Feb 25 2010

10 Videos of Your Favorite Animated Characters Voiced in Real Life

Published by at 1:15 pm under Lists,Video Games,Videos

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I’ve seen pictures of faces of actors matched up with the animated characters they voice, but it’s MUCH more entertaining to see it in real time. That’s why I’ve assembled this collection of videos which show real life people voicing your favorite animated characters from TV and video games.

My personal favs are Pikachu and Mario, but nothing beats hearing Mark Hamill do his crazy Joker voice in real life. Check out the video collection below, and if you think I missed any good ones, feel free to let me know.

1. Pikachu

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHk52RvpOLw&feature=player_embedded

This one reallllly weirds me out. That sound does not in any way seem like it should come out of a person.

2. The Simpsons

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMOQnJ-SLHI&feature=related

I never get tired of hearing Dan Castenella do his Homer voice in person.

3. Aqua Teen

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cpCCbpqFAAM

I always pictured the guy who voices Carl as looking exactly like Carl in real life.

4. Mario

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQ6b7PgGXPo&feature=related

He’s not Asian? Really?

5. Futurama

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dw5mkSnqOM8

Bender singing about the San Diego Chargers.

6. The Joker

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4tWmL0OlvQ&feature=related

Good lord, that’s amazing. I would just talk like that all the time.

7. Family Guy

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t926G1FFzL4&feature=related

We’ve all seen Seth Macfarlane do Peter and Stewie before, but still pretty cool.

8. Spongebob

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRV6dxaXcRA

For all the kids out there.

9. Dragonball Z

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8msIE2JSPNU

KAME…KAME….

10. Mass Effect 2

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aC3jH7nBzg&feature=fvw

Kind of a bummer that they don’t have male or female shepard, but still cool to see. I didn’t know Adam Baldwin was in the game.





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23 responses so far

  • http://mindst.worpress.com marss

    omg..Mila Kunis doing Meg….niceeeee!

  • adangeus

    Amazing collection! The simpsons one really cracked me up!

  • zero

    I can’t believe no one has posted a comment on this list. It’s badass!

    I love the DBZ behind the scene. It cracks me up what these guys say about dubbing for anime, it’s alot of screaming. LOL.

    And a last note, the chick playing Miranda looks just like the character in the game except she’s blond. I thought that was interesting.

  • http://paul@unrealitymag.com Paul Tassi

    hah, this was supposed to go up tomorrow. You guys got a sneak peek!

  • Winston Bull

    My goodness, the chick doing the Pikachu voice is adorable(in spite of, or maybe perhaps mostly because of the voice).

  • http://restofthe.net les

    It’s funny when everyone laughed at Yeardley Smith (Lisa Simpson) speak because that is her real voice.

  • zero

    I forgot to include in my previous post, where’s South Park? You can’t have a behind the scene anime/cartoon list without South Park…

  • Blargmanus

    Miranda looks like Yvonne because the character was altered after she came in for her recordings. The producers decided that the voice and the character’s features didn’t mesh will together so they had her face scanned and animated for the character.

  • drainDog

    cool list of characters. http://www.behindthevoiceactors.com is the same as this but has way more actors. its all pics and clips

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  • http://www.jerseyshor3.com jerseyshor3.com

    haha, dragonball z was such an awesome show

  • John

    I can’t believe that Billy West was left off of the list.

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  • toth

    Yvonne Strahovski and Adam Baldwin? All they need is Zachary Levi and it’s a “Chuck” video game.

  • http://www.gamebane.com Bryan Sharp

    My favorite piece of Aqua Teen Hunger Force voice trivia is that Tom Scharpling from The Best Show does the voice of Willie Nelson the attic spider.

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  • Xin

    Yeah, MC Chris!

  • Xin

    #Toth

    You’ll find, of course, that in the Film/video game industry, networking is a serious part of the business. Once you find someone that you work really well with, you generally stick together. If you look at IMDB and look at the things people work on, you can find a lot of times they’re working with the same people on very different project.

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  • http://sirjorge.com/blogx sir jorge

    the aqua teen one is the best

  • http://supersparky.typepad.com/blog SuperSparky

    On Mass Effect 2…

    Um, Adam Baldwin isn’t in the game. That’s Martin Sheen.

  • Rin

    Adam made a Serenity reference. Woot.

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