Sony Worldwide Studios President Shuhei Yoshida Voices a Koala in Latest Destiny of Spirits Trailer

By Giuseppe Nelva

July 31, 2014

Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studio President Shuhei Yoshida has proven time and time again that he isn’t the usual executive, he also doubles as Twitter customer support and today we get to see (and hear) him in just another role.

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia released a new trailer for its free to play and devilishly addictive PS Vita exclusive Destiny of Spirits, in order to celebrate the 500,000 downloads mark and the new “Friend in Need” raid event.

The trailer is mostly voiced by the super-popular voice actress Haruka Tomatsu (Asuna in Sword Art Online, Aliasse in Valkyria Chronicles II and a whole truckload of other roles) in the role of the Chaos spirit Miyokutsu, but there’s also an exceptional guest talent at work in the clip. Shuhei Yoshida himself plays the role of Tsukuyomi’s koala.

This is actually not the first time that Yoshida-san lends his voice for a Destiny of Spirits trailer, as he played the role of the Tsukuyomi’s owl Kichipi in a previous video back in March.

Above and below you can check out the trailer, the illustration designed for the new event, and two pictures of Yoshida-san at the mic, courtesy of Destiny of Spirits’ Japanese Twitter account.

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Incidentally, if you’re a DOS player you really don’t want to miss the new raid event, as it grants three super-rare spirits (Tsukuyomi, Verdandi and Iyatiku). If you’ve never tried it the event is your perfect chance to start out with some really good spirits.

Let me warn you though, the game is extremely addictive. Try it at your own risk.

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Giuseppe Nelva

Hailing from sunny (not as much as people think) Italy and long standing gamer since the age of Mattel Intellivision and Sinclair ZX Spectrum. Definitely a multi-platform gamer, he still holds the old dear PC nearest to his heart, while not disregarding any console on the market. RPGs (of any nationality) and MMORPGs are his daily bread, but he enjoys almost every other genre, prominently racing simulators, action and sandbox games. He is also one of the few surviving fans of the flight simulator genre on Earth.

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