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One Piece: Yamato's Voice Actor and First Look Officially Revealed

The voice actress is also known for giving voice to Shinobu Kochou in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

By Shivam Gulati

August 30, 2021

Everyone in the One Piece manga community was eagerly waiting for the introduction of Yamato in the anime series. Well, the wait is finally coming to an end, as the studio finally revealed the first look at the character for the anime.

Manga readers are well aware that the upcoming Wano Country Arc would introduce Yamato in the One Piece anime. So, everyone was waiting to hear who’ll get to voice this beautiful character. Fortunately, the creators finally revealed the voice actor for Yamato, and here’s everything you need to know about it.

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Toei Animation gave us a first look at Yamato in the latest ‘We Are One’ video. The upcoming Wano Country Arc, scheduled to begin with the episode releasing on September 5th, 2021, would introduce this character in the anime.

Here’s the official video where you can take a look at Yamato’s first reveal (Skip to 4:55):

Who is Voicing Yamato in One Piece Anime?

Interestingly, the creators confirmed the famous voice actress, Saori Hayami, is voicing Yamato in the One Piece anime. The official Twitter account for the anime series confirmed Saori as Yamato’s voice actress.

For the unacquainted, Yamato is the daughter of Kaido, who profoundly admires the legendary Samurai Kozuki Oden. Yamato’s deep admiration for the Samurai inspires her to take his name, appearance, and even his gender. That’s why she proclaims to be a man, to the extent of being called “Kaido’s son.”

In short, Kaido’s son/daughter is an exciting and significant character in the upcoming One Piece arc. That’s why everyone wanted to know who’ll voice the character in the anime. Well, now you have your answer.

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Who is Saori Hayami?

Saori Hayami is a Japanese voice actress and singer known for being the voice of several anime characters. Some of her works include Himawari Uzumaki (Boruto: Naruto Next Generations),  Shinobu Kochou (Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba), Rachel (Tower of God), Kamisato Ayaka (Genshin Impact), Shirayuki (Snow White with the Red Hair), and many more.

The entire community is well aware of Saori’s incredible work in the anime industry. That’s why everyone went crazy hearing that she will also voice Yamato in the One Piece anime.

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Shivam Gulati
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Shiv is a video game enthusiast who loves exploring everything happening in the gaming community. He enjoys competitive games in particular, even though he loses most of the time. He is an entertainment and gaming reporter at DualShockers.

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