The Greatest Black Anime Voice Actors Who Deserve More Credit

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Black Anime Voice actors unsurprisingly play a small role in the US anime dubbing industry.

It’s not because they’re not talented, but because statistically – black Americans make up a small percentage of the US.

On top of that, whether you wanna hear it or not, racism and prejudice has its history in the US. Regardless of career choice.

We won’t focus on that though.

I’ll highlight black anime voice actors who’ve been in some of the most known anime in the industry (and so on).

 

1. Ogie Banks (Naruto Shippuden Movie)

Ogie Banks anime voice actor 1

Source: Versus Comic Con.

 

2. Kamali Minter (Canon Busters)

Kamali Minter anime voice actor

 

3. Kevin Thelwell (Fairy Tail)

kevin thelwell anime voice actor 1

 

4. Cassie Ewulu (Kemono Friends)

Cassie Ewulu anime voice actor

 

5. John Eric Bentley (Baki)

John Eric Bentley anime voice actor

 

6. Gabriel Kunda (My Hero Academia)

Gabriel Kunda anime voice actor

 

7. Akron Watson (Jormungand)

Akron Watson anime voice actor

 

8. Sametria Ewunes (Michiko To Hatchin)

Sametria Ewunes anime voice actor

 

9. Samuel L Jackson (Afro Samurai)

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10. Charlet DuPar (Fullmetal Alchemist)

Charlet DuPar anime voice actor 1

 

11. Kimberly Woods (Sword Art Online: Alicization)

Kimberly Woods anime voice actor 1

 

12. Marc Swint (Pokemon Sun & Moon)

Marc Swint Pokemon Sun Moon

 

13. Wendel Calvert (Akame Ga Kill)

Wendel Calvert anime voice actor

 

14. Enuka Okuma (Dragon Ball Z)

Enuka Okuma anime voice actress 3

 

15. Amanda C. Miller (Boruto)

Amanda C. Miller anime voice actress

Source: Naka-Kon.

 

16. Zeno Robinson (My Hero Academia)

Zeno Robinson anime voice actor

 

17. Dani Chambers (Ancient Magus Bride)

Dani Chambers Ancient Magus Bride

 

18. Ray Hurd (One Piece)

Ray Hurd anime voice actor

 

19. Keith Silverstein (Hunter x Hunter)

Keith Silverstein anime voice actor

 

20. Beau Billingslea (Cowboy Bebop)

Beau Billingslea anime voice actor

 

21. Jalen K. Cassell (Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure)

Jalen K. Cassell anime voice actor

 

22. Laura Stahl (The Promised Neverland)

Laura Stahl anime voice actress

 

Other black anime voice actors:

  • Orlanders Jones (Haikyuu).
  • Alle Mims (Fairy Tail).
  • Christopher Dontrell Piper (Dragon Ball Super).
  • Major Attoway (Psycho Pass).
  • Randy Aguebor (Nanbaka).
  • Danielle McRae (Magi Kingdom Of Magic).
  • Shay Moore (Soul Eater).

There are obviously even more black anime voice actors, so SHARE them if I missed any.

 

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