BTVA Anime Dub Awards

To allow you to pick what you consider is the best choice to win, we've collected sound clips of the nominees or an image gallery of characters/actors, where applicable.

You can ONLY vote ONCE per category. Choose wisely as you will NOT be able to change your vote.


All the winners have been revealed! Congratulations to our winners and hats off to all our nominees!

* Official Winner - as chosen by the BTVA Staff; ** People's Choice - as chosen by the BTVA community


Voice Actor of the Year

Patrick Seitz VIEW NOTABLE 2012 ROLES
BTVA Staff Choice *

Voice Actress of the Year

Jamie Marchi VIEW NOTABLE 2012 ROLES
BTVA Staff Choice *

Breakthrough Voice Actor of the Year

Morgan Garrett VIEW NOTABLE 2012 ROLES
BTVA Staff Choice *


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said at 2:09 AM on Fri Mar 15 2013
Morgan Garrett is "new" - wow, she sounds like a pro who has been in this for years. Glad Bosch is still getting Props as "Bleach" is amazing
said at 6:59 AM on Thu Mar 14 2013
Will there be awards for other mediums (video games, western animation, etc.)?
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said at 2:36 PM on Thu Mar 14 2013
@TheVengeanceKnight Well, that IS what we did last year, so...
said at 5:34 AM on Wed Mar 13 2013
Happy that Patrick Seitz was the offical winner for Male Voice Actor. But the problem was that all the voice actors on here are fantastic and they all deserve to be considered winners for getting on this list. I'm very glad Monica Rial got the most votes from people, she's a very good voice actor, same for Lara Woodhull. But end of, is that they are all fantastic voice actors. Well done.
said at 7:40 PM on Sun Mar 10 2013
I love Monica Rial, but had to pull the lever for Jamie Marchi this year; In terms of performances, Jamie & Monica in Panty & Stocking are simply awesome...but I also know that Jamie was responsible for the script, so I have to give her the edge.
said at 7:38 PM on Sun Mar 10 2013
Thank you Tyson Rinehart for portraying a true hacker/Otaku in Steins;Gate. Wouldn't be the same show without ya, bud!
said at 9:45 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
Love ya, Luci Christian! No contest.
said at 9:31 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
well give pick for female voice of year is like main event of this year voting with how they are line-up.

Neves - give been on anime dub since 2010 yet compare to now really she fast rising than ever compare to right now yea she wild card on it.

Marchi - yea from panty to mikako to rana yep here range & accent has been something especially hearing her rana so way different than rest of some other well known dubs.

Luci - give every year she got well known dub roles yet we had elise, neesa, riko, & ganessa yea she still got it.

Rial - same thing as well give we had ringo riding hood, stocking (with that certain laugh cameo), houki, aoi, attia, q, index, & shiro oh my indeed.

Shelley - give she did some good dub this past year yet some of them only one most worthy were large ham chewing the scenery epic aka Hamyuts yea she blast it all in.

give these 5 for female voice of year yea give fine year & yet still wish for everyone win votes.

but if pick one yea i'm went with Jamie Marchi on this year.
said at 3:44 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
Travis >Troy (seriously)
said at 3:09 PM on Sat Mar 9 2013
Even though I think Patrick Seitz or David Wald deserve to win, the People's Choice winner will probably be Johnny Yong Bosch, Troy Baker or Travis Willingham since they have more fans.

I'd be happy if either Jamie Marchi, Emily Neves or Shelley Calene-Black won but People's Choice will probably be Monica Rial or Luci Christian; both have are more well known and have been in the business longer.

People's Choice winner for Breakthrough VA will probably be either Austin Tindle, Lara Woodhull or Morgan Garrett. Adam Gibbs is also great but I'd guess not as many fans have seen his work. Tyson Rinehart was pretty good in Steins;Gate but IMO he's the underdog. One notable role vs. VAs with multiple notable roles will be a hard victory to pull off.
said at 6:08 AM on Sat Mar 9 2013
What a great year we have on so many different Anime shows and movies and I am so happy that i get to see them and hear the very best male and female voices. It was very hard to pick the best of the best. However I had to choose not just my fav but the voice that I love to hear. So let me say this to all the male and female voice actors. Thank you very much from the Best of the World.
said at 6:36 PM on Fri Mar 8 2013
Gave Male Voice Actor of the Year to Johnny Yong Bosch. He's the Shawn Michaels of anime voice acting
said at 4:50 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
@Strife Ichigo the Heart Break Soul Reaper! If you're not down with that, I've got two words for ya!! lol
said at 11:44 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
@MarieLeBeau That's not what I meant but okay. lol

What I meant was that Shawn Michaels is such a good in-ring performer that he even makes bad wrestlers look good. JYB is so good that he makes uninteresting roles, very interesting.
said at 1:10 AM on Fri Mar 8 2013
I'd say
Johnny Yong Bosch
Emily Neves
Adam Gibbs (though I would've probably voted for Christine Marie Cabanos had she been listed, but Adam is AWESOME too).

Everyone here rocks. So much talent. 8)
said at 7:49 PM on Thu Mar 7 2013
4 of the 5 male actors of the year candidates are L.A based. Everyone else for their respective candidates is Texas based.

Interestingly, only Luci Christian, Monica Rial and Shelley Calene-Black are from the ADV days. Says alot about their talent to be continually this good.
said at 1:08 AM on Fri Mar 8 2013
@akersaotome Though ironically, all five of the male candidates have done work in Texas. Travis and Troy even got their starts there. :P
said at 10:35 AM on Fri Mar 8 2013

Yes and now Troy and Travis are doing more domestic animation which shows that actors who made their start on dubbing can successfully make the transition to prelay.
said at 7:46 PM on Thu Mar 7 2013
Female Voice Actor of the year was so hard!!!! I wish I could have chose them all!
said at 4:52 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
@MrTadakichi Michelle Ruff really should have been in there.
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said at 10:25 AM on Sun Mar 10 2013
@MarieLeBeau If it helps any, she did get nominated for Rukia in Bleach: Hell Verse in the movie section.
said at 1:57 AM on Thu Mar 7 2013
Travis Willingham for Male VA of the Year, not just for Roy Mustang, but also for Jugo and Rock Bison.
said at 11:57 PM on Wed Mar 6 2013
Well I've voted my favorite voice actors.
said at 6:04 PM on Wed Mar 6 2013
Tough choice for the Ladies. talk about an all star lineup. in the end gotta go with Luci
said at 4:24 PM on Wed Mar 6 2013
Travis Willignham, Monica Rial & Tyson Rinehart receive my vote.
said at 1:55 AM on Wed Mar 6 2013
Really tough choices, i went with patrick seitz, he did a great job with laxus an senji and Monica rial did a great job with everyone like always
said at 7:43 PM on Tue Mar 5 2013
It was so hard to choose between Austin Tindle and Morgan Garrett. I'd recommend Is This A Zombie? to anyone just to hear these performances. Austin brings a good attitude to what is supposed to be a bland character, and Morgan fulfills her role perfectly
said at 3:55 AM on Thu Mar 7 2013
@Strife I'm not gonna hate dude you described their roles perfectly and the anime is great as well :D
said at 6:25 PM on Tue Mar 5 2013
When it comes to female voice actress of the year it was between Emily Neves and Monica Rial. I went with Monica Rial in the end simply because she had one hell of a excellent year when it comes to performances she was outstanding as Chihiro Shindou and Himari Takakura/Princess of the Crystal. I genuinely believe she is one of the most talented voice over artists currently working in the voice over world. Emily Neves had an ridiculously good year as well with her fantastic performances as Inga and Ringo Oginome. The male voice actor of the year was a easy pick. I went with Patrick Seitz who was quite impressive as Crow,Herschel and Marco Owen. Breakthrough voice actor of the year was a rather difficult choice but it was a toss up between Adam Gibbs,Austin Tindle and Morgan Garrett. In the end I decided to vote for Morgan Garrett simply because she gave such an excellent performance as Seraphim. Adam Gibbs gave a solid performance as Hinjurou Yuuki and Austin Tindle was gave respectable performances as Ayumu Aikawa & Accelerator. We will be seeing a lot of them in future projects that's a guarantee.
said at 4:37 PM on Tue Mar 5 2013
I didn't think I'd have such a hard time voting for Female VA of the Year.
Jamie Marchi AND Monica Rial, both have started alongside each other for many countless series and I love them both to death, so I had to do it based on a "2-3" coin flip.
You guys should also have a nominee selection for best VA duo so I wouldn't have to split myself so much.
said at 2:42 PM on Tue Mar 5 2013
Jamie Marchi AND Monica Rial? Why do I have to choose!? Tough call.
said at 1:03 PM on Tue Mar 5 2013
Patrick Sietz and Monica Rial still got my votes even after I checked out the other nominees, I've been a big fan of both of them for a while. (Thought Travis is a close runner up)
Breakthroughs were a little harder. I loved Tyson Rinehart as Daru, but Lara totally won me over in Princess Jellyfish!
said at 11:42 AM on Tue Mar 5 2013
Loved Woodhull in Princess Jellyfish and B Gata! She gets my vote!
said at 9:46 AM on Tue Mar 5 2013
I really had a hard time picking Female Voice Of
The Year Both Jamie Narchi and Monica Rial are great Actors. They both had strong performances this year Panty N Stocking, Freezing, Deadman's Wonderland, sekirei Pure Engagement. I think they both deserve it. I think they are greatest acting duos in anime. It's rare when you have 2 female actors who can do it all and are great people to boot.
said at 8:36 AM on Tue Mar 5 2013
hmm well looking to who to pick

male voice
wald - give did well as toshio & matt quite hmm well
bosch - seen persona 4 & yukimura give quite fine
while on seitz, travis, & baker give few seen this year don't know on it.

female voice
oh my this who's who to pick all of them got a good year of dub anime to hear give if this multi-pick voting sure would wish go all to vote on these 5 females.

breakthrough voice
give heard of 4 of 5 five names on it gibbs, tindle, woodhull, & garrett besides these names are next batch of dub still hmm to pick?
said at 7:12 AM on Tue Mar 5 2013
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