One Piece and Naruto both are colossal figures in the world of manga and animation, therefore it’s not surprising that these giants have overlapping voice actors. Both franchises have achieved iconic statuses and engraved themselves in the minds and hearts of fans for years. Below we have compiled the seven most beloved characters from One Piece and Naruto staking the same talented voice actors.
1. Voice of Naruto Uzumaki from Naruto and Sabo from One Piece
Junko Takeuchi is renowned for her voice acting talents in portraying Naruto Uzumaki but did you know her iconic talents also encompass portraying the enigmatic Sabo, the second commander of the Revolutionary Army? In the Dressrosa Arc, Luffy reunites with Sabo who everybody thought died in his childhood. Sabo carries Ace’s legacy as he consumed his Devil Fruit, the Mera Mera no Mi and his bounty is 602,000,000.
2. Voice of Sasuke Uchiha and Vinsmoke Ichiji
Noriaki Sugiyama is one of the most gifted voice actors of all time. He is mostly recognized works include Sasuke Uchiha’s voice actor. Yet only a few know that he has also contributed as the voice of Vinsmoke Ichiji, the eldest brother of Sanji and the heir to the Germa 66 throne.
3. Voice of Kurama and Kaido
Tessho Genda has bestowed his voice to the two most prominent roles encompassing Kiado the Beast to the Kurama the Nine-Tails. Whilst Kurama stands as one of the renowned performances of Genda, an impromptu for Kaido is no joke either. It has achieved the same level of appreciation worldwide.
4. Voice of Hinata and Hiyori
Nana Mizuki is a veteran of this industry lending her voice to the most significant characters Kozuki Hiyori from Wano Arc and Hinata Hyuga. Hinata Hyuga is the most notable role for Mizuki staggering her to emerge from the shadows within the field.
5. Voice of Kaguya and Big Mom
Mami Koyama has successfully showcased her vocal prowess as Charlotte Linlin (Big Mom) in the saga. Big Mom is one of the commanding Four Emperors of the sea and the leader of the Big Mom pirates. Yet only a few are aware that Koyama has seamlessly contributed to the voice of Kaguya Otsutsuki, a Matriarch. Kaguya debuts for the first time in Naruto: Shippuden in an exceptional dual performance.
6. Voice of Sanji and Genma Shiranui
Hiroki Hirata’s most distinct work is of lending her amazing voice to Vinsmoke Sanji, the chef and one of the chief commanders of our beloved Straw Hat pirates. Sanji is a culinary expert and perceives discovering the mythical All Blue. Hirata’s other prominent role is as the voice of Genma Shiranui in Naruto, a special Jonin serving directly as a guardian under the Hokage.
7. Voice of Gaara and Cavendish
Akira Ishida’s most renowned role is in lending his voice to Gaara, the Fifth Kazekage. But did you know that his amazing vocal skills encompass portraying Cavendish as well as his alter ego, Hakuba? Both the roles are amazing contrasting and Ishida does justice to the characters well.
In the realm of animation and manga, the fusion of voice actors by the towering giants is truly captivating. Both have iconic significance in the fandom, they have captivated the minds and hearts of the entire world, and a very large part is played by the narratives and voice actors. Drawing the curtains, the seven most beloved voice actors from both universes symbolize harmonious bridges of celebrating narration.