Honkai Star Rail characters – voice actors, backgrounds, and more


May 25, 2022: We added Blade, Jing Yuan, and Luocha to our Honkai Star Rail character list.

Honkai Star Rail is an upcoming turn-based RPG from Mihoyo, who you may recognize as the developer of Honkai Impact 3rd and Genshin Impact. This title seems to have a few recognizable faces from Genshin Impact, however, they have different names and backgrounds.

If you’re intrigued by this game and want to learn more, we’re here to help. Our Honkai Star Rail characters guide will fill you in on everything you need to know about the announced heroes, and let you know who the English and Japanese voice actors are. We assume that this is just the beginning of the character roster, so we recommend you check back from time to time to stay in the know.

For more content like this, make sure you head on over to our Honkai Star Rail release date guide for information on the beta and pre-registration. And if you happen to play other Mihoyo titles, go ahead and browse our Genshin Impact tier list, Genshin Impact codes, Honkai Impact characters, and Honkai Impact codes.

Now, let’s get into the good stuff.

Every announced Honkai Star Rail character

Honkai Star Rail's Arlan with a puppy

Honkai Star Rail’s Arlan

GOING: Dani Chambers
JP VA: Shiraishi Ryoko

Arlan is head of the Herta Space Station security department. He will protect any of the staff with his life, and only shows his true emotions while around Peppy the dog.

Honkai Star Rail's Asta next to a telescope

Honkai Star Rail’s Asta

GOING: Felicia Angelle
JP VA: Akasaki Chinatsu

Asta is the lead researcher at a space station, and her unwavering curiosity has led her to make some of the greatest discoveries in the field of astronomy. Despite being an amazing astronomer, Asta has trouble looking after herself.

Honkai Star Rail's Blade surrounded by flowers

Honkai Star Rail’s Blade


Blade is a member of the Stellaron Hunters, but nobody knows what his real name is. His sword is so damaged, that it reflects the state of his body and mind.

Honkai Star Rail's Clara sitting on a robot

Honkai Star Rail’s Clara

GOING: Emily Sun & DC Douglas
JP VA: Hidaka Rina & Yasumoto Hiroki

Clara is a young girl who resembles Genshin Impact’s Klee. She has no home and joined the prospectors in order to survive. You will often see her with the robot Svarog, who she inadvertently reactivated from a dormant relic.

Honkai Star Rail's Bronya surrounded by blue light

Honkai Star Rail’s Bronya

GOING: Madeline Reiter
JP VA: Asumi Kana

Bronya is heir to the supreme guardian of Belobog. She’s a fierce warrior and incredibly smart to boot.

Honkai Star Rail's Danheng sitting under a tree

Honkai Star Rail’s Danheng

GOING: Nicholas Leung
JP VA: Ito Kent

Danheng has a shocking resemblance to Genshin Impact’s Zhongli, and he also appears to wield a polearm. He’s a reserved man who acts as the train’s guard. His calm demeanour allows him to observe changes in surroundings with ease.

Honkai Star Rail's Gepard walking down some stairs

Honkai Star Rail’s Gepard

GOING: Bryson Baugus
JP VA: Furukawa Makoto

Gepard is captain of the Silvermane Guards. His meticulous manner is sometimes ridiculed, but the people of Belobog have maintained peace thanks to his efforts.

Honkai Star Rail's Herta sitting next to some puppets

Honkai Star Rail’s Herta

GOING: PJ Mattson
JP VA: Yamazaki Haruka

Herta has the highest IQ in all of the blue and is the space station’s true master. She often appears as a puppet that looks similar to her as a child.

Honkai Star Rail's Himeko with her arm in the air

Honkai Star Rail’s Himeko

GOING: Cia Short
JP VA: Tanaka Rie

Himeko is a fiery redhead who encountered the Astral Express as a child when it became stranded near her home. She eventually repaired the train and went in search of companions to aid her in her travels.

Honkai Star Rail's Hook surround by cartoon drawings

Honkai Star Rail’s Hook

JP VA: Tokui Sora

Hook is the leader of The Moles adventure squad. Along your journey, she may invite you to join her crew.

Honkai Star Rail's Jing Yuan with a large white lion

Honkai Star Rail’s Jing Yuan


This handsome chap is one of the six generals of the Xianzhou Alliance. He leads the Cloud Knights of the Xianzhou Luofu. Jing Yuan was once a brutal warrior, but now his main priority is the future of the Luofu.

Honkai Star Rail's Kafka surrounded by umbrellas

Honkai Star Rail’s Kafka

GOING: Cheryl Texiera
JP VA: Itoh Shizuka

Kafka is on the Interastral Peace Corporation’s wanted list, but all they know about her is her name and that she likes to collect coats.

Honkai Star Rail's Luocha looking into a deep pool

Honkai Star Rail’s Luocha


Luocha is a man from beyond the seas, he’s often seen carrying a huge coffin. He has great medical skills, and you can rely on him in your times of need.

Honkai Star Rail's March 7th holding a bow

Honkai Star Rail’s March 7th

GOING: Andi Gibson
JP VA: Ogura Yui

March 7th was found drifting in a piece of eternal ice and rescued by the Astral Express Crew. She’s a smart and eccentric girl who’s desperate to learn about her past.

Honkai Star Rail's Natasha surround by greenery and children

Honkai Star Rail Natasha

GOING: Elizabeth Maxwell
JP VA: Uchiyama Yumi

Natasha is a doctor in the Underworld with more resources than others in the area. Hook speaks to her with respect and calls her auntie.

Honkai Star Rail's Pela surrounded by blue light

Honkai Star Rail’s Pela

GOING: Xanthe Huynh
JP VA: Morohoshi Sumire

As the young intelligence officer of the Silvermane Guards, Pela is extremely proficient at controlling troops, handing out supplies, and traversing terrain.

Honkai Star Rail's Sampo holding a purple blade

Honkai Star Rail’s Sampo

GOING: Roger Rose
JP VA: Hirakawa Daisuke

A salesman who’s always trying to make a buck, Sampo is very intelligent and uses his great knowledge to get your cash.

Honkai Star Rail's Serval surround by graffiti and speakers

Honkai Star Rail’s Serval

GOING: Natalie Van Sistine
JP VA: Ami

Serval is the eldest daughter of the Landau family. She’s currently a mechanic who runs the Neverwinter workshop and occasionally performs rock and roll music.

Honkai Star Rail's Seele slashing with a scythe

Honkai Star Rail’s Seele

GOING: Molly Zhang
JP VA: Nakahara May

Seele is a member of Wildfire who grew up in the Underworld of Belobog. She values ​​strength over all else, and seeks the truth about the underground and her family.

Honkai Star Rail's Silver Wolf floating in a cloud of blue

Honkai Star Rail’s Silver Wolf

GOING: Melissa Fahn
JP VA: Asumi Kana

Silver Wolf is a hacker that can break into any system. Her most famous hacking battle was with Screwllum of the Genius society, and it’s the stuff of legends.

Honkai Star Rail's Sushang with a bird flying towards her

Honkai Star Rail’s Sushang


Sushang is a newcomer to the Cloud Knights who wields a greatsword. She’s incredibly kind and believes that you should do at least one good deed a day.

Honkai Star Rail's Welt reaching towards shards of mirror

Honkai Star Rail’s World

GOING: Corey Landis
JP VA: Hosoya Yoshimasa

Welt is a former Anti-Entropy Sovereign who has saved the Earth from annihilation more than once. During a time of peace, Welt became an animation storyboard artist.

That’s it for our Honkai Star Rail characters guide. If you need something to play while you wait for its release, take a look at our list full of the best mobile RPGs available now on iOS and Android.