What All That Dragon Ball Z Screaming Looks Like In Real Life

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I cannot imagine the sheer hours of screaming, grunting and shouting that have gone into dubbing Dragon Ball Z over the years. Luckily, I don't have to imagine any more.

See what it's like to be a fly on the wall in a typical Dragon Ball Z recording session. The video above was produced by FUNimation to promote the Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods movie, but the main takeaway? This is not easy work, and Goku voice actor Sean Schemmel must have vocal cords of steel.

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Here's what he looks like, for those not able to watch a video at work.

You can also watch Schemmel dub both Goku and King Kai after trying to workshop if he should put emphasis on "Bulma" in a sentence (the answer is always yes because, as we have established, Bulma is the best).

via FUNimation

Update: If you're having trouble seeing the video based on your country, there is a duplicate version of it in the comments below.

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future-pixels
Future Pixels

Beautiful.

Also, don't ask these actors to do this at cons. They will despise you, and rightfully so.