Favorite voice for Piccolo

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Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Saikyo no Senshi » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:51 am

Mine is Toshio Furukawa,with Scott Mcneil a close second.What do you all think?

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Ajay » Sat Apr 30, 2016 10:31 am

Same as you.

Furukawa is phenomenal, and only McNeil comes close to giving me the same experience in English.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by gregoryluis09 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:36 am

Mine is Luis Antônio Lobue from the Brazilian dub and Toshio Furukawa as a close second.

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Wezenheim » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:48 am

Furukawa, hands down. He's one of my favorite members of the cast in general! If I had to choose a second favorite, I might have to say McNeil as well. Sabat's Piccolo is actually tolerable for me now though.

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Saikyo no Senshi » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:31 pm

Wezenheim wrote:Furukawa, hands down. He's one of my favorite members of the cast in general! If I had to choose a second favorite, I might have to say McNeil as well. Sabat's Piccolo is actually tolerable for me now though.
I haven't watched Kai was Sabat good in it?

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by successoroffate » Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:09 pm

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Wezenheim » Sat Apr 30, 2016 2:53 pm

Saikyo no Senshi wrote:
Wezenheim wrote:Furukawa, hands down. He's one of my favorite members of the cast in general! If I had to choose a second favorite, I might have to say McNeil as well. Sabat's Piccolo is actually tolerable for me now though.
I haven't watched Kai was Sabat good in it?
I personally thought so. I still like McNeil better, but Sabat's Piccolo sounds more natural now. I think Sabat's Vegeta is still more enjoyable though.

I hope Ocean Kai gets made someday so that I can hear McNeil tell Freeza to shut the hell up.

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Bansho64 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 3:01 pm

Furukawa with a bullet. Second place is McNeil.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Lord Beerus » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:32 pm

Toshio Furukawa.

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by ABED » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:36 pm

Furukawa then Sabat then McNeil.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Nightmare Wheel » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:38 pm

ABED wrote:Furukawa then Sabat then McNeil.
I second this.

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by EmmaWinters » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:39 pm

Sabat isn't terrible (especially nowadays), but Furukawa is far more memorable to me.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by MajinMan » Sat Apr 30, 2016 5:41 pm

Furukawa is my favorite, but his grunting noises sound a little odd at times. Present-day Sabat is second.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Netter75 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:30 pm

Sabat was ROUGH when he first started with Piccolo, but then again most of the Funi cast were also bad at the beginning, and they've all improved leaps and bounds since then (in both later parts of the Z dub and even more-so in the Kai dub). Unlike some of the other characters, I don't really have a clear preference for Piccolo's VA. They all have slightly different interpretations of how Piccolo should sound, but none come out ahead for me.

It started to frustrate me a bit, so I just watched the three versions of Piccolo's goodbye to Gohan in the Saiyan Saga as that would be the point where the VA would have to exhibit more range. I still couldn't decide. I really liked all three of the performances of that scene! If we're going off of memorability though, definitely McNeil.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by DB_Fan1991 » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:33 pm

For me it's a toss up between Toshi Furukawa & Chris Sabat from Kai onward.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Kakacarrottop » Sat Apr 30, 2016 8:52 pm

Scott McNeil (Saban/Pioneer dub) > Scott McNeil (Westwood dub) > Furukawa > Chris Sabat (Kai) > Chris Sabat (pre-Kai) > David Gasman > Paul Bandey > Ethan Cole > Speedy dub Piccolo
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by ShinGaijin » Sat Apr 30, 2016 9:37 pm

Toshio Furukawa 8) > Scott McNeil (Saban/Pioneer or Westwood era, I don't really care :thumbup: ) > Christopher R.Sabat (Dragon Ball Kai) > Carlos Lee (HK Cantonese Dragon Ball TVB redub & Dragon Ball Kai) > Carlos Segundo (Spanish latino dubs) Philippe Ariotti (French dubs, including Kai).

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Soppa Saia People » Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:48 pm

Furukawa for sure, McNeil in the movies and Sabat in Kai are about equal for me.
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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by Kuririn Fan » Sun May 01, 2016 5:03 pm

Toshio Furukawa of course!
But, Takeshi Aono as Piccolo Daimao is just unbeatable for me, for some reason. Great stuff.

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Re: Favorite voice for Piccolo

Post by NitroEX » Sun May 01, 2016 5:49 pm

While I can appreciate and enjoy Furukawa (I even prefer him over Sabat), Scott McNeil is definitely my overall personal favourite. He just fills the role with so much grit and personality plus he's got this dark, almost villainous vibe to his voice that I just love. His screams are epic and reminiscent of a metal vocalist (which is incredibly appropriate for a former demon King). He's just a superb casting choice all around and a great actor to boot.

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