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Bryce Austin Papenbrook

(1986-02-24) February 24, 1986 (age 37)
Other names Bryce Rothstein
Alma mater University of California, Los Angeles
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Samantha Papenbrook
Children 3
  • Bob Papenbrook (father)
  • Debbie Rothstein (mother)

Bryce Austin Papenbrook (born February 24, 1986) is an American voice actor who has done voice work for Funimation, Bang Zoom! Entertainment, Viz Media, Animaze, Studiopolis and Scoffer Studios. He has voiced in several anime series, particularly those of young male protagonists.

Early life

Bryce Austin Papenbrook was born in the Reseda area of Los Angeles on February 24, 1986, the son of voice actors Debbie Rothstein (born 1956) and Bob Papenbrook (1955–2006). He graduated from UCLA in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in political science.


Papenbrook is best known for his portrayals of Kirito in Sword Art Online, Eren Yeager in Attack on Titan, Inosuke Hashibira in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Rin Okumura in Blue Exorcist, Rokuro Enmado in Twin Star Exorcists ,Gallows in Dagon: Troll World Chronicles , Masaomi Kida in Durarara!! series, Caesar Anthonio Zeppeli in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, Shirou Emiya in Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works, Meliodas & Zeldris in The Seven Deadly Sins, Red in Pokémon Origins, Adol Christin in the Ys series, Kaito in Ajin: Demi-Human, and Makoto Naegi and Nagito Komaeda in the Danganronpa series. In animation, he provides the voice of Adrien Agreste/Cat Noir in Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir. Since 2019, he is the current voice of Silver the Hedgehog in the Sonic the Hedgehog series. He also voices Kaname Isaki in Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea. As of 2022, he voices Drastic in the podcast Sky Brother Force.

Personal life

Papenbrook and his wife, Samantha, have three children together: a daughter named Ella Papenbrook (born September 5, 2015), a son named Griffin Papenbrook (born January 19, 2019) and a second daughter named Margo Papenbrook (born August 30, 2021).

Papenbrook began training in Chuck Norris' system of Tang Soo Do (also known as American Tang Soo Do) under his original instructor Steve Clark, and would later train and receive his fourth-degree black belt in the system under Clark's instructor Dennis Ichikawa. He is a three-time kickboxing champion with over 60 fights to his name. He occasionally works as a kickboxing instructor at the House of Champions Academy of Martial Arts in Van Nuys, California.

Before becoming well known for voice acting, he competed semi-professionally in e-sports with a focus on the game GoldenEye on Nintendo 64.



List of dubbing performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source
2000 Trigun Young Vash the Stampede   Facebook
2002 Genma Wars: Eve of Mythology Chapter Loof  
2004 .hack//Legend of the Twilight Shugo Kunisaki   Resume
2004 Eiken Densuke Mifune  
2006 Green Green Yuusuke Takasaki  
2007 MÄR Jack   Resume
2007 Noein Isami Fujiwara   Resume
2008 Buso Renkin Shusui Hayasaka  
2010 Kekkaishi Hiromu Tabata   Resume
2010 Vampire Knight series Hanabusa Aido   Resume
2011 Durarara!! Masaomi Kida  
2012 Marvel Anime: Blade Edgar Frost   Resume
2012 Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan series Ryota Nekko, Kappa  
2012–13 Blue Exorcist Rin Okumura Also Kyoto Saga and Movie
2013–present Sword Art Online series Kazuto "Kirito" Kirigaya 3 TV series and Ordinal Scale
2013 B-Daman CrossFire Basara Kurochi  
2013–14 Tenkai Knights Chooki, Lydendor   Facebook
2013 Digimon Fusion Bearmon, Coronamon  
2013 Pokémon Origins Red   Tweet
2014 Space Dandy Ukuleleman Ep. 15
First Funimation role
2014–present Attack on Titan series Eren Jaeger First major role at Funimation, 4 seasons
2014 Blood Lad Staz  
2014 Sailor Moon Kijin Shinokawa Viz Media dub Facebook
2015–16 Durarara!!×2 Masaomi Kida  
2015 A Lull in the Sea Kaname Isaki  
2015 BlazBlue Alter Memory Takamagahara  
2015 Aldnoah.Zero Calm Craftman  
2015 Soul Eater Not! Clay Sizemore  
2015 Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works Shirou Emiya  
2015 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure Caesar Zeppeli   Tweet
2015–21 The Seven Deadly Sins Meliodas, Zeldris, Demon King  
2013 Danganronpa: The Animation Makoto Naegi  
2015 Attack on Titan: Junior High Eren Jaeger  
2016 Brothers Conflict Wataru Asahina  
2016 Assassination Classroom Rikuto Ikeda Episode 13
2016 Cyborg 009 vs Devilman Devilman / Akira Fudō Tweet
2016 Ajin Kaito   Tweet
2016 Kuromukuro Kennosuke Tokisada Ouma Resume
2016 Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Eugene Sevenstark Tweet
2016 One-Punch Man Marugori  
2016 Danganronpa 3: The End of Hope's Peak Academy Makoto Naegi, Nagito Komaeda  
2016 Charlotte Sho Tweet
2016 Pokémon Generations Buck Tweet
2017 Tales of Zestiria the X Sorey Episodes 17-20 (Simuldub), substituting for Robbie Daymond
2017 DokiDoki! PreCure Lance Known as Glitter Force: Doki-Doki outside of Japan.
2018 Devilman Crybaby Moyuru Koda  
2018 Children of the Whales Suou  
2018 Terraformars Enrique, Hans, Alexander Asimov  
2018 Twin Star Exorcists Rokuro Enmado
2018 My Hero Academia Yo Shindo Tweet
2019 Inazuma Eleven Ares Basile Hardy, Jude Sharp
2019 Kengan Ashura Cosmo Imai, Keizaburo Sawada
2019 Bungo Stray Dogs Karma Episode 29
2019 Boruto: Naruto Next Generations Kagura Karatachi
2019–present Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Inosuke Hashibira
2019 Teasing Master Takagi-san Kimura Season 2
2019 The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened Akechi Touma
2019 Revisions Daisuke
2020 Marvel Future Avengers Kei Kawade, Josh Richardson
2020 Beastars Tao, Kibi, Lycaon
2020 Drifting Dragons Soroya
2020 My Next Life as a Villainess: All Routes Lead to Doom! Alan Stuart Crunchyroll dub
2020 Dorohedoro Fujita
2021 Sleepy Princess in the Demon Castle Ghost Shroud, Paladin
2021 Godzilla Singular Point Additional Voice Netflix dub
2021 To Your Eternity Gugu (adolescent) Tweet
2021 Tokyo Revengers Nahoya Kawata Tweet
2021 Kuroko's Basketball Shigehiro Ogiwara Netflix dub
2021 Black Clover Liebe
2021 King's Raid: Successors of the Will Kyle
2021 Ranking of Kings Hokuro
2021 The Vampire Dies in No Time Gamer Boy
2022 Odd Taxi Koshiro Daimon Tweet
2022 Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Julio Tweet


List of voice performances in animation
Year Series Role Notes Source
2015 Ruff Ruff, Tweet, and Dave Hatty the Hamster Season 2, US secondary main role
2015 Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! Linecook, Cheese Sandwich Ep. "Kitchen Frightmare"
2015–present Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir Adrien Agreste/Cat Noir, Félix Fathom Main role (Cat Noir), Secondary Character (Félix)
2017–present Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed! Dennis the Menace Main role (US dub only)
2019 YooHoo to the Rescue Lemmee Main role
2020 Dagon:Troll World Chronicles Gallows supporting character role


List of voice performances in feature films
Year Movie Role Notes Source
2013 Blue Exorcist: The Movie Rin Okumura Limited theatrical release, Aniplex
2017 Sword Art Online: Ordinal Scale Kazuto "Kirito" Kirigaya Limited theatrical release, Aniplex
2018 Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel I. presage flower Shirou Emiya Limited theatrical release, Aniplex
2021 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train Inosuke Hashibira Limited theatrical release, Aniplex
2021 Sword Art Online Progressive: Aria of a Starless Night Kazuto "Kirito" Kirigaya Limited theatrical release, Aniplex
2022 Drifting Home Kōsuke Kumagaya Theatrical release, Studio Colorido
Simultaneous release on Netflix
List of voice performances in direct-to-video and television films
Year Series Role Notes Source
2014 Naruto Shippuden the Movie: Blood Prison Young Muku    
2017 Blame! Fusata
2019 Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel II. lost butterfly Shirou Emiya
2018 The Seven Deadly Sins the Movie: Prisoners of the Sky Meliodas
2020 Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna Cody Hida
2021 Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel III. spring song Shirou Emiya

Video games

List of voice performances in video games
Year Title Role Notes Source
2005 Dynasty Warriors series Guan Ping From 5 to 8
2005 Radiata Stories Jack Russell  
2009 Dissidia Final Fantasy Zidane Tribal Also 012
2010 Lost Planet 2 Various   In-game credits
2020 Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin Kinta
2011 Ar Tonelico Qoga: Knell of Ar Ciel Aoto   Resume
2012 Tales of Graces f Asbel Lhant  
2013 Fire Emblem Awakening Henry  
2013 Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk Ernie Lyttelton   Resume
2013 Shin Megami Tensei IV Issachar   Resume
2013 Armored Core: Verdict Day Various pilots, AI   In-game credits
2013 Rune Factory 4 Lest   Resume
2013 Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures Inky   In-game credits
2013 Power Rangers Megaforce Black Ranger   Resume
2013 Call of Duty: Ghosts US Army 1   Resume
2013 Ys: Memories of Celceta Adol Christin, Panza   Resume
2014 Bravely Default Tiz Arrior Grouped under Cast in closing credits
2014 Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Makoto Naegi  Uncredited Tweet
2014 Earth Defense Force 2025 Ranger 27  
2014 Mind Zero Nobuhiko Watanabe   Resume
2014 Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Nagito Komaeda, Makoto Naegi  Uncredited Tweet
2014 Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth Theodore   Resume
2015 Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Machina Kunagiri  
2015 Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Makoto Naegi, Nagito Komaeda/Servant   Resume
2015 Xenoblade Chronicles X Male Avatar (Rookie)
2016 Elsword Add
2016 Bravely Second: End Layer Tiz Arrior Grouped under Cast in closing credits Tweet
2016 Mobius Final Fantasy Wol Tweet
2016 Exist Archive: The Other Side of the Sky Kanata Kujo Tweet
2017 Fire Emblem Heroes Henry, Raven, Karel, Oscar
2017 Horizon Zero Dawn Bast
2017 Nier: Automata Additional voices
2017 Persona 5 Mr. Hiruta   Tweet
2017 Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Makoto Naegi Cameo in demo version
2018 Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Zidane Tribal  
2018 Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight Theodore  
2019–present JumpStart Academy series Frankie the Dog
2019–present Sonic the Hedgehog series Silver the Hedgehog Replaces Quinton Flynn Resume
2019 Pokémon Masters Lear
2019 Lost Ark Additional Voices
2019 Shenmue III Ge Longpi
2020 One Punch Man: A Hero Nobody Knows Lecture Man, Marugori
2020 Phantasy Star Online 2 Jan, Kyokuya, Kirito
2020 War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Prince Mont Leonis Main Protagonist
2020 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV Captain Engels, Gilbert Stein
2020 Yakuza: Like A Dragon Additional voices
2021 Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Adol Christin
2021 Tales of Arise Law, Kirito
2021 Lost Judgment Kosuke
2021 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Hinokami Chronicles Inosuke Hashibira
2022 Star Ocean: The Divine Force Additional voices
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