Bandai Namco Producer Takanobu Terada, Super Robot Wars T’s Original protagonists’ voices Umeka Shouji and Takeshi Kusao all shared new particulars.
Bandai Namco held the standard month-to-month Super Robot Wars stream at the moment, revealing the second trailer for Super Robot Wars T. Right here’s a abstract of the stream, with extra info than the trailer had.
The stream had the identical individuals as standard. The comedy duo Gattsikitaika, voice actor Kenji Akabane, Super Robot Wars producer Takanobu Terada, Super Robot Wars T producer Shouhei Mogami, Super Robot Wars X-Ω(Cross Omega)’s Producer Hiroaki Oochi, and “Red”, the producer of Super Robot Wars DD.
This was the primary stream of 2019, in order that they began by goofing up a bit, wishing followers a cheerful new yr, and saying their New Yr Resolutions with handwritten scrolls. Mogami wrote on his scroll “I’ll dedicate myself to T”, so Akabane joked saying it might imply he’s dedicating himself to Terada, delivery them collectively. Purple wrote that he’d like individuals to start out calling him “Producer Red”, as followers aren’t accustomed to his new place but. Earlier than being revealed as Super Robot Wars DD‘s producer during the game’s announcement, Pink was all the time current through the last nook of streams, cracking up Super Robot Wars associated jokes and trivia. Particularly, he’d like Terada to start out calling him “producer Red” as an alternative of “Akai” which could be his (nonetheless unknown) actual identify.
Following that, the Super Robot Wars T new info nook started, with the reveal of the sport’s second trailer. Akabane was actually comfortable they confirmed Hikaru, Umi and Fuu, all three Rayearth women within the trailer, and the way Fuu’s Inexperienced Whirlwind assault seemed nice.
Identical to with the 2 earlier standalone video games, Super Robot Wars T has a Premium Anime Track & Sound Version in Japan, with extra songs, and songs variations than within the base recreation. Identical to with the earlier video games, this Restricted Version has a unique cowl than the bottom recreation, by common mecha artist Naochika Morishita. This time, they requested Morishita to attract every robotic as they’re unleashing one in every of their assaults, and determined to place Captain Harlock’s Arcadia within the foreground for extra influence. The illustration is included within the gallery down under.
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Subsequent, Umeka Shouji, who voices Super Robot Wars T’s Original feminine protagonist Sagiri Sakurai, and Takeshi Kusao, who voices the Original male protagonist Saizou Tokitou, joined the stream as visitors. Their self-introduction was fairly humorous as they each did it as in the event that they’d simply present up and depart proper after. As per custom now, the 2 of them took a photograph with their characters, and it was tweeted as soon as the stream ended.
They began by explaining the design of Tiraneld, Super Robot Wars T‘s Original mecha. The design was handled by Hidetaka Tenjin, a very talented illustrator who usually works on Macross anime series with Shoji Kawamori. There are multiple intricate specificities in Tiraneld’s design, which makes it seem like a Salaryman. For instance, Tiraneld’s torso and neck have been designed to seem like a necktie, and general it feels as if it’s sporting a go well with. It displays how the 2 protagonists you’ll be able to select from, Sagiri and Saizou, are each Salaryman of the VTX Union, an enormous firm in Super Robot Wars T‘s setting.
The dialog then switched to NishiEda (the E is silent), the character designer for Super Robot Wars T‘s Original characters. NishiEda is an illustrator mostly known for adult works. In the past, he handled character designs and illustrations for Overflow’s collection of visible novels associated to Faculty Days, like Pure Mail. This isn’t uncommon and there are lots of illustrators or mangaka who began with grownup work earlier than switching to all-ages works, typically persevering with to attract grownup works. NishiEda was additionally one of many illustrators for the unique Asobi ni Iku yo! novel, and presently handles illustrations for the Reincarnated right into a Werewolf, the Demon Lord Servants novel, an Isekai mild novel licensed in North America. Akabane is a fan of NishiEda, so he was fairly completely satisfied concerning the announcement.
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Quickly after the stream, NishiEda tweeted that he seemed up reactions to his participation to Super Robot Wars on numerous locations of the web, and it appears he principally solely discovered constructive suggestions, so he was fairly pleased.
Subsequent, the voice actors every spoke about their characters. Takeshi Kusao’s most well-known roles embrace Trunks in Dragon Ball, Ky Kiske in Responsible Gear, Adol Christin in Ys and Hanamichi Sakuragi in Slam Dunk, As a veteran voice actor, who noticed the Super Robot Wars franchise develop since its start in 1991, he’s fairly comfortable to be voicing a middle-aged, salaryman Super Robot Wars Original protagonist like Saizou Tokitou. His appearing displays how Saizou has a variety of life expertise and tries to point out off to younguns. Kusao additionally brings up the joke on how the T stands for Terada, and the way he actually couldn’t tarnish his identify and thus voiced Saizou in the most effective properly attainable. For Saizou’s most necessary strains and scenes, Kusao would typically report it as soon as, take heed to it, assume on easy methods to enhance it after which ask to retake it despite the fact that it was okayed. He was actually invested in it.
Additionally they in contrast Saizou Tokitou to Crowe Broust, the Original protagonist of Super Robot Wars Z2. They appear comparable at first look however they’re totally different in some ways. Saizou is a stoic man, solely thinks about work, and often doesn’t present his feelings. If he saves the earth, it’s solely as a result of it’s his job, no gratitude wanted.
Following that, Umeka Shouji commented on her character as properly. Shouji’s most well-known roles embrace Aya Gouzen and Hanbei Takenaka within the Samurai Warriors collection, and Neko Musume within the 2018 GeGeGe no Kitarō anime. When she heard that Takeshi Kusao would deal with the male protagonist, she was fairly intimidated at first, seeing his expertise, however in flip, it motivated her to ship a efficiency as nice as his. Whereas they didn’t document collectively, because it’s often the case with Japanese video games dubbing, she stored imagining he was proper there within the studio and that she couldn’t afford to slack. More often than not when voicing a recreation, every voice actor will get the entire script, an early paintings of their very own characters, perhaps early artwork for the others, and that’s it. Even in instances like right here, the place they do study who’s voicing the opposite characters, it’s not like they hear the others’ efficiency whereas recording, and solely get to listen to it when the sport is out.
Each Shouji and Kusao additionally shared tidbits on how they get of their roles. Umeka Shouji typically makes use of her garments to get into her characters. She typically voices younger boys, and when she does so she tends to put on pants with heels. When voicing older feminine characters, she solely wears skirts and heels. Throughout in the present day’s stream too, she was truly sporting a pink prime with a white shirt, a method near her character Sagiri. When requested what he often does to get into his roles, Akabane stated he’d somewhat not reply or he’ll drag his status into the mud, much more, seeing all of the shameful acts he often does on stream.
Producer Terada additionally mentions how each Takeshi Kusao and Umeka Shouji already voiced Original characters within the Super Robot Wars collection, however villains. Kusao voiced Vigagi, one of many Inspectors. Shouji voiced Jamie in Super Robot Wars V.
The dialogue then turned again to Tiraneld. The unit is accompanied by a big plane which carries its weapons. Meril, the red-haired lady seen throughout Sagiri’s a part of the trailer, is driving on that plane. Different Original characters are in that plane too, you’ll meet them as you play the sport.
Additionally they commented on the way it’s bizarre Sagiri and Saizou each have their sleeves rolled up, because it’s not one thing you see Salaryman doing. It may be to provide off the picture that they don’t need to soiled their fits. In accordance with Akabane, rolling your sleeves whereas sporting a white shirt can also be a well-liked development amongst Japanese ladies.
Subsequent, each Shouji and Kusao talked about their expectations for the sport. Shouji is a part of the era which grew up watching Magic Knight Rayearth, so she’s actually wanting ahead to SRW T. Her favourite among the many three women is Umi, identical to Akabane. She’s very comfortable to have been a part of the forged, because it’s like she’ll be capable of meet the characters herself. Akabane voiced Kouji Kabuto in Shin Mazinger, however not in Mazinger Infinity. He’s sad it’s Showtaro Morikubo’s Kouji who will get to satisfy and chat with the Rayearth women as an alternative of himself. As seen within the trailer, Hikaru, particularly, appears to be admiring Kouji.
In any case these discussions, Terada shared extra essential precisions on Super Robot Wars T:
The protagonist you didn’t choose will seem within the story because the pilot of the Gespenst. If you choose Sagiri, Saizou will be a part of you because the Gespenst’s pilot, and vice-versa.
Sirbine first appeared in a Dunbine novel by Yutaka Izubuchi referred to as Aura Fhantasm, after which appeared within the New Story of Aura Battler Dunbine OVA, as protagonist Shion’s Aura Battler. Nevertheless, at 04:00 within the second trailer, Shion isn’t proven piloting Sirbine however one other Aura Battler. It’s referred to as the Bellvine. If Sirbine is principally one other model of Dunbine, Bellvine is one other model of Billbine. Bellvine first appeared in Aura Fhantasm. It’s the first time Bellvine is animated and the primary time it seems in Super Robot Wars. A Robot Damashii motion determine of Bellvine was lately launched. It was proven through the toys nook on the finish of the stream together with different Aura Battler Dunbine toys. Terada additionally talked about the current launch of the Bellvine toy is the rationale why he determined to incorporate it in Super Robot Wars T. That they had numerous hassle animating it, and Robot Damshii additionally had some hassle making the toy, as a result of again illustrations of the unit doesn’t exist, and there are solely a handful official illustrations of Bellvine present within the first place.
Cowboy Bebop‘s Faye Valentine sadly isn’t a playable character and solely seems in Spike’s Swordfish’s assault animations.
Shin Getter Dragon first appeared in Getter Robo Daikessen on PlayStation 1. When Super Robot Wars T‘s Premium Anime Song & Sound Edition limited edition was revealed, many Getter Robo fans thought Shin Getter Dragon could appear, as Can’t Cease, a Masaki Endoh music and the opening track of Getter Robo Daikessen!, was included. Seems they have been proper, and Shin Getter Dragon is in Super Robot Wars T. As for the way it seems within the story, you’ll need to play the sport to seek out out.
The primary TV business for Super Robot Wars T was additionally streamed, you’ll find it at 44:43 on the stay stream. It doesn’t have any new footage, however is sort of humorous: The sport’s slogan is “They fight with their lives on the line, to protect their home, Terra!”, and was purposely made to sound as if it says “to protect Terada!” in Japanese. Whereas the sport actually isn’t named after him, Terada determined on that slogan to maintain the joke going. Although, he didn’t assume even the voice actors would continually run with it reside on stream.
With that, the stream moved to the Super Robot Wars X-Ω information nook. Final stream, it has been introduced that Daimidaler and Vandread will probably be becoming a member of as restricted time additions. A couple of days later, they introduced Nice Zeorymer and Mai-Hime as restricted time additions as properly. And at this time on stream, they revealed Galaxy Angel might be becoming a member of the sport too, as a restricted time addition.
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Galaxy Angel‘s Milfeulle Sakuraba was Ryoko Shintani’s debut position, in 2001. She already recorded Milfeulle’s new voices clips for Cross-Omega and was impatient about Galaxy Angel‘s inclusion being introduced. On her weblog, she wrote how glad she was to voice her debut position once more, particularly in Super Robot Wars.
Nothing else was introduced for Cross-Omega, and the stream then moved on to the Super Robot Wars DD nook.
Youhei Azakami, the voice actor of Dido, Super Robot Wars DD’s Original protagonist, joined the stream through the corned. They talked fairly a bit, however no main announcement was made, so this a part of the stream might be coated quickly in one other article.
Final was the toys nook with a number of Aura Battler Dunbine toys, adopted by the stream’s finish with everybody’s goodbye messages.
Akabane sulked about how he’s not going to Taiwan to do an occasion for Cross Omega, how they need to supply him a hot-spring journey as compensation, and the way the sport was solely featured for like 15 minutes on this month’s stream. He additionally identified how naive Super Robot Wars T appears to be, with Salaryman protagonists saving the world or Terada. Surprisingly, Daiguard wasn’t talked about as soon as throughout the entire stream.
Takeshi Kusao jokingly stated Super Robot Wars T is the sport the place Terada will save the earth. And he’s prepared anytime for an hot-spring journey if the invitation finally ends up being on a workday for Akabane. He’s actually comfortable to be voicing a brand new Original SRW character and hopes to return again once more quickly.
Umeka Shouji revealed that it was her first time showing on a stream. After one hour had handed, she was kinda forgetting what they’d speak about subsequent, however she’s comfortable all the things went properly. She additionally thinks Terada would be the one to save lots of the planet.
Lastly, it was introduced that Super Robot Wars T will probably be playable at Taipei Recreation Present from January 24 to 28. Producers Takanobu Terada, Mogami Shouhei, and voice actor Nobuyuki Hiyama shall be current for an occasion on January 26, at 14:00 JST, revealing new info and gameplay. The stage occasion shall be streamed so sit up for one other article about it, and to subsequent month’s Super Robot Wars collection’ stream.
Super Robot Wars T can be out there in English on March 20 for PlayStation four and Nintendo Change. The Japanese model of Super Robot Taisen T‘s second trailer, along with profile translations for Tiraneld, Sagiri Sakurai, Saizou Tokitou and Lamii Amasaki, may be discovered right here.
The gallery under consists of the duvet for the Restricted Version, a photograph with everybody current on stream and high-resolution artworks for Tiraneld, Sagiri Sakurai, Saizou Tokitou and Lamii Amasaki.