He also frequently writes dating tips for Neil Strauss, Carlos Xuma, and Singles Warehouse. [3], World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King, "Interesting characters invading Winston-Salem this weekend", "Instagram post by Spike Spencer • Jan 9, 2018 at 6:58am UTC", "Toonami Asia Reveals More Dub Cast for Dragon Ball Super Anime", "Bravely Default Proves The Power Of Character", Don't Kill Your Date (and Other Cooking Tips), Don't Kill Your Date (and Other Cooking Tips, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Spike_Spencer&oldid=997128219, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 30 December 2020, at 03:31. Rei's voice actor believes Rei is attracted to Gendo, Asuka's voice actor believes Shinji will end up with Mari. Franchise: Evangelion. Never seen it, but it looks pretty intriguing and I know it is held in high regard by a lot of people. He is known for his roles in ADV Films dubs of Neon Genesis Evangelion as Shinji Ikari, Martian Successor Nadesico as Akito Tenkawa, and Excel Saga as Gojo Shioji. After the series' first run, Shinji ranked second among "most popular male characters of the moment" in an Animage magazine Grand Prix poll. Uhhh most likely explanation? Charles Forrest "Spike" Spencer is an American actor best known for his voice work in video games, animation, and anime dubs, although he has appeared onscreen in scenes with 4 Academy Award nominees (2 won)-Sandra Bullock, Tommy Lee Jones, Frank Langella, and Alan Bates. Nice! He is the son of Gendo and the late Yui Ikari. His anime character voices tend to be either for timid, shy, or weak characters, or for eccentric and comical ones. To be fair, there’s barely a worthwhile dub outside of Cowboy Bebop and Ghost Stories. I'm happy the person is not being shit on but I dont see why their gender matters. Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database. He is a foodie and has a website called DontKillYourDate.com. Shinji Ikari (碇 シンジ) Age: 14 Birthday: June 6, 2001 Height: 155 cm (5'1") Blood type: A Father: Gendo Ikari Mother: Yui Ikari Guardian: Misato Katsuragi Shinji Ikari is the Third Child ("Third Children" in Japanese), who pilots Unit 01. It's not a half bad dub, more faithful to the original(i;e they don't take as many liberties with the script), which leads to weird things like "4th Children" instead of "4th Child". Neon Genesis Evangelion (新世紀エヴァンゲリオン) is a Japanese animated television series produced by Tatsunoko Productions and Gainax and directed by Hideaki Anno. You also have the need for the actors to match the character’s body language and expressions, which often leads to melodramatic performances that just feel more natural in Japanese than in English. Shinji initially shows a passive and laid-back personality, inheriting such traits from his relaxed life with his sensei. I just started watching this today. Spike Spencer, Actor: Shin seiki Evangelion Gekijô-ban: Air/Magokoro wo, kimi ni. Please don't mess this up like death note. Spencer first landed a supporting role of Prime Minister Mikoshiba in Super Atragon, then a leading role of Takateru in Suikoden Demon Century. Distraught over the death of Kaworu Nagisa, Shinji visits fellow pilot Asuka Langley Soryu in a hospital and masturbates to her comatose body, but regrets it immediately afterwards. You also have the need for the actors to match the character’s body language and expressions, which often leads to melodramatic performances that just feel more natural in Japanese than in English. Voiced most times by Spike Spencer, Megumi Ogata. Looking for information on the anime Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone? Well known and beloved Japanese voice actress, Megumi Ogata ( Shinji Ikari, Yugi Moto and Dark Yugi, Karuma, Tier Harribel), formed a tweet on June 30, 2020, linking to a Yahoo JP article discussing Western voice actors giving up their roles. Because of her husky voice, she is often typecast as either young men and boys or tomboyish females (a famous example of this being Sailor Uranus, a popular character from Sailor Moon known for being a charming tomboy in her civilian form). Shinji was also the sixth-most-popular male character in August 1996, and the … [2] Spencer holds a brownbelt in aikido and a 2nd degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do. Abandoned by his father, Gendo, when he was a toddler, Shinji often ran away from difficult situations. I just think it's cool that they're doing voice work for Evangelion. If you're a fan of mecha, you'll enjoy what they do with this. Asuka Langley Soryu. Yeah but also they removed the gay subtext from the show so. voiced by Allison Keith and 6 others. Sorta? here's how shinji's scream sounds in russianPLEASE NOTEThis video is a parody. The subs have an apparent issue, but I think it's just a translation thing. Outside of that, dubs are lucky to have three or four VAs who are genuinely good. As a pilot, he panics … She used to be affiliated with Aoni Production. Spencer attended the University of Houston for four years. Il vit d'abord avec … He is the driver of shinkalion 500 TYPE EVA. Make sure you comment, rate, & subscribe for more content. Casey Mongillo is an American voice actor who has played roles in animation and video games. He is known for his roles in ADV Films dubs of Neon Genesis Evangelion as Shinji Ikari, Martian Successor Nadesico as Akito Tenkawa, and Excel Saga as Gojo Shioji. Teenager Shinji Ikari is the pilot of Evangelion Unit 01, one of several giant cyborgs designed to fight hostile supernatural entities called Angels. Voices need to match the animation, so English actors need to roughly match the cadence and tone of the original voice actors. A lot of the tropes are thrown on their heads here. Parts of the Yahoo JP write up also seemed to point out the hypocrisy going on in the West as well. Charles Forrest "Spike" Spencer is an American voice actor and columnist best known for dubbing Japanese anime films. In the 1997 Anime Grand Prix, Shinji received about 1,200 votes, more than double those of the second character. Spencer has done additional acting in live-action films and in TV series such as The Big Easy.[2]. Spike Spencer, Casey Mongillo are the English dub voices of Shinji Ikari in Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Megumi Ogata is the Japanese voice. Voiced by: Megumi Ogata (Japanese); Spike Spencer (ADV, Movies and Rebuild), Casey Mongillo (Netflix) (English) Shinji Ikari (碇 シンジ, Ikari Shinji) is the Third Child and the pilot of Unit 01. When he is told to pilot Unit-01, he does so without questioning it, choosing simply to go along with what everyone else says. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I try not to be negative but Netflix has a history of doing this shit. Voice Actor (English): Spike Spencer, Casey Mongillo (Netflix) (Italian): Daniele Raffaeli (Brazilian): Fábio Lucindo (French): Donald Reignoux (Spanish): Victor Ugarte (German): Hannes Maurer , Christian Zeiger (Netflix) Shinji Ikari is the main protagonist of Neon Genesis Evangelion and the designated pilot of Evangelion Unit-01. Like other EVA crossover characters, h e only appears in Episode 31 and the movie. voiced by Spike Spencer and 7 others. Charles Forrest "Spike" Spencer[1] is an American voice actor and columnist best known for dubbing Japanese anime films. Mongillo is best known for portraying lead character Shinji Ikari in the Netflix English dub of Neon Genesis Evangelion in 2019 and also played Shou Suzuki in the dub of Mob Psycho 100 ' s anime adaptation. voiced by Tiffany Grant and 3 others. Dubs not half bad. Shinji Ikari (碇 シンジ Ikari Shinji?) It's that or someone else has the rights to the dub, so they can't use it. He has also performed voice acting for radio, especially commercials. Après la mort de sa mère, il a été abandonné par son père et a vécu onze ans chez son professeur, jusqu'à être appelé à Tokyo-3 pour piloter l'Unité-01 contre les Anges. Yes, the anime dub actor most known for Shinji Ikari wants to be the Mark Hamill of anime.. Megumi started out as a musical actress. [2], Spencer has done commercials for Houston Cellular, Applebee's, Kroger, Chevrolet, and Subway. He is the son of Gendo and the "late" Yui Ikari. Iunno. [2] After doing a number of independent films, he met Amanda Winn-Lee, who suggested he audition for anime English dubbing at ADV Films. Shinji Ikari. [1] Spike and Kim have one child, named Declan, who was born on July 29, 2017. Misato Katsuragi. Voices need to match the animation, so English actors need to roughly match the cadence and tone of the original voice actors. Team Ups Voice Compare Voice Directors Franchises News Top Listings Coming Soon VA Quotes Casting Call Forums. Face to face with his father for the first time in years, 14-year-old Shinji Ikari's average life is irreversibly changed when he is whisked away into the depths of Nerv, and into a harrowing new destiny—he must become the pilot of Evangelion Unit-01 with the fate of mankind on his shoulders. I think they're fine as a VA. Shinji at least sounds more like his Japanese voice who is more feminine sounding. Spencer's dating tips have been featured in USA Today and Men's Health. Shinji is voiced by Spike Spencer in ADV's original dub of the series, and he returned for Funimation's dub of the Rebuild films. He is best known for roles in ADV Films dubs of Neon Genesis Evangelion (as Shinji Ikari ), Martian Successor Nadesico (as Akito Tenkawa), and Excel Saga (as Shioji). Il est le fils de Yui Ikari, une scientifique à la Gehirn, et de Gendo Ikari, le Commandant de la NERV (et anciennement le Chef de la Gehirn). TV Show: Neon Genesis Evangelion. This example is particularly ironic when you consider the fact that Spike Spencer really didn't like playing Shinji, and says that his favorite type of roles are "psychos". The Netflix dub? Spencer also travels the world with his panel, Don't Kill Your Date (and Other Cooking Tips), which teaches Spencer's trademark "food game," giving dating advice for men, cooking tips, and easy dinner recipes. One original voice actor has given their thoughts on the matter. It was broadcast on TV Tokyo from October 4, 1995 to March 27, 1996 and consists of 26 episodes. In the following two years' rankings, he rose to first place. Images of the Shinji Ikari voice actors from the Evangelion franchise. Shinji's character has been popular in Japan. They let the original cast "audition" after backlash, but I suppose they never had plans to bring them back to re-do the dub. Megumi Ogata provides the voice of Shinji Ikari, but you probably didn't know she's been starring in interesting series like Persona 3, Sailor Moon, and Bleach! If you have ever seen *any* opinions by actors and voice actors you'll see that 90% of them they are at a complete loss about the story of whatever they're working on. The ADV dub was a non union thing, while Netflix is union(SAG Aftra). Veteran voice actor Megumi Ogata (Shinji Ikari in Neon Genesis Evangelion, Hanako in Toilet-Bound Hanako-kun) took to Twitter recently to inform fans that the Japanese language dubbing h In August 1996, Spencer was cast as the lead role of Shinji Ikari in Neon Genesis Evangelion. 1 English Voice … Voice Actors Characters TV Shows Movies Video Games Shorts Attractions Commercials. Who do you want to hear next? The 2019 Netflix redub by VSI, made with strong oversight from studio Khara, recasts Shinji with Casey Mongillo. The series follows Shinji Ikari, who is recruited by his father to pilot the giant mech Evangelion in the fight against giant monsters known as Angels in the futuristic city of Tokyo-3. In a post-apocalyptic world, the last remaining human settlement in Japan is the heavily fortified city of Tokyo-3. Rei Ayanami. Though Shinji denies it, he yearns for praise, and he eventually begins to pilot Unit-01 to gain the approval and praise of others, as well as the love of his father. Megumi Ogata finished second in the voice-actor rankings for three years. voiced by Amanda Winn Lee and 6 others. She attended the same classes as Rumi Kasahara and the late Shiho Niiyama. ... the original voice of Shinji Ikari, make a statement regarding the line that Shinji and Kaworu shared: Interesting. There’s also a language barrier, which makes bad acting more obvious in English than in Japanese. Home › Movies ›‹ Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion › Shinji Ikari. It is also because of this that she is sometimes referred as "Aniki" ("Big brother" in Japanese, usually used … Spencer was once married to Kendra Benham, who worked alongside him in Neon Genesis Evangelion as Maya Ibuki. He is voiced by Megumi Ogata. As part of Funimation's goal to get the service of the original voice actors from shows and movies they acquired distributing rights for, Spencer reprised Shinji in the movies. Main Neon Genesis Evangelion Cast. [2] Spencer is married to entrepreneur, Kim MacKenzie, as of October 4, 2014. Shinji Ikari (en japonais : 碇 シンジ ()) est le personnage principal de la série d'animation japonaise Neon Genesis Evangelion, de son film conclusif The End of Evangelion et de la tétralogie cinématographique Rebuild of Evangelion.Il apparaît également dans les nombreuses adaptations en manga et jeu vidéo que la série a connu depuis sa création en 1995. Not trying to imply that anime have sub-par acting, but poor acting is easier to spot in dubs, even if it’s on roughly the same level as the original. Shinji Ikari. Who cares, the voice work is awful for Shinji, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the transgender community, **Transgender news, issues, and discussion**, Press J to jump to the feed. Why did they do another voice over? I honestly don't think so. He has also performed voice acting for radio, especially commercials. Shinji's voice actor couldn't for the life of her understand why Shinji would run away again in Episode 19. Shinji Ikari is a minor character in Shinkansen Henkei Robo Shinkalion THE ANIMATION and the main character of Neon Genesis Evangelion. After ADV Films' collapse, Funimation acquired the rights to the Rebuild of Evangelion movies. Spike Spencer, Shinji Ikari's English voice actor. It'd only matter if the assumption was that nonbinary people can't be good at things which I don't think anyone believes. Who's your favorite Ryoki Kaji voice? 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