Veteran male seiyuu don’t generally get a lot of attention compared to their younger, female counterparts. We hope to change that a little here in our spotlight on Toshio Furukawa, the voice of Ataru Moroboshi (Urusei Yatsura), Piccolo (Dragonball Z), and Shin (Fist of the North Star).
An interview with English voice actor Kyle Hebert, who has done much voice acting work in dubbed anime and in video games. He’s a very down-to-earth and funny man, and talks about subs vs. dubs, the challenges of English voice acting when the Japanese are watching your back, and advice on how to get into the voice acting business!
Yes, I’m sure many of you have seen it from Sankaku Complex, but boy, one of our writers had a teary moment and as someone who used to live DBZ in his teenager days, this was almost a mystical experience as much I when I heard that music for crossin the street when the light is green in Japan in Kyoto!
Mike or Big J, cosplay as him, now! XD
From ANN –
…corporate parent of the anime licensing and distribution company…Chief Executive Officer…credited the results to Funimation’s…
Ray’s Take: hey you know, someone’s doing well. Quit moaning and see if lessons can be learned from their model.
Krauser III’s Take: It was I orchestrating things behind the scenes and converted many! You are suprised that I care about DBZ, yes? Mwa ha ha ha ha ha!
Fan of DBZ? Check. Fighting game? Check. Playable? Check.