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DanMemo's Yoshitsugu Matsuoka Awarded Guinness World Record

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Matsuoka voiced enough lines in the game for a 24-episode anime series

The Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Memoria Freese mobile game got special recognition at the joint "Danmachi 2019 Fest: Is it Wrong That We Have a 2nd Anniversary Event with Danmachi TV and the DanMemo Game Together?" event on June 17. The game and actor Yoshitsugu Matsuoka are officially a Guinness World Record holder for "the largest number of lines performed by a single voice actor in a mobile game." Matsuoka voices the lead protagonist Bell Cranell in the fantasy franchise.

The Guinness World Records representative told the audience that they verified that Matsuoka says 10,175 words within the game, the equivalent of a two-cour anime series or dialogue for 24 episodes. Matsuoka was given the certificate for his accomplishment in the game.

Crunchyroll, Sumitomo Corporation, and GREE's English localization of Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Memoria Freese launched in March 2018.

J.C. Staff adapted author Fujino Ōmori and illustrator Suzuhito Yasuda's Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? light novel series into a television anime in 2015. Ōmori and illustrator Kiyotaka Haimura's Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Sword Oratoria spinoff light novel series inspired an anime that premiered in April 2017. The series also inspired the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?: Arrow of the Orion anime film, which opened in Japan on February 15.

The second season of the Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? will premiere on July 12 after the second season's first episode premieres at Anime Expo. Ōmori will attend this year's Anime Expo as a guest alongside the anime's producer.

Source: Comic Natalie


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