Actor Jacob Hopkins currently stars as Fushi in the anime series ‘To Your Eternity’ airing now on HBO Max and Crunchyroll. Watch the clip to see how he got his start in acting. Hopkins is best known for playing the role of Alexander Drew in True Blood, for being the voice of Gumball in The Amazing World of Gumball.
After breaking into the world of voiceover starring as the lead character “Gumball” in Cartoon Network’s The Amazing World of Gumball, Hopkins has made a name for himself in the anime genre. He currently lends his voice to the lead character Fushi, an immortal being who takes on the form of a deceased nameless boy, in the hit series To Your Eternity. The show is based on the Japanese manga series of the same name. The highly-anticipated second season recently premiered on Crunchyroll and will soon stream on HBO Max. The story picks up 40 years after the events of the first season as an older and more jaded Fushi as he continues to navigate the challenges of his immortal life. You can watch a clip of the series here. Things aren’t slowing down for Hopkins. He also showcases his talent for Crunchyroll viewers in the lead role of Oishi in the sports anime Prince of Tennis and Prince of Tennis II. Other anime series he currently appears in include Netflix’sKomi Can’t Communicate, Boruto, and the Funimation series Tribe Nine.
Hopkins is no stranger to the entertainment industry. At the young age of five he landed his first film role opposite Stephen Moyer and Paul Bettany in the film Priest. His big break came when he was cast as Vampire Authority member Alexander Drew in the hit series True Blood. Soon after, Hopkins started appearing on The Goldbergs in his long-running portrayal of Chad Kremp. He also starred as one of the lead characters, Miller, in the movie Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life alongside Griffin Gluck, Lauren Graham, Rob Riggle, Retta, Isabela Moner and Thomas Barbusca.