Here’s the English voice cast of ‘Drifting Home’ and where you’ve heard them before

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Driving home is the name of Netflix’s latest anime movie and is now available for streaming on the platform. Directed by Hiroyasi Ishida, the film follows the story of a group of friends during summer vacation, as they are transported from the safe world they know to an underwater wonderland. On an amazing journey, these friends now have to find a way to get back home, which turns out to be no easy task.

If you are interested to watch Driving home, you’ll be happy to know that you can choose to stream it in English or Japanese (with subtitles, of course). Those who have already seen it may have found some of the voices in the English cast very familiar, and they would be right to feel that way as the cast is made up of some incredibly familiar voices. In case you can’t quite place where you recognize these voices from, here’s a list of: Driving home‘s main voice cast, as well as some of their popular works.

Bryce Papenbrook as Kosuke Kumagai

Papenbrook began his career as a voice actor in 2000, playing a younger version of Vash the Stampede, in the Trigun anime series, but that’s far from his best-known role. During his career, the actor would make a name for himself as the voice of Eren Jaeger in Attack on TitanYo Shindo in My Hero AcademiaInosuke Hashibira in demon slayerShigehiro Ogiwara in Kuroko’s Basketballand very recently, Julio in Cyberpunk: Edegerunners. Despite starting his career in the anime scene, Papenbrook has also voiced some cartoon characters over the years, and currently his greatest work is in Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noirwhere he plays Adrien Agreste/Cat Noir.

Cassandra Morris as Natsume Touchi

This American voice actress started her career in 2005 with Magical Doremi, where she voiced Melissa. Over the years, Cassandra Morris would collect a myriad of roles under her belt, from anime, cartoons and movies to video games. Some of her best known works are Taiga Aisaka in Toradora!Saki Mikajima in Durarara!!Anastasia Hoshin in Re:Zero − Starting a life in another worldCalaveras and Cere-Cere in Sailor Moonand Sue in doraemon. As for her cartoon work, you may also recognize Morris’ voice in amphibian as Leif, Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures as Stacie Roberts, and Winx Club as Diaspro and Chimera.

Elliot Fletcher as Noppo

Elliot Fletcher’s career began in 2006 as a voice actor, but life would later take him in a different direction and get in front of the cameras. You may know this actor from successful TV show roles like Max van Marvel’s RunawaysNoah in fakeTrevor in shamelessAaron in The Fostersand Sam Jordan in Y: The Last Man. In the world of animation, Fletcher’s roles are less, because he voiced Shiro from Tekkonkin cryand Pelagos from World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. If you are a fan of documentaries, you can also watch this actor in Disclosure: Trans Lives On Screen.

Ben Diskin as Yuzuru Tachibana

Ben Diskin has been in the acting business since 1987, appearing in live action movies, TV shows and of course voicing characters in some of the most popular anime, cartoons and video games out there. Some of the entries to his voice acting repertoire include Miyagawa’s role in Mafia Psycho 100Hahn in Avatar: The Last AirbenderJoseph Joestar in JoJo’s Bizarre AdventureSai Yamanaka and Urashiki Ōtsutsuki in Boruto: Naruto Next GenerationsVenom and Eddie Brock in The spectacular Spider-ManASI-3 inch Star Wars: The Bad BatchDaiki Aomine in Kuroko’s Basketballand Slush in Bleach: Hell Verse.

Alex Cazares as Taishi Koiwai

Alex Cazares’ voice acting career began in 2012, with her first role as Lily/Glitter Peace from glitter power. Later, the actress would become known for her work in projects such as Naruto Shippudenlike Asura Otsutsuki, Boruto: Naruto Next Generationsas Suika Kannonji and Shin Uchiha, The Boss Baby: Back in Businessas Staci, rent-a-girlfriendas Nagomi Kinoshita, and Twin Star Exorcists, as Chibita. Recently Cazares also participated in Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edge Runners, give voice to Rebecca. However, Cazares’ work is not limited to anime and cartoons, she has also done a good job lending her voice to characters like Dagr from Fire Emblem Heroesand Lulu from WarioWare Gold and WarioWare: do it together.

Abby Trott as Reina Hama

Unlike other voice actors on this list – despite her American roots – Abby Trott started her career in Japan, lending her voice to dolls. However, it wasn’t until she returned to the US that the work for this actress really took off. In anime, Trott has voiced characters like Nezuko Kamado in demon slayerRiko Aida in Kuroko’s Basketballmachi in Hunter x HunterIchi Mezato in Mafia Psycho 100Lipia Zancale in Sword Art Online: Alicizationand Hikari Horaki in Neon Genesis Evangelion. As far as cartoons go, some of her most popular projects are voicing Windblade in the Transformers franchise and Ellie Sattler in Animans.

Cherami Leigh as Shuri Andō and Satoko Tonai

While Cherami Leigh’s acting career started early in her life with appearances in TV shows and movies, she wouldn’t start working as a voice actor until 2007. In this area, some of Leigh’s most popular works are in Fairy taleas Lucy Heartphilia, black butlerlike Elizabeth Midford, Blue Exorcistlike Yuri Egin, Psycho-Passas Mika Shimotsuki, beastarsas Mizuchi, fruit basketlike Kimi Toudou, Ouran High School Host Clubas Kirimi Nekozawa, Persona 5: The Animationas Makoto Niijima, and in A pieceas Carol Masterson, Aisa and Miss Goldenweek.

John DiMaggio as Yasuji Kumagaya

John DiMaggio, active since 1986, is best known for his voice acting work in popular cartoons, including roles as Jake the Dog in Adventure TimeFu Dog in American Dragon: Jake Longdr. Draken in Kim Possibleblackjack in Spongebob SquarepantsAquaman in Batman: The Brave and the Boldbender in futuramaas well as Manly Dan, Love God and Harry Claymore in Gravity falls.

Finally you can stop racking your brains to post these votes, and just enjoy Driving home. Now that you know the English voice cast for this film, you can check out their other works as well; although you should definitely already be familiar with some of the anime and cartoons presented here.

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