Steven Blum is the voice for iconic roles in anime & American cartoons, ranging from Cowboy Bebop, Digimon, Samurai Champloo, Wolverine and the X-Men, Great Teacher Onizuka, Naruto, Transformers: Prime, Star Wars Rebels, Big-O, and Tom from Toonami on Cartoon Network. In this panel from BoroughCon 2017, Steven discusses the Toonami comeback, working with hip-hop artist Logic, voice acting tips, and the many roles he has had and the stories behind them.
If you don’t feel like watching the full panel, check out these highlights from it and the other panels where Steve popped up:
Ever wondered how Steven Blum became the voice of Tom from Toonami, and how the show managed to make a successful return to Cartoon Network? Find out how in this video.
In this clip, Steve talks about how he worked with Logic on “The Incredible True Story”.
During the “Everything Voice Acting” panel, a fan asked prolific voice actor Steven Blum about the differences between voicing Spike Speigel from “Cowboy Bebop” and Mugen from “Samurai Champloo”, which gave us some interesting info behind the shows. Then things got weird with Dante Basco and Steven’s girlfriend and fellow voice actor, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn. Real weird.
Lastly, when a fan asked Steven Blum about an inspiring line to use in moments of need, he gave them his famous empowering monologue from a Toonami bumper, “Fall seven times, get up eight”.
Don’t forget to check out all of the other videos from this event, or just head to the BoroughCon 2017 Youtube Playlist to see it all in one convenient spot.