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Favourite DB voice actor

Post by Piccolo Daimao » Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:52 am

Who's your favourite voice actor that's worked on Dragon Ball? I was just thinking about this in light of Scott McNeil's popularity.
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by dprez » Sun Jun 03, 2012 12:38 pm

Peter Kelamis - His performance as Goku in those first three movies, superb.

Masako Nozawa - Her voice is Son Goku.

Mayumi Tanaka - Ok, maybe it's just because she also voices Luffy, perfectly by the way, but her Luffy voice is perfect for the character like Masako's is with Goku. She is amazing. Even now, I can hear her as Kuririn shouting, "Kienzan!"

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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by The Time Traveller » Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:23 pm

Ryo Horikawa as Vegeta, his voice is instantly recognisable and very fitting for the character. I'm up to watching the Majin Boo/Maouji Vegeta part of Z right now and he's just at his best at this point.

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Post by OzzyApu » Sun Jun 03, 2012 1:28 pm

The Time Traveller wrote:Ryo Horikawa as Vegeta, his voice is instantly recognisable and very fitting for the character. I'm up to watching the Majin Boo/Maouji Vegeta part of Z right now and he's just at his best at this point.
Agreed. He works wonderfully in any Vegeta situation. Answering for my sister would by Nozawa primarily as little Goku, particularly when he gets hurt or is really surprised. The "ouch ouch ouch" and "whaaaaaaa!" are her favorites, as is little Goku's innocent personality.

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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by theoriginalbilis » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:00 pm

Masako Nozawa (mainly for Goku and Bardock, which are memorable performances, even though for some people it's memorable in the bad way.)

I actually rather like Chris Sabat a lot nowadays. I wasn't too keen on his voice acting in the early days of DBZ, but he's improved leaps and bounds in the last several years.
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Post by samuraix123 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:24 pm

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Masako Nozawa
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Post by DoomieDoomie911 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:25 pm

Ryo Horikawa as Vegeta. Love the calm yet so fierce voice! I also enjoy watching Masako Nozawa's performance as Son Goku. ^^
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Post by Nils_McCloud » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:34 pm

Jōji Yanami as Kaio-sama. I find his performance absolutely hilarious.
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Post by Hades » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:47 pm

Duncan Brannan as Babidi. One of the best English casting decisions, with a laughter that only Mark Hamill could beat.
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by Gozar » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:50 pm

Sonny Strait in the Dub. He's the only actor I'm never disappointed with. His acting is always strong and he always represents Krillin to a tee.

Ryusei Nakao in the Japanese. His voice...just...that voice. He's so fantastic and so damn creepy.
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Post by penguintruth » Sun Jun 03, 2012 2:53 pm

Ginzō Matsuo, for Farmer with Shotgun.

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Post by Toriyama-sama » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:16 pm

Norio Wakamoto. I'm not even a Cell fan but that voice is just awesome :P

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Post by Codarik » Sun Jun 03, 2012 4:51 pm

Favorite Japanese: Toshio Furukawa

Favorite English: Sean Schemmel

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Post by SparkyPantsMcGee » Sun Jun 03, 2012 6:56 pm

I'd have to go with Sonny Strait and Kyle Hebert for both their vocal performances and their "off-screen" personalities. They are both very cool and very talented guys. As for the Japanese cast I'd have to say Ryo Horikawa(Had to look up and cheat for the name) as Vegeta. I just love the voice. :lol:
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by NitroEX » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:02 pm

I could go with either Scott McNiel or Brian Drummond. Both are legends at what they do and growing up I heard their voices in many cartoons besides Dragonball.

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Post by JulieYBM » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:42 pm

This thread makes my head explode more than that Ginyuu-Gotenks one. Rather, how the Hell is someone suppose to pick-and-choose?! My God, man!!

Anyhow, Wakamoto Norio is my favorite. I'll get into detail in a later post, which I'd like to have a little more effort placed into, so for now I'll focus on Nozawa Masako. Obviously she's the all-around super ace of the industry, but damn are her kid voices cute. Son Gokuu is masterfully performed in Dragon Ball, espicially when surprised for hungry. "Haraheta na~!"
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by jjgp1112 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 8:50 pm

Sean Schemmel as Goku and Stephany Nadolny as Kid Goku/Gohan
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by Gonstead » Sun Jun 03, 2012 9:07 pm

Shhh, aaahh.... that's a tough one.

On the Japanese side of things from what I've watched so far... probably Shozu Iizuka as Nappa.

English? Uhh... Dameon Clarke as Cell I would have to say. Can't imagine any other voice more fitting for him.
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by Son Satan » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:07 pm

Definitely Ryo Horikawa comes to mind. He just nails every point he needs to for Vegeta. He's calm, but can go insane when needed. He's cooly arrogant, and yet fierce, determined, cunning. He has the voice of someone both entirely in control of a situation and a man about to lose it.
I also really loved Nozawa (of course!), Tanaka, Nakao, and Miyauchi (the first and best Kame Sen'nin).
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Re: Favourite DB voice actor

Post by Pokewhiz7 » Sun Jun 03, 2012 10:17 pm

For English, it's definitely Chris Ayers as Frieza. For Japanese...I don't know. There's too many great ones. If I had to pick, it'd be Norio Wakamoto as Cell.

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