Female Japanese voice actors are now treated like idols.

Some like Nana Mizuki have a hit single with TM revolution titled ‘Preserved Roses’ while some like Kana Hanazawa have legions of adoring fans. Some were even caught up in a big scandal like Aya Hirano. The thing is the girls get a lot of attention, but what about the guys?

Japanese anime website Anime One has recently conducted a survey and asked people who their favorite male voice actors are. The voting ended last June 27 and the results are now in. With a total of 9162 votes counted and everyone (including people outside Japan) allowed to vote, here are your most popular male voice actors for the first half of 2013:

#21- Nobuhiko Okamoto- 242 votes

(Accelerator from ‘To Aru Majutsu no Index’ and Usui Takumi from ‘Kaichou wa Maid-sama!’)

#20- Kenichi Suzumura- 248 votes

(Shinn Asuka from ‘Gundam Seed Destiny’ and Ash Roller from ‘Accel World’)

#19- Takahiro Sakurai- 282 votes

(Suzaku Kururugi from ‘Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion’ and Bit Cloud from ‘Zoids New Century’)

#18- Sugita Tomokazu- 297 votes

(Gintoki Sakata from ’Gintama’ and Switch from ‘Sket Dance’)

#17- Hiroaki Hirata- 323 votes

(Sanji from ‘One Piece’ and Kotetsu T. “Wild Tiger” Kaburagi from ‘Tiger & Bunny’)

#15/16- Mamoru Miyano- 330 votes

(Rintarou Okabe from ‘Steins; Gate’ and Setsuna F. Seiei from ‘Mobile Suit Gundam 00’)

#15/16- Kazuya Nakai- 330 votes

(Zoro Roronoa from ‘One Piece’ and Date Masamune from ‘Sengoku no Basara’)

#14- Kōji Yusa- 338 votes

(Sanosuke Harada from ‘Hakuouki’ and Jolly from ‘Arcana Famiglia’)

#13- Junichi Suwabe- 343 votes

(Grimjow from ‘Bleach’, Archer from ‘Fate/ Stay Night’ and Ren Jinguuji from ‘Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000%’)

#12- Ryohei Kimura- 361 votes

(Kodaka Hasegawa from ‘Haganai’, Ryouta Kise from ‘Kuroko no Basket’ and L-Elf from ‘Valvrave the Liberator’)

#11- Yoshimasa Hosoya- 401 votes

(Arata Wataya from ‘Chihayaruru’ and Masrur from ‘Magi’)’


#10- Akira Ishida – 446 votes

(Athrun Zala from ‘Gundam Seed’, Gaara from ‘Naruto’ and Chrno from ‘Chrno Crusade’)

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#9- Yuichi Nakamura- 447 votes

(Gray Fullbuster from ‘Fairy Tail’, Kyousuke Kousaka from ‘Oreimo’ and Graham Aker from ‘Mobile Suit Gundam 00’)

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#8- Ryōta Ōsaka- 455 votes

(Haruto Tokishima from ‘Valvrave the Liberator’ and Maou Sadao from ‘Hataraku Maou-Sama!’)


#7- Yuuki Ono- 524 votes

(Alsiel from ‘Hataraku Maou-Sama!’ and Taiga Kagami from ‘Kuroko no Basket’)

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#6- Jun Fukuyama- 525 votes

(Lelouch Vi Britannia from ‘Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion’ and Mariandale from ‘Ixion Saga DT’)

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#5- Hiro Shimono- 561 votes

(Akihisa Yoshii from ‘Bakatest‘, Shu Kurusu from ‘Uta no☆Prince-sama♪ Maji Love 1000%‘ and Keima Katsuragi from ‘The World God Only Knows‘)

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#4- Daisuke Ono- 628 votes

(Shizuo Heiwajima from ‘Durarara!’, Kuroh Yatogami from ‘K’ and Yuuya Bridges from ‘Muv-Luv Alternative: Total Eclipse‘)

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#3 Yuki Kaji- 639 votes

(Issei Hyoudo from ‘High School DXD’, Alibaba Saluja from ‘Magi’ and Haruyuki Arita from ‘Accel World‘)

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#2 Takehito Koyasu- 683 votes

(Kururu from ‘Sargent  Keroro’, Mu La Flaga from ‘Gundam Seed‘ and Zechs Marquise from ‘Gundam Wing’)

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#1 Kamiya Hiroshi- 759 votes

(Yuuta Takemoto from ‘Honey and Clover‘, Yuzuru Otonashi from ‘Angel Beats!’, Izaya Orihara from ‘Durarara!’ and Tieria Erde from ‘Gundam 00′)

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Do you agree? Do you think someone else should be included in the list?


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