DNA Podcast 032 – Voice Acting with Kimlinh Tran

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In this episode, Rob and Don explore the possibilities of sound by talking with voice actress Kimlinh Tran about her experiences and perspectives gained voice acting in anime and video games. They talk about her efforts to improve her craft, why being near entertainment production centers is a must, and why recording walla is so much fun. All this, and why having a voice acting safe word is a must, are waiting for you in this episode of the Department of Nerdly Affairs.

Hidden Talents

One of the great things about Youtube is that it’s a mini American’s Got Talent of sorts, where all sorts of interesting abilities people have can be showcased for the world to see. In this case, a young actor named Hunter Davis has an astounding talent for sounding like Sir. Ian McKellan and is using his natural gift for the very SNL purpose of reciting TV show theme lyrics in that perfect grandfatherly voice. Not sure how this talent would translate to any other use (except maybe Voice Acting  a Lord of the Rings animated TV show) but at least he’s using it for good instead of evil!

Here he is reciting the theme to Ducktales…