Square Enix has announced the main voice-over cast for the latest release in the Kingdom Hearts franchise, Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance
. The voice actors announced are:
Lenord Nimoy (Star Trek)
- Master Xehanort, the main antagonist of the Kingdom Hearts series.
Haley Joel Osment (The Sixth Sense)
David Gallagher (7th Heaven)
Hayden Panetierre (Heroes)
- Xion, the 14th member of Organization XIII
Jesse McCartney (Recording Artist)
- Roxas and Ventus
Quinton Flynn (Robot Chickent)
- Axel / Lea
KINGDOM HEARTS ALUMNI RETURN TO VOICE FAN-FAVORITE ROLES
IN KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance]
LOS ANGELES (May 31, 2012) – Square Enix, Inc., the publishers of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products in the Americas, today announced the voice-over talent for KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] for the Nintendo 3DS™ system, including Leonard Nimoy (Master Xehanort), Haley Joel Osment (Sora), David Gallagher (Riku), Hayden Panetierre (Xion), Jesse McCartney (Roxas/Ventus) and Quinton Flynn (Axel/Lea).
Leonard Nimoy – Best known for his role as Spock on Star Trek, Leonard Nimoy reprises his role as Master Xehanort, the main antagonist of the KINGDOM HEARTS series and archenemy of Sora and Riku.
Haley Joel Osment – Known for his role in the critically acclaimed The Sixth Sense, Haley Joel Osment returns to play Sora, the main protagonist in the KINGDOM HEARTS franchise, working to complete the Mark of Mastery exam and become a true Keyblade Master.
David Gallagher – Remembered for his work on 7th Heaven, David Gallagher joins the cast again as Riku, struggling to become a true Keyblade Master alongside his best friend, Sora.
Hayden Panetierre – Noted for her performance on Heroes, Hayden Panetierre returns to voice Xion, the 14th member of Organization XIII, an organization that stands against Sora and his friends.
Jesse McCartney – Recording artist Jesse McCartney reprises his roles as the heroes, Roxas and Ventus.
Quinton Flynn – Known best for his voice acting on Robot Chicken, Quinton Flynn returns as Axel / Lea, another member of Organization XIII.
About KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance]
In preparation for an impending threat, Sora and Riku enter the Sleeping Worlds to complete the Mark of Mastery exam. They will encounter new enemies and make new friends in worlds they have never set foot in, and if successful in their quest, they will become true Keyblade Masters. With brand-new gameplay features, worlds and creatures, KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] continues the tradition of engaging entertainment.
KINGDOM HEARTS 3D [Dream Drop Distance] is available now for preorder at $59.99 for the “Mark of Mastery” Collector’s Edition and $39.99 for the standard edition.