Blake Shepard

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Blake Shepard
Born (1984-07-23) July 23, 1984 (age 33)
Houston, Texas, U.S.
Other names Blake Shepherd
Occupation Voice actor

Blake Shepard (born July 23, 1984) is an American voice actor who works for anime series at ADV Films, Funimation and Sentai Filmworks. He has provided voices for a number of English-language versions of Japanese anime films; notable credits include Ikki from Amnesia, Yuzuru Otonashi from Angel Beats!, Liberta from La storia della Arcana Famiglia, Agito Wanijima from Air Gear, Godo Kusanagi from Campione!, Kei Takishima from S · A: Special A, Kyosuke Natsume from the Little Busters! series, and Hiro Hiyorimi from Princess Resurrection. Shepard is also an animator, lead singer and guitarist in a band called Electric Attitude.[1]

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

Year Title Role Notes Source
2007 Air Gear Akito/Agito Wanijima [2][3][4]
2014 Amnesia Ikki [5]
2011 Angel Beats Yuzuru Otonashi [6][7][8]
2013 La Storia Della Arcana Famiglia Liberta [9]
2013 Diabolik Lovers Laito Sakamaki [10]
2013 Special A Kei Takishima [11]
2013 Little Busters Kyosuke Natsume also season 2, EX [12]
2012 Princess Resurrection Hiro Hiyorimi [13]
2013 Another Ikuo Takabayashi [14]
2015 Brynhildr in the Darkness Ryota Murakami [15]
2015 Dog and Scissors Kazuhito Harumi [16]
2014 From the New World Mamoru Ito [17] 
2005 Gilgamesh Tatsuya Madoka, Terumichi Madoka [18]
2016 Nanbaka Liang [19]
2016 ReLife Kazuomi Ōga [20]
2017 Chivalry of a Failed Knight Shizuya Kirihara [21]

On August 4, 2017 it was announced that Shepard gives voice to Arata Wataya in Sentai Filmworks' English dub of the adaptation of Yuki Suetsugu's manga series Chihayafuru. The TV anime series first aired in Japan in 2011. Sentai's dub of the first season is scheduled for release, on DVD and Blu-ray, in the United States of America, on September 12, 2017.[22]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Voice Actor Blake Shepard To Hold Benefit Concert". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Destination Anime to Become a Summer Convention in 2015". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  3. ^ "91.8 The Fan's Interview Schedule – Jan. 24-28". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Anime Matsuri Announces 2009 Guests". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Reveals Amnesia English Dub Cast, Release Date". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2017-06-05. 
  6. ^ "Angel Beats English Dub Comes to Anime Network OnDemand in June". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Angel Beats! Dub on Anime Network OnDemand, Sub Online". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  8. ^ "Angel Beats! Complete Collection". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Arcana Famiglia Anime's English Dub Cast Confirmed". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Blake Shepard, Monica Rial Lead Campione! Anime's English Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  11. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Confirms Special A Anime's English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Little Busters! Anime's English Dub Cast Announced". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  13. ^ "Princess Resurrection DVD Complete Collection". Anime News Network. Retrieved December 13, 2016. 
  14. ^ Green, Scott (June 19, 2013). "Sentai Filmworks Announces "Another" English Dub Cast". Crunchyroll. Retrieved December 4, 2015. 
  15. ^ Jones, Kyle (September 3, 2015). "Official Brynhildr in the Darkness English Dub Cast List". sentaifilmworks.com. 
  16. ^ Green, Scott (December 3, 2014). ""Dog & Scissors" English Dub Cast Announced". Crunchyroll. 
  17. ^ "Sentai Filmworks Unveils From the New World English Dub Cast". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 22, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Guest Announcement: Blake Shepard - Delta H Con". deltahcon.com. Retrieved 2017-06-05. 
  19. ^ "Fall 2016 SimulDub™ English Cast Announcements – For The Love of Dubs - Funimation - Blog!". Funimation - Blog!. 2016-10-18. Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  20. ^ "Funimation Reveals English Dub Cast for ReLIFE Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2017-07-26. 
  21. ^ "Chivalry of a Failed Knight English Dub Cast List". Sentai Filmworks. Retrieved 2017-06-17. 
  22. ^ "Chihayafuru English Dub Stars Luci Christian, Adam Gibbs, Blake Shepard". Anime News Network. August 4, 2017. 

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