Japanese actor and seiyuu to popular male anime characters, Gintama’s Gintoki Sakata and Kyon of Haruhi Suzumiya, Tomokazu Sugita is the most followed seiyuu on microblogging site, Twitter.

He overtakes Ayano Hirano, his fellow seiyuu in the Haruhi Suzumiya anime series, by almost 12,ooo followers.

Aside from Gintoki and Kyon, he also dubbed some notable anime characters from the past till the present:

  • X/1999 (Subaru Sumeragi)
  • Chobits (Hideki Motosuwa)
  • Genesis of Aquarion (Sirius De Alisia)
  • Honey and Clover (Takumi Mayama)
  • Macross Frontier (Leon Mishima)
  • Arakawa Under the Bridge (Hoshi)
  • Sket Dance (Kazuyoshi “Switch” Usui)
  • Daily Lives of High School Boys (Hidenori Tabata)

Here is the ranking of the top 10 most followed seiyuus

1. Tomokazu Sugita – 285,516
2. Aya Hirano – 272,915
3. Yuichi Nakamura – 211,070
4. Yukari Tamura – 180,873
5. Eri Kitamura – 138,855
6. Rie Tanaka – 126,080
7. Yūki Kaji – 112,965
8. Akio Ōtsuka – 110,815
9. Marina Inoue – 108,001
10. Ayana Taketatsu – 96,682

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