiedenheft is the Danish-American voice actress responsible for Castti, the Apothecary in Octopath Traveler 2. She boasts an array of voices and credits in anime dubs and original animations; starting her career at 19 when she first featured as Castti, she has since gone on to star in numerous video games and TV shows as well as theatre productions, musicals, and show choir performances.
Erica Mendez is another English voice actress featured in Octopath Traveler 2. She plays Throne Anguis, an imprisoned thief seeking freedom from Blacksnakes gang members. Erica has extensive acting and voice acting credits, including Saints Row, Black Desert Triangle Strategy, and Dragon Ball Legends, among many other titles.
Chris Niosi portrays Therion, an easygoing thief in their group. A veteran actor with over two decades of experience, Chris voiced Dezel from Tales of Zestiria and Oswald from Primordia, boasting over 200 voice-acting credits across various projects.
Howard Wang plays Hikari, a young prince striving to bring peace back into his war-ravaged nation. A versatile performer, Howard has many credits under his belt – Guang-Hong Ji in Yuri on Ice and Whitley Schnee in RWBY are just two. Additionally he’s worked on English dubs of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure Season 2 and Tokyo Revengers Season 2.
Jamie Mortellaro voices Partitio in Octopath Traveler 2 and can be found directing God of War Ragnarok and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as well as titles like Persona 5, World of Final Fantasy, and Street Fighter 5. Additionally, she had a small part in Needtobreathe into the Mystery Tour 2020!
Erica Mendez is no stranger to anime and video game fans, having voiced characters for Final Fantasy VII Remake, Octopath Traveler 2, 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim, Tales of Berseria Puyo Puyo Tetris Danganronpa franchise BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle, as well as animated shows like OK K.O, Let’s Be Heroes Pokemon Journeys To Your Eternity Anohana Boruto Re: ZERO and My Hero Academia among others.
Mendez hails from Chicago, Illinois. After studying graphic design in college, she turned her talent for voice acting into a profession. Since then, she has worked for Bang Zoom!, Funimation Entertainment/Crunchyroll, Studiopolis, and VSI Los Angeles, playing memorable fan-favorite roles such as Retsuko in Aggretsuko; Ryuko Matoi in Kill la Kill; Gon Freecss from Hunter x Hunter; Aladdin from Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic; Yuuki Konno in Sword Art Online II; Diane in The Seven Deadly Sins; Kamisato Ayaka in Genshin Impact; Mash Kyrielight in Fate/Grand Order Towa Higurashi in Yashahime; Hao Asakura from Shaman King 2021!
Not limited to voicing female characters, she has also performed voice work for young boys. Due to her versatility, she has gained the nickname of “girls’ girl.” Her range includes everything from deep-voiced tomboy characters like Ryuko and Akko to high-pitched tomboy characters like Nico from Love Live! Additionally, she’s been known to direct episodes from the I Want to Eat Your Pancreas and Carole & Tuesday series.
Mendez is an accomplished actress, but singing has always been her passion. Since she was four years old, she has performed in numerous local musicals. Enid’s mother introduced her to hip-hop and R&B music, enormously inspiring her. Mendez excels at musical comedy performances and can bring any character alive through her talent, opening for some well-known musicians like Missy Elliot and P. Diddy! With such an exquisite singing voice, perfecting any genre.
Square Enix’s first Octopath Traveler was an immense success for them, winning fans’ praise with its grand HD-2D RPG and unique battle mechanics. Many fans anticipated a sequel would follow, and it certainly has! Now available on Nintendo Switch eShop is a free demo, which will give them a taste of what to expect when the game finally releases later this month.
Octopath Traveler II stands out with its stellar cast of voice actors. Notable names will include familiar ones and several newcomers making their debut appearance in this game. Below is a complete list of these actors and their characters.
Laura Post is an actress hailing from Nevada with video game credits dating back to 2004. Since then, she has voiced many different characters, including Ahri in League of Legends, Bellona and Valentine from Skullgirls, Laura in The Evil Within, and Charmy from Black Clover TV show.
Howard Wang has provided voice-acting services for multiple video game franchises. He voiced Guang-Hong Ji in Yuri on Ice and Whitley Schnee in RWBY; provided Dezel in Tales of Zestiria, Oswald in Primordia and Void Dark in Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance as well as Cyrus for The Last Exorcism Part III.
Cindy Robinson is an established voice actress in anime and video gaming, lending her voice to television series like Devilman: Crybaby and Sonic Boom and video games such as Fire Emblem Heroes and Monster Hunter: World. In Octopath Traveler II, she voices Agnea Bristarni.
Throne Anguis is another character featured in the Octopath Traveler 2 cast. She’s a thief and reluctant member of the Blacksnake Guild who seeks to aid her people in escaping war-ravaged lives. Jas Patrick voices this role – known for their work in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stone Ocean and Scissor Seven, respectively.
The original Octopath Traveler was an instantaneous hit among players and critics alike due to its distinctive visuals and captivating narrative, and now its sequel is creating the same magic with new audiences. One thing that makes Octopath Traveler unforgettable is its memorable characters brought to life by voice actors.
Adopting each character requires extensive research into their background, motivations, and emotional journey. Following that research session, multiple recording sessions allow the actor to experiment with various tones and emotions until he finds one that perfectly suits him. Working closely with developers and directors ensures that performances meet their overall vision for each game.
An emerging voice actor, Cruz Rodriguez has voiced several popular IPs such as Dominic in Spy x Family, Shaun in Shadow House, and Titan in Dr. Stone. Now he takes on Temenos as Temenos from Octopath Traveler 2, playing an influential cleric fighting for justice and truth – and hopes to continue building his career! His dedication is evident in each performance, and we wish Cruz Rodriguez all the best!
Voice acting in video games is integral, yet it can present unique challenges. Recording sessions may take multiple takes to capture emotion accurately in short amounts of time; furthermore, voice actors must stay true to each character while adhering to the story arc; this may prove difficult for those newer to the industry.
Octopath Traveler 2 features an exceptional cast of voice actors. Suzie Yeung, best known for playing Yuffie in Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade and Lei Kugo in Live A Live, voices Ochette on Toto’Hana Island as she seeks help against an impending disaster. Since 2019, Suzie Yeung has also expressed Yuki from Dragon Ball Super, Eula in Genshin Impact, and Makima from Chainsaw Man.
Octopath Traveler 2 is an HD-2D JRPG set to release on February 24, 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PS4 and PS5. The game features eight playable characters with full voice acting – making for one of the most immersive gaming experiences in recent memory.