Interest 100 Voice Actors, Actresses Choose Best in Professionposted on 2011-08-27 10:45 EDT by Egan Loo
Top 25 listed by TV Asahi program Onegai! Ranking Gold
The TV Asahi program Onegai! Ranking Gold aired an episode on Saturday with a segment on "amazing" voice actors and actresses. The program asked 100 popular voice actors and actresses about who they thought was really the most amazing person in their profession. The following are the top 25 responses:
1. Kouichi Yamadera (Neon Genesis Evangelion) 2. Masako Nozawa (Dragon Ball Z) 3. Mayumi Tanaka (One Piece) 4. Shigeru Chiba (Highschool! Kimengumi) 5. Jouji Yanami (Yatterman) 6. Ichirô Nagai (Yawara) 7. Norio Wakamoto (Dragon Ball) 8. Megumi Hayashibara (Neon Genesis Evangelion) 9. Minami Takayama (Digimon Xros Wars) 10. Akiko Yajima (Crayon Shin-chan) 11. Kazuya Nakai (Nodame Cantabile) 12. Hideyuki Tanaka (Kinnikuman) 13. Hiroaki Hirata (One Piece) 14. Akio Ohtsuka (Tanoshii Moomin Ikka) 14. Takeshi Kusao (Slam Dunk) 16. Kenji Utsumi (Dr. Slump Arale-Chan) 17. Kenichi Ogata (Ninja Hattori-kun) 17. Ryusei Nakao (Dragon Ball Z) 19. Akira Kamiya (Kinnikuman) 20. Ikue Ohtani (Pokémon) 21. Chika Sakamoto (Heisei Tensai Bakabon) 22. Yuji Mitsuya (Touch) 23. Kappei Yamaguchi (One Piece) 23. Noriko Hidaka (Touch) 25. Kazuko Sugiyama (Heidi)
[Via Moe Ota-News Sokuhō]
Update: After TV Asahi revealed the ranking chart, fans noted that Minami Takayama, Kazuya Nakai, and Hideyuki Tanaka are known for their roles in Detective Conan, One Piece, and Dokaben, respectively.