TIL the voice acting in the original Resident Evil was so bad because the English actors had no idea of the context of their lines and the Japanese devs picked whatever take sounded the best to them.

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  1. Also they didn’t have a huge budget and English voice actors were hard to find in Osaka in the early 90s, so they had to just take whoever they could find.

    Personally, as bad as the voice acting is, i find it charming in a nostalgic way.

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