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Curtis "Takahata101" Arnott is one of the co-founding members of Team Four Star and DragonBall Z Abridged. He is the creator, co-writer, and director of Hellsing Ultimate Abridged; and co-creator, writer, and director of both Final Fantasy VII Machinabridged and Attack on Titan Abridged.

Arguably his most famous, or most popular, roles are Nappa, Super Kami Guru, Cell, Dende, and Bardock from Dragon Ball Z Abridged. He is also the voice of Alucard from Hellsing Ultimate Abridged.

Voice Roles

DragonBall Z Abridged

Hellsing Ultimate Abridged

Final Fantasy 7 Machinabridged

Collaborations with other Team Four Star members

  • Takahata101 voices Crump and Dartz in LittleKuriboh's Yu-Gi-Oh: The Abridged Series. He also reprised his role of Nappa in episodes 40 and 50, receiving no credit in the latter episode. LittleKuriboh gave him some scenes in his April Fool's 2010 video and gives him prominent billing in the synopsis.
  • He also voiced Doore in Gozar's ARDBZ, having the same role as Nappa
  • He voices Heathcliff/Akihiko Kayaba in Sword Art Online Abridged.
  • He voices All Might in My Hero Academia Abridged.
  • He voices Abaddon the Despoiler and Santodes in If the Emperor Had a Text-to-Speech Device, a parody of Warhammer 40,000. He also voiced Ciaphas Cain, HERO OF THE IMPERIUM, in a one-shot that he helped write.

Trivia

  • Of all his roles, his vocal impersonation of the original Perfect Cell voice is considered the most accurate to the original performance, originally by Funimation's Dameon Clarke.
  • Takahata101's performance as Nappa in Dragon Ball Z Abridged is considered by many to be the source of a huge boost in popularity to the character, who was previously held in little regard by the fandom.
  • Takahata101 also recorded lines for the Dragon Ball Xenoverse video game series, using his Nappa voice for the game's create-a-character feature. Many of his lines are references to both the official Dragon Ball franchise and Dragon Ball Z Abridged series.
  • During his stream on his Twitch channel: Takahata101, on 29/7/2019, he mentioned his porn name is Fricassé.
  • In an interview with Totally Not Mark, Lani and Kaiser revealed that Taka was the only one that wanted to be Nappa, as early on they only focused on the big scenes and moments.
  • In the DBcember on Movies and Specials, Takahata said (when TFS put EoB on the bottom of the list) "What, my man is on the bottom?" suggesting that Nappa isn't Takahata's only character he likes doing voices for
  • Takahata voiced the character Deadpool in the web series DEATH BATTLE!
  • Takahata has also worked for Funimation, voicing various minor roles in shows like The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., among others.

See Also

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