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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of Kibito with sound clips and images.


Created by Pokejedservo on Tue Dec 28 2010, 9 Comments, Add Comment
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Dragon Ball Z (1996)
KibitoChuck Huber
Chuck Huber
Dragon Ball Z (1996)
KibitoDon Brown
Don Brown

EDITOR'S OPINION

Alright folks for this VC for the Dragon Ball franchise here is a VC for the Supreme Kai's aide in DBZ namely... KIBITO! In the FUNimation English release of the series Kibito has been voiced by Chuck Huber and as much as I normally like this guy's work I do find his Kibito to be a bit of a mixed bag. I dunno maybe its just me but while Kibito is not one of the biggest men in DBZ he is a pretty big guy nevertheless so I think that shouldn't a voice for Kibito be a bit deeper than what Ol' Chuck is coming up with here? Granted its probably Chuck's lowest voice that I have heard but still it seems a bit too light for the role. However in all fairness that is the only real problem I have here as Chuck's performance for the role is not bad though as it does reflect Kibito's persona pretty well. Its not one of Chuck Huber's best works in the show let alone in general but its not a really bad performance nevertheless.

In the Euro-Canadian dub of DBZ, Don Brown takes over the role here (in which it sounds like what is probably his Shenron voice but obviously without the vocal effects added in). Alike Chuck Huber I generally like Don's work but this performance is also a well-intentioned mixed bag. Fortunately Don has the right idea in going for a deeper voice even though while I suppose Don was going for something a bit more gruff it sounds a bit more gargled than anything else. Its not a really bad voice mind you as like I said before Don had the right idea in going for deeper and gruffer voice but the execution could've been a bit better. However alike his FUNi counterpart Don's performance is not bad as well as it does work with the role that is Kibito pretty well but its not the best of that dub of DBZ nor is it the worst. Overall neither one of these guys are perfect I will even go so far as to say that neither Chuck Huber or Don Brown were the best casting choices for their respective dubs but both of their performances were alright though. 


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MicroPhoneBass
said at 5:17 PM on Sun Dec 22 2013
I have no idea what Don was trying to do here.
He makes Kibito sound like a grumpy Ogre rather than a Servant to a God... but if we're going by looks I can see where it came from.
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 9:47 PM on Tue Oct 8 2013
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Chuck Huber, easily. This was perhaps the worst performance from Don Brown I've heard. Just...what was he doing there?
OldSchoolFTW
said at 7:36 PM on Mon Aug 19 2013
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Chuck Huber. Don Brown is normally pretty good, but this voice is just not appropriate for Kibito...at all.
Fulgore2005
said at 8:53 AM on Thu Apr 18 2013
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Chuck Huber definitely. I think his Kibito is a very nice voice to listen to.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 8:19 PM on Sat Sep 29 2012
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Was Don Brown supposed to sound completely ridiculous? I'm just baffled.
crashandcortex
said at 10:25 AM on Tue Jul 10 2012
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Don Brown sounds like the Sugar Puffs Monster, and big guys don't always have to sound tough, Chuck wins by an absolute mile. Actually never realised it was Pilaf and #17 who was doing the Kibito voice until now, I'm impressed by Chucks range.
jared (Guest)
said at 9:54 PM on Thu Dec 30 2010
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@purplewarrior don't i see you havin' an account on FUNimation Forums or something? There's a guy who's on it and you have the exact name. But other than that, Chuck Huber is superior while Don is inferior, but he isn't all terrible.
purplewarrior (Guest)
said at 11:03 PM on Tue Dec 28 2010
Don Brown sounded more how I would imagine the character to sound, however Chuck Huber does work because he sounds nearly exactly like Kent Williams' Supreme Kai and Kibito Kai so that the fusion with him and Supreme Kai to form Kibito Kai is more believable without casting Kent Williams in this role as well. And Chuck did do a good job.
ryano2099
said at 10:46 PM on Tue Dec 28 2010
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Chuck Huber by a mile. Don Brown just sounds like he isen't putting in any effort to really perform whats going on, hes just trying to sound big and tough. Chuck actully puts effort into his performence and sounds like hes really reacting to whats going on.


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