The latest project from the Star Wars universe is the animated series Star Wars: Visions, a Japanese-American production, and here’s who voices who in every episode in both the Japanese and English dubs. The Star Wars universe continues its expansion even though the Skywalker Saga has come to an end with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and it has found an audience in the realm of streaming, in big part thanks to the success of The Mandalorian.
Disney has a long list of Star Wars content lined up for the near future, and while fans wait for another big-screen adventure (though now far from the Skywalker Saga), they will get to enjoy some interesting TV shows on Disney+. The latest one is titled Star Wars: Visions, and it’s an anime anthology series formed by nine short films which tell different stories from the Star Wars universe, offering different perspectives on it. Each episode introduces new characters in settings fans will be familiar with, and while a couple of well-known Star Wars characters returned in Visions, the focus is on the new faces and their own stories.
Star Wars: Visions was produced by six Japanese animation studios (Kamikaze Douga, Twin Engine, Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Production I.G, and Science SARU), and as such, it can be enjoyed in both Japanese and English, and the voice cast in both versions include some heavyweight names in the world of voice acting and in Hollywood. Here’s the cast guide for Star Wars: Visions, both the Japanese and English dubs.
Episode 1 – The Duel
Masaki Terasoma and Brian Tee as Ronin: a former Sith wandering the galaxy. Masaki Terasoma is best known for voicing Shadow Moon in Kamen Rider Black and for his voice acting roles in various tokusatsu dramas. Brian Tee is best known for playing Dr. Ethan Choi in Chicago Med, Chicago Fire, and Chicago P.D, as well as Oroku Saki/The Shredder in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.
Akeno Watanabe and Lucy Liu as Bandit Leader: a Sith Bandit Leader, similar to female samurai warriors. Akeno Watanabe voiced Robin Sena in Witch Hunter Robin, Halle Lindner in Death Note, and Hitch Dreyse in Attack on Titan. Luci Liu is best known for her roles as Alex Munday in Charlie’s Angels and Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, O-Ren Ishii in Kill Bill: Volume 1, and Joan Watson in Elementary.
Yūko Sanpei and Jaden Waldman as Village Chief: the leader of a village attacked by bandits. Yūko Sanpei voiced Nozomi Yumehara/Cure Dream in Yes! PreCure 5 and Boruto Uzumaki in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. Jaden Waldman played Mendel in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Episode 2 – Tatooine Rhapsody
Hiroyuki Yoshino and Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Jay: a former Jedi Padawan and now singer of the band Star Waver. Hiroyuki Yoshino played Yoshimori Sumimura in Kekkaishi, Meow in Space Dandy, and Favaro in Rage of Bahamut: Genesis. Joseph Gordon-Levitt is best known for his roles in movies like 10 Things I Hate About You, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises, Looper, and 500 Days of Summer.
Kōsuke Gotō and Bobby Moynihan as Geezer: a Hutt male musician with a bounty on him thanks to Jabba the Hutt. Bobby Moynihan is best known for his time as a cast member of Saturday Night Live and his voice roles in animated movies like Monsters University, Inside Out, and The Secret Life of Pets and its sequel.
Akio Kaneda and Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett: the legendary bounty hunter returns to take Geezer to Jabba the Hutt. Temuera Morrison played Jango Fett in Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Boba Fett in the TV series The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett, and Thomas Curry in Aquaman and Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom.
Masayo Fujita and Shelby Young as K-344: K-344 is a droid and guitarist for Star Waver. Shelby Young played Jennifer Thompson in Everybody Hates Chris, Leah in American Horror Story: Murder House, and voiced Leia Organa in Star Wars Forces of Destiny.
Anri Katsu and Marc Thompson as Lan: a multi-torsed individual and drummer for Star Waver. Marc Thompson voiced Casey Jones in the 2003 animated series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and has been the narrator for a number of Star Wars audiobooks.
Episode 3 – The Twins
Junya Enoki and Neil Patrick Harris as Karre: a male Force-sensitive human raised in the dark side of the Force. Junya Enoki’s voice acting roles include Shu Kurenai in Beyblade Burst, Tomaru in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations, and young Reiner Braun in Attack on Titan: The Final Season. Neil Patrick Harris is best known for playing Doogie Howser in Doogie Howser, M.D, Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother, and Count Olaf in A Series of Unfortunate Events.
Ryoko Shiraishi and Alison Brie as Am: a female Force-sensitive human and Karre’s twin sister. Ryoko Shiraishi has voiced young Yoshimori in Kekkaishi, Hime Onizuka in Sket Dance, and Asuka Kazama in the video game series Tekken. Alison Brie’s most notable roles are Sarah in Horse Girl, Trudy Campbell in Mad Men, Annie Edison in Community, and Ruth Wilder in GLOW.
Tokuyoshi Kawashima and Jonathan Lipow as B-20N: a droid serving Am and Karre. Tokuyoshi Kawashima voiced Jibachi Kamizuru in Naruto, Takamasa Sogi in Corpse Princess: Aka and Kuro, and Kamex in Pokémon: The Movie 2000. Jonathan Lipow’s voice acting credits include Star Wars: The Bad Batch (Ordo Moon Dragon), Star Wars Resistance (Gork and Glitch), and Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy (Unicron).
Episode 4 – The Village Bride
Asami Seto and Karen Fukuhara as F: a fallen Jedi. Asami Seto has voiced Raphtalia in The Rising of the Shield Hero, Mai Sakurajima in Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai, and Mirage Farina Jenius in Macross Delta. Karen Fukuhara played Katana in Suicide Squad, Kimiko in The Boys, and voiced Kipo Oak in Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts.
Megumi Han and Nichole Sakura as Haru: Megumi Han played young Obito Uchiha in Naruto: Shippuden, Friesia in The Seven Deadly Sins, and Tatami Nakagame in My Hero Academia, among many other projects. Nichole Sakura played Annie Fenton in Teenage Cocktail, Amanda in Shameless, Cheyenne in Superstore, and Louise in Maggie.
Yuma Uchida and Christopher Sean as Asu: Yuma Uchida’s voice acting roles include Eishirō Yabuki in The Asterisk War, Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, and Kawaki in Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. Christopher Sean played Gabriel Waincroft in Hawaii Five-0, Paul Narita in Days of Our Lives, and voiced Kazuda Xiono in Star Wars Resistance.
Takaya Kamikawa and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa as Valco: Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa played Chang in The Last Emperor, The Baron in Memoirs of a Geisha, Nobusuke Tagomi in The Man in the High Castle, and Shang Tsung in the Mortal Kombat film series.
Yoshimitsu Shimoyama and Andrew Kishino as Izuma: Yoshimitsu Shimoyama’s voice acting credits include Inabi Uchiha in Naruto, Dukusuke in Hamtaro, and Naoto Ogawa in Bakuman. Andrew Kishino voiced Saw Gerrera in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and The Bad Batch, and Captain Hark in Star Wars Rebels.
Mariya Ise and Stephanie Sheh as Saku: Mariya Ise voiced Killua Zoldyck in Hunter × Hunter, Eureka in Pokémon XY, and Levy McGarden in Fairy Tail. Stephanie Sheh’s most notable voice roles are Hinata Hyuga in the Naruto franchise and Usagi Tsukino/Sailor Moon in the redub of Sailor Moon.
Episode 5 – The Ninth Jedi
Chinatsu Akasaki and Kimiko Glenn as Kara: the daughter of a legendary lightsaber-smith. Chinatsu Akasaki played Nanami Akasaki in Sacred Seven, Ernesta Kuhne in The Asterisk War, and Lia Venegas in Bakugan: Armored Alliance. Kimiko Glenn played Liv Kurosawa in Nerve, Brook Soso in Orange Is The New Black, and has voiced Peni Parker in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Paperstar in Carmen Sandiego, and Bridgette Yoshida in Close Enough.
Tetsuo Kanao and Andrew Kishino as Juro: a mysterious master who wanted to revive the Jedi Order. Tetsuo Kanao’s projects include The Three-Eyes One, Samurai Gun, Dragon Ball Z Kai, and Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie.
Shin-ichiro Miki and Simu Liu as Zhima: Shin-ichiro Miki voiced Youji Kudou in Weiß Kreuz, Roy Mustang in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, and Zamasu in Dragon Ball Super. Simu Liu played Paul Xie in Blood and Water, Jung Kim in Kim’s Convenience, Tom in Yappie, and Shang-Chi in the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.
Hiromu Mineta and Masi Oka as Ethan: Hiromu Mineta is best known for voicing Cestvs in Cestvs: The Roman Fighter and Yatora Yaguchi in Blue Period. Masi Oka played Hiro Nakamura in Heroes, Doctor Maz Bergman in Hawaii Five-0, and Fukumoto in Mozart in the Jungle.
Kazuya Nakai and Greg Chun as Roden: Kazuya Nakai voiced Roronoa Zoro in One Piece and Ultraman Max in the series of the same name. Greg Chun’s voice acting projects include World of Warcraft video games, Overwatch, One Punch Man, World of Final Fantasy, and Days of Our Lives.
Akio Ōtsuka and Neil Kaplan as Narrator: Akio Ōtsuka’s most notable roles are Solid Snake/Naked Snake/Solidus Snake/Venom Snake in Metal Gear video games, Shunsui Kyouraku in Bleach, Blackbeard in One Piece, and All For One in My Hero Academia. Neil Kaplan’s acting credits include Attack on Titan, Blue Dragon, Naruto, Sailor Moon S, and Love, Death & Robots.
Daisuke Hirakawa and Michael Sinterniklaas as Hen Jin: Daisuke Hirakawa’s projects include Transformers: Cybertron, Kekkaishi, and Naruto Shippuden. Michael Sinterniklaas has voiced characters in Miraculous Ladybug, G.I. Joe: Sigma Six, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Episode 6 – T0-B1
Masako Nozawa and Jaden Waldman as T0-B1: a droid who dreams of becoming a Jedi. Masako Nozawa is best known for voicing Son Goku/Son Gohan/Son Goten in Dragon Ball, Doraemon in the 1973 TV series, and the narrator in Digimon Adventure.
Tsutomu Isobe and Kyle Chandler as Mitaka: Tsutomu Isobe’s roles include Vincent Volaju in Cowboy Bebop: The Movie, Douglas Bulletin One Piece: Stampede, and Deacon Frost in Blade. Kyle Chandler is best-known for playing Hamilton Jordan in Argo, Mitchell Rembshire in The Midnight Sky, Jeff Metcalf in Homefront, and Eric Taylor in Friday Night Lights.
Episode 7 – The Elder
Takaya Hashi and David Harbour as Tajin: Takaya Hashi’s acting credits include Sailor Moon S, Pokémon, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Naruto Shippuden. David Harbour’s most notable roles are Gregg Beam in Quantum of Solace, Hellboy in the 2019 reboot, Alexei Shostakov/Red Guardian in Black Widow, and Jim Hopper in Stranger Things.
Kenichi Ogata and James Hong as The Elder: a Force-sensitive individual believed to be a former Sith. Kenichi Ogata voiced Genma Saotome in Ranma ½, Kita Kita Oyaji in Mahōjin Guru Guru, and Ebisumaru in the Ganbare Goemon series. James Hong’s long list of acting credits includes Airplane!, Blade Runner, Big Trouble in Little China, Tank Girl, Mulan, the Kung Fu Panda movie series, and Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans.
Yuichi Nakamura and Jordan Fisher as Dan: a Jedi Padawan. Yuichi Nakamura has voiced Mumen Rider in One Punch Man, Bruno Bucciarati in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind, and Hawks in My Hero Academia. Jordan Fisher is best-known for playing Seacat in the Teen Beach movies and John Ambrose in To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You.
Episode 8 – Lop & Ochō
Seiran Kobayashi and Anna Cathcart as Lop: a humanoid rabbit-like girl. Seiran Kobayashi voiced Eri in My Hero Academia and young Nala in the Japanese dub of The Lion King. Anna Cathcart played Kitty Covey in the To All the Boys I’ve Loved trilogy and Dizzy Tremaine in Descendants 2 and 3.
Risa Shimizu and Hiromi Dames as Ochō: the daughter of a local powerful crime family. Risa Shimizu’s voice acting projects include Ushio and Tora, Attack on Titan, and Pokémon the Movie: The Power of Us. Hiromi “Romi” Dames voiced Musa/Cherie in Winx Club and played Traci van Horn in Hannah Montana.
Tadahisa Fujimura and Paul Nakauchi as Yasaburo: Paul Nakauchi voiced Watari in Death Note, Shadow-san in Carmen Sandiego, and Gyoji in Mickey Mouse Mixed-Up Adventures.
Taisuke Nakano and Kyle McCarley as Imperial Officer: Kyle McCarley’s voice acting roles include Shigeo Kageyama in Mob Psycho 100, Narancia Ghirga in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Vento Aureo, and Helbram in The Seven Deadly Sins.
Episode 9 – Akakiri
Yū Miyazaki and Henry Golding as Tsubaki: Henry Golding played Nick Young in Crazy Rich Asians, Sean Towsend in A Simple Favor, Tom Webster in Last Christmas, and Snake Eyes in the movie of the same name.
Lynn and Jamie Chung as Misa: Lynn’s acting credits include Death Parade, Young Black Jack, and Keijo. Jamie Chung played Amber in Sucker Punch, Lauren in The Hangover Part II and III, Miho in Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, Mulan in Once Upon a Time, and Ji-Ah in Lovecraft Country.
Chō and George Takei as Senshuu: Chō’s projects include Doraemon, Weiß Kreuz, and One Piece. George Takei is best known for playing Hikaru Sulu in the TV series Star Trek and its subsequent movies.
Wataru Takagi and Keone Young as Kamahachi: Wataru Takagi voiced Obito Uchiha in Naruto, Bunbee in Yes! PreCure 5, and Okuyasu Nijimura in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable. Keone Young voiced Storm Shadow in G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero, Kaz in Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, Mr. Wu in Deadwood, Luong Lao Shi in American Dragon: Jake Long, and Jun Sato in Star Wars Rebels.
Yukari Nozawa and Lorraine Toussaint as Masago: Yukari Nozawa’s voice acting credits include A Spirit of the Sun, Master Keaton, and Seven of Seven. Lorraine Toussaint played Amelia Boynton Robinson in Selma, Lou Lou in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark, Nessie in Concrete Cowboy, Birdie Merriweather in Friday Night Lights, and Viola Lascombe in The Equalizer.
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