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JOSH KELLER | Japan based voice artist | Profile
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Profile

Josh is a professional and experienced narrator and voice actor. A native of Chicago and resident of Tokyo, he has a naturally warm, resonant, yet versatile voice with clear diction.  He can convey a wide range of moods and characters, vary his speed, pitch and tone, and deliver targeted messages with ease. He graduated from the University of Iowa with degrees in Communications and Psychology.

His various work experiences include advertising and marketing,  commercial broadcasting, script writing, technical sales, modeling, TV/Movie acting, and teaching conversational English. Some of his voice work includes commercials and narration for NHK radio, NHK World TV Meet&Speak,  Sony, Nikon, Sumitomo,  DNP, CNN International Webcast, and Sega.  Josh was selected as the male guest speaker for NHK’s Kiso Eigo 2 radio program from 2007-2008. In 2009 and 2012, Josh was cast as a skit narrator for NHK’s Business Communication in Simple English radio show.

Trained by top voice coaches and professionals in the U.S.A and Japan, Josh brings words on a page to life, making them sound believable and real.

Selected Clients

Corporate

DNP (Dai Nippon Printing) Commercial
Life Card Commercial
Nissan March Commercial
Suntory (The Premium Malts) VP
Orix Rentec VP
Nissin Foods Video Presentation
Panasonic PR Video Presentation
JR East Railway Video Presentation
ACE Bags&Luggage Commercial
Sony Web Design Video Presentation
Shiseido (White Lucent) Commercial
Shiseido Corporate Video
Ricoh TV Commercial
Shiseido/Bare Escentuals VP
HOYA Video Presentation
JACCS Video Presentation
Mitsubishi Group Video Presentation
McDonald’s Corporate VP
Amway Event Video Presentation
Louvre Museum Narration
JR Group (Kanuma Yatai Event DVD)
Lexus
NHK International (Find Your Career Dream)
Leo Palace 21 CM
NHK ‘Motoharu radio show’ tag
NTT Data Group
Sony
Hokusho Co., Ltd.
Square Enix (Final Fantasy narration)
ANA Industrial Narration
Konica Minolta
Namco Bandai Games MC for Pre-TGS and TGS 2008
G-8 Summit Special Event Announcer 2008
Pioneer (Smart Loop)
Bridgestone
NTT DoCoMo
Hitachi
Honda
Itochu Corporation
Sony (Walkman)
Secom Security
Sumitomo
MIND Mitsubishi
Omron
Toppan Security Systems
Volkswagon Event Video Presentation
Tokio Marine and Nichido Video Presentation
Kinrei Udon VP (Advertising Festival0
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation (Miraikan) VP
Takasaki Advanced Radiation Research Institute
SanDisk VP
Skylark Restaurant ‘Hamideru Beefsteak VP’
Yokohama Mitsui Fudosan VP
Nippon Access VP
Microsoft SAP (Optimized Desktop) PV
Cannes Lions 2009 Advertising Festival (Dentsu/Yomiuri Shinbun VP)
Senju Pharmaceutical VP
INAX Corporation
Beacon Communications K.K. Web PV
Teijin (Eco-Circle) VP
Mitsubishi Electric VP
Revic Global (Tales of Sympathy)
Uniqlo (Heattech PV)
Mazda
Caterpillar Japan
TMEIC
Nagano Keiki
GLORY System Solutions
Nuvant
Nissan
Cool Asia
Goo-Net Corporate Video
MaxCorpUSA
Girlswalker.com
Suzuki Swift
BMW
QLEA

Educational & Instructional

NHK Radio ‘Business Communication in Simple English’ (April 2009-2010)
NHK Radio Kiso Eigo 2 2007-2008
Nagoya University e-Learning program
Discover 21 (Obama-ne)
Macmillan Publishing
Benesse
Minverva/ Japan National Children’s Speech Contest
Riken Omics Science Center
MIT Sloan School of Management
Entrance Exams for Tokyo University
Integrity (English Conversation for Beginners)
Testing materials for TOEIC, TOEFL, STEP, and Eiken
ALC Publishing
Kenkyusha
Chukei Publishing Company
Gogaku Shunjusha
Gakken Co.,Ltd.
Lonely Planet
Seibido
Berlitz Training Videos
CSL Behring
MediEigo.com
Igaku-eitango(Synergy International Inc.)
Toray Industries
Kinseido
Kirihara
Zenken
Wisdom Dictionary

Character & Video Game

Little Charo. Voice of Rigel 2013
Little Charo.Voice of Genta 2012 (Tohoku version)
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance  (Bethany Base Commander)
Arc Rise Fantasia (Voice of Serge) 2010
King of Fighters XII (voice of Chin Gentsai, Duo Lon, and Sie Kensou.)
GameOn  ’Soul of the Ultimate Nation’ online game (voice of main character Shadow and Vigilante)
Tecmo (Again) trailer voice for Tokyo Game Show 2009
Taito (Elevator Action) ‘Zack’ and ‘Soldier C’
Taito (Jisedai-D) Network Drive Racing Game
Ignition Entertainment (El Shaddai) voice of Lucifer
Shimajiro (voice of police dog, ghost father and ghost seller)
Sega Bass Fishing
Mai Mai 新子と千年の魔法使い (voice of Raymond)
Nintendo Wii Ready 2 Rumble 3rd edition (voice of Trainer)
Biohazard 5 video game TV CM
Rupan sansei: Gurîn vs Reddo (voice of Logan)
Major: baseball movie animation (voice of player)

On Camera appearances

NHK Atsuhime TV drama as Thomas Glover 2008 Episode 41
Fuji TV (Sports broadcaster)
Mr. Harlequin Finalist contestant (Mr. Cool)
TV Osaka
Toshiba PV
Eigaseikatu.com
TaxiM TV
Nikkei Medical photo ad for Astellas
Blau/HS TV (Hollywood English)
Sekai Gyoten News (Main Actor)

News

TBS Channel Japan narrator
CNN International Webcast through Channel J
Japan Times

Movie Roles & Appearances

‘Watashi Wa Kai Ni Naritai’
Ultra-Man pilot as Kumano