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Joshua Seth

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Joshua Seth
Joshua Freedman[1]
Occupation(s)Voice actor, comedian, author, motivational speaker
Years active1988–present
AgentKey Artist Group

Joshua Seth is an American voice actor, comedian, motivational speaker, and author.


Seth was born in Kent, Ohio. After graduating from Theodore Roosevelt High School in 1987, he went to New York University Tisch School of the Arts and received his BFA in 1991.[1][2] As a child, Seth attended several experimental programs at Kent State University where he was admitted at the age of eight. Later, he attended Hampshire College and the New York University's film school Tisch School of the Arts where he trained as a performing artist. He has voiced many popular anime characters, including Taichi "Tai" Kamiya in Digimon Adventure series. He was the announcer of "Kids WB's Aftertoons Show" block and "Saturdays: Unleashed" block.

He retired from voice acting in 2006 to focus on his other works.

From 2006 to 2020, Seth toured the world as a mentalist and magician. He has won awards from Hollywoodʼs Magic Castle, appeared in five of his own TV specials in Japan and South Korea and performed at over 2,000 events in over 30 countries.

Between 2016 and 2018, he came out of voice acting retirement to star in all of the Digimon Adventure tri. movies, recorded in Hollywood, CA.[3] He then reprised his role in Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna in 2020.

He returned to non Digimon voice acting (having retired from voice acting, with the exception of Digimon) in December 2022 with the role of Kaneda in The Prince of Tennis.[4]

Seth is also motivational speaker and the author of a book on peak performance called Finding Focus In A Changing World.

He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida.[5]


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  1. ^ a b Berko, Ray (January 2011). "Joshua Seth: From Kent to Hollywood to PlayhouseSquare". CoolCleveland. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
  2. ^ Kallio, Chris (March 26, 2008). "Hilarious hypnotism". KentWired. Archived from the original on December 21, 2014. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
  3. ^ a b AWN Staff Editor. "Toei Animation Announces Voice Cast for U.S. Release of New 'Digimon' Feature". Anime World Network. AWN, Inc. Retrieved 9 August 2016. {{cite web}}: |author= has generic name (help)
  4. ^ [@joshuaseth ROLE ANNOUNCEMENT I’m the English voice of Kaneda in PRINCE OF TENNIS on #Crunchyroll! This show marks my return to voice acting after a very long break, so thanks to @SoundCadence @MikeHaimoto and @itsmorphytime for getting me back in the game ]
  5. ^ "About". Retrieved 4 February 2018.
  6. ^ "I Hate Wedding Veils!". Saint Tail – Volume 2 (DVD). Episode 4. Tokyopop. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Language Cast.
  7. ^ Anime News Network: "Celebrating 20th Anniv. of Digimon, Shout! Factory to Release Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna on Blu-ray and DVD July 7, 2020"
  8. ^ a b c "Joshua Seth (visual voices guide)". Behind The Voice Actors. Retrieved 20 August 2021.

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