Fullmetal Alchemist's Alex Louis Armstrong Voice Actor AI
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The discussion of AI seems to be more heated than ever these days. Technology has the potential to improve lives, but it also has the potential to destroy them. Many in the entertainment business are anxiously looking to the IT industry since it may result in the obsolescence of many workers as a result of AI. As one deceased actor is currently being revived by AI for a new film, a recent report is now validating some of those anxieties.

Sony Music Entertainment released the update as the firm launched a new audiobook app in Japan. Numerous classic names are included in the software, which goes by the name of YOMIBITO Plus. Three renowned voice actors, among them is Fullmetal Alchemist‘s Alex Louis Armstrong voice actor Kenji Utsumi, are combined utilizing AI technology to narrate the renowned Japanese masterpieces.

According to the technology, which was developed by CoeFont, 15 minutes of audio samples can be converted into a vocal typeface. Because this font may be used to read around any text, YOMIBITO Plus is currently presenting its current catalog of works in this manner.

The audiobook app claims that numerous works feature Utsumi’s AI-replicated voice. The performer delivers a short narrative by Natsume Soseki and the poem “Be Not Defeated by Rain” by Kenji Miyazawa.

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Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese shōnen manga arrangement composed and delineated by Hiromu Arakawa. It was serialized in Square Enix’s Monthly Shōnen Gangan magazine between August 2001 and June 2010; the distributer later gathered the individual sections into twenty-seven tankōbon volumes. The universe of Fullmetal Alchemist is styled after the European Industrial Revolution. Set in an anecdotal universe in which speculative chemistry is one of the propelled regular systems rotated around logical laws of equivalent trade, the story pursues two chemist siblings named Edward and Alphonse Elric, who are looking for the savant’s stone to reestablish their bodies after a bombed endeavor to breath life into their mom back utilizing speculative chemistry. They are particularly determined as Alphonse’s body has been completely expelled, and he presently lives as a spirit caught in a dead protective layer, while Edward has traded his leg to endeavor to bring his mom back, and his arm to attach Alphonse’s spirit to a lot of shield that was lying close by.

The manga was distributed and limited in English by Viz Media in North America, Madman Entertainment in Australasia, and Chuang Yi in Singapore. Yen Press likewise has the rights for the computerized arrival of the volumes in North America because of the arrangement being a Square Enix title. It has been adjusted into two anime TV arrangement, two animated films—all animated by Bones studio—and light books. Funimation named the TV arrangement, movies, and computer games. The arrangement has produced original video animation, computer games, advantageous books, a collectible game, and an assortment of action figures and other products. A live-action film dependent on the arrangement was additionally discharged in 2017.

Fullmetal Alchemist was adjusted into two anime arrangement for TV: an adaption with an incompletely unique story titled Fullmetal Alchemist in 2003–2004, and an adaption increasingly dedicated to the manga 2009–2010 retelling titled Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.

(C) Hiromu Arakawa, Square Enix / “Fullmetal Alchemist” Production Committee”

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