Jonathan Sherr lives in Japan and is extensively engaged in the Japanese television and film industries as an actor, narrator, and voice-over talent. Jonathan became active in the Japanese entertainment industry in 2003 when he appeared on Tokyo FM’s radio show Happy Go Lucky as a man-on-the-street reporter. He was chosen among 80 candidates to co-star with Mao Inoue in Toho Studio’s feature-length film My Darling is a Foreigner in 2010. Jonathan stars in the feature-length romantic comedy, Love In Tokyo, to be released in June 2015.
Jonathan has appeared in numerous television commercials, starred in the web series English Teachers, and in 2013 was cast to play a comedic role in the popular television mini-series, Tokyo Bandwagon, on Nippon Television.
Jonathan’s fluency in Japanese and love of voice acting has enabled him to work as a translator, interpreter, and narrator in fields as varied as the mixed martial arts industry, the video game, restaurant, and food industries, as well as public relations. He has also worked as a consultant and script writer for numerous Japanese businesses, including market-leading companies such as Microsoft, ANA, JAL, Honda Motors, Toyota, NEC, NTT, Canon, Olympus, and Kyocera.
Jonathan continues to perform improv at the Tokyo Comedy Store and expand his credentials as an actor and voice-over talent in the Japanese entertainment industry.