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32 / M / Marshall, Michigan
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Posted 8/24/16 , edited 8/24/16
Who do you prefer to voice child characters?
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22 / M / Prison
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Posted 8/24/16 , edited 8/24/16
Most cartoon voices don't even sound like regular people. Why would children actually sound like children?
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Adults

I envy adults who have cartoony sounding voices
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35 / M / Yorkshire
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As long as they do a decent job, I'm not bothered.
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25 / F / California
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Definitely prefer actual children! It just sounds more natural & realistic than adult female voice actors try to sound cutesy. No adults can imitate the innocence of an actual children's voice

One of the best thing in Sweetness & Lightning is Tsumugi's voice actor, Rina Endo, a 10 year-old little girl who did an outstanding job (She also voiced Hina in Barakamon). She's so adorable as Tsumugi! I can't imagine having a female adult VA to voice her, it just won't feel the same and the show won't be as awesome as it is now.

Barakamon is one of my favorite anime. I really adore the interaction between Handa & Naru, a precocious 6 year-old girl voiced by an actual child: 11 year-old Suzuko Hara. I really love her as Naru! She brings life to Naru's character. Go ahead and compare the original Japanese version to the English-dubbed version of Barakamon where Naru & Hina were voiced by adult female VAs, then you'll see what I mean. The Japanese version is much, much better!
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Barakamon and Sweetness and Lightning will tell you...child voice actor/actress
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21 / M / In a Fantasy
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Posted 8/25/16 , edited 8/25/16
Doesn't matter to me so long as they sound good for the character
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Posted 8/26/16 , edited 8/26/16
adults.


cus children are annoying af when they are the ones voicing (child)characters
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Old men. All voices, an old man. Your character's a 10 year old gir? Old man.
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No preference
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M / Canada
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Obvious answer: a voice actor.

I chose "No preference" because as long as it fits, I don't mind.
But it probably is better for adults to do the work since they'll have a better understanding of what they have to do, and more experience doing it.
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Kids that are actually good always make kid characters 100 times better
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Posted 5/15/18 , edited 5/16/18
As long as it fits with the character, I don't care.
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35 / F / London, England, UK
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Posted 5/16/18 , edited 5/16/18
Personally not bothered either way really ^^
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