February 24, 1986
West Hills, California
|Agent||Abrams Artists Agency|
|Notable credit(s)||Attack on Titan
as Eren Jaeger
Sword Art Online
as Kirigaya Kazuto
as Rin Okumura
as Masaomi Kida
|Family||Debbie Rothstein (mother)
Bob Papenbrook (father)
Bryce Austin Papenbrook (born February 24, 1986) is an American voice actor, he is the son of Bob Papenbrook (the voice for Rito Revolto on Power Rangers). He has done voice work for Viz Media, Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment and Studiopolis and has performed the voices for several anime roles and is noted for his roles as Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Kirito in Sword Art Online, Masaomi Kida in Durarara!!, and Eren Jaeger in Attack on Titan.
Early life and education
Bryce Austin Papenbrook was born in West Hills, California on February 24, 1986. He is the son of Debbie Rothstein and Bob Papenbrook, both of whom are also voice actors. He graduated from UCLA in 2007 with a degree in Political Science and a minor in Philosophy. His passion for acting started while watching his father work at the age of 8. Like his parents, Papenbrook has done voices primarily in anime dubbing and video games.[better source needed]
Papenbrook has trained in the martial arts for over 16 years, and holds a fourth-degree black belt. He began training in the Chuck Norris system of Tang Soo Do (also known as American Tang Soo Do) under his original instructor Steve Clark. Later he would train and receive his fourth-degree black belt in the system under Clark’s instructor, former Chuck Norris black belt Dennis Ichikawa. Papenbrook would go on to become a 3-time kickboxing champion with over 60 fights to his credit. He has been a kickboxing instructor for over 11 years at the House of Champions Academy of Martial Arts in Van Nuys, California.
- .hack//Legend of the Twilight – Shugo Kunisaki
- A Lull in the Sea - Kaname Isaki
- Ah My Buddha – Ikko Satonaka
- Aldnoah.Zero - Calm Craftman
- Attack on Titan – Eren Jaeger
- B-Daman CrossFire – Basara Kurochi
- BlazBlue Alter Memory – Takamagahara
- Bleach – Ryuzaburo (Ep. 312)
- Blood Lad – Staz Charlie Blood
- Blue Exorcist – Rin Okumura
- Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo – Patchbobo
- Buso Renkin – Shusui Hayasaka
- Cowboy Bebop – Orphan
- Danganronpa: The Animation - Makoto Naegi
- The Dog of Flanders – Orphan
- Durarara!! – Masaomi Kida
- Eiken – Densuke Mifune
- Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works - Shirou Emiya
- First Squad – Valya
- Green Green – Yuusuke Takasaki
- Inazuma Eleven – Gouenji Shuuya/Axel Blaze
- Jojo's Bizarre Adventure - Caesar Zeppeli
- Kamisama Kiss 2 – Suiro
- Kanokon – Omi Kiriyama
- Kekkaishi – Hiromu Tabata
- MÄR – Jack
- Marvel Anime: Blade – Edgar Frost (Ep. 10)
- Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison – Muku
- Noein – Isami Fujiwara
- Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan series – Kappa, Ryota Nekko
- Pokémon Origins – Red
- Sailor Moon – Kijin Shinokawa (Ep. 17, Viz dub)
- Someday's Dreamers – Go 'Smiley' Kato
- Soul Eater Not! – Clay Sizemore
- Space Dandy – Ukuleleman (Ep. 15)
- Sword Art Online – Kazuto "Kirito" Kirigaya
- Tenkai Knights – Chooki Mason / Lydendor
- Trigun – Vash the Stampede (Young)
- Vampire Knight series – Hanabusa Aido
- Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk – Ernie Lyttelton
- Ar tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel – Aoto
- Bravely Default – Tiz Arrior
- Call of Duty: Ghosts – Additional voices
- Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc – Makoto Naegi
- Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair – Nagito Komaeda, Makoto Naegi
- Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls – Nagito Komaeda, Makoto Naegi
- Dissidia Final Fantasy – Zidane Tribal
- Dissidia 012 Final Fantasy – Zidane Tribal
- Drakengard 3 – Additional voices
- Dynasty Warriors series – Guan Ping
- Earth Defense Force 2025 – Ranger 27
- Fire Emblem Awakening – Henry
- Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – Machina Kunagiri
- Inazuma Eleven – Axel Blaze
- MapleStory – Keene
- Mind Zero – Nobuhiko Watanabe
- Lego Jurassic World – Additional voices
- Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII – Additional voices
- Lost Planet 2 – Various
- Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures – Inky
- Palace Pets – Sultan
- Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth – Theodore
- Radiata Stories – Jack Russell
- Rune Factory 4 – Lest
- Saints Row 3 – Multiple Voices
- Saints Row 4 – The Voices of Virtual Steelport
- Shin Megami Tensei IV – Issachar
- Skylanders: Trap Team – Additional voices
- Star Ocean: First Departure – Dorne Murtough
- Tales of Graces – Asbel Lhant
- The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky - Agate Crosner
- Trinity Universe – Lucius
- Warriors Orochi series – Guan Ping
- Wild Arms XF – Levin
- Ys: Memories of Celceta – Adol Christin, Panza
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- Square Enix. "Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII". Scene: Closing credits, 5 minutes in, Voice Actors, Additional Voices.
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