Naruto's Unexpected Connection to Mr. Beast Revealed

A Naruto fan not too long ago observed a well-recognized voice in one in all YouTuber MrBeast’s movies.

The attentive viewer @RaitoADV posted a clip of MrBeast’s viral Squid Game video, noting that the actor performing the Japanese dub sounded an terrible lot like Naruto Uzumaki. This evoked a response from MrBeast confirming that the voice did certainly belong to Junko Takeuchi, Naruto’s Japanese voice actor, who has been lending her skills to the content material creator’s channel. MrBeast’s movies have been dubbed in quite a few languages, together with Spanish, French, Korean, and Arabic. However, the Japanese dub from Takeuchi is an particularly important one for the YouTuber, as he’s a recognized Naruto fan, having tweeted excitedly in regards to the twentieth anniversary reanimated scenes from Studio Pierrot again in October.

Naruto and MrBeast share one other connection, with each debuting within the late ’90’s – the previous within the pages of Weekly Shonen Jump and the latter in a hospital in Kansas. The unique manga from Masashi Kishimoto ran for 15 years and have become immortalized as one in all shonen’s “Big Three” alongside One Piece and Bleach. The two anime diversifications of the sequence, Naruto and Naruto: Shippuden, had been equally profitable in popularizing the ninja saga worldwide, significantly within the United States, the place the fandom of celebrities like MrBeast and Detroit Lions working again Jamaal Williams present simply how a lot traction the sequence nonetheless has.

While Naruto: Shippuden concluded again in 2017, Junko Takeuchi has continued providing her skills because the voice of the seventh Hokage within the follow-up anime, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations. Fan and critic reception of the sequence has been combined, however regardless of the criticism leveled on the anime, it has remained bold in pushing the franchise ahead with new, intriguing developments to its world and lore. The Naruto franchise has additionally stayed energetic with spinoff manga such because the at present working Naruto: Sasuke’s Story from Kishimoto and author Jun Esaka. Boruto not too long ago tailored part of the manga over a sequence of episodes that featured Sasuke preventing a dinosaur, a lot to the shock of followers.

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