Top 20 Male Anime Voice Actors of All Time

by IMDB-Film-TV-Animation-Games | created - 10 Apr 2014 | updated - 28 May 2016 | Public

The hands down best male (English Dub) anime voice actors in the world! Legendary and Prolific voice actors with experience in a variety of roles.

There are literally hundreds of super talents in the anime voice over community, but these are a few whose versatility and talents have propelled them to the upper echelon of the anime voice over world.

The data was compiled though a four year study of credits, polls, industry recommendations, IMDB data, IMDB pro algorithms, and studio references.

Modern and classic alike. (no full casts, although many are noteable. There will be a list for full casts coming soon as the data arrives) The criteria was based on the foundation of versatility, acting ability and overall genre experience.

These are 20 of the best of the best, in no particular rank or order.

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1. Vic Mignogna

Actor | Star Trek Continues

Vic Mignogna was born on August 27, 1962 in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Victor Joseph Mignogna. He is known for his work on Star Trek Continues (2013), Hagane no renkinjutsushi: Mirosu no seinaru hoshi (2011) and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009).

click name for full credit list won the Behind the Voice Actors People's Choice award for Best Male Lead Vocal Performance in an Anime Movie/Special as Edward Elric in Fullmetal Alchemist: The Sacred Star of Milos

2. Crispin Freeman

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Crispin is the oldest of three. He has a younger brother, Clark, and youngest sister, Cassidy. All three attended the Latin School of Chicago, where Crispin graduated in a class of 60 in 1990. Crispin had a Mac in 1985. To this day he is still an avid computer geek. He played no official team ...

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3. Johnny Yong Bosch

Actor | Bleach

Johnny Yong Bosch was born on January 6, 1976 in Kansas City, Missouri, USA as John Jay Bosch. He is known for his work on Bleach (2004), Akira (1988) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995). He has been married to Amy Bosch since March 21, 2003. They have two children.

is an actor and director, known for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993), Bleach (2004) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

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4. Lex Lang

Actor | Star Wars: Resistance

A producer, director, two-time Daytime Entertainment Emmy® Awards-honored voice actor, voice match specialist, songwriter, music producer, entrepreneur, poet and philanthropist, Lex Lang is one of Hollywood's most versatile creative personalities.

During college, Lex performed stand-up comedy and ...

known for: Egor in Dararara Hayate Gekko in Naruto Sanosuke Sagara in Rurouni Kenshin Meito Anisawa in Lucky Star Crim in .hack//SIGN Goemon Ishikawa in Lupin the 3rd Captain Harlock in Captain Harlock Marichio Omeada in Bleach and many more click name for full credit list

5. Yuri Lowenthal

Actor | Spider-Man

Born in Alliance, Ohio, which was the first of many homes for Yuri; he's lived in Virginia, Tennessee, West Africa, Japan, New York and resides in Los Angeles.

Yuri discovered his talent and passion for acting near the end of high school and since then has made a reputation of being a committed and ...

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6. Steve Blum

Actor | Star Wars: Rebels

With hundreds of V/O credits to his name, Veteran Voice Monkey Steve Blum is best known as the voice of "Spike Spiegel" from Cowboy Bebop, "Wolverine" from several incarnations of X-Men (animated movies, games, the Wolverine and the X-Men TV Series, The Super Hero Squad Show, X-Men Anime and more),...

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is an actor and writer, known for Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (2001), Transformers Prime (2010) and Cowboy Bebop

7. Chris Patton

Actor | Hagane no renkinjutsushi

Born in Houston, Texas and started acting/singing in Opera and Musical Theatre at the age of ten. Began his Voiceover career in 1999 with ADV Films. He has voiced over 200 Anime titles, including iconic shows such as Dragon Ball Z, Pokemon, Fullmetal Alchemist, and Soul Eater.

Chris has also ...

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8. Justin Cook

Actor | Dragon Ball Kai: Doragon bôru kai

Justin Cook was born on April 4, 1982 in Lubbock, Texas, USA as Justin Ryan Cook. He is a producer and actor, known for Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009), Yu Yu Hakusho: Ghost Files (1992) and Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Kami to Kami (2013).

is a producer and actor, known for One Piece (1999), Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood (2009) and Keroro gunsô (2004)

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9. Steve Staley

Actor | Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren

Steve Staley was born on August 25, 1969 in Denver, Colorado, USA as Steven Staley. He is known for his work on Fainaru fantajî sebun adobento chirudoren (2005), Akira (1988) and Bleach (2004).

is known for his work on Kidô senshi Gundam: Dai 08 MS shôtai (1996), Magic Knight Rayearth (1994) and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

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10. Todd Haberkorn

Actor | Fairy Tail

Todd Haberkorn was born on August 16, 1982 in Arlington, Texas, USA as Todd Michael Haberkorn. He is an actor and director, known for Fairy Tail (2009), Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV (2016) and Monster High: Boo York, Boo York (2015).

is an actor and director, known for Soul Eater (2008), D.Gray-man (2006) and The Collector

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11. Tony Oliver

Actor | Rupan sansei

Tony Oliver was born on May 12, 1958 in San Juan, Puerto Rico as Rafael Antonio Oliver. He is an actor and producer, known for Rupan sansei (1978), Akira (1988) and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993). He has been married to Barbara Oliver since July 7, 1979. They have two children.

is an actor and producer, known for Aa! Megamisama! The Movie (2000), Akira (1988) and Robotech II: The Sentinels

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12. Jerry Jewell

Actor | Hagane no renkinjutsushi

Jerry Jewell was born on July 30, 1976 in McAlester, Oklahoma. He is an American actor, singer, and voice actor working for Funimation and OkraTron 5000. He has provided voices for a number of English versions of anime. If you've ever watched an anime, it's very likely you've heard his voice.

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13. Richard Epcar

Actor | Injustice: Gods Among Us

Richard Epcar is an actor/voice actor-director who has voiced over 500 characters in Video games, Animation and Anime. Best known as the voice of Batou in the Ghost in the Shell franchise, The Joker in several Batman games, including Injustice: Gods Among Us and Injustice 2, Raiden in Mortal Kombat...

14. Christopher Sabat

Actor | Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F'

Christopher Sabat was born on April 22, 1973 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Christopher Robin Sabat. He is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F' (2015), Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Kami to Kami (2013) and Dragon Ball Z (1996). ...

is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z (1989), Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009) and Dragon Ball Z

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15. Greg Ayres

Actor | Chrono Crusade

Greg Ayres was born on December 7, 1968 in Richmond, Virginia, USA as Gregory Scott Ayres. He is an actor, known for Chrono Crusade (2003), Gekijouban Sora no otoshimono: Tokei jikake no enjeroido (2011) and Deadman Wonderland (2011).

is an actor, known for Samurai 7 (2004), Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995) and Ouran High School Host Club among many others

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16. Kyle Hebert

Actor | Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F'

Kyle was one of the few people who knew what he wanted to be as a youth and actually achieved it. In high school and at the University of North Texas, he was a DJ for the school radio stations. Not long after graduation, he worked his way thru many radio formats and eventually found a home on ...

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17. Matthew Mercer

Actor | Overwatch

Matthew Mercer was born on June 29, 1982 as Matthew Christopher Miller. He is an actor and producer, known for Overwatch (2016), Resident Evil: Damnation (2012) and Batman: Arkham Origins (2013). He has been married to Marisha Ray since October 21, 2017.

18. J. Michael Tatum

Actor | Kuroshitsuji

J. Michael Tatum was born on May 25, 1976 in McKinney, Texas, USA as John Michael Tatum. He is an actor and writer, known for Black Butler (2008), Attack on Titan (2013) and Boku no Hero Academia (2016).

19. Eric Vale

Actor | Dragon Ball Kai: Doragon bôru kai

Eric Vale was born on April 28, 1974 in Grand Prairie, Texas, USA as Christopher Eric Johnson. He is an actor and writer, known for Dragon Ball Z Kai (2009), One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999) and Dragon Ball GT (1996).

is an actor and writer, known for One Piece (1999), Dragon Ball Z (1989) and Dragon Ball Z

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20. Mike McFarland

Actor | Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F'

Mike McFarland was born on July 14, 1970 in Texas City, Texas, USA as Michael Charles McFarland. He is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z: Doragon bôru Z - Fukkatsu no 'F' (2015), One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999) and Fullmetal Alchemist (2003).

is an actor and producer, known for Dragon Ball Z, One Piece and Dragon Ball Z

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