Los Angeles-based voice actor Kevin Afghani has been announced as the new voice of Mario and Luigi in the upcoming game Super Mario Bros. Wonder, according to his announcement on Twitter. Afghani takes over from Charles Martinet, the original actor of Mario, Luigi and other characters, who had previously announced his retirement from the role to take on the new role of “Mario Ambassador” in August.
A new chapter in the Super Mario franchise
Super Mario Bros. Wonder, the next title in the iconic franchise, is scheduled for release on the Switch console on March 20.
The news of this change in Mario and Luigi’s voices has been a topic of conversation in the Mario fan community. Charles Martinet had long been the signature voice of these characters, and his departure marked the end of an era for the series.
Kevin Afghani takes on the challenge
Kevin Afghani, known for his work in the voice-over industry, will now take Mario and Luigi on new adventures in Super Mario Bros. Wonder. Fans wait with anticipation to hear his interpretation of these iconic characters.
Players will be able to enjoy Super Mario Bros. Wonder on the Nintendo Switch console starting March 20. This game promises an exciting experience in the world of Mario with a new voice actor at the helm.