This is Donna Burke. You may not know her name, but if you’ve played the recent Metal Gear Solid games, you know her voice. If you’ve ridden the bullet train, you know it too.
Meet the Tokyo-based Aussie game and anime star sampled on Eminem’s ‘Kamikaze’ album
Donna Burke’s voice is well recognised around the world but she is seldom recognised. Living in Tokyo since 1996, the Perth-hailed singer and voice actress is The iDroid in the 100-hour Metal Gear Solid game series, Angela and Claudia in Silent Hill, Dr. Coyle, the ultimate Big Boss for Nintendo’s ARMS and Laura in Fitness Boxing.
Discovering who's behind Japan's English rail announcements
Tokyo’s train system is considered to be one of the most expansive and most reliable in the world, but it can be pretty intimidating for anglophones trying to navigate the city.
Thankfully, announcements in English can be heard on many railway lines, with narrators providing information about upcoming stations in a deliberately enunciated fashion.
Metal Gear Concert Coming to Japan, North America and Europe
Metal Gear in Concert, an orchestral event featuring music from Konami's beloved stealth action series, is coming to Japan, North America and Europe.