Mario’s new voice actor is Kevin Afghani

After months of hypothesis, conspiracy theories, and false alarms, we lastly know the identify of Mario’s new voice actor: Kevin Afghani. On Friday, Afghani introduced the information on X (previously Twitter), saying, “Extremely proud to have voiced Mario and Luigi in Tremendous Mario Bros. Marvel. Due to Nintendo for inviting me into the Flower Kingdom!”

Nintendo has been secretive about who the brand new voice actor can be, saying that it will reveal the actor within the credit of Tremendous Mario Bros. Marvel. Rumors circulated naming a number of actors because the titular plumber, together with Mick Wingert, who later denied that he was taking part in Mario in Marvel. Earlier this week, VGC reported {that a} demo model of the sport had been datamined, revealing the voice expertise within the recreation. Although the record is organized in alphabetical order by final identify, Afghani is, coincidentally, on the prime of the record.

Afghani’s IMDb web page is comparatively sparse, with six credit and no standout roles. He performed Raditz within the Dragon Ball R&R sequence, voiced Arnold in Genshin Impression, and did a voice in a present hilariously titled Anime Penguin: Purple Snow.

Tremendous Mario Bros. Marvel launches on the Nintendo Change on October twentieth.

Replace October thirteenth, 3:48PM ET: Swapped in a distinct video demonstrating Afghani’s voices.

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