Without a doubt, one of the biggest reveals from this week’s State of Play was Street Fighter 6, the most recent installment of the long-running Capcom franchise that was seen in all its splendor in a great new trailer. This is how we know that Chun-Li will be one of the characters that will be back and will participate in the fights.
Much has been said about the return of the popular fighter of Chinese origin. Although her design caused the discomfort of some fans, the vast majority of the community is happy with her. Now, it seems that her voice will also be the subject of discussion, especially for those people who enjoy the English version of the character.
Chun-Li will have a new voice actress in Street Fighter 6
It just so happens that Jennie Kwan, who played Suki in the animated series Avatar the last Airbender in the original version, he will do the same with Chun-Li in Street Fighter 6. This means that Laura Bailey, who lent her voice to the character in multiple installments of the franchise and other crossovers, will not participate in the sixth installment.
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It is worth noting that Jennie Kwan is a Filipino-American actress and singer who was born in Los Angeles, California. So it seems that some fans they are happy with which a person with Asian roots interprets the Chinese fighter in the Capcom video game.
As of this writing, it’s a mystery why Laura Bailey, who also played Abby in The Last of Us: Part IIwill not be part of the cast of Street Fighter 6. Meanwhile, Jennie Kwan has already announced on her Instagram account that she will be the actress to voice Chun-Li in the fighting game.
What other actors will participate in Street Fighter 6?
So far, the fighting video game confirmed the presence of Ryu, Chun-Li, Luke, and Jamie. The official website has already revealed who are the voice actors who will play these characters.
Thus, it is noteworthy that Kyle Hebert will play Ryu again, a character he already lent a voice to. Street Fighter IV, Street Fighter V, Street Fighter X Tekken and other projects like Wreck It Ralph, Marvel vs. Capcom 3 Y TEPPEN.
On the other hand, Aleks Le, a voice actor who participated in the English dubbing of projects such as demon slayer Y tokyo avengers, will play Luke. Lastly, Stephen Fu, who has a resume in video games like Lost Judgment and live-action series like Squid Gamewill lend his voice to Jamie.
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But tell us, what do you think of this situation? Do you like Chun-Li’s new voice? Let us read you in the comments.
Street Fighter 6 will be available for PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S sometime in 2023. You can find more news about this fighting title by visiting this page.
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