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im expecting his suicide within the week
Nah it'll be some time until people even get to hear his ass in that game. the dub is coming *later* via patch lmao. I cannot wait until streamers and chatters check it out and everyone shits on his karaoke performance. That's when I expect to see him start hurting.
I still see all this as SEGA trying to do some 5D shit, bringing in problem-maker reviewers/journalists just to shut them up. Basically a way of neutering one's opposition.
>I still see all this as SEGA trying to do some 5D shit
you just don't want to admit they're fucking retarded
I hope they release the dub as a free DLC instead of a mandatory patch so that they can see the nonexistent amount of downloads it gets.
His ego is too big for that
Implying we're that lucky
It will get far worse for him by blocking people and bot taking the critism and change his voice acting for better.
The more people speak out now the bigger chance companies drops him.
No one wants a controversial idiot to sell their products. lol
people that desperately need to rope never do
That autotune holy shit
BREAKING THE LaAuUuW
BREAKING THE WOoOoRRLLLD
who the fuck approved this. who the fuck even hired this retard to begin with. someone post the fucking muppet anon guy's cover
>someone post the fucking muppet anon guy's cover
Got a chuckle out of me, good job anon.
the weird mic-clipping autotone thing is jarring but didn't the actual singing sound equally shitty in 0 apart from the retard autotune? Wasn't that sort of the point, that it's karaoke?
Or is the point that they had to autotune this hard with his voice to make it sound like 0?
They only go intentionally silly when it's Majima singing, and when your character is just cheering on someone else singing. Kiryu in particular has a damn good singing voice with his real VA.
I played it with the Japanese VA and I don't remember Kiryu sounding particularly good on Justice. I never really liked the karaoke game though so I didn't do all the songs, mostly just played it when I had to.
Really I preferred the cards above all the minigames, just wish there were a better photo gallery or better rewards than the somewhat cringe videos.
Worst autotuning since https://youtu.be/joJ418_pFFY?si=h7rvQNJ8z22RKbcU
why does the voice feel so disjointed, it's like a shitty over dub
1. he can't sing
2. he uses autotune
3. his voice doesn't fit the character at all
>we need to cast people in roles the same as their race
>what, this guy is chinese? uhhh whatever he'll do
this is why race typecasting is terrible
Isn't Sneedryu like 60 years old at this point? Why cast someone that sounds like a teenager trying to sound like their dad lmao
>Going out all tenderness
There's no way they're not taking the piss
out all tenderness
lmfao, i thought i was the only one who hard it like that. why can't the retard pronounce things like they're written?
This guy clearly wasn't bullied enough growing up.
This sounds like something that belongs in a GTA 4 radio skit
Jesus that's really fucking bad
classically trained singer, btw.
where is this from?
his resume on his website.
lmao, """asian""" Americans are pathetic
Is there any other group of people with a bigger complex over their identity?
Nothing is more pathetic than learning an irrelevant language like Korean, he did right knowing 2 that are actually used outside their home country.
AYO THIS NIGGA FIRE!!!
SOMEONE SHOULD PUT HIM OUT!!
the way he sing judgment makes me laugh so much
Seriously, what in the fuck. Just follow the damn original beat of the song.
>this was approved by american localisers
Was someone out to sabotage his career by showing how much of an egotistical bitch and shitty singer he is through Gaiden?
You already know how absolute trash those people are to begin with. It's really no surprise and probably without an ounce of malicious intent towards yong at least.
Nah they just showing if you have enough connections any random bum can be a VA
>clearly says breakin'
>homosexual keeps adding g to it
>even the other VA understands it
This dude is such a goddamn amateur holy shit. I don't even wanna shit talk the bad singing, truly terrible.
I've never seen such unity from all socials. He's always going to be known as that youtuber VA who tarnished an iconic character because of this.
Yeah he’s been getting shit on from pretty much everyone I’ve only seen a small amount of people defend him lol
I refuse to believe that this isn't some kind of elaborate practical joke at this point.
I mean, it's a karaoke. It's supposed to sound amateur.
Kiryu's been singing that song for 40 years!
>It's supposed to sound amateur.
Well, problem is that in every Game, in Japanese. It does not sound amateur…like at all.
Even the Chinese audio version of the songs in the Infinite Wealth demo sound Perfect. But English? Naaaaaaah!!!!
only dubfags cope with this, the only character that actually sucks at karaoke is majima and saejima. the other characters are supposed to have surprisingly good singing skill
god they really tried with that autotune
thanks for the laugh
JUSTICE! LMAO YONG YEA
> same 3 songs in karaoke for over a decade now
Kill the guy responsible
Judgement hasn't been in a Yakuza game for nearly 8 years, they brought it back because Ichiban's VA also voiced Nishiki so having the two of them singing Judgement was a fun little callback that is completely lost on the dubbed version.
That was lost on me and I played every game in the series.
I don't understand why everyone shitting on him over this song?
Original Kiryu was never a good karaoke singer, he just had a cool voice. Is everyone expecting Yong to sound like Ed Sheeran or something?
Don't get me wrong Yong was a terrible choice but why are people mad that he sang this song badly when singing skill wise it was close to the original.
>original kiryu was never a good singer
oh no no no
>singing skill wise it was close to the original
i don’t think this is true
>I don't understand why everyone shitting on me over this song?
uh oh, time to delete the post before anyone notices
Original Kiryu WAS a good karaoke singer, something they presumably baked into canon because Kuroda sung professionally. That's not least to say a karaoke voice should not be autotuned, should be consistent with the non-dub voice's tone, pitch, and singing ability, and not like a fanmade shitpost of a dub. Also this
- massive missed opportunity to tug at nostalgia by having two OG English VAs for Yakuza 1 return to voice for a song together, even if his singing could have been just as bad.
Kiryu is supposed to have amazing singing voice you fucking homosexual, it's like every other side content Kiryu is surprisingly amazing and passionate at them
if Kiryu is a bad singer then why does everyone love baka mitai?
YONG OUT WITH YOUR DONG OUT
Is this supposed to be bad? Genuinely asking. The scenario looks silly so is it intentionally a horrific dub with godawful singing and autotune? Is that the joke? This can’t be sincere... right?
People saying they're going for a "bros being shit at karaoke together" vibe miss the point, if that's what they were going for it would
A. not be autotuned
B. have been done in the non-dubs since the beginning
This is OBVIOUSLY Yong trying and failing.
It's actually that bad. Japanese version to compare
I was neutral to Yong but JESUS FUCKING CHRIST, his singing SUCKS.
Can someone explain why his voice sucks so hard on kiryu? I feel intuitively that it sucks but i can't explain it.
BreEeEEEeeeAAAking the WooOOooOoRld
i knew what this was but i clicked it anyway. i wish i didn't
sounds abysmally bad. but kinda to be fair to chong the karaoke dub in 7 was just as bad.
I genuinely don't know how to tell if something is autotuned. His voice just sounds incompatible with how I expect Kiryu to sound and that's why it's bad to me.
>mfw everyone sounds surprised
You do a fake voice and try singing with it. His casting was a mistake from day one.
Saejima's VA is putting on a voice when he sings and was embarrassed by his voice at first which is why he didn't do karaoke in 4, but then he started doing karaoke and singing in his Saejima voice still sounds endearing even if technically it's not great.
someone should've really learned that lesson from david hayter's performance across all mgs titles. just doing the voice severely limits your ability to emote. he at least had the iconic METAL GEAR!?! line.
>You do a fake voice and try singing with it.
That's literally the job of voice actors.
Saejima's VA is putting on a voice when he sings and was embarrassed by his voice at first which is why he didn't do karaoke in 4, but then he started doing karaoke and singing in his Saejima voice still sounds endearing even if technically it's not great.
same is true for Ryuji. He's not trying to sound technically good, but he at least rolls with how his Ryuji voice doesn't work for songs and just rolls with it and it's way more charming that he actually keeps up the voice the whole way through
>"You do a fake voice and try singing with it"
What do you think I do when I go out to karaoke with friends? If you haven't sung "In The End" in exaggerated opera baritones with drunk bros you haven't experienced life to the fullest.
>he can't bellow out in karaoke while maintaining character with a clearly fake voice
Japanese VAs win again.
Ignoring the fact that his voice is just AWFUL by default, this wouldn't have been nearly as bad if he'd just gone "fuck it" and had fun with it and sung like a drunken sailor without a care in the world instead of trying to so fucking hard and putting in his SERIOUS ACTIGN CHOPS on and trying to sound cool.
Dubfags, not even once
Is Yong going to neck himself over the traction this humiliation is getting?
>tfw i'll do it for free by myself
>exposed to millions
The Japanese VA who can't speak English sung the English parts better
is it normal to receive a stomach ache after listening to this?
I can't stop singing "we're breaking the laAaaaAAaAaaWWwwww".
It's so fucking bad.
He earned it.
The voice warbling sounds like those AI song covers except it's really bad. Who the fuck approved of this?
SEGA hired that man
Holy fuck it sounds like some youtube voiceover video people do for fun, how did they listen to this and say "yeap, sounds great!"? If you want to cheap out on voice acting just don't include an english dub in the first place you morons, who the fuck plays Yakuza dubbed?
Wow. This is so much worse than I expected. I was thinking "they didn't try and it's generic", not "he sucks so monumentally they cranked the autotune past max and now he sounds like a malfunctioning robot". Physically painful to endure.
Makes me feel a bit better about my own singing, considering he had to use autotune to get to this level when that’s the level I can sing at when I don’t try.
>"is this an out of season April fools joke?"
that cant be real
I've never been more thankful I'm not a dubfag in my entire life.
I'm a dubfag but only a fool would play a Japanese game about Japanese people set in Japan about the Japanese mafia in English
Someone make a screencap
man what the fuck
He tried his best, stop bullying him
If I got hired to fix your car and then welded a bunch of metal dicks to your suspension, would you be okay with it if I told you I tried my best?
dude chill it's just a voice in a video game it's not that serious
I hope he gets bullied into committing suicide for this.
>Yong after seeing those numbers
His head is so far up his own ass huffing his own farts he thinks it's a minority of people laughing at his shitty job as Kiryu. It's quite possibly the funniest thing.
What is Ichi thinking about at this moment
>if only knew how bad things really sound
I can't watch this guy's antics, the second hand embarassment hits too hard, why the fuck did he do what he did?
When people start making big money, their senses of self-awareness and common sense dissolve into thin air. (If there were any to begin with).
This series became such a joke when 0 got released. Yong voicing Kiryu was the finak nail in this cringy franchises coffin
0 revived the series doe
0 was a blessing and a curse. Jt made the series popular but at a cost.
0 is the reason I get to sperg out about Yakuza games on dates and still get laid. One of the best things to happen to videogames.
??? you talk to your dates about video games?? the fuck
It really shouldn't have, especially considering it's the nostalgia prequel that calls back to the previous titles and is the culmination of everything that the devs learned. But then they made Kiwami, 6, Kiwami 2, and 7 and ruined everything.
Did they give up on the kiwami thing? Seems like they are making randomg spinoffs like this Gaiden thing and Judgement on the "slot" Kiwami used to take.
Ishin earlier this year was a Kiwami game. They just dropped that from the title in the west because we never got the original game.
They've said previously that Kiwami games are generally a lot more effort than what their studio can generally afford to spare, so that's why they just upscaled textures for 3-5 (save for changing Tanimura's appearance in 4 as well) and shipped it out as a remaster.
0 didn't do nearly as much damage to the series as Haruka did at the end of 5 and the fucking entirety of 6.
It wasn't 0 that did the damage, it was the attention it received in the West. And the end of 5 isn't a problem whatsoever if you apply a little thought, or even take some plot convenience to avoid the beginning of 6, of course disregarding the lobotomy they gave Haruka. 5 has by far the most plot holes and character inconsistencies, but I can forgive it since the finale was good. 6 however just feels like a poorly cobbled together substitute for an original concept that didn't make the cut for time constraints, but they still had the secret, bosses, and setpieces set in stone, so they copied shit from 3, didn't get children into the booth to record lines, and just gave Haruka a kid because they needed something substantial for character growth at least to toss in there and finish it to at least be acceptable. But part of me knows that's not the case and it was all as intended just with some poor polish due to being rushed, which is even worse. I kinda wish I'd never started the series to begin with because I wouldn't have to get attached to characters to see them destroyed out of incompetence or a lack of care.
>Yong voicing Kiryu was the finak nail in this cringy franchises coffin
Yeah he sucks, but bro just play in japanese lmao
Yakuza 6 was the only game i played and it was really fun
Wait, Yong Yea is his real name? lol
It just keeps getting worse.
Please tell me the fake Kiryu in the arena has a better dub voice, I need a clip of that shit
Gaiden dub isn't out yet, the dub clips that have been uploaded are form the 8 demo included in Gaiden, which has the English dub since 8 was technically made first.
>He’s a Jojo villain
>He’s a Persona 3 S.Link
What the FUCK did he do to get these roles? Was he even a VA like a year ago?
He says on his CV that one of his most notable "skills" is that he has over one million subscribers on YouTube so I guess that caught the eye of the people at SEGA in order to hire him for this shit.
He got a million? Last i heard he was just Kojima's cocksucker supreme just behind Geoff Keighly when he got fire from Konami.
What has he been doing all this time?
>What has he been doing all this time?
Making "news" segments about videogames through reading reddit comments.
Left wing grafting
Please note he previously got popular by from right wing grifting
He was trying to get into Eng VA industry for 5 years now. Sadly, ENG voice acting is still shit.
>What the FUCK did he do to get these roles?
He rode the racial grift and those that enable it are legit racist towards asians anyway and think they're all the same; which is how a korean-american gets the role of japanese man
He literally lists being a youtuber as a skill on his resume
why did he lie about singing bros
I don't think he lied, it was probably some musicfag taking the piss who once told him he'd make a great baritone and he believed it.
Good god. If this is singing, i wonder what he considered 'not singing' sound like.
i bet his spanish is chicano tier at best.
Wait so he cannot write his own asiatic runes?
I heard he was from Venezuela, but he's clearly pretending to be asian
>guys we need to get rid of the white guy
>lets get a half asian mutt that can barely speak his own language, and he is not even japanese
lmao Sega America
>YouTuber with over 1 million subscribers
what kind of skill is this?
It’s obvious he’s just friends with one of the dub people and they hooked him up. They’ve always been a sekrit club that’s leeched off Japanese properties. They fester around at the bottom, being paid pennies compared to better VAs that work outside of localized Japanese media.
Ah so that's why he got hired, got it. Also
Poor bastards who had to record him probably thought he'd actually be able to sing, only to hear that Judgement cover pre-autotune and realize he just lied on his resume.
>I DIDN'T GET THIS JOB JUST BECAUSE I'M A POPULAR YOUTUBER
>also btw heres my resume that lists my youtube subs as a skill
lol. just lol.
Conversational just means he cannot speak Korean in a professional environment, i.e. you shouldn't hire him for translation work.
honestly I don't care what job I'm going for, if I had a million sub youtube channel I'd absolutely put it on my resume
>reads the article out loud
>yeah its pretty bad
>He literally makes posts online saying that implying he gets roles because he's a big youtuber is insulting
>posts that he's a big youtuber on his resume
Can't have it both ways dude. Networking/nepotism happens all the time. Trying to deny it while also using it to your advantage just makes you look insecure
The devs need to patch him out if the game it’s just the sound files and the dub is coming later he is so terrible he shouldn’t even be a voice actor worst delivery ever
>even the yakuza subreddit began shitting on him so much to the point the mods had to step in to post an announcement telling them to tone it down a little bit
It's literally fucking OVER for him.
>Not even reddit mods are defending him
I'm not even sure i'd have seen this one. You'd think with him being a chinaman he'd be golden around those lands.
He had some controversial opinions in the past before falling in line with the cult
I can't believe I'm saying this in the year of our lord 2023 but you idiots could learn a thing or two from reddit jannies
you could stay over there in retard land. Problem solved.
>Saying Yong's performance sucks and he was the wrong choice is perfectly fine
Imagine having an official community post agree that you suck and they collectively hate your work.
>tfw a fucking reddit janny is better than the fags we currently have
why are mods/jannies near-universally shit? They can't all be bad people irl, how do they get corrupted so consistently?
Anon, think what kind of creature would consider monitoring forums about shit like vidya 24/7?
they're bad because they mentally ill and work for free. no one in there right minds would moderate any shit hole like Ganker or reddit for free aside from mentally ill cunts with nothing better to do.
their payment basically comes through the fact they gain power and control over others.
Anyone who would be good at it would not want to do it (for free)
Anyone decent burns out fast.
Notice how the reddit mod isn't booty bothered by the "harassing", but rather by the sheer amount of retards that report genuine criticism as trolling. And he says that personally you should just play it subbed, even he thinks that the cuckjima cocksucker did an awful job.
A reddit mod that isn't a total homosexual for once?
>stop wasting my time reporting microaggressions, you retards
>autotuned monotone voice
>"They're breaking the rules. Breaking the law."
If I claim Yong lacks proper training and that his performance is inadequate as a result.
Would that fall under "perfectly fine" or would it be considered bannable?
I've never used reddit in my life. So I have no idea what to expect from their standards.
Yeah, just post that under one of the countless posts they made with memes shitting over his karaoke shit and it should be fine since you're criticizing his performance.
If you were to suddenly starting bitching about how he's anti-trump or whatever, then that would get you banned I guess since you're steering away from the topic at hand.
reddit jannies literally ban people for posting in other subreddits they don't like, lol. if they don't like you, you're getting permabanned no matter what you say.
Per the text, that would be an acceptable comment. Saying stuff like "fucking asiatic yea is fucking shit" would get you banned.
>Only talk about his performance
>People are free to not like things
Wow imagine that, huh?
Imagine being able to dislike things outside of this place and not be called toxic.
>mods freely aknowledging he sucks
this is too funny
>discuss some where else!
>other than the officials sub
Reddit mods are some dumb mother fuckers for real
Imagine a performance so bad it manages to make reddit mods sound based.
>that one based mod who isn't a tranny and says to play game and discuss what Ganker is unable to do for last 4-5 years.
>mentioned Yong's history of shilling (MGS V, Cyberpunk)
>Saying Yong's performance sucks and that he was the wrong choice is perfectly fine
even reddit jannies agree he's shit
“Gonna get in my face”
"He promised us everything, women, money, power and women"
"Are you someone's prison bitch?" and "BRING THAT SHIT KAZUMA"
"This is the part where you're SUPPOSED TO LAUGH!"
“TEN YEARS IN THE JOINT MADE YOU A FUCKING PUSSY“
"It's your bad luck to have run into me."
damn bruh you guys still have generals about this guy?
all i know this guy for is dick riding kojima back when he was releasing all them death stranding clips
Ypu didnt even see his cyberpunk review. His first review was that its a spotless 10/10 game from start to the end. Then after the disaster launch he removed his video.
Can someone post his tweet where he shit on Trump ?
What a fucking clown. Gotta follow the trend, i suppose.
Doubling down so your embarrassing antics look even worse should be some sort of designated mental illness.
I remember when he shat on white ppl for putting onions sauce on rice, and all SEA call him out because it's one of their traditional dishes.
context matters, i wonder what exactly he said. because the japanese put onions sauce on sushi and onions sauce is used as an ingredient in some varieties of chinese fried rice
Probably realizes this might be one of the few biggest roles he will get and that’s why he keeps doing that shit
You have screenshots of sea people shitting on him?
that was ProZD, not him by the way.
>guy does a shit VA job
>OH MY GOD I NEED TO KNOW HIS POLITICS ASAP
youre a stupid mutt fuck
I saw a post saying that Yong is the Yoko Ono of voice acting. I disagree Yoko can at least display emotion. Yong sounds like a depressed robot.
Why not just use an AI? It would have made a way better job and sounded less robatic.
who's this homosexual and why are you fags making threads about him all the time? give me a tldr
A youtuber who went from making generic gaming news/drama videos to being a voice actor and getting big roles super quickly despite not being a good actor. He’s been throwing tantrums over people criticizing him, likely because he just got these roles through connections.
Can somebody explain to me why there's even a dub for this game or why anybody gives a fuck about it?
Like everything about the series is so steeped in "It's Japan" on top of most characters' designs being based off their VAs. Why the fuck would I want to waste space with an English dub?
SEGA decided to turn Yakuza 7 into a sort of "soft reboot" of the series in the West, as in, after that game, they changed the title to "Like a Dragon" now to reflect the direct translation from Japanese instead, and they hoped with it they would be able to drawn in new fans to the series. The dub is there specifically to cater towards those new fans they were hoping to attract, which were foreigners obviously who most likely wouldn't be willing to play these games with Japanese audio out of an irrational fear of being considered weebs.
I remember seeing that one popular e-celeb YouTuber, Charlie Critikal, play Yakuza 7 as his first game ever in the franchise and the fucking homosexual was playing the game with the English audio turned on instead of Japanese. He is exactly the type of person they've been trying to cater to with the new entries.
dude penguinz0 is based and Ganker as fuck
based in the sense that he's a fence sitting homosexual with the most milk toast takes possible?
>Ganker as fuck
I'll concede this, as he is a huge retarded homosexual.
>Ganker as fuck
ecelebs that is known to browse Ganker should be cancelled immediately, fucking normalfags
The original penguinz0 and this MoistCr1tikal or whatever guy who's pretty good at imitating his voice are pretty much a Big Boss/Venom Snake situation to me.
>verification not required
have a nice day
>Ganker as fuck
And now we have droves of idiots that played 7 with the dub on (because it's the default option) and claiming that it's the best in the series (when it's actually mediocre/bad)
>SEGA decided to turn Yakuza 7 into a sort of "soft reboot" of the series in the West, as in, after that game, they changed the title to "Like a Dragon" now to reflect the direct translation from Japanese instead, and they hoped with it they would be able to drawn in new fans to the series.
I get all this. Easily.
>The dub is there specifically to cater towards those new fans they were hoping to attract, which were foreigners obviously who most likely wouldn't be willing to play these games with Japanese audio out of an irrational fear of being considered weebs.
This however is still insanity.
Who the fuck plays Yakuza who is repelled by Japanese voices? That just doesn't make any sense whatsoever.
And the turnbased Yakuza at that? That just makes extra little sense.
There are plenty of actual smoothbrains who can't read fast enough to look at a line of dialogue, then listen to the performance.
Nah fuck you homosexuals that think like this. I never hype myself up in anything, I'm shit at everything I do. The one thing I am good at is reading. I can fucking read better than 90% of the retards in my age group. I grew up reading 10-15 books a school year all so I could get the magical ass color changing pencils each year by being the kid that read the most confirmed books year. I kept reading up until college. What I'm trying to say is, I can fucking read. I know I fucking read better than you or the majority of the homosexuals in this thread and actually comprehend and retain what I read.
That doesn't change the fact that subtitles are fucking gay in any sort of visual medium. I will not subject myself to reading them when I can listen to a perfectly serviceable english dub so I can fully put all of my attention on the actual gameplay and visual content of the game. Retards like you like to lord over people about, "muh reading" because you're smooth brain homosexuals that are willing to lose precious seconds of visual stimulus, -forcing your brain to switch from watching to reading then switching back to watching again- all so you can suck off tiny jap dick. YongYea is what it will take for me to switch it back to japanese subs, if not for him I'd be perfectly happy playing the game in burgernese.
tl:dr you're a nagger homosexual.
i agree however ill take the lesser of two evils, captions, for foreign media
>kojima-sama please scan me into your next game!
Maybe Yong can be the official English voice of Snake in the MGS3 remake
Hayter would actually gut him if that happened.
>His tweet saying he looked just like Kojima
This must have been pretty awakening to see side to side, not that Kojimbo is a hunk or anything but still kwab.
damn they look related as fuck
They're asian, anon.
One is pure blooded Japanese, the other is a a mixed raced Hispanic-Venezuelan / Korean mongrel.
They're nothing alike.
I'm not racist, I don't see race, so all Asians are the same to me.
are you blind?
I think this whole thing is so silly. They could have gotten the best English voice talent money can buy and my experience wouldn't change. Why in the hell would I play a game that's all about being JAPAN GAME in English?
>series with a million games where dubs have either been non-existent or shit and everyone loves the sound of the originals
>the sheer amount of drama around this
I guess they wouldn't be normalfags if they could get over consuming foreign media with subtitles, let alone a series where a core part of the appeal is it's literally based on specific areas of Japan and all the nuances that come with that
I don't play Yakuza dubbbed, but isn't(wasn't) Yakuza one of the few series with a decent English dub?
What's with the amount of e-celebs appearing in video games now?
cheaper than the already cheap as fuck VAs. also obviously cheaper than getting a real celibrity to attract normies into your game
well, at least someone will mod in decent ai voices like with ada wong with all the attention this is getting, right?
Probably not. Most people that give a damn will just play the JP dub instead, and there's a lot of individual lines for Kiryu that would need to be AI translated.
If you play a Yakuza game with english dub you are fucking retarded in the first place. For me personally I will never buy a product that Yong Yea is involved with. He is a shill and a liar that tricked people into thinking cyberpunk was a fantastic game, after he himself knew it was broken dogshit. He's not even a good voice actor by any standard.
Imagine being the English voice actor for Kiryu in the very first Yakuza game, never get brought back into the series again until finally, 2 generations and then some of consoles later, and you get replaced by some fucking Manlet of Cope-ima who has to resort to mass-blocking and mass-reporting everyone on his Twitter for how bad of a job he did replacing you. Darryl did NOT deserve this.
So these guys have 0 voice acting experience and do a shitty dub... Now that's what I call privilege
never played a yakuzer game. is this the girst time a title got english VA?
Mark Hamill played Majima in the very first game.
I'm convinced they hired Yong because they mistook him for ProZD, who actually can voiceact and did a great job in 7.
prozd is a fat cunt
yong is a fucking moron
ProZD is fat and ugly and kind of stupid, but he can actually voice act, unlike Yong.
He's a 2faced cunt. I don't care how well he can voice act.
ProZD auditioned for Kiryu. They passed on him for Yong
Probably couldn't get his head through the door.
Sega truly hired that man
ok we get it, you don't like the guy. Can we please stop with the threads?
fuck off yong
Yong Yea? More like Yong Nope. What faustian bargain did this slant-eyed fraud have to make to get into the voice acting industry? This has to be a result of blackmail or nepotism. There is no other way a man with such a shitty voice would get a job as a VA. Even if it's such a small part as the english voice for Kiryu, a performance only uncultured morons will ever hear anyways, I can't imagine the train of Weinstein-esque cock this ugly chink had to slurp to get this gig.
just give it time for his voice to grow on you, it's not that bad, people are blowing it way out of proportion just because they don't like him personally. It's honestly pathetic
Hi Yong, be sure to include Ganker in your suicide note
Go to bed forever, Yong.
>tries to lower his voice to have a deeper tone
>inflection and intonation inconsistent all over the place
>cadence is stiff and unnatural
I would wager money that half of the anons in this thread could genuinely do better by speaking normally.
THIS SO MUCH THIS!
go to bed yong
The entirety of the voice acting industry is basically all about connections, it's why he moved to california of all fucking places. In Japan it's usually the same except newbies do blow up and get picked up by the people gatekeeping everything, so there's still a chance in JP for a literal who to make it big with voice acting.
At least Japan has a standard of quality that would never let someone of Yong Yea's lacking level of skill get a job in a serious production. Even if he was the heir of the fucking emperor himself, they'd hand that talentless fucker a wakizashi and a map to suicide forest and tell him to sudoku himself.
This is what happens when you watch too much anime and think you're Japanese
What goes around comes around.
So not only is he a shitty voice actor, he's clinically retarded, lacking any form of self-awareness.
Yeah let's get a guy who recorded a few words like "Wahoo!" and "Here we go!" to carry a fullly scripted film. Genius
tbf Charles Matinet has experience voicing movies, he did voicework for the latest Dragon Ball movie
isn't that dude that did the OG mario voice dead?
>speak up the safest, most mainstream "controversial" opinions following the latest bandwagon
>it backfires on you horribly
AHAHAHA, he deserved it for a long time.
You have no idea how happy it makes me feel
>Hire YouTubers VA because they cheap and also won’t criticize your game and shill it at the same time
Pretty smart kek
I'd pay money if there was behind the scenes footage of him delivering his lines
we'll probably get a video of him talking about how he totally gets the character and all that like we got for 7's dub, but we won't get voice over session clips like we got for the original Yakuza's dub.
Maybe Sega secretly hated this guys guys. Hired him knowing how shit he is. Knew he'd gain all this hate and are praying that he'll commit suicide over it because of how fragile he is
Why would they care to that degree about a literal no one?
Why would they throw millions of dollars away on hyenas?
Why would they burn the bridges they had with the sonic mania team?
Why release an apple arcade game?
Why be so shit with your arcades in japan that they get closed down?
yeah it must be some kind of humiliation ritual. look at how he gets mogged by the japanese VAs.
how fucking short is this dude?
>Even the Japanese are taller than him
Yong yea a manlet
>don't talk to me or my retarded son ever again
>kuroda's retarded nephew
Here's the real version
Isn't Kuroda 180 cm? I'd tower over them holy shit this is just patehtic, poor yong.
Japs are gonna be using this pic to BTFO koreans for awhile aren't they
They really don't have to try doing that at all as honorary whites. The seethe is automatic and assumed. China are the only other asians that come close to being able to dab on other asians like the japs already do
>china is so great bros
>lol no i would never want to live there but they're totally awesome
Yerro piggi go homu
i fucked them
just ignore the part where chinese whores and celebs get the exact same fucking surgeries
kuroda is bad ass
hes got his own personality
yong yea looks like an untenitionally cheap cosplayer
>Ore wa, ENGRISHU VOICE OF KIRYU
>A for Genji
why didn't Sega hire HIM instead?
He doesn't have a youtube channel.
Not enough bux for him, probably
Cheaper to hire some dipshit youtuber who thinks he's hot shit. It's a dub of a japanese game.. Who the fuck plays the dub?
If you're gonna be a cheapskate about the dub, then just scrap it. People who can't read subs shouldn't be playing video games anyway.
Unfortunately, the dub does bring in a non-zero amount of normalfags.
Way more expansive than getting a youtuber hot looking dude tho
That's Gengo? Probably a scheduling conflict. Blizzard probably has him locked down tight. VAs are contract workers and can take many jobs but some studios like Blizzard can afford to basically buy out a VA's time. They do this just in case they would need the VA to come in suddenly and record a few lines out of the blue. VA's also need time to rest their voice. So the more jobs they are doing = the more rest time they need.
holy crap those pecs are nuts
I just beat the game, and Yong is absolutely fucked. There is absolutely no way someone like him can deliver on the final scene.
Everyone likes to point at Yong, but I feel like all the past Yakuza characters dub voices are not good fits after watching how they sounded in 7. The PS2 guys sound fine mainly because I was used to them and I genuinely like Date having Bill Farmer's old timey detective voice(that is probably going to be recast for 8) but the recasts/new casts for guys like Majima, Saejima, Daigo and such all just sound off.
A lot of the dubs positions in all media are being filled by a small group of people, generally associated with Funimation. It's a whole ass gatekeepers issue preventing entry into the industry, Yong is a homosexual who used his channel to skip the line, he deserves all the backlash he gets for exposing himself as the one dimensional bum he is. Him and ProZD think Le Deep Voice is the same as actual voice acting talent.
ProZD is quite ok but is just like Yong, a self-righteous egocentric fuck.
>almost universally disliked by everybody who has heard his performance
>his performance is so bad even people who prefer the rest of the voice cast for the dub don't want to use the dub because of his voice
He was probably over the moon landing a leading role for voice acting and let it go to his head to the point where he made being THE english VA for Kiryu part of his personality before people had even heard his performance like a fucking idiot.
I guarantee you he thought people would actually love his rendition of Kiryu and laud him around for his "talent" once the whole thing launched.
Now he has to cope like the homosexual he is since everyone hates it.
Maybe if he wasn't so loud about it it wouldn't have become such a joke.
When I attended the panel at Anime Expo, Yokoyama, Kuroda, and KSON were all generally pretty nice and looked happy to be there and answer questions. Yong Yea just looked out of place acting like he was tough shit, following up after every time Kuroda spoke to say something like, "Hey, I'm Kiryu too guys!", and other shit like that. It just made him look fucking pathetic, and it's even better now that people are in agreement that he's a shithead.
>The english VA for Kiryu is his whole shtick now
I bet 20 bucks next game he won't be recasted and use "Former VA of Kazuma Kiryu" until the end of time.
The English version of Honolulu City Lights actually sounds nice
how expensive can a VA be?
600 dollars for 2 hours of live recording if you want to hire someone e-celeb VA like Gianni Matragrano for example.
so did yong made the other dude lose it's job?
yes and he should be grateful for it.
the white man was educated properly and put in his right place. he now knows better to allow people of the same race as the character portray them instead of themselves.
why are e-celebs so fragile?
I get stuck on that part too. The way he does it sounds so fucking weird.
People say autotune, but idk i genuinely believe they trained an AI because he just couldn't fucking sing properly
>hiring an amateur to dub one of the most popular and recognizable voices in Japan
I tried to listen to Yong a bit but it was too cringe.
>Kiryu is almost on his fucking 60s
>hire a fag that speaks like an edgy teen trying to put on an anime voice
Sega Voice Director definitely didn’t put much thought into who to pick
>ASIAN WITH 1 MIL SUBS?? NANI THE FUCK HIRE THIS MAN!!
Sega probably saw he has 1 million subs and realized they can use him to market the game and pay him cheap
Oh Sega.. when will they learn being cheap turns out to be way more expensive, unless they embrace the bad marketing because this is going to leave a stain in the series.
Hes never going near a video game after Sega is done with him.
Yong has a good and relatively deep normal talking voice but VA work is completely different, especially acting a very different range. Other issue is that JP characters embody their personality in their voices, you know right away who is talking even if you don't see them. Kiryu is this honorable and wise samurai (sorry I don't know the exact term, I'm sure there is one) and like most of the voices it is very specific. That is why I don't like English dubs in general unless the game was made with it in mind (like RE or FF).
How fluffy is your voice if you can say Yong's voice is deep what the fuck. Do you talk like Kirby?
I'm not comparing it to my voice but to other people. Personally I'm in the Kiryu range because I'm a 6'3" manly boomer. Yong has terrible speaking habits (and still doesn't write his shit beforehand) but his voice is pleasant which is really important if you run a YT news reading channel.
>His disgusting nasally voice is what passes off as deep nowadays
L m a o, not in a million years. Don't care how estrogenized you are, his voice is not deep.
The insane thing is, Kiryu's old english voice, Darryl Kurylo's normal speaking voice is actually pretty high but when people compare the two, people confidently say he has a natural deep voice that Yong doesn't have. It goes to show the difference in the two actor's skill levels.
bro thinks he's kiryu after 1 game
>after 1 game
Lmao not even one game, the dub doesn't even come with the game's release.
Someone at SEGA is really setting up him up
I've only played Yakuza 0 but it's funny seeing everyone shitting on him
THE English voice of Kiryu himself is reacting to THAT reveal???
God I fucking hope his career fucking dies from here on. He's such an insufferable narcissistic homosexual.
how did this cunt even got 1m subs? like I remember people hating his ass since the overwatch era
There are unironically people who like him and are "fans" of him. You can see it mainly in his own YouTube comment since he HEAVILY moderates them to the point where any criticism gets deleted and the stuff that reminds is just a gigantic hugbox.
Man i hate videos like these so fucking much, "X's VA reacts to Y" is so fucking cringy, most VAs don't give a rat's ass about what they worked in, and them pretending they give even just 5% of a shit about the properties they acted in is just sad
Honestly it seems like the only ones who give the fuck are either the very niche indie ones who barely get roles, so they'll cling to whatever they get or just those who get something more prevalent like a protagonist or at the very least supporting character. The rest is just kind of... yeah you don't really give a shit if you voice some random NPC that's there for a substory and then fucks off.
How does someone grow an ego like this when literally all he did regurgitate video game headlines and dig through reddit and twitter to find the popular opinion instead of giving his own opinion.
it's a clown world
The artist formerly known as the English voice of kiryu has a nice ring to it
Why did he capitalize the words "of" and "to"?
English is my second language, but I thought you never capitalized those words in titles.
You are correct, you aren't generally supposed to capitalise those.
>play Lost Judgment
>there's ANOTHER segment where Saori has to do undercover work by dressing up as an idol
She's hotter in her work clothes
I meant hostess, not idol
TEN YEARS CRITICIZING LOOT BOXES MADE YOU A FUCKING PUSSY
actually, it was that combine with the fact he's now drinking [ s o y l e n t ] and a daily basis thinking that's gonna help him bulk up
I don’t think he’s an amazing Kiryu but what’s wrong with him saying that? He literally did earn his role, whatever way he did it, he worked hard to get there on his VA skills and got hired. That’s called earning a role
Yakuza fandom has been going to shit for a while now
>hes going ruin Persona 3 next
FUCK FUCK FUCK
GET HIM AWAY
He is such a loud personality, publishers are going to start blacklisting him if it keeps bringing negative attention to their product.
Wdym negative attention ? His reputation is pretty fine, far as i know. The negative he got was from Yakuza because, in my opinion, Sega miscast voice actor for Kiryu and that's it. Even if Yong get to voice one of the main cast in P3 Remake, he and the game are going to be fine.
You might be right, I don't know the guy. It's just the way he is wearing Kiryu as part of his whole identity and being loud about it comes off as arrogant, brash.
Probably realizes this might be one of the few biggest roles he will get and that’s why he keeps doing that shit
You have screenshots of sea people shitting on him?
I can understand why he's wearing Kiryu as if it's his whole identity. Kiryu is a big role and it's fine if he want to celebrate it. The problem i have with him is his narcissism. He just can't take criticism or any shit for that matter. He think he's the best fit for Kiryu because he earned this role. Now, i don't know how casting for voice talent work but maybe there's another factor as to why he got this role. Maybe other people were shit at voice acting or they just couldn't find another guy. But there is no fucking way he's a perfect man for Kiryu.
>Wdym negative attention ? His reputation is pretty fine, far as i know
the way he's been reacting to the criticisms of his performance not to mention the shitty performance itself are going to be a point against him for any future roles.
I think he handled his criticism very poorly. It's the same old bullshit from RE4 Remake. I don't think he's a bad voice actor. It's just that Sega miscast voice talent for Kiryu. Either they couldn't find another guy or just went with Yong because he's popular ??
I think he'll do a great job as Mamoru, to be frank with you. You might be of the opinion that he is too youthful for Kiryu and I suppose that's at least a valid criticism, but Mamori is a young man.
hey, it's the SL I always ignore on every playthrough!
I was considering trying the dub but if all the S. Links are going to be Eceleb cunts then it'll definitely be a sub job.
I know people meme about "paying VAs what they're worth" but if it keeps clout chasing cunts like Yong away I'm all for it. At least the other clout chasing VAs are competent.
silly anon, "pay voice actors what they're worth" isn't an attempt to get higher standards for voice actors, it's so the shitty voice actors can be even lazier by getting paid more.
I can't believe I've been bamboozled.
>playing Persona dubbed
You get what you deserve
>playing Persona or Yakuza dubbed
you get what you fucking deserve
Yong will absolutely fuck this up and turn this scene into a joke.
>Taichi bulked up and became a firefighter
>Ayako is cute as hell now
>the chink is barely mentioned lmao
Good shit. If only they hadn't fucked shit up with 6, they could have had this wholesome family without the distance. But that's something I'll leave to the modders and nip fanfiction writers.
Kuroda doesn't sound right either with that voice there to be honest. It just doesn't register when you put it on a character like Kiryu.
How does someone ego recover from this huge backlash?
wtf he looks like kiryu the resemblance is uncanny
CONNISHIVA FELLOW ASIANS
now would be damn good time for Nagoshi/Sato to resurface with their yume game, but what is one year of development to an idea boomer
did the karaoke dub TONIGHT yet?
i feel as i heard yong sing the english version in one of the posted clips days ago but i might be wrong.
untuned vocaloids sound more natural lmao
It's not even JUST the autotune that creates the problem, it's how there's no emotion in his voice. Even the JP Yakuza karaoke songs have some moments where there are obvious bits of autotune, but they don't get the same level of hate because the song still sounds fine since they're actually showing emotion when they perform.
Honestly I can't imagine just how flat and bad the original take was for the autotuning to be working that hard. Really they should have just left it as it was given it's fucking karaoke and should barely be processed at all.
Weird that the mods aren't removing this spam
i don't have yellow fever but how do I find an asian gf?
just be White
Construction site, now
the funniest thing is definitely yong putting singer in his resume and listening to this
We are breakin the loooooow
I don't understand. Do people play Yakuza with an english dub? why would I do that?
>just turn on Saudi Arabia mode and the fag flags disappear
He shouldn't be in the game at all
it's so over for yong yea
His Pucci was pretty decent, what happened here?
No it wasn't. it was monotone as fuck
MICRO DONG OUT
He's just back to his routine. I guess he's going the vocal minority haters cope.
Is there a dub so bad even braindead dubnaggers won't tolerate it?
>YONG OUT: Hold my special edition.
Any chance they will get Darryl to rerecord everything? They did it for Pierre Taki.
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAA IM YONGING ALL IN ON STRENGTH! MUDA MUDA MUDA MUDA ORE WA ZA DOORAGON OV DOXIIMA!!! HWUUUUAAAGHHH SHINITE YATSU DAKE..... KAKETTE KOIE!!!!!!!
Infinite Wealth better have secret Americans
>sega hire the worst VA to dab on EOP
why does this guys face fill me with so much seethe?
Ganker jannies are retards they just tried to ban me for posting about this exact topic
VOICE ACTING IN ___VIDEO GAMES____ IS ON FUCKING TOPIC YOU RETARDED FUCKS BRING MY THREAD BACK
To all you people hating on his voice acting. Let's see you do a better voice for Kiryu?!
Oh what's that, you don't want to? Why? Could it be because you CAN'T make a better Kiryu voice yourself? Yeah, that's what I thought...
stop trying to be yong you will never be yong . . . unless?
I know you guys hate his VA for Kiryu but how about his other works?
he's not a bad va idk if i would say good, but he really doesnt fit kiryu at all
voice acting for an anime is the gayest shit ever
>check out the voice acting, its okay and nobody plays yakuza with dubs anyway
umm so why the outrage guys? did he say trans rights or something? is this the fotm hate target ? yall got bored of gianni?
YONG OUT OF THE CLOSET
MICRO DONG OUT
Yup, it's voice acting time
yeah you sound insane
He earned Kiryu.
>his voice acting was so bad they delayed the dub
>probably replaced him behind his back
imagine the meltdown
Would he put "former English for Kiryu" in his profile, or just "English VA for Kiryu trailers"?
I bet there were problems with his dubbing and the terrible singing that they had to work more than usual. There is just no other way.
Sup Yong, you know he is forced to be positive about products he earns his income from?
Yong, next time edit the YouTube link before sharing it.
The second part of the link is literally your YouTube channel
retards i timestamped it to match the step up line because it's laughably bad
Is he supposed to say yong sucks balls or something?
This fag needs to go back to being an obscure internet micro celebrity
Can't wait for this retard to ge cancelled for writing nagger once 20 years ago
>dub of a japanese game sucks
WOOOW who saw that coming? this is a huge outrage guys!!!!
fuck its really eternal summer here huh
i literally said his voice acting sucks ass why do you assume that I am yong you fucking moron
Haruka's ovum + Kiryu's sperm
>yakuza fans giving a shit about a dub
Literally everyone is shitting on yong and they pin it on just the "yakuza fans" kek
it be PR suicide to admit that the masses in general dislike the voice
Only fake fans give a shit about dub.
Who the fuck plays games dubbed? And why are they surprised when they sound like shit?
He doesn't give a fuck about Kiryu. I hope the yakuza twist his balls off.
I have to ask, how come Yong Yea was the only one forgiven for gamergate? Everyone else is still hanging on a cross eight years later
Wasn't this also one of the frauds that lied about cyperpunk before its launch?
Every E-celeb is a fraud.
>Gaiden thread gets pruned
>eceleb thread stays up
what did they mean by this?
>Wants to discuss gameplay
>No gameplay or general tread stay up
>Yeeyong thread and vtumor pig thread stay up
How dare you. She's cute and sexy..
I'm not american
You're telling me if she showed up naked in front of you you wouldn't go full SEXO on her?
Are you gay???
90% of Ganker is gay after the great migration
ecelebs deserve total death, only jav actresses are allowed
I greatly enjoyed the y7 dub and hearing Darryl Kurylo back as Kiryu was a treat.
This casting decision makes me not want to use the dub at all. It's very much like they're trying to be "in" and looking out for rising talent but they just picked up some semi-popular egotistical youtuber for it instead of the professional actor and for likely cheaper.
Do voice actors get paid percentages as well as a set pre-release price?
>Yong wasn't even invited to the RGG studios launch event
Fucking kek. Kson a cute though.
Yokoyama looks sad, probably realizes sitting next to kson that he should've hired one of the other JAV girls that got bumped in favor of her.
What the fuck is wrong with her?
Why would he be?
Yokoyama doesn't have the drip like Nagoshi
SHEEESH he got that ドリップ
I doubt Yong even stepped foot into the studio. It's very clear he recorded his lines at his house then sent them over to Japan. The sound quality is fucking atrocious.
>The sound quality is fucking atrocious.
Fucking this. I'm surprised it was ever approved.
This must be the new post-lockdowns standard. VAs unironically recording their lines during Skype calls.
Kson begging to be slammed
What I love about KSON is that voice acting and vtubing isn’t even her real job. She apparently works in advertising and that’s where she makes a lot of her money from .
>I earned Kiryu
Should I play Yakuza 0 dubbed? That's a serious question, I hear the dub is funny so I dunno why I should use Japanese
Poor bait for page 6
We're after the bump limit, newnagger. Now answer the question
Yes, play 0 dubbed.
So some youtuber constantly in everyone's faces with low effort click bait videos has people celebrating his failure when he is also injected into a game series they like? Sounds about right
But seriously why the autotune? Even if he can't sing for shit, that's still better for a karoke scene than autotuning it for some reason
there's endearingly bad and then there's 'I don't even want to keep playing karaoke' bad
yong was probably the latter
>can't hire anyone else because the SAG blockade is still going
>run it through a machine and pray that fixes everything
>just makes it worse
This will be a lesson to them for future games. Hire someone who can actually do the job or just go full pajeet and have the AI do it.
Yong Yea is actually SAG
He didn't already have health insurance? The fuck, there's channels with 500k subscribers who say that's enough to go full time
His performance is going to reflect badly on them as a result.
>Gaiden dub was delayed for launch because of the SAG strikes while 8 was recorded before the strikes
>Yong Yea promoting the game didn't count as breaking strike terms since he technically wasn't actually in the game yet
Man, wonder what would happen if someone reported this to SAG
10 hours ago
After what you did with Yakuza you should probably look for another carreer path.
Has Yong given any sort of response to the upheaval his performance caused?
Just "been seeing a lot of toxicity my way, but luckily I've seen some nice comments. The haters are just mad because they're so used to the Japanese voice that they can't handle something different and that I have my own spin on it"
was anyone else autotuned or just him? I need to know this
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