The official website of the upcoming remake of legendary JRPG Secret of Mana revealed new character illustrations along with the official Japanese cast.
This 3D remake will keep the original’s story. It will feature Japanese and English voice-overs, some new dialogue, and a remaster of the original Hiroki Kikuta OST.
Randi (VA: Kensho Ono)
Randi is the main protagonist. One day he was summoned by the mysterious Mana Sword which was resting very close to his village. After drawing it from a stone, his main quest is to recharge the sword and save the world.
Primm (VA: Nozomi Yamamoto)
The second of the three protagonists, Primm is of royal blood and a native of the Kingdom of Pandora. She flees from her castle to oppose her father’s plans to marry her to someone she doesn’t love. He saves Randi from being dinner to a tribe of weird creatures and then embarks with him on his journey to restore the sword.
Popoi (VA: Emiri Kat)
Popoi is a member of a tribe adept in magic called the sprites. He suffers from amnesia and joins Randi and Primm in order to restore her memories.
Dyluck (VA: Takuya Satou)
Dyluck is a knight from the Republic of Tasnika, After the world was invaded by monsters, he seeks the reason behind the declining life force of the world called Mana. Primm is seeking for him after his recent disappearance.
Fanha (VA: Mie Sonozaki)
Fanha is a knight of the Empire’s Four Heavenly Knights. She is one of the antagonists of the story.
Geshtar (VA: Yuuki Ishikari)
One of the Empire’s Four Heavenly Kings. He battles using an ancient technological weapon. He is one of the antagonists.
Jema (VA: Eizou Tsuda)
The first mentor Randi encounters in his new adventure. He is a knight of the Republic of Tasnica who is seeking the reason behind the decline of the world’s life force, Mana.
Lusa Luka (VA: Rie Kugiyama)
A scholar and protectors of the seeds of the Mana Tree. She is the shrine maiden of the Water Palace and the one who will explain Randi about his new sword and the Mana energy.
Sheex (VA: Hiromichi Tezuka)
Sheex is the leader of the Empire’s Four Heavenly Kings. He uses a dark sword.
Thanatos (VA: Jouji Nakata)
The magician and strategist of the Four Heavenly Kings. He has powerful monsters assist him in combat. No one knows how he looks like as he always wears his mask.
Vandole (VA: Kenichi Ono)
Vandole is the Emperor of the Vandole Empire. After encountering a set of ancient scrolls talking about the power of the Mana Fortress, he leads a group of loyal knights called the Four Heavenly Kings in his quest to conquer the world.
You can visit the official page for voice samples!
Square Enix is remaking the highly-praised Secret of Mana, the second game in their Seiken Densetsu series. The game will be available for PS4, PS VITA, and PC (Steam) on 15 February 2018.
Secret of Mana
The game will be available for PS4, PS VITA, and PC (Steam) on 15 February 2018.