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The Most Popular Anime Shows For Voice Actors

By Alan Shires. Published Aug 01, 2023.
Filed Under: BusinessAnime

Anime Shows Seeking Voice Actors: Who's Who and What's What?

The demand for voice acting in the anime industry is booming, with numerous shows churning out new content regularly. Knowing which shows are in constant production and where they're being recorded can be a great starting point for voice actors hoping to break into the industry. In this article, we'll explore some of the leading anime shows currently producing a wealth of content, the skills required to work on these shows, and their casting directors and production companies.

"My Hero Academia"

"My Hero Academia" is an immensely popular anime series that has been producing content consistently. The English version of the show is recorded at FUNimation Studios in Flower Mound, Texas.

Voice actors working on this show need a wide range of skills. From capturing the youthful energy of high school students to the commanding presence of teachers and superheroes, versatility is key. Additionally, being able to deliver intense, emotional performances is essential.

The show's casting director is usually Colleen Clinkenbeard, who is known for her work with FUNimation.

"Attack on Titan"

"Attack on Titan" is another anime series that continues to produce gripping content. The English dub of this series is recorded at FUNimation Studios.

Voice actors on this show must be prepared for dramatic, high-stakes performances. The ability to convey deep, often raw emotions is crucial. The casting director for the English version is Mike McFarland, another FUNimation regular.

"One Punch Man"

"One Punch Man" has been churning out content steadily. The English dubbing takes place at Bang Zoom! Entertainment in Burbank, California.

Voice actors on this show need to handle comedy and action in equal measure, often flipping between tones rapidly. Mami Okada typically serves as the casting director for Bang Zoom! projects.

"Boruto: Naruto Next Generations"

"Boruto: Naruto Next Generations", the successor to the hugely successful "Naruto" series, continues to produce new episodes regularly. English dubbing is done at Studiopolis, Inc. in Los Angeles.

The series requires voice actors who can portray a variety of age ranges and emotional states, from youthful exuberance to the wisdom of older characters. Jamie Simone usually handles casting for Studiopolis projects.

"Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba"

"Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" has been a hit since its debut and continues to produce new content. The English version is recorded at Bang Zoom! Entertainment.

The show requires voice actors who can handle intense, dramatic storytelling, often punctuated by moments of levity. Mami Okada typically oversees casting for Bang Zoom! projects.

The Most Popular Anime Shows For Voice Actors

For voice actors looking to break into the anime industry, these shows represent some of the most exciting opportunities. Remember, though, that anime voice acting often requires a unique skill set. You'll need to master a range of emotional tones, comedic and dramatic timing, and in some cases, action-heavy sequences.

The world of anime is vibrant, varied, and often fast-paced. By honing your skills and keeping an eye on casting calls from these prominent shows, you could find yourself voicing the next big anime character. Stay persistent, keep practicing, and seize the opportunities when they come - your anime voice acting career could be just around the corner.

The Most Popular Anime Shows by Alan Shires

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