Thursday, April 27, 2017

"NEET" New Akiba's Beat Character Trailer Highlights Voice Acting Cast

XSEED Games’ Largest Voiceover Project Ever to Launch on May 16 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita Systems

To further vocalize the upcoming May 16 release of developer ACQUIRE’s upcoming satirical JRPG AKIBA’S BEAT, North American publisher XSEED Games has released a new trailer featuring the game’s main characters: a group of individuals led by, for some reason, a textbook “NEET” – someone who is “Not in Employment, Education or Training.” The trailer also highlights the English-language voice actors and actresses who contributed their talents to publisher XSEED Games’ largest English voiceover project ever with nearly 22,000 spoken lines. AKIBA’S BEAT will offer dual audio support with both English and Japanese language dialog options.

Main Characters English Voice Cast
  • Asahi Tachibana, voiced by Chris Patton
  • Saki Hoshino, voice by Erica Mendez
  • Riyu Momose, voiced by Tia Ballard
  • Yamato Hongo, voiced by Robbie Daymond
  • Kotomi Sanada, voiced by Cherami Leigh
  • Reiji Shinomiya, voiced by Ed Bosco
  • Mizuki Aihara, voiced by Ray Chase

Fans can learn more about the voice acting cast as well as hijinks that go on behind-the-scenes during recording sessions via the XSEED Games blog at Further information on the game’s narrative, mechanics, and otaku offerings can be found on the recently launched website at