Xianyun VAs in Genshin Impact: Meet The Voices Behind Cloud Retainer
Genshin Impact is soon introducing Xianyun, formerly known as Cloud Retainer, as a playable character. Xianyun, also known as Cloud Retainer, is one of the living Adepti residing in Liyue, specifically on Mt. Aocang. Let's look at the talented voice actors behind Xianyun in the English (EN), Japanese (JP), Korean (KR), and Chinese (CN) dubs. And shed light on their notable works and contributions to the gaming industry.
Xianyun's Background and Notable Roles
Beyond their contributions to Genshin Impact, the voice actors bring rich experiences to the table. Xianyun, also known as Cloud Retainer, is depicted as one of the living Adepti in Liyue, residing atop Mt. Aocang. Her affinity for creating machines adds depth to the character's lore. Players can expect an intriguing storyline and vibrant personality, thanks to the combined efforts of these talented voice actors.
Stephanie Panisello: English Voice Actor (EN VA)
Leading the ensemble is Stephanie Panisello, reprising her role as Xianyun in the English dub. Known for her exceptional work in various animations and video games, Panisello has breathed life into the character. Her notable roles include Andrea in L-Pop, Clair Redfield in Resident Evil, and Betty Ross in Marvel's What If...? Panisello's portrayal has been warmly welcomed by the Genshin Impact community.
Mana Nakatomi: Japanese Voice Actor (JP VA)
Mana Nakatomi, a new face in the industry, takes on the role of Xianyun in the Japanese version. With Xianyun being her first major role in a video game, Nakatomi has embraced the challenge of voicing the beloved Adepti White Crane. Her anime roles include Taiyou Hayakawa in Chainsaw Man and Yuuta in Ai No Idenshi.
Kang Si Hyeon: Korean Voice Actor (KR VA)
In the Korean dub, Xianyun's voice is skillfully brought to life by Kang Si Hyeon, an experienced artist in the industry since 2013. Her extensive repertoire includes voicing characters like Tooru Hagakure and Recovery Girl in My Hero Academia, and Bridget in Violet Evergarden. And several roles in One Piece, League of Legends, Overwatch, and Cookie Run Kingdom.
Qin Ziyi: Chinese Voice Actor (CN VA)
Qin Ziyi lends her voice to Xianyun in the Chinese version and, interestingly, also voices Shenhe in the game. A well-known figure among fans of HoYoverse games, Ziyi has portrayed characters like Lieserl Albert Einstein in Honkai Impact 3rd, Natasha in Honkai Star Rail, and Yssring Leavtruth in Gun GirlZ.