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All Famous Naruto Characters Voice Actors

Hey Naruto fans, Clap your hands! The list has been prepared to unveil the voice actors behind your favorite Naruto characters.

We all know that Masashi Kishimoto wrote and drew the Original Naruto Manga series. He was one of the three biggest Shonen known as “Big Three”.

All three mangas, namely, Tite Kubo’s Bleach and Eiichiro Oda’s One Piece, got accepted for anime adaptations.

Naruto anime aired many of its episodes, featuring dozens of talented voice actors. We can speak, too, but not all of us get selected as voice actors.

A talented and skilled voice actor can bring even fictional anime characters to life. It’s like we can blow air in a flute, but making the flute sound melodious requires some skills.

Naruto voice actors’ cast brought life into every anime character in this series. But after finishing the voice acting of Naruto anime characters, it is not like these voice actors might be sitting around doing nothing.

They also lent their voice-acting skills to many other anime. Aren’t you curious where else you can hear these voice actors? Below is the informative list you must follow.

1. Junko Takeuchi-Naruto Uzumaki

Junko Takeuchi-Naruto Uzumaki

Junko Takeuchi is the voice actress who lent her voice to play the role of Naruto Uzumaki. She was born on April 5, 1972, in Saitama Prefecture in Japan. Ogipro The Next Co Inc employed Junko.

Despite being a woman, she took a differentiative path by playing the voice role of male characters with quirky and goofy personalities.

She was recognized for doing the voice role of Naruto Uzumaki. In Megabots, her voice acted as Metabee, and in Inazuma Eleven, she played the role of Mamoru.

She also acted as the voice for Gon Freecss’ character from Hunter X Hunter. Do you know Gumball Watterson from the adorable anime “The Amazing World of Gumball?” That, too, was a voice acted by her.

2. Nana Mizuki

Nana Mizuki

The Japanese voice actress Nana Mizuki was born on January 21, 1980, in Niihama, Japan. Sigma Seven agency appointed her for a voice role. Trained as an Enka singer, she first debuted as a voice actress in 1998.

Her most loved voice acting roles were for the famous anime character Hinata Hyuga, from the longest-running Ninja show “Naruto”.

We also know her voice acting from anime shows like Fate Testarossa in Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha, Tsubasa Kazanari in Symphogear, and Moka Akashiya in Rosario + Vampire anime.

She is best known for voicing the kind-hearted and shy female anime characters. Nyamo from Love Hina, Wrath from Fullmetal Alchemist(2003), Fate Testarossa from Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha.

3. Maile Flanagan

Maile Flanagan

The American female voice actor Maile Flanagan is best known for acting in Naruto Uzumaki’s English voice acting. She was born on May 19, 1965, in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.

She is also the voice actor for American television shows. After dubbing Naruto, she also worked with Terry Perry on Lab Rats. Remember the Shameless, Bad Teacher, The Class and Grey’s Anatomy anime? Maile has voice acted in them all.

Her birth details include Honolulu, Hawaii, as her birthplace. Her father used to work for the U.S. military intelligence. Due to the job situation, they were stationed in Bangkok, Thailand.

She was just a ten-year-old girl when they moved to Germany. She also has multiple theater credits for working as a writer/director as Justin Tanner during the third stage in Burbank in his Oklahomo shows. We also found her voice acting work in Swappers, Zombie Attack and Pot Mom.

4. Chie Nakamura

Chie Nakamura

Why is it said that we must remain conscious to grab different opportunities in life? Who knows when a small idea or a suggestion can change your life?

Chie Nakamura received advice from her young sister to be a voice actor. This advice led to Nakamura’s career playing the voice actor role.

Let’s talk about how and where it all started. Chie Nakamura was born on May 14, 1978. She is a Japanese voice actress from Tokyo city.

She worked for a company named AXL-One. Can you guess which character she lent her voice to? It’s Sakura Haruno – or, shall I say, Naruto’s teenage crush.

Anime community people affectionately call her Chie-Chan. Yasuo Muramatsu, who is from the same field, discovered her voice.

5. Kate Higgins

Kate Higgins

The next voice actor on our list is a Jazz singer and an American voice actress, Cathrine Davis “Kate Higgins”. A jazz singer, does that ring a hinting bell in your head about Catrine also being a voice actress?

Regarding her major voice roles, she voice acted for the English-voice version of Sakura Haruno from the Naruto series. Her other voice-lending activities include Saber’s character from Fate/Stay Night and C.C. from Code Geass.

Kate also worked on the voice acting projects like Lilly and Stinky from the Alpha and Omega series. She learned to play Piano from Bob Richardson.

In 2014, her voice acted for a few more characters, like Sailor Moon’s English version. She graduated with a music degree from Auburn University in 1991 and released her first Jazz album under her name, “The Tide is Low in 2002”.

6. Yuri Lowenthal

Yuri Lowenthal

The American screenwriter, producer, and actor Yuri Lowenthal did the voice-over work in anime, video games, and cartoons. He was born on March 5, 1971, in Ohio, USA.

Do you remember the popular Ben 10 anime series? It was Yuri Lowenthal who played Ben Tennyson’s voice role. He was also the one to voice-act the manly voice of Sasuke Uchiha from Naruto.

His other voice acts include Suzaku Kururugi from Code Geass, Jinnosuke in Afro Samurai and Simon from Gurren Lagann.

7. Ryôka Yuzuki

Ryôka Yuzuki

The female voice actress Ryoka Yuzuki started her work at a very young age when she was a teenager and did a lot of live-action work. She was born on January 10, 1974, in Aichi City, Japan.

We sometimes shift our careers for our reasons. Ryoka, too, tried her hands at different things. She also became an idol by changing her name to Kanori Kadomatsu. She also made appearances in men’s magazines and V-cinema. Her voice became well-recognized in the horror genre.

8. Kazuhiko Inoue

Kazuhiko Inoue

You must be a hardcore Naruto fan if you are reading our article. Hence, we don’t need to introduce you to the most amazing sensei of team 7 because you must have already guessed who it is.

It’s Kakashi Hatake! Do you want to know who the voice actor behind such a smart-sounding Japanese voice is? He is a male Japanese singer turned voice actor, Kazuhiko Inoue. He was born in Japan on March 26, 1954, in Yokohama, Kanagawa city.

He played major roles for Cyborg 009, the 1979 Japanese voice version of Joe Shimamura, and Akita Nitta from Touch anime.

His other voice jobs include Kars in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure and Jerid Messa’s character from Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam. However, his voice got the most recognition by playing Kakashi Hatake from the Naruto series.

9. Dave Wittenberg

Dave Wittenberg

Not every anime fan knows Japanese, so the international anime audience requires English dubbing. Among many Naruto characters, Dave Wittenberg was chosen for the voice acting of Kakashi Hatake.

Dave Wittenberg is an American voice actor born on September 1, 1971, in Johannesburg, South Africa. His best voice acting roles include popular characters Kakashi Hatake from Naruto, Bash Johson from Randy Cunningham and Michael Lee from Witch Hunter Robin.

Franz is a man of talent; he became an adaptive script writer for the English-dubbed Digimon series. He opened his travel channel, where he posts his travel vlogs and talks about food Networks.

His melodies and singing voice were also appreciated in Disney animated movies and other animations, including Time Baby in Gravity Falls and The Vision in Marvel Heroes.

10. Shôtarô Morikubo

Shôtarô Morikubo

Showtaro Morikubo ( born February 25, 1974, Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and singer who has voiced characters in anime, drama CDs, and video games.

He is currently affiliated with VIMS. He was formerly affiliated with I’m Enterprise. His most notable roles were Shikamaru Nara from Naruto and Yosuke Hanamura from Persona 4.

I still remember Shikamaru’s dialogue, “What a drag”, every time he feels dragged into some or other situation.

The same dialogue in Japanese sounded amazing when the same dialogue was delivered by Shikamaru saying “Me N Duk Se E”, meaning “what a drag”. It was one of my favorite Shikamaru dialogues from the Naruto anime.

11. Shinji Kawada

Shinji Kawada

Shinji Kawada is also from Japan; he did the voice role for Naruto Shippuden (2007), Gekijo-ban Naruto Shippuden: Hi no ishi wo Tsugu Mono (2009).

I liked his deep-sounding voice for Eroge, which he voice acted under the name Wasstoi Tarou. His perfect voice fits in well for different anime genres because there is always a requirement for a character that has a deep voice. Any regular anime viewer cannot miss his memorable voice.

12. Colleen O’Shaughnessey

Colleen O'Shaughnessey

Our next voice actor, known for his most notable role in the Naruto anime series, is Shikamaru Nara. Showataro Morikubo nailed it well. This Japanese voice actor was born on February 25, 1974, in Hachioji, a city in Tokyo, Japan.

His voice can be heard in various video games, drama CDs, and the other enterprises with which he is affiliated. His other best performance was for the voice role of Yosuke Hanamura from Persona.

13. Nobutoshi Canna

Nobutoshi Canna

This Japanese voice actor is well-known in the anime community for his voice variations for multiple characters.

The following list of characters will astonish you and also let you know about his versatile voice-acting style: The characters include Nnoitra Filhal(Bleach), Basara Nekki (Macross), Knuckles the Echidna from Sonic Hedgehog series, Nowaki Kusama (Junjo Romantica: Pure Romance), Fate/Stay Night (Lancer) etc.

Do you know Kabuto Yakushi, the four-eyed medical research guy who followed Orichimaru everywhere? Nobutoshi Canna also played his voice role.

14. Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Being an anime fan, most of us know about multiple anime characters. Now, if you remember the voices of characters like: Motoko Kusanagi from Ghost anime, Utatane and Katsuyu from Naruto series, Lieutenant Matilda from Mobile Suit Gindam 1981 movie, it’s McGlynn’s voice!

Who doesn’t know about the popular anime Sailor Moon? McGlynn was also the one to play the voice role of Metalia character.

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn was born on October 16, 1966, in Newark, New Jersey, USA. Her animated voice charmed the audience and made her voice acting very memorable.

15. Derek Stephen Prince

Derek Stephen Prince

Before introducing the next voice actor, it would be better if you learned about his roles first.

If you know the character Keitaro Urashima from Love Hina anime, Veemon and Piedmon from Digimon 02 series, Impmon from Digimon Tamers, and Iggy in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, all these voice roles were played by the American voice actor Derek Stephen Prince. He lives in California, Los Angeles, USA.

Wait, are you a Power Ranger fan, just like me? If you are a fan, guess who did the voice role for Power Ranger Turbo and Power Ranger Space? It is Derek Stephen.

I loved his voice in the character role of Uryu Ishida(Four Eyes). How he managed to grab my attention for this role in a very short time was truly amazing.

I recommend watching the Bleach English voice version of Uryu Ishida by Derek. Mark my words, you won’t be disappointed.

16. Johnny Yong Bosch

Johnny Yong Bosch

Do you know the voice actor behind the legendary character who tried to bring peace, Lelouch Vi Britannia (Code Geass)? I am talking about Johnny Yong Bosch.

The sad part for him was he didn’t have many supporters at the beginning of his career. Hence, he had a tough start on his way to voice-rolling.

People were unapproved of his methods, but when the audience loved his voice role variation of Ichiko Kurosaki, all the anti-supporters were turned down immediately.

There, we have our informational list of Naruto Voice actors.

17. Kyle Hebert

Kyle Hebert

Kyle Herbert did cameo voice roles in popular anime like Case Closed, One Piece, Fruits Basket, Fullmetal Alchemist and the guy with a ninja dog ‘Kiba Inuzuka’ from Naruto.

The Anime community also knows him for doing the voice roles of adult and teenager Gohan from the Dragon Ball animation series.

I enjoyed his voice acting for the role of Sosike Aizen; the negative role and the poise in his dialogue delivery charmed me repeatedly. I can never forget his kind of voice.

Kyle Henry Herbert started his voice-over career during the mid-1990s. He used to work as a jockey for Radio Disney under the pseudonym of Squeegee.

He wanted to spread his career wings more, so he moved from Dallas to Los Angeles to pursue his bigger interest.

18. Junichi Suwabe

Junichi Suwabe

Junichi Suwabe, the Japanese voice-over artist, played many roles – Daiki (from Kuroko No Basket) is a great example.

Doing the voice role of a calm and composed basketball player is not easy, but the way Junichi Suwabe smoothly did it. I can’t help but admire him for it.

Moreover, his voice role abilities are not limited to a single style because the next voice acting role that he played was of Jasgerjaquez; his voice sounded unique. I still wonder how he pulled it off.


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