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Fruits Basket Star Added to Anime Central

Jerry Jewell
Jerry Jewell

Anime Central has announced that it will host American Voice Actor and ADR Director Jerry Jewel at this year’s event.

With almost 200 credits to his name, Jerry can be heard in a wide variety of shows.  He’s probably best known for his roles as Kyo Sohma in Fruits Basket, (a role he will be reprising in the 2019 reboot beginning in April), Jimmy Kudo in Case Closed, Barry the Chopper/Number 66 in Fullmetal Alchemist, Russia in Hetalia: Axis Powers, Lau in Black Butler and Victor Nikiforov in Yuri!! on Ice.

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Fruits Basket (2001)

He can currently be heard as Principal Nezu in My Hero: Academia and Moblit Berner in Attack on Titan.

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Principal Nezu

Other popular roles include Lyon in Fairy Tail, Claire Stanfield in Baccano!, Taira in Beck: Mongolian Chop Squad, Kaworu Nagisa in the Evangelion movies: 1.0, 2.0 and 3.0, Happiness Bunny in Shin-Chan, Rin Tsuchimi in Shuffle, Aion in Show By Rock!!, Momotaro Mikoshiba in Free! Eternal Summer, Yuma Isogai in Assassination Classroom, Kusuo Saiki in (The) Disastrous Life of Saiki K, and as Usagi in Jūni Taisen: Zodiac War, Dragon Ball, Ouran High School Host Club, One Piece, Soul Eater and a lot of other things that he may or may not remember or admit to.

Having worked as a voice actor for FUNimation since 2001, Jerry took on a different role in 2011, that of ADR Director.  His first show was Blood C, followed by Shakugan no Shana III, Toriko, We Without Wings, Senran Kagura, Kamisama Kiss, A Certain Scientific Railgun S, episodes 313 – 324 of One Piece, Is This a Zombie?, Free! Eternal Summer and Orange, and more recently Star Blazers: 2199 & 2202.

He will also reprise his role in the Fruits Basket Reboot as Kyo Shohma along with many of the other original U.S. voice actors.

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