Yuichi Nakamura was born on February twentieth in Takamatsu, Japan. He has been voice performing since 2001 after his debut position as Griffon and Ligaon in Dennou Boukenki Webdiver, and he is voiced about 300 characters in tv, films, and video video games.
He has voiced characters in basic anime like Yu-Gi-Oh!, Bleach, Black Lagoon, and Hajime no Ippo, and a few of his most notable roles are in the latest installments of Shonen anime, corresponding to Jujutsu Kaisen andMy Hero Academia.
10 Jujutsu Kaisen
Nakamura voices Jujutsu Kaisen‘s Satoru Gojo, a personality that is liked and hated by followers in equal measure. Gojo is among the major protagonists and a trainer at Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School. Gojo’s role as the strongest special grade jujutsu sorcerer places him in a bind between his beliefs in his college students and the beliefs of these in command of him and jujutsu sorcery.
Jujutsu Kaisen follows highschool scholar Yuji Itadori as he turns into the vessel for a 1000-year-old curse, Ryomen Sukuna, and the way the sorcerers will snuff Sukuna out earlier than he destroys humanity. Nakamura brings Gojo’s sass and nonchalance to life reasonably simply and even stated in an interview with Enoki Junya, the voice of Yuji, “when it comes to performing, it’s straightforward to behave as characters like Gojo since he seems rather a lot,” however he additionally explains that it is troublesome to painting how highly effective Gojo actually is.
Fairy Tail’s Grey Fullbuster is an Ice-Make Mage on Group Natsu within the Fairy Tail Guild. Grey, like loads of Nakamura’s different characters, is laid-back, however he will get critical when the state of affairs requires that he be.
Fairy Tail follows Lucy Heartfilia and Natsu Dragneel of their seek for Dragon Igneel. In a month-to-month journal interview, Nakamura shared that he sees Grey as a supportive character and acts him out with that in thoughts.
Kuroo Tetsuro is a supporting character and captain of Nekoma Excessive’s Boy’s Volleyball Membership in Haikyu!! By way of vanity, Kuroo is not fairly as intense as Gojo may be, however Nakamura nonetheless breathes an air of ‘I am good at what I do,’ with regards to portraying Kuroo.
Haikyu!! follows Hinata Shoyo’s journey to turning into top-of-the-line volleyball gamers in Japan. Facet characters like Kuroo assist Hinata obtain new expertise and make the rivalry between Nekoma and Karasuno Excessive much more intense than in years previous. Kuroo has been ranked within the prime 10 in Haikyu!! character reputation polls by followers and by Weekly Shonen Leap, possible as a consequence of Nakamura’s ease and relaxed but intimidating demeanor he brings to Kuroo.
7 One Punch Man
One Punch Manfollows hero Saitama, who defeats criminals and enemies just because it is enjoyable and he’s sturdy. Nakamura voices Saitama’s good friend, Satoru, higher identified by his hero alias Mumen Rider.
Mumen Rider is a weaker hero in comparison with his counterparts, however he’s decided to not let that cease him. Nakamura brings Mumen Rider’s ardour to life with regards to being courageous and obsessed with hero work.
6 Boruto: Naruto Subsequent Generations
Boruto follows Boruto, Naruto Uzumaki’s son, as he navigates the world on his approach to turning into a ninja whereas additionally making an attempt to not be overshadowed by his father’s legacy. Being a ninja requires many adventures and the buildup of enemies, The Kara being one in all Boruto’s.
Koji Kashin is a clone that operates within the Konohagakure sector as an inside of Kara. Nakamura tends to voice characters with an boastful overlay of somebody who is definitely rational and brings perspective.
Shigure is one other of Nakamura’s extra boastful and scheming characters that try to play issues off as comedy even in critical conditions. Within the ultimate season, Nakamura was capable of carry out Shigure’s bottled-up intentions and feelings.
4 My Hero Academia
My Hero Academia follows Izuku Midoriya on his approach to turning into ‘The World’s Biggest Hero.’ Alongside the way in which, scholar heroes are sure to fulfill professionals which are there to assist or be a lesson. MHA‘s Pro Hero Hawks, more recently revealed to be Keigo Tamaki, is boastful, flirty, and all the time seems like he is scheming.
In an interview with comicbook.com, Nakamura expressed that Hawks may be troublesome as a result of he is aware of there’s a hole in characterization between how he’s depicted within the manga versus how he’s within the anime. He someway needed to mix not displaying his true intentions and being enthusiastic, and, given how well-liked the character has turn into amongst followers of the anime, it is clear that Nakamura succeeded.
3 Kimi ni Todoke
Nakamura is just not restricted to his potential to voice heroes and villains, however quiet facet characters, as effectively. Ryu Sanada from Kimi ni Todoke is described as somebody who would quietly persevere.
Kimi ni Todoke is predicated on a shojo romance manga by Karuho Shiina. The present focuses on Kuronuma Sawako, nicknamed Sadako, whereas she learns to make mates. Nakamura’s romantic roles are simply as spectacular as his extra intense roles.
2 Life Classes With Uramichi Oniisan
The 2021 anime sequence Life Classes with Uramichi Oniisan follows former gymnast Uramichi Omota as he reveals laborious truths of the world to a gaggle of preschoolers. Nakamura’s character, Mitsuo Kumatani is Uramichi’s junior and is the worker within the bear costume of their morning present “Along with Mama.”
Nakamura’s calm but commanding voice displays an uncharacteristically although exterior for a person in a child’s present bear costume. Mitsuo may be type of intimidating to his superiors, however there’s nonetheless an informal air about him.
1 Seraph Of The Finish: Vampire Reign
There tends to be the dialogue of whether or not followers can resolve to love or dislike the character of Guren Ichinose, from Seraph of the End. Guren grew to become the pinnacle of his family at 16-years-old and is now a Lieutenant Colonel of the Japanese Imperial Demon Military despatched to exterminate vampires.
Like, Kuroo Tetsuro, Guren is a pacesetter that values teamwork and is obsessed with it. Nakamura’s signature nonchalance permits Guren to seem lazy whereas he secretly works laborious behind the scenes. That is one in all his most spectacular voice characters as a result of, after Guren turns into a Namanari, his voice and demeanor change.
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