In Japan, the overseas movies are dubbed into Japanese by voice actors. Because Japanese people are weak in a foreign language, and children in particular are so. In addition, dubbing becomes the promotion of the movie because voice actors are popular in Japan. Recently, as part of promotion, it increases that actors who are not a voice actors, musicians, idols, and comedians do dubbing. The Angry Birds Movie is also no exception. Sony Pictures announced that Japanese actor Shinobu Sakagami(坂上忍) was in charge of a voice of Red in The Angry Birds Movie Japanese version.
He is an skilled actor, active as an actor since 3 years old, and was known as a genius kids actor from that time. He established a theatrical company in 2005 while he was active as an actor, and established the training school of kids actors in 2009 furthermore. And he has a sharp tongue, and is famous in TV talk shows as a person always feeling resentment in something. Sony Pictures thought that his character was good to Red. This is the first time that he is in charge of a voice actor in 3DCG anime movie. He comments, "Because I worked as a dubbing voice actor in the days of a kids in "Little House on the Prairie", I feel with nostalgia. I love work of the voice actor, so I do my best while enjoying this."
The Angry Birds Movie is shown in theaters of Japan from October 1.
The Angry Birds Movie is shown in theaters of Japan from October 1