Naruto Uzumaki is voiced by Junko Takeuchi who is part of the Japanese casting and Maile Flanagan who is part of the English casting for Naruto and Naruto Shippuden.
Both these Voice actresses have done a phenomenal job of voicing our most beloved and favorite character Naruto and here is some more information on them to enlighten our dear readers.
|DOB||5th April 1972|
|Other roles||Gumball Watterson (The amazing world of a gumball). Red (Pokemon), Akamaru(Naruto), Naruto Uzumaki( Naruto), Satory(Mamuro) Endo(Inazuma Irebun), Gon Freecss(Hunter x Hunter)|
Junko Takeuchi was born on 5th April 1972 and she works as a voice actress and Japanese actress. She has been known to voice young male characters who usually have goofy and bubbly personalities.
She is the youngest of three children and as a child, she studied ballet and piano for seven and a half years. She enrolled in 1991 at Nihon University, College of Art but dropped out two years later. For several years she worked as a shoe salesperson and gave piano lessons at a private school in Tokyo. Her first-word choice was that she wanted to work in a bank office. In 1996 she joined a theater where she had several stage appearances.
She, later on, married a fellow voice actor Kenji Hamada on the 14th of July, 2006. They had their child in 2012 and in December, the agency Takeuchi worked for released a blog stating that she would be on hiatus for a while. A few days later Takeuchi replied to that blog stating that she was pregnant and was due in the spring of 2017.
|DOB||19th May 1965|
|Other roles||Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto), Astro boy, Lucky (Rango)Aarvark’s mom (Ice Age: Dawn of the dinosaurs)|
Flanagan was born on 19th May 1965 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Flanagan passed out with a degree in political science concentrating in history and mathematics from Boston College.
Flanagan moved to Minneapolis and worked in theater and did stand-up comedy. Flanagan's first major voice role in animation was as the Piggley Winks in Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks for which she was nominated for an Annie Award in 2005. In the same year, she was cast as Naruto Uzumaki’s English voice for the dub version of Naruto, she has voiced the kid, teen, and adult incarnations of Naruto. She also earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in an Animated Program for her performance in Jakers! The Adventures of Piggley Winks in 2006.
A. Yes, Junko Takeuchi also voiced young Sabo from One piece.
A. Junko Takeuchi’s current age is 50 years.
A. To speak like Naruto try using his catchphrase ‘Dattebayo’. It doesn’t have any literal Japanese or English translation but it emphasizes his speech which portrays a mischievous quality
A. When she first auditioned for the job, she had no clue who Naruto was. After she got the role, she Googled him and then realized how huge her role was going to be and that she had to do her best.
A. Yes, Maile Flanagan also voices Principal Perry from Disney XD’s Lab Rats.
A. After making her film debut in the farcical road comedy ‘Overnight Delivery’. Maile Flanagan appeared in ‘The Office’ in which she played the role of cubicle worker Phyllis’s twin sister.