Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Shares Q&A With Hummel’s & Dana’s English Voice Actors

Publisher NIS America has shared a Q&A they conducted with the English voice actors of Hummel Trabaldo and Dana Iclucia from Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana to commemorate the game launching natively for PlayStation 5 next month.

Brianna Knickerbocker and Sean Chiplock answered the following questions related to the title:

  • What did you know about the Ys series or Ys VIII before recording the lines?
  • Were there any lines or memorable moments that stood out to you?
  • Which characters, besides your own, do you like the design of?
  • What were some of the challenges you found in voicing this character?
  • What is your favorite Ys VIII song?
  • How do you relate to your character?
  • Did you know what a “Lacrimosa” was before working on the game? What did you think it was?

You can view the full Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana voice actor Q&A hosted by NIS America’s Social Specialist, Daniel Yambot, below:

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana kickstarted the series’ popularity in the West during its initial Vita and PS4 release. It contains a memorable narrative, addictive combat, a stellar soundtrack, multiple difficulty levels, a plethora of side content, and much more.

It’s a definite must-play, and if you have a PS5, you should be on the lookout for it when it launches later this year. The latest trailer recently launched, highlighting this entry’s narrative.

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is releasing for PlayStation 5 natively on November 15, 2022, in North America, and on November 18, 2022, for Europe. The title is currently available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Nintendo Switch, and PC.


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