Sean Schemmel

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Sean Schemmel (born November 21, 1968 in Waterloo, Iowa) is an American voice actor, singer, ADR director, and script writer who works with anime series at FUNimation, NYAV Post, and 4Kids Entertainment. He has provided voices for a number of English language versions of Japanese anime films and television series. In the Dragon Ball series, he is best known as the English voice for the adult version of Son Goku in the FUNimation dub of the anime, as well as in most of the franchise's films and video games. He has notably portrayed Goku longer than any other English voice actor has over the years. In addition to his voice acting career, Schemmel has a full time position as an ADR director and script writer for NYAV Post, where he has directed and adapted for English several Japanese anime series.



FUNimation roles

NYAV Post roles
  • Giant Robo - Tetsugyu
  • The Gokusen - Minoru
  • Hades Project Zeorymer - Gisou
  • Kakurenbo - Noshiga
  • Midori Days - Jigoru
  • Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn - Flaste Schole
  • Munto - Munto
  • Negadon: The Monster from Mars - Ryuichi Narasaki
  • Ninin ga Shinobuden - Onsokumaru
  • Patlabor The Mobile Police: The New Files - Hiromi Yamazaki
  • Piano - Seiji Nomura
  • Sadamitsu the Destroyer - Junk/Helmet
  • Samurai Deeper Kyo - Nobuyuki Sanada
  • Shrine of the Morning Mist - Naonori Hieda
4Kids Entertainment roles
  • G.I. Joe: Sigma 6 - Firefly
  • Ojamajo Doremi - Mirabelle's Father, Simon
  • One Piece - Helmeppo, Kuroobi, Wapol
  • Pokémon - Jimmy, Archie, Cyrus, Lucario, Christopher, Morrison (Additional Voices)
  • Shaman King - Amidamaru, "Wooden Sword" Ryu, Nichrom
  • Sonic X - Black Narcissus
  • Tokyo Mew Mew - Ryou Shirogan
  • Ultimate Muscle - Bone Cold
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! - Karim, Bobosa
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! GX - Dr. Crowler (Additional Voices)
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's - Greiger, MC, Zigzix, Dr. Heitmann


  • Bionicle series - Makuta Teridax
  • Kappa Mikey - Gonard
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003-09 series)- Nobody, Yukio Mashimi, Constable Aloysius Biggles, Sh'Okanabo (Additional Voices)
  • Turtles Forever - 1984 Raphael
  • Winx Club (4Kids Entertainment edit) - Baltor

Video games

  • Ar tonelico II: Melody of Metafalica - ELMA-DSRX
  • Bionicle: The Game - Makuta Teridax
  • Bullet Witch - Maxwell
  • Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice - Additional Voices
  • Dragon Ball - Goku (adult), King Kai, Nail, Vegito, Gogeta
  • Mega Man Maverick Hunter X - Launch Octopus
  • Mega Man X: Command Mission - Additional Voices
  • Shadow Hearts: From the New World - Ricardo Gomez
  • Shadow the Hedgehog - Black Doom
  • Star Ocean: Second Evolution - Additional Voices