Japanese Fans Choose Top 20 Male Voice Actors Of 2023

Top male voice actors of 2023

The annual Anime! Anime! General Election has unveiled the winners of the “Most Recommended Male Voice Actor” of 2023 on Dec 29, 2023.

The survey period spanned from Nov 15, 2023, to Dec 15, 2023, during which over 3,000 anime fans participated. With a majority of female respondents, accounting for approximately 65%, with 35% being male, the survey captured the sentiments of a diverse audience ranging from those under 19 to individuals in their 40s.

Participants were asked to identify the voice actors who left a lasting impression, whether through their roles in various anime or their appearances in other forms of entertainment. The criteria ranged from the most active and impactful voice actor of the year to the one fans found themselves recommending the most.

Checkout the top 20 most recommended male voice actors of 2023 below:

20. Takahiro Sakurai

Takahiro Sakurai

Notable roles: Kenjaku / Suguru Geto in Jujutsu Kaisen, Giyu Tomioka in Demon Slayer, Reigen Arataka in Mob Psycho

19. Akira Kamiya

Akira Kamiya

Notable roles: Ryo Saeba in City Hunter, Suguru Kinniku in Kinnikuman, Kenshiro in Fist Of The North Star

18. Natsuki Hanae

Natsuki Hanae

Notable roles: Tanjiro in Demon Slayer, Kaneki in Tokyo Ghoul, Kousei Arima in Your Lie In April

17. Yuichiro Umehara

Yuichiro Umehara

Notable Roles: Goblin Slayer in Goblin Slayer, Seiya in Cautious Hero, Anos Voldigoad in The Mistfit Of Demon King Academy

16. Tomokazu Sugita

Tomokazu Sugita

Notable Roles: Gintoki in Gimtama, Joseph Joestar in Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, Escanor in Seven Deadly Sins

15. Kaito Ishikawa

Kaito Ishikawa

Notable Roles: Sakuta in Bunny Girl Senpai, Genos in One Punch Man, Tobio Kageyama in Haikyuu

14. Kengo Kawanishi

Kengo Kawanishi

Notable Roles: Muichirou in Demon Slayer, Gen in Dr. Stone, Rei in March Comes In Like A Lion

13. Nobuhiko Okamoto

Nobuhiko Okamoto

Notable Roles: Bakugo in MHA, Takumi Usui in Kaichou Wa Maid-Sama, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist

12. Junya Enoki

Junya Enoki

Notable Roles: Yuji Itadori in Jujutsu Kaisen, Nasa in Tonikaku Kawaii, Naoya in Girlfriend Girlfriend

11. Takuya Eguchi

Takuya Eguchi

Notable Roles: Loid in Spy x Family, Takeo in Ore Monogatari, Hachiman in Oregairu

10. Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Yoshitsugu Matsuoka

Notable Roles: Kirito in Sword Art Online, Inosuke in Demon Slayer, Yukihra Soma in Food Wars

9. Takeo Otsuka

Takeo Otsuka

Notable Roles: Aqua in Oshi No Ko, Jinshi in The Apothecary Diaries

8. Koki Uchiyama

Koki Uchiyama

Notable Roles: Miyamura in Horimiya, Meruem in Hunter x Hunter, Toge Inumaki in Jujutsu Kaisen

7. Chiaki Kobayashi

Chiaki Kobayashi

Notable Roles: Gabimaru in Jigokuraku, Mash in Mashle, Asakaze in Sonny Boy

6. Ayumu Murase

Ayumu Murase

Notable Roles: Hinata in Haikyuu, Kage in Ranking Of Kings, Iruma in Welcome To Demon School Iruma Kun

5. Hiroshi Kamiya

Hiroshi Kamiya

Notable Roles: Levi in Attack On Titan, Yato in Noragami, Law in One Piece

4. Yuuki Kaji

Yuuki Kaji

Notable Roles: Eren in Attack On Titan, Todoroki in MHA, Meliodas in Seven Deadly Sins

3. Kenjiro Tsuda

Kenjiro Tsuda

Notable Roles: Nanami in Jujutsu Kaisen, Kishibe in Chainsaw Man, Manji in Blade Of The Immortal

2. Yuichi Nakamura

Yuichi Nakamura

Notable Roles: Gojo Satoru in Jujutsu Kaisen, Gray in Fairy Tail, Shigure Soma in Fruits Basket

1. Mamoru Miyano

Mamoru Miyano

Notable Roles: Light in Death Note, Osamu Dazai in Bungou Stray Dogs, Rintaro Okabe in Steins; Gate, Chrollo Lucilfer in Hunter x Hunter, Tsukiyama in Tokyo Ghoul

Source: Anime!Anime!

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