Taliesin Jaffe Interview – Anime Expo 2011 Junket

Here is Anime Diet’s interview with Taliesin Jaffe, ADR (voiceover) director for shows like BECK and voice actor for such roles as Takeya in DearS. He talks about how he got into the voiceover business, advice for those trying to get in the business, and also an articulate defense of dubs and their place in anime today.

Note: there is strong language used in this interview. Viewer discretion advised.

Author: gendomike

Michael lives in the Los Angeles area, and has been into anime since he saw Neon Genesis Evangelion in 1999. Some of his favorite shows include Full Metal Alchemist, Honey and Clover, and Welcome to the NHK!. Since 2003 he has gone to at least one anime convention every year. A public radio junkie, which naturally led to podcasting, he now holds a seminary degree and is looking to become Dr. Rev. Otaku Bible Man any day now. Michael can be reached at mike.huang@animediet.net. You can also find his Twitter account at @gendomike.