After months of speculation, conspiracy theories, and false positives, we finally know the name of Mario’s new voice actor: Kevin Afghani. Afghani announced the news on X (formerly Twitter) on Friday, saying: “So proud to be voicing Mario and Luigi in Mario & Luigi. Super Mario Bros. Miracle. Thanks to Nintendo for inviting me into the Kingdom of Flowers! “
Nintendo has been tight-lipped about who the new voice actor will be, saying they will be in ” Super Mario Bros. Miracle. Several actors were rumored to be the titular plumber, including Mick Wingert, who later denied playing Mario in Mario. Want to know. Earlier this week, gas chromatography According to the report, a demo version of the game has been data mined, revealing the voice talents in the game. Although the list is in alphabetical order by last name, Afghans, coincidentally, are at the top of the list.
Afghani’s IMDb page is relatively sparse, with only 6 credits and no prominent characters.He plays Raditz in the play Dragon Ball R&R In the series, Arnold voices Genshin Impact, and voiced in a hilarious show Anime Penguin: Red Snow.
Super Mario Bros. Miracle It will be released on Nintendo Switch on October 20th.
Updated October 13 at 3:48 pm ET: Change to another video showing Afghan voices.