Players of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends are simply getting their feet damp today with the launch of the brand-new multiplayer mode. And as quickly as the tutorial starts, a storyteller by the name of Gyozen starts to set the phase duing a trendy opening subsequent and cinematic tutorial. If that voice sounds particularly familiar, it’s most likely you’re likewise a huge animation fan, as the voice star in concern, Greg Baldwin, is likewise the voice behind Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra’s Iroh character, in addition to Aku from Samurai Jack.

The story is a little more complex, since Baldwin himself, together with the specific inflections he utilizes in those functions (a few of which have actually rollovered for Gyozen) are his efforts to mimic the excellent Mako Iwamatsu, who passed away in 2006, and who initially played both Aku and Iroh. Mako had a storied and longprofession, and it was just in his later life that he handled the familiar functions in Samurai Jack and Avatar: The Last Airbender. After his death, Greg Baldwin took control of those functions, and studied the late star’s methods and inflections thoroughly to properly honor his work.

The brand-new function of Gyozen in Ghost of Tsushima: Legends bears the apparent tenor and quality of that voice, and definitely made me smile as I started my dive back into the beautiful world of Ghost of Tsushima.