Giovanna is the protagonist of the thirteenth introductory video of Guilty Gear -STRIVE-. With this new preview, Arc System Works completes the introductory character videos and leads to the final video that will go over the basics of the game’s combat system. But let’s review what we know about Giovanna before the beta start of Guilty Gear -STRIVE- on PS4 and PS5.
Who is Giovanna?
Like Nagoriyuki, little is known about Giovanna, since she will also debut in Guilty Gear -STRIVE-. According to his character file on the official page of GGST, Giovanna is an officer in the special operations unit. This unit is in charge of protecting the President of the United States. When she fights, she allows her accompanying spirit called “Rei” to possess her body. The result of possession, of the spirit of a wolf in Giovanna’s body, gives her an inhuman speed.
Giovanna is characterized by being rude and irreverent, but deep down she is a good person. Additionally, Giovanna is especially friendly with children and animals.
Curiosities and connections of Giovanna with the franchise The king of Fighters
At first glance it is quite clear that Giovanna’s appearance in GGST It is inspired by the character Vanessa from The King of Fighters. However, Giovanna has another connection to the SNK franchise. This is because Mayumi Shintani is the seiyuu, or voice actress, who gives life to the new member of the universe of Guilty Gear is the same voice actress as Angel in the game The King of Fighters 2002 UM.
How do Giovanna and Rei fight in Guilty Gear -STRIVE-?
From the looks of Giovanna and her accompanying spirit named Rei it’s hard to tell how she fights in Guilty Gear -STRIVE-.
What is the following introductory video of Guilty Gear -STRIVE-, who will share Arc System Works?
With Giovanna’s preview, Arc System Works completes the introductory videos of the 13 characters that we will have available in the open beta. However, the next preview will give us an overview of the game system before the beta begins. At PS5 we have followed up on the new fighting game from Arc System Works, so here are the 13 introductory videos of characters from Guilty Gear -STRIVE-.
The introductory videos of the other characters available in the open beta of GGST are as follows:
Guilty Gear -STRIVE- It will be available from April 6, 2021 on PS4, PS5 and PC via Steam. If you want to know all the information about the next Daisuke Ishiwatari game, we suggest you read our essential article in the following link.