Joshua Seth Freedman (born December 2, 1970) is an American voice actor, magician, comedian, motivational speaker, mentalist, and entertainer. He was born in Kent, Ohio, and graduated from Theodore Roosevelt High School. As a child, Seth attended several experimental programs at Kent State University where he was admitted at the age of 8. Later, he attended Hampshire College as well as the New York University's film school Tisch School of the Arts where he trained as a performing artist he has lent his voice for many popular anime characters and he is also the best known for voicing as Taichi "Tai" Kamiya in Digimon Adventure series. He was also the announcer of "Kids WB's Aftertoons Show" block and "Saturdays: Unleashed" block. He has also recently stated on "Did You Know Anime?" on YouTube that he would reprise his starring role as Tai Kamiya's English voice actor in Digimon Fusion. He starred in all of the new Digimon tri movies, recorded in Hollywood, CA, Digimon Adventure tri.
Joshua Seth Freedman
December 2, 1970
Kent, Ohio, U.S.
|Residence||Saint Petersburg, Florida, U.S.|
|Occupation||Voice actor, comedian, magician, entertainer, author, mentalist|
|Agent||Key Artist Group|
Finding Focus In A Busy World
Seth retired from voice acting in 2006 to focus on his touring live stage show, however remains the voice actor of Tai in recent Digimon Adventure films. He currently performs as a mentalist and formerly as a magician. He has won awards from Hollywoodʼs famed Magic Castle, starred in four of his own TV specials in Japan and South Korea, and performed at over 2,000 events in over 30 countries to date.
- Arc the Lad - Elk
- The Big O - Cop
- The Black Angel - Kosugi's Guard
- Cowboy Bebop - McIntyre
- Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier - Joe Shimamura/Cyborg 009
- Daigunder - Ryugu
- Digimon Adventure - Taichi "Tai" Kamiya, Motimon, Tentomon (ep.1), Pabumon, Pumpkinmon
- Digimon Adventure 02 - Taichi "Tai" Kamiya. Motimon, Tai's son
- Digimon Tamers - Kumbhiramon
- Digimon Frontier - Wizardmon, Teppei, Yutaka Himi
- Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure - Kazuki Yotsuga
- Duel Masters - Shobu Kirifuda (Season One)
- Eagle Riders - Additional Voices
- éX-Driver - Souichi Sugano
- Flint the Time Detective - Unita, Additional Voices
- Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - Omba (Ep. 9 & 11)
- Giant Robo - Daisaku Kusama
- Honeybee Hutch - Hutch
- IGPX - Takeshi Noa (micro-series only)
- Last Exile - Dio Eraclea
- Macross Plus - Additional Voices
- Moldiver - Nozumo Ozora
- Nightwalker: The Midnight Detective - Schoolboy
- Orguss - Additional Voices
- Pilot Candidate - Zero Enna
- Pokémon - Kids WB Announcer
- The Return of Dogtanian - Philippe
- Rurouni Kenshin - Eiji Mishima
- Saint Tail - Asuka Jr.
- Samurai Girl Real Bout High School - Daisaku Kamiya
- Speed Racer X - Sparky
- Tenchi in Tokyo - Additional Voices
- Tokyo Pig - Spencer Weinberg-Takahama
- Transformers: Robots in Disguise - Carl
- Trigun - Young Knives
- The Twelve Kingdoms - Ikuya Asano
- Urda - Alan
- Vampire Princess Miyu - Helmsman, Young Maki, Yang
- Wolf's Rain - Hige
- X - Additional Voices
- Yukikaze - Ito
- Zatch Bell! - Maruss
- Zenki - Akira, Goki
- Akira - Tetsuo Shima (Pioneer dub)
- Cardcaptor Sakura: The Sealed Card (2nd Movie), Leave It to Kero (short) - Takashi Yamazaki
- Digimon: The Movie - Taichi "Tai" Kamiya (Digimon Adventure (short film) and Digimon Adventure: Our War Game!)
- Digimon Adventure tri. - Taichi "Tai" Kamiya, Motimon
- DNA Sights 999.9 - Tetsuro Daiba
- Mobile Suit Gundam F91 - Arthur Jung
- All Grown Up! - Yu-Got
- The Batman - Kids WB Announcer
- Jin Jin and the Panda Patrol - Additional Voices
- The Little Polar Bear - Lemming #1
- Saban's Adventures of Oliver Twist - Additional Voices
- Totally Spies! - Arnold
- Wow! Wow! Wubbzy! - Additional Voices
- 50 First Dates - Painter (uncredited)
- Gorgeous (film) - Additional Voices
- Racing Stripes - Additional Voices
- The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie - Prisoner
- Ape Escape: On the Loose - Jake
- Digimon Rumble Arena - Taichi "Tai" Kamiya
- Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee - Rio
- Hot Shots Golf: Open Tee 2 - Rio (reused audio, uncredited)
- JumpStart - Pierre, C.J.
- JumpStart Advanced 1st Grade - Jimmy Bumples
- Stonekeep - Grug, Ice Sharga Guard, Tiny Sharga
- Xenosaga Episode II: Jenseits von Gut und Bose - chaos, Hermann
- Xenosaga Episode III: Also sprach Zarathustra - chaos
- Berko, Ray (January 2011). "Joshua Seth: From Kent to Hollywood to PlayhouseSquare". CoolCleveland. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
- Kallio, Chris (March 26, 2008). "Hilarious hypnotism". KentWired. Retrieved May 2, 2016.
- "The Voice". Joshua Seth Official Website. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
- AWN Staff Editor. "Toei Animation Announces Voice Cast for U.S. Release of New 'Digimon' Feature". Anime World Network. AWN, Inc. Retrieved 9 August 2016.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
- "College Hypnotist and Corporate Mentalist Joshua Seth". Joshua Seth Official Website. Retrieved 2010-05-26.
- "About". Retrieved 4 February 2018.
- Seth, Joshua (27 April 2015). "Finding Focus In A Changing World: How To Make The Impossible Possible By Thinking Differently". Amazon. New You Publishing. Retrieved 4 February 2018.
- "I Hate Wedding Veils!". Saint Tail – Volume 2 (DVD). Episode 4. Tokyopop. Event occurs at Closing credits, English Language Cast.