I just now switched the voice acting audio to Japanese but I haven't had a cutscene yet where I could listen to test it.
You could go use the journal in your Inn Room to replay old cutscenes if you can't find a new one to test the voices out with.
I do concur with Cat's comments on the English voice acting, at least when it comes to the key allies. I started in Gridania, and ... well, suffice to say, Yda and Papalymo actually sound even worse than their 1.0 counterparts, which is funny since I thought their voice actors this time around were the same (or at least Papalymo's). Yda especially sounds all sorts of wrong, and while it's hard to really put a bead on why, I think it has to do with her sounding even younger than she did in 1.0's opening Gridania scene. Obviously she's no old crone and shouldn't have an overly mature voice, but the new one teeters in to tween territory: annoying, too high-pitched, or something.
Enemies, however, I'm actually kind of liking. Gaius is a little
much, but I very much enjoyed Nero.
The only other voice I've enjoyed so far with no reservations has been the narrator. He does a very admirable job of drawing you in without being over-the-top hammy like some narrators can be. Edited, Aug 18th 2013 11:51am by Satisiun
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