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Young Kenichi Shirahama
Josh Grelle

Josh Grelle

Date Of Birth: Nov 2, 1985
Voice Over Language: English

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Credited Roles On BTVA: 141






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The Ear of One
said at 12:58 PM on Sat May 2 2015
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just read on animenewsnetwork that he is one of the two that will replace Scott Frreeman in High School DxD Season 3 as Issei Hyoudou.
cant say I like that, but then again I know JG flar in roles and he is used to pervet characters. But, ah never mind. some will see.
said at 9:01 PM on Fri Mar 27 2015
Well I guess I have made my personal choice for choice for the Persona 5 mc or Potter-kun.
said at 9:03 PM on Fri Mar 27 2015
@Spiralpower1620 *choice for* x1
Jared Delgado
said at 4:45 PM on Sat Mar 21 2015
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I don't quite understand the appeal many fans have for Vic Mignogna or Todd Haberkorn (possibly because of the fact that they perform many of their fans' favorite characters), but Josh Grelle has shown to be insanely skilled and polite to his fanbase, even if he doesn't have the best characters.
said at 8:12 AM on Fri Feb 13 2015
Izayoi is finally on this page! My younger brother and I love Problem Children so much. We watched all of the episodes during Thanksgiving break. Seriously, check it out, it doesn't disappoint at all.
Jared Delgado
said at 3:44 PM on Mon Dec 15 2014
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Did anyone knew that he was the original voice for Simon on Gurren Lagann, back when Sentai Filmworks (formerly ADV Films) had the rights to the show before they lost them to Bandai Entertainment. still, even if it was for only five episodes, according to him, I'm pretty sure he enjoyed what little time he had to actually perform the role.
said at 6:40 PM on Sun Nov 23 2014
I'll never understand the hate this guy gets for being Armin but honestly I think josh did an awesome job as Armin. Dub version of AOT was good overall, not great but good=)
Jared Delgado
said at 7:11 PM on Fri Nov 21 2014
I was watching Fairy Tail to hear the new dubs and I find out he's the voice of Blacksnake. I honestly didn't see that one coming.
said at 3:55 PM on Sun Nov 2 2014
Jared Delgado
said at 4:42 PM on Sun Nov 2 2014
@spider-batmanx12 Waht's PF?
said at 3:31 PM on Sat Nov 8 2014
@Jared Delgado Personal favorite.
said at 3:05 PM on Sun Nov 2 2014
Happy Birthday Joshua. I want hear his dubbed Sima Shi.
said at 9:26 AM on Sun Nov 2 2014
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Happy Birthday Josh, You really rock as Armin, Ludger, Sima Shi, Kenichi, Ox Ford, Ichika, Yukiteru Amano and Sadao Maou.
Jared Delgado
said at 2:59 AM on Sun Nov 2 2014
Happy Birthday, Josh. Ever since I've heard him as Kenichi and a few minor roles, I knew that he was going to stand out later on. And he did a darn good job as Armin, Ginoza, Oscar, Ludger, Victor and Thomas.
said at 8:54 PM on Sat Oct 4 2014
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I may have cried laughing at the fact that Armin and Ginoza are voiced by the same actor
said at 11:00 PM on Mon Sep 29 2014
Just heard him in neverending nightmares.
Haunting stuff
Jared Delgado
said at 4:52 PM on Fri Oct 10 2014
@Spiralpower1620 Yeah, only he and a few others are capable of screaming in horror like that.
Jared Delgado
said at 8:31 AM on Tue Sep 9 2014
Enjoying him so far as Ludger, although I wish he could speak more.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:31 AM on Tue Sep 9 2014
@Jared Delgado Ludger can actually have full dialogue in a New Game Plus runthrough.
said at 7:25 PM on Tue Jul 15 2014
Kenichi, Akihisa, and Armin. His three best roles and their all relatable, caring, and fantastic/powerful followed by charismatic, authentic, and amazingly talented voice.
said at 10:41 PM on Mon Jul 14 2014
This guy did an excellent job as Armin no doubts
said at 12:00 PM on Mon Jun 2 2014
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When I first heard that Josh would voice Armin, I was doubtful that he could pull it off.

But after episode 5, I laid my doubts to rest. He was excellent in that episode, and I can't wait to see how he fares in the future episodes.
said at 6:48 PM on Sun Jun 1 2014
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I'm so happy that he's armin. To my opinion, I was gonna think that armin's voice would sound a bit wierd, but then I heard this guy do it and to MY opinion, I thought he did excellent.
(Especially his scream in episode 5, HOLY CRAP!!)
Heartfilia Mage 721
said at 4:48 PM on Sun Jun 1 2014
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He won me over as a fan with Armin. His scream in episode 5 was so intense.
said at 6:47 PM on Sun Jun 1 2014
@Heartfilia Mage 721

I know right?! His scream was insane O_O
Heartfilia Mage 721
said at 7:29 PM on Sun Jun 1 2014
@PinkyBunnyChu I can say that his scream surpassed the original's no lie.
said at 6:51 PM on Sun May 4 2014
I pray he does a good job as Ludger
Charles Goodshow
said at 9:34 AM on Tue Mar 18 2014
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Extremely disappointed that he's Armin. My second favorite character isn't going to be done justice.
said at 2:12 PM on Mon Mar 17 2014
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You have so much emotion in your voice dude, INSPIRATION I HAVE!
said at 8:52 AM on Fri Mar 14 2014
huh, dissapointed that you're not eren. but armin is a great role too. hope everyone will be happy about micah or aaron being eren. it'd be pretty weird if todd haberkorn gets csasted.
said at 9:02 AM on Fri Mar 14 2014
@spider-batmanx12 Oh god I hope it's not Todd, The fact I haven't heard of any of the voice actors for AOT means I'll be surprise and interested in hearing them. But Todd is overrated now.
said at 9:10 AM on Fri Mar 14 2014
@BlackSwordfish2419 i like todd and i heared him in characters like ren but his voice just doesn't fit for eren. maybe jason liebrecht or any other LA VAs mike mcfarland hires to work there. i'd be surprised if it is yuri lowenthal like everyone wanted considering the fact that it looks like his LA work is very busy
said at 8:23 AM on Mon Dec 23 2013
if josh moves to LA, he'd be perfect for some additonal voice roles for marvel. he'd be perfect for:

mutants being interrogated by humans

mutants in the brotherhood

mutants in the x-men academy

students in midtown high




super skrulls

the purifiers

hydra agents

S.H.I.E.L.D. agents

H.A.M.M.E.R. agents

the goblin gang

kingpin's goons

spider slayers



the zodiacs

A.I.M. agents


the hand



symbiote hosts

i mean josh seems like a marvel guy
said at 5:56 PM on Tue Feb 25 2014
@spider-batmanx12 Could serve as an alternative to Yuri Lowenthal, given that both have a very similar voice range.
said at 8:04 AM on Wed Feb 26 2014
@Domayv I think he sounds like Jason spisak. But it would be interesting to see how he interacts with yuri seeing as how he is almost to the point in moving to LA.
said at 11:13 PM on Sun Dec 22 2013
i hope he voices eren jaeger in the future
said at 12:11 AM on Mon Dec 23 2013

Wow REALLY! You've only suggested this at least 20 times around this site...

You're going to be heart broken if he doesn't get the role aren't you?

As for what I think, sure he might be a good fit but I wouldn't be surprised if a lesser known VA gets the part instead.

Grelle is a great actor but his voice is also very recognizable. Assuming ADR Directors and Producers care about their work it wouldn't be wise to have too many well known characters sound similar if they're voiced by the same person.

Kenichi Shirahama is without a doubt Grelle's most famous role so far and definitely a breakthrough for his career (no I'm not making this up; this is the consensus among fans of his and even he's acknowledged it).

If Grelle's Eren is just going to sound like Kenichi, for me it makes his Kenichi performance less unique and special.

Though if Grelle does voice Eren hopefully it's something new. Despite my username I'm actually not that easy to please for most things. :)
said at 8:11 AM on Mon Dec 23 2013
@Mr_Ecchi_Man well, yeah. i mean from the work i've seen, josh is the only one in my mind for funimation to give eren so much power and emotion and i might be right if funimation might make josh the next big thing in funimation like todd haberkorn.

heck, josh is also a big fan of the anime so i believe he'll capture the emotion of eren. and if he doesn't get the role instead of the newbie, i'll be freaking surprised if he voices either armin or levi eversince future diary was announced
said at 5:52 PM on Sun Mar 23 2014
@spider-batmanx12 Actually, Bryce Papenbrook got that role. Grelle got Armin instead.
said at 7:18 PM on Sat Nov 2 2013
Happy Birthday Josh Grelle!
Spirit Macardi
said at 3:48 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013
Might want to change the page name soon, since I've heard he's currently undergoing gender reassignment (he's been open about being transexual for quite a while) and now goes by Mina Marie Grelle.
Jackson_H (Admin)
said at 10:32 PM on Tue Jul 30 2013
@Spirit Macardi
Already aware of the situation but last I heard he's going to remain as Josh Grelle for the time being since the costs are very expensive. If there's any progress in the future, changes will be made to this page at that time
said at 6:35 PM on Wed Jul 24 2013
Wonder how to he divides his time between Funimation and Sentai Filmworks? Its good that he's getting video games work, whether its in L.A or in Texas. His acting over the years has matured to a point he could be doing prelay, playing multiple characters.
said at 6:53 PM on Mon Apr 16 2012
This dude almost sounds Like Steve Staley he is awesome

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"He can go to a small child to an adult aND YET WE ARE STILL AMAZED"

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Who's your favorite Josh Grelle role? *
Armin Arlert
19.5% (40 votes)
Sadao Maou / Satan Jacob
17.6% (36 votes)
Kenichi Shirahama
11.7% (24 votes)
Akihisa Yoshii
8.8% (18 votes)
Yukiteru Amano / First
6.3% (13 votes)
Kuranosuke Koibuchi
4.9% (10 votes)
Nobuchika Ginoza
3.9% (8 votes)
Ludger Will Kresnik
3.9% (8 votes)
Shido Itsuka
2.9% (6 votes)
Izayoi Sakamaki
2.9% (6 votes)
Ichika Orimura
2.4% (5 votes)
2.0% (4 votes)
Sima Shi
2.0% (4 votes)
Kazuya Aoi
2.0% (4 votes)
Issei Hyodo
1.0% (2 votes)
Yuji Sakai
1.0% (2 votes)
Aiichiro Nitori
0.5% (1 votes)
Subaru Sakamaki
0.5% (1 votes)
0.5% (1 votes)
Kyouhei Takano
0.5% (1 votes)
Yamato Naoe
0.5% (1 votes)
Makoto Ogami
0.5% (1 votes)
0.5% (1 votes)
Akira Amamiya
0.5% (1 votes)
Hero (Energetic)
0.5% (1 votes)
Ren Kannagi
0.5% (1 votes)
0.5% (1 votes)
Andy W. Hole
0.5% (1 votes)
Akira Agarkar Yamada
0.5% (1 votes)
Itsuki Takeuchi
0.5% (1 votes)
Byakuya Togami
0.5% (1 votes)
205 Total Votes