Stéphane Lambiel, a Swiss figure skater / choreographer and two-time World Champion, will be appearing as himself in a guest voice acting role in the final episode of Yuri!!! On ICE that will air on TV Asahi on December 21, 2016.
When questioned about his experience in the recording booth, Lambiel admitted that he was nervous at first but that everything went well and that he was delighted to be given the opportunity to work with the Yuri!!! On ICE staff.
Lambiel mentioned that his favorite characters in the series are Victor and Yuri Katsuki, describing their relationship as "wonderful" and "inspiring". Lambiel also noted that he was glad professional figure skaters, figure skating fans, and people that are unfamiliar with the sport alike are all able to find something to enjoy in the series.
Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.