Forspoken Voice Actors [Full Cast]

Learn everything you need to know about Forspoken's diverse English and Japanese voice cast in this guide.

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The casting team of Forspoken hired some insanely talented voice actors, both English and Japanese, who have contributed significantly to bringing every character to life by giving them their unique vocals.

In this guide, we have covered each character’s English and Japanese voice actors behind the scenes, which features both entry and veteran-level experienced actors who have been part of the entertainment industry for quite a time now, along with their previous acting gigs also briefly stated, so without further ado, let’s get started with the guide!

Key Takeaways

  • Forspoken voice actors are a total of 36 in number. 21 of them are English, and the rest 15 are Japanese.
  • Tanta Olas is one of the leading antagonists in-game, and her voice actresses are Claudia Black (English) and Mie Sonozaki (Japanese).
  • Most actors listed are either new or exceptionally experienced in the voice acting industry.
  • Each character is brought to life by these amazing voice actors who deliver extremely good voice performances in a certain way that brings out their true personality.
  • Frey is the leading protagonist in Forspoken, and her voice actresses are Ella Balinska (English) and Umeka Shoji (Japanese).

Major Voice Actors

These major characters are the ones the story mostly revolves around, and they have the most important role in keeping the story progressing as they carry the leading plot. This is usually what the protagonist does. Below is a list of Forspoken voice actors who cover these major characters.

Frey Holland

The playable and main protagonist of the game. Frey is your typical modern-day, 21st-century New Yorker by heart, who is in her early 20s and has gone through a very rough phase in life. Holland lives with her feline companion, Homer, in a very old apartment in New York.

She is shown to have a very sour and rough personality towards everyone, considering her past experiences living alone as an orphan and being given away by her foster mother, and then getting involved in criminal activities, hence the reason she seems difficult to be reasoned with.

Ella Balinska

Forspoken Frey Holland English Voice Actress
Ella Balinska | Image Credits: The Stage

Balinska is an English actress from the UK who performed the English vocals behind Frey. Ella is now a well-recognized rising young star in the entertainment industry and has starred in many hit movies and TV series, which many of you might be familiar with.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Jade Wesker in Resident Evil.
  • Jane Kano in Charlie’s Angel (also starring Kristen Stewart).
  • Grave Briggs in Midsomer Murders.
  • Susie Barbour in Casualty.
  • Nyela Malik in The Athena.

Umeka Shoji

Forspoken Frey Holland Japanese Voice Actress
Umeka Shoji | Image Credits: My Anime List

She is a Japanese voice actress who covers the Japanese voice for Frey in-game. Shoji is popular in the Japanese entertainment sector and has made her debut in popular animated tv series (like Death Note and One Piece).

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Camilla in Spy x Family.
  • Solitaire, Female Inazuma, and Ran in One Piece.
  • Joshi Seito in Death Note.
  • Saki in Yakuza 3.
  • Hanbein Takenada in The Samurai Warrior game series.

Cuff

A very loyal and friendly ally of Frey. He assists Frey in journeying the lands of Athia, helping her in combat and giving the magical abilities that she can use to her advantage. Cuff is shown to be making jokes and keeping the mood light, which Frey shows she despises, but secretly she admires it.

Jonathan Cake

Forspoken Cuff English Voice Actor
Jonathan Cake | Image Credits: Rotten Tomatoes

He’s an English actor who performs the English vocals for the ranting Cuff in-game. Jonathan is an experienced actor who has been in the industry for a long time and has made his debut in many movies and popular TV series like Grey’s Anatomy and DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow. His portrayal of Cuff reveals the character’s uniqueness as he knocks it out of the park.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Griffin Ford in Grey’s Anatomy.
  • Blackbeard in DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow.
  • John Bradley in Criminal Minds.
  • Furkat in The Affair.
  • Monsignor Mulregan in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.

Satoshi Mikami

 Forspoken Cuff Japanese Voice Actor
Satoshi Mikami | Image Credits: TV Tropes

He is a Japanese vocal artist and actor who has covered the Japanese dub for Cuff. Mikami is highly recognized for his dubbing roles in Marvel movies. He has also appeared in popular game brands like Metal Gear Solid and Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes. Additionally, Satoshi is also famous for his roles in Japanese animated series.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Fanzell Kruger in Black Clover.
  • Count Varley in Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes.
  • Higgs in Death Stranding (Japanese Voice Actor).
  • Isidor in Violet Evergarden.
  • Ocelot in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Japanese Voice Actor).
  • Rairyuu in Final Fantasy Brave Exvius: War Of The Visions.

Johedy Klavido

She becomes friends with Frey early on during her initial period in Athia. Johedy is shown to be an extremely kind person by heart and guides Frey during her quests and ventures to get rid of the Tantas to free Athia from their tyrant rule once and for all.

Keala Settle

Forspoken Johedy Klavido English Voice Actress
Keala Settle | Image Credits: Play Bill

She is a remarkable American singer and actress who does amazing English voice-overs for Johedy. Settle has received many acting awards throughout her career, which include Drama Desk, Academy, Outer Critics Circle, and Tony Awards. We hope to see more future performances by her.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Young Bitsy in Central Park.
  • Christina Winters in Big Shot.
  • Helene Paulik in Murder In Provence.
  • Mandy in The Big C.
  • Lettie Lutz in The Greatest Showman.

Kyo Yaoya

Forspoken Johedy Klavido Japanese Voice Actress
Kyo Yaoya | Image Credits: Anime News Network

Not much is known about her except that she is a Japanese voice actress known in the Japanese anime industry. Yaoya covers the Japanese dub version for Johedy in-game.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Teacher in Your Lie In April.
  • Aughra in The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance.
  • Motoko No Haha in Fruits Basket.
  • Madam in Blackfox.

Auden Keen

Just like Johedy, she is also a friend to Frey, and they meet for the first time in Athia. However, there are certain traits Auden possesses that make her unique. She is always willing to help others and sees the good in other people, especially in Frey, to make her feel better about herself regardless of her traumatic past.

Monica Barbaro

Forspoken Auden Keen English Voice Actress
Monica Barbaro | Image Credits: Ethnic Celebs

She’s an American actor who gives life to the English version of Auden. Barbaro nailed it with her vocal impressions in-game, considering she has not done voice-acting gigs in the past. You might recognize her from the hit movie; Top Gun: Maverick (2022).

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Lieutenant Natasha Trace/Phoenix in Top Gun: Maverick.
  • Liz Melero in Stumptown.
  • Lisa Apple in Splitting Up Together.
  • Anna Valdez in Chicago P.D and Chicago Justice.
  • Chloe Edwards in Notorious.

 

Sanae Kobayashi

Forspoken Auden Keen Japanese Voice Actress
Sanae Kobayashi | Image Credits: Dubbing Fandom

She is a well-known Japanese voice-over artist who covers the Japanese dub for Auden. Kobayashi has been featured in multiple hit animated movies and tv shows and is respected in the Japanese voice-acting industry. Sanae has also appeared in video game titles.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Kat in PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale, Gravity Rush, and Hot Shots Golf: World Invitational.
  • Rinko Kojiro in Swort Art Online.
  • Leslie in The Promise Neverland.
  • Wakatsuki in the Eternal Quon series.
  • Francis Batty Curtis in Armored Core V.
  • Sasame in Naruto.
  • Zenigame in Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Team Go-Getters Out Of The Gate.
  • Akari Tatsushiro in Naruto Shippuden: Dragon Blade Chronicles.

Secondary Voice Actors

The secondary characters are the ones who are not exactly contributing to the main plot but also have immense importance, similar to the main characters, as the story progresses. They are usually seen as supporting the leading protagonist. Below is a list of Forspoken voice actors assigned to voice these supporting characters.

Tanta Cinta

She is a part of the matriarch of the Tantas, which you encounter as you progress through the game. However, they are major spoilers surrounding her, so we can’t reveal anything about that unless you have played the game completely!

Kendal Rae

Forspoken Tanta Cinta English Voice Actress
Kendal Rae | Image Credits: Rotten Tomatoes

She is an Australian theatre performer and actress who covers the English voice for Tanta Cinta. Asides from acting and performing, Rae is also a talented singer, dance artist, and ballet dancer. Kendal portrayed Tanta Cinta in a completely effortless and spectacular way, considering she has not done voice acting before.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Katrina Hughes in Out Of The Shadows.
  • Morag in The Shannara Chronicles.
  • Tina in 2 Broke Girls.
  • Picasso in The Shak.

Kikuko Inoue

Forspoken Tanta Cinta Japanese Voice Actress
Kikuko Inoue | Image Credits: Anime News Network

A multi-talented Japanese singer, narrator, and vocal artist who takes over the role of performing the dubs for Tanta Cinta. Inoue has made her debut in many animated films and tv series, also some gaming titles which touched the top charts in their time.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Amelie and Bridget Strand in Death Stranding.
  • Ling in Arknights.
  • Tomi in Demon Slayer; Kimetsu No Yaiba.
  • Deirdre in Fire Emblem Heroes.
  • Mother in Pokemon Generations.
  • Iris in Shadowverse.
  • Chico Libre in Metal Gear Solid V game series.

Tanta Sila

The first antagonist in-game. She is one of the most powerful enemies you might encounter. Sila possesses a great amount of strength, and at the same time, she is revealed to be super cruel and destructive and has a tendency not to show mercy at all.

Janina Gavankar

Forspoken Tanta Sila English Voice Actress
Janina Gavankar in The Vampire Diaries Season 5 | Image Credits: Flickr

She is an American musician and actress who does Tanta Sila’s English voice-over. This was not Gavankar’s first voice-acting project, and also, the fact that she has made only a few appearances as a voice-over artist is insane as it makes hers extremely underrated. Just recently, Janina also performed the voice-overs for Sinmara in God Of War: Ragnarok.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Tessa/Qetsiya in The Vampire Diaries.
  • Tatai in Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds.
  • Luna Garza in True Blood.
  • Detective Mckenna Hall in Arrow.
  • Amita in Far Cry 4.
  • Gina in The Vanishing Of Sydney Hall.
  • Diana Thomas in Sleepy Hollow.
  • Iden Versio in Star Wars: Battlefront II.

Yu Sugimoto

Forspoken Tanta Sila Japanese Voice Actress
Yu Sugimoto | Image Credits: Detective Conan World

Not much is known about her except that she is a Japanese voice actress who did the Japanese dub for Tanta Sila.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Yumi Miyamoto in Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet.
  • Matoya in Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood.
  • Ingrid Hunnigan in Resident Evil: Damnation & Degeneration.
  • Moenbryda in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn.
  • Catherine in the Gintama game, movie, and anime series.
  • Kaoru Oba in Ace Attorney.

Tanta Prav

One of the main antagonists who you encounter in-game after Tanta Sila. She is very straightforward and has a stubborn persona where she will never listen to anyone but herself. Prav is also shown to be an excellent executioner and judicial judge.

Pollyanna McIntosh

Forspoken Tanta Prav English Voice Actress
Pollyanna McIntosh As Queen Ælfgifu in Vikings: Valhalla Season 1 | Image Credits: Netflix

The English voice of Tanta Prav is covered by no one other than the marvelous Pollyanna Mcintosh. She is a Scottish and American actress who has been part of the acting industry for decades. Mcintosh is also a jack of all, considering she has worked as a director and performed in successful tv shows and movies.

Pollyanna recently portrayed Queen Ælfgifu in the Netflix show; Vikings: Valhalla.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Anne in The Walking Dead.
  • Shelob in Middle-Earth: Shadow Of War.
  • Bella in Dante’s Inferno.
  • Georgia Bates in Casualty.
  • Metatron in Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina.

Rica Fukami

Forspoken Tanta Prav Japanese Voice Actress
Rica Fukami | Image Credits: Castlevania Fandom

The Japanese dubbed version of Tanta Prav is performed by Rica Fukami. She is a Japanese singer, voice narrator, and voice actress who has been in vocal performance gigs for decades. Fukami has starred in multiple animated films and shows across the Japanese entertainment sector.

Just recently, she was also a part of the newly released Fire Emblem Engage cast, where she covered the vocals for Zephia.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Rui Kisugi in Lupin The 3rd Vs. Cat’s Eye.
  • Alex Wesker in Resident Evil: Revelations 2.
  • Natsuhi in Naruto.
  • Fran in Final Fantasy XII.
  • Enya in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure.
  • Space Woman in Gintama.

Tanta Olas

The final antagonist in-game. In contrast to the rest of the Tantas, Olas is very intelligent and clever and, by any means, will get what she wants the most. Adding on, she also seems extremely selfish and has no regard for anyone but herself.

Claudia Black

Forspoken Tanta Olas English Voice Actress
Claudia Black in Containment | Image Credits: IMDB

She is an Australian actress who performed excellent English voice-overs for Tanta Olas behind the scenes, managing to capture her true essence. Black is an expert veteran regarding dialogue deliverance and vocal impressions since her work portfolio consists of many marvelous voice-acting gigs across well-known video game brands like Call of Duty, Uncharted, and Diablo III.

Subsequently, besides video games, Claudia has also been a part of hit TV serials and films.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Tess Everis in Destiny 2 game series.
  • Admiral Daro’Xen Vas Moreh and Matriarch Aethyta in Mass Effect 2, 3, and Legendary Edition.
  • Mistress Of Pain in Diablo III & Diablo III: Reaper Of Souls.
  • Queen Marwen in Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor.
  • Dahlia in The Originals.
  • Chloe Frazer in Uncharted: Among Thieves & The Lost Legacy.
  • Samantha Byrne in Gears Of War 4.
  • Audrey MaCallum (Mac) in Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare.

Mie Sonozaki

Forspoken Tanta Olas Japanese Voice Actress
Mie Sonozaki | Image Credits: TV Tropes

Tantas Olas’ Japanese dub is done by this multi-talented Japanese singer, actress, and voice actress. Sonozaki is also known for her awesome Japanese voice-overs on many English actors, for instance, Hayley Atwell. Mie is a highly respected actress praised for her excellent quality of work in the anime and game industry.

Just recently, she starred in Bayonetta 3 as a returning Japanese voice actress for Jeanne and also voices Nana Shimura in the ongoing anime; My Hero Academia.

Previous Acting Projects:

  • Lusamine in Pokemon Evolutions.
  • Oba in Fruits Basket.
  • Shirona in Pokemon Masters.
  • Yugito Nii, Kokuo, and Five-Tails in Naruto Shippuden.
  • Moira in Overwatch.
  • Mariko in Yakuza 5.
  • Hiroko Seto in Your Lie In April.
  • Violet in One Piece.

Side Voice Actors

Side characters are not directly involved in the main plot and are just present to assist the main and secondary characters very little. In simple terms, they are like sidekicks to both of these categories. Like any other game, Forspoken voice actors are also selected for these side characters.

Bellette Krau

English voice-over covered by: Debra Wilson

Forspoken Bellete Krau English Voice Actress
Debra Wilson | Image Credits: Getty Images

Japanese voice-over covered by: Jun Karasawa

Forspoken Bellete Krau Japanese Voice Actress
Jun Karasawa | Image Credits: My Anime List

Dax

English voice-over covered by: Victoria Atkin

Forspoken Dax English Voice Actress
Victoria Atkin | Image Credits: Holly Oaks Fandom

Japanese voice-over covered by: Rie Ishizuka

Forspoken Dax Japanese Voice Actress
Rie Ishizuka As Dax’s Japanese Voice

Jennesh Hekkadi

English voice-over covered by: TJ Ramini

Forspoken Jennesh Hekkadi English Voice Actor
TJ. Ramini | Image Credits: IMDB

Japanese voice-over covered by: Shunsuke Sakuya

Forspoken Jennesh Hekkadi Japanese Voice Actor
Shunsuke Sakuya As Jennesh Hekkadi’s Japanese Voice

Maya Bird

English Voice-over covered by: Nicki Micheaux

Forspoken Maya Bird English Voice Actress
Nicki Micheaux | Image Credits: IMDB

Japanese voice-over covered by: Megumi Okada

Forspoken Maya Bird Japanese Voice Actress
Megumi Okada | Image Credits: JPop Fandom

Robian Keen

English Voice-over covered by: Anthony Skordi

Forspoken Robian Keen English Voice Actor
Anthony Skordi | Image Credits: Stage 32

Japanese voice-over covered by: Hiroshi Naka

Forspoken Robian Keen Japanese Voice Actor
Hiroshi Naka Behind Robian Keen’s Japanese Voice

Olevia Liette

English voice-over covered by: Tajinae Turner

Olevia Liette English Voice Actress
Tajinae Turner | Image Credits: Marvel Animated Fandom

Japanese voice-over covered by: Hina Kino

Olevia Liette Japanese Voice Actress
Hina Kino | Image Credits: My Anime List

Treahy Duganur

English voice-over covered by: Francois Chau

Treahy Duganur English Voice Actor
Francois Chau | Image Credits: Alchetron

Japanese voice-over covered by: Shinya Fukumatsu

Treahy Duganur Japanese Voice Actor
Shinya Fukumatsu Posing | Image Credits: Bulbapedia

Lauren/Tanta Child

Voice-over covered by: Lianna Liew

Tanta Child Voice Actress
Lianna Liew | Image Credits: IMDB

Daniel

Voice-over covered by: Aylam Orian

Daniel Voice Actor
Aylam Orian | Image Credits: Getty Images

Lisa

Voice-over covered by: Michelle C. Bonilla

Lisa Voice Actress
Michelle C. Bonilla at AFI Fest 2019 | Image Credits: Getty Images

Nathan

Voice-over covered by: Samba Schutte

Nathan English Voice Actor
Samba Schutte | Image Credits: Variety

Various

Voice-over covered by: Adrian Snow

Various Voice Actress
Adrian Snow | Image Credits: IMDB

Tavern Keeper

Voice-over covered by: Tom Bromhead

Tavern Keeper Voice Actor
Tom Bromhead | Image Credits: The Movie Database

Final Remarks

To summarize, we now wrap up our Forspoken voice actors guide. According to many players, they were not satisfied with the story quality of the game, also considering the choices of voice lines as it felt very generic to them in-game.

Tell us below what you think of the voice actors cast and if they matched your expectations regarding casting quality and who your favorite voice actor is. Lastly, if you liked this guide, do give us feedback!

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