Kirk Thornton - Vulah

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Official Name
Gender Unknown
Birth Date 1956-05-13

Kirk Thornton

He is known for playing tough or grouchy men in dubbed anime and video games. His career includes Hotohori in Fushigi Yūgi and Jin in Samurai Champloo. He also played numerous cameos and minor characters in Rurouni Kenshin, in addition to the major character of Hajime Saito. He also does Don Patch in Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo as well as Gabumon and other voices in Digimon. According to Anime News Network, Thornton has the most credits of any male voice actor and he is second in total voice actor credits only next to Wendee Lee. He has been in nearly two hundred voice-over productions for Japanese animation. Thornton is also well-known for having played many different minor voice roles throughout the Power Rangers franchise (and similar series such as VR Troopers and Masked Rider). Thornton has also had experience with ADR direction. Currently, he is co-directing the ADR for the popular anime series Bleach alongside Wendee Lee. Thornton's career is difficult to track, due to the multiple names he has been credited under. He is also known as Ron Allen.

Starred in

Trigun Trigun Rai-Dei the Blade Rai-Dei the Blade
Eyeshield 21 Eyeshield 21 Kazuki Juumonji Kazuki Juumonji
Monster Monster Baby Baby
Monster Monster Gunther Milch Gunther Milch
Naruto Naruto Akahoshi Akahoshi
Naruto Naruto Shukaku Shukaku
Naruto Naruto Tazuna Tazuna
Naruto Naruto Genno Genno
Naruto Naruto Waraji Waraji
Naruto Naruto Kisame Hoshigaki Kisame Hoshigaki
Prince of Tennis Prince of Tennis Kunimitsu Tezuka Kunimitsu Tezuka
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan Hajime Saitou Hajime Saitou
Chobits Chobits Zima Zima
Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor Soukyuu no Fafner: Dead Aggressor Fumihiko Makabe Fumihiko Makabe
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory Anavel Gato Anavel Gato
Last Exile Last Exile Anthony Kostabi Anthony Kostabi
Last Exile Last Exile Hamilcar Valca Hamilcar Valca
Last Exile Last Exile Ralph Wednesday Ralph Wednesday
Fushigi Yuugi Fushigi Yuugi Hotohori Hotohori
Fushigi Yuugi: Eikoden Fushigi Yuugi: Eikoden Hotohori Hotohori
Gate Keepers Gate Keepers Choutarou Banba Choutarou Banba
Gate Keepers 21 Gate Keepers 21 Reiji Kageyama Reiji Kageyama
Saiyuuki Reload Saiyuuki Reload Ni Jianyi Ni Jianyi
Saiyuuki Reload Gunlock Saiyuuki Reload Gunlock Ni Jianyi Ni Jianyi
Kannazuki no Miko Kannazuki no Miko Girochi Girochi
Juuni Kokuki Juuni Kokuki Chuuchin Chuuchin
Scrapped Princess Scrapped Princess Doyle Barrett Doyle Barrett
Scryed Scryed Narrator Narrator
Scryed Scryed Urizane Urizane
Shingetsutan Tsukihime Shingetsutan Tsukihime Michael Roa Valdamjong Michael Roa Valdamjong
Tenjou Tenge Tenjou Tenge Bunshichi Tawara Bunshichi Tawara
Vandread Vandread Bart Garsus Bart Garsus
Vandread: The Second Stage Vandread: The Second Stage Bart Garsus Bart Garsus
Love Hina Love Hina Seta Noriyasu Seta Noriyasu
Onegai☆Teacher Onegai☆Teacher Hyosuke Magumo Hyosuke Magumo
Samurai Champloo Samurai Champloo Jin Jin
Eureka Seven Eureka Seven Matthieu Matthieu
Eureka Seven Eureka Seven Deckard Deckard
Gankutsuou Gankutsuou Baptistin Baptistin
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Yoshito Kikuchi Yoshito Kikuchi
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Noboru Yoshikawa Noboru Yoshikawa
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Burger Shop Manager Burger Shop Manager
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Ryuuji Danma Ryuuji Danma
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Hiroshi Kochatani Hiroshi Kochatani
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Hidero Ohsawa Hidero Ohsawa
Great Teacher Onizuka Great Teacher Onizuka Koji Sanomaru Koji Sanomaru
Groove Adventure Rave Groove Adventure Rave Berial Berial
Kyou kara Maou! Kyou kara Maou! Adelbert von Grantz Adelbert von Grantz
Kyou kara Maou! Kyou kara Maou! DunHeely Weller DunHeely Weller
Hajime no Ippo Hajime no Ippo Commentator Commentator
Hajime no Ippo Hajime no Ippo Masahiko Umezawa Masahiko Umezawa
Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road Commentator Commentator
Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road Masahiko Umezawa Masahiko Umezawa
Gungrave Gungrave Brandon Heat Brandon Heat
Bleach Bleach Ugaki Ugaki
Bleach Bleach Gyoukaku Kumoi Gyoukaku Kumoi
Bleach Bleach Zennosuke Kurumadani Zennosuke Kurumadani
Gad Guard Gad Guard Kogoro Hachisuka Kogoro Hachisuka
Mahoromatic Mahoromatic Kiyomi Kawahara Kiyomi Kawahara
Mahoromatic 2 Mahoromatic 2 Kiyomi Kawahara Kiyomi Kawahara
Grenadier: Hohoemi no Senshi Grenadier: Hohoemi no Senshi Banmaru Zoushi Banmaru Zoushi
Planetes Planetes Hachirota Hoshino Hachirota Hoshino
Serial Experiments Lain Serial Experiments Lain Masami Eiri Masami Eiri
Fate/stay night Fate/stay night Kiritsugu Emiya Kiritsugu Emiya
Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan Zansu Zansu
Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card Touya Kinomoto Touya Kinomoto
Fushigi Yuugi OVA Fushigi Yuugi OVA Hotohori Hotohori
Fushigi Yuugi OVA 2 Fushigi Yuugi OVA 2 Hotohori Hotohori
Gun x Sword Gun x Sword The Claw The Claw
Tenjou Tenge: The Ultimate Fight Tenjou Tenge: The Ultimate Fight Bunshichi Tawara Bunshichi Tawara
Otogizoushi Otogizoushi Sadamitsu Usui Sadamitsu Usui
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki 3 Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki 3 Nakita Kuramitsu Nakita Kuramitsu
Wonderful Days Wonderful Days Cade Cade
Digimon Adventure Digimon Adventure Gabumon Gabumon
Vampire Hunter D Vampire Hunter D Left Hand Left Hand
MÄR MÄR Garo Rogelu Garo Rogelu
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG Hideo Kuze Hideo Kuze
Digimon Savers Digimon Savers Hiroshi Yushima Hiroshi Yushima
Street Fighter II V Street Fighter II V Guile Guile
Yu Yu Hakusho: The Golden Seal Yu Yu Hakusho: The Golden Seal Hiei Hiei
Tokkou Tokkou Takeru Inukai Takeru Inukai
HeatGuy J HeatGuy J Ken Edmundo Ken Edmundo
Hokuto no Ken Hokuto no Ken Toki Toki
Hokuto no Ken Hokuto no Ken Amiba Amiba
Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo Don Patch Don Patch
Figure 17: Tsubasa & Hikaru Figure 17: Tsubasa & Hikaru Hideo Shiina Hideo Shiina
Tenchi Muyo! GXP Tenchi Muyo! GXP Seriyou Tennan Seriyou Tennan
Teito Monogatari Teito Monogatari Kamo Kamo
Gundress Gundress Ali Jaheeve Hassan Ali Jaheeve Hassan
Gundress Gundress General Kazama General Kazama
Ys: Tenkuu no Shinden - Adol Christine no Bouken Ys: Tenkuu no Shinden - Adol Christine no Bouken Darm Darm
Digimon Adventure 02 Digimon Adventure 02 Gabumon Gabumon
Digimon Adventure 02 Digimon Adventure 02 Mummymon Mummymon
Idaten Jump Idaten Jump Gabu Samejima Gabu Samejima
Street Fighter II: The Movie Street Fighter II: The Movie Guile Guile
IGPX Immortal Grand Prix 2 IGPX Immortal Grand Prix 2 Masa Ishikawa Masa Ishikawa
Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro Lazare d' Cagliostro Lazare d' Cagliostro
Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro Gustav Gustav
Lupin III: Lupin vs Fukusei-ningen Lupin III: Lupin vs Fukusei-ningen Goemon Ishikawa XIII Goemon Ishikawa XIII
Alexander Senki Alexander Senki Demosthenes Demosthenes
.hack//Unison .hack//Unison Orca Orca
Black Jack Black Jack Kuroo Hazama Kuroo Hazama
Black Jack the Movie Black Jack the Movie Kuroo Hazama Kuroo Hazama
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch Kaname Ohgi Kaname Ohgi
Kekkaishi Kekkaishi Tokio Yukimura Tokio Yukimura
Cosmo Warrior Zero Cosmo Warrior Zero Yattaran Yattaran
Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier Cyborg 009: The Cyborg Soldier Jet Link Jet Link
Duel Masters Duel Masters Knight Knight
Bleach: Memories of Nobody Bleach: Memories of Nobody Riyan Riyan
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Chiriku Chiriku
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Tazuna Tazuna
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Mifune Mifune
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Fukasaku Fukasaku
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Tonbei Tonbei
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Kisame Hoshigaki Kisame Hoshigaki
Naruto: Shippuuden Naruto: Shippuuden Fu Yamanaka Fu Yamanaka
Overman King Gainer Overman King Gainer Gain Bijou Gain Bijou
Koko wa Green Wood Koko wa Green Wood Kazuhiro Hasukawa Kazuhiro Hasukawa
Blue Dragon Blue Dragon Minotaur Minotaur
Digimon Adventure: Bokura no War Game Digimon Adventure: Bokura no War Game Gabumon Gabumon
The Cockpit The Cockpit Ensign Nogami Ensign Nogami
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2 Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2 Kaname Ohgi Kaname Ohgi
Kyou kara Maou! R Kyou kara Maou! R Adelbert von Grantz Adelbert von Grantz
Kyou kara Maou! R Kyou kara Maou! R DunHeely Weller DunHeely Weller
Shin Getter Robo Shin Getter Robo Hayato Jin Hayato Jin
Strait Jacket Strait Jacket George Thomson George Thomson
IGPX Immortal Grand Prix IGPX Immortal Grand Prix Masa Ishikawa Masa Ishikawa
Kyou kara Maou! 3rd Series Kyou kara Maou! 3rd Series Adelbert von Grantz Adelbert von Grantz
Kyou kara Maou! 3rd Series Kyou kara Maou! 3rd Series DunHeely Weller DunHeely Weller
Blade of the Immortal Blade of the Immortal Kagimura Habaki Kagimura Habaki
Toradora! Toradora! Rikurou Aisaka Rikurou Aisaka
Eureka Seven: Pocket ga Niji de Ippai Eureka Seven: Pocket ga Niji de Ippai Matthieu Matthieu
Kurokami The Animation Kurokami The Animation Tsubota Tsubota
Durarara!! Durarara!! Takashi Nasujima Takashi Nasujima
Blade Blade Sakomizu Sakomizu
Digimon Xros Wars Digimon Xros Wars Tactimon Tactimon
Ao no Exorcist Ao no Exorcist Satan Satan
Ao no Exorcist Ao no Exorcist Shirou Fujimoto Shirou Fujimoto
Tiger & Bunny Tiger & Bunny Muramasa Kaburagi Muramasa Kaburagi
Persona 4 The Animation Persona 4 The Animation Kinshiro Morooka Kinshiro Morooka
Cross Fight B-Daman Cross Fight B-Daman Goichiro Tsukiwa Goichiro Tsukiwa
Rinne no Lagrange Rinne no Lagrange Hiroshi Nakaizumi Hiroshi Nakaizumi
Ao no Exorcist: Kuro no Iede Ao no Exorcist: Kuro no Iede Shirou Fujimoto Shirou Fujimoto
Blood Lad Blood Lad Zombies Zombies
Ao no Exorcist Movie Ao no Exorcist Movie Shirou Fujimoto Shirou Fujimoto
Fate/Zero 2nd Season Fate/Zero 2nd Season Norikata Emiya Norikata Emiya
Fate/Zero 2nd Season Fate/Zero 2nd Season Byakuya Matou Byakuya Matou
Sword Art Online Sword Art Online Ryoutarou Tsuboi Ryoutarou Tsuboi
Rinne no Lagrange Season 2 Rinne no Lagrange Season 2 Hiroshi Nakaizumi Hiroshi Nakaizumi
Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden Kisame Hoshigaki Kisame Hoshigaki
Juusen Battle Monsuno Juusen Battle Monsuno Beyal Beyal
Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 6 - Road to Ninja Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 6 - Road to Ninja Kisame Hoshigaki Kisame Hoshigaki
K K Daikaku Kokujouji Daikaku Kokujouji
Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic Ryosai Ryosai
Sword Art Online: Extra Edition Sword Art Online: Extra Edition Ryoutarou Tsuboi Ryoutarou Tsuboi
Pokemon: The Origin Pokemon: The Origin Wataru Wataru
Pokemon: The Origin Pokemon: The Origin Fuji Fuji