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Take Brad Swaile...and DESCRIBE HIM!!!

Basically Bradley Swaile (born December 26, 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is the Canadian equivalent to Mamoru Miyano, seeing as how this guy usually ends up dubbing Miyano's roles. He was at first pigeonholed into playing either young male leads or Idiot Heroes... note 

...And then came Death Note.

In Death Note he finally broke out of his pigeonhole by playing Light Yagami. Many fans consider his performance to be the best of his entire career. Swaile instantly became memetically popular, joining fellow VA Scott McNeil. He introduced us to the wonders of taking potato chips... and EATING THEM, and terrified everyone with his epic maniacal laughter in the final episode.

You can also hear him in nearly EVERY Gundam series, usually as a Gundam pilot. He pretty much just uses the same voice as he did for Quatre each time as well, making him that much easier to find.

Notable roles from Brad Swaile:

Tropes associated with Brad Swaile:

  • Amusing Injuries: Managed to puncture his foot with a seam ripper in a horrific costume-making accident.
  • Evil Laugh: Does a truly epic one towards the end of Death Note.
    • Before that he did one as Quatre of all people.
    • He also got a good one as Mousse during the Hiryuu Shoten Ha story arc in Ranma ½.
  • Gratuitous German: As Nightcrawler in X-Men: Evolution.
  • Idiot Hero: Most of the young male leads he plays tend to be this.
  • Jack of All Trades: Aside from voice acting his other skills include singing, reading music, cosplay & costume design, playing drums and guitar, swimming, skiing (cross country and powder), horseback riding (Western), skating (ice and roller), baseball, football, hockey, sailing, tennis, billiards, bowling, basketball, soccer, hacky sack, etc.

Exactly as planned... Not even my father planned this...