Like 'Powerpuff Girls', all the characters seems to have the same voice after many years. Due to aging, their voices will be changed especially with kids. But how did they get the same voice after 10 15 years?

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    Normally they use adult voice actors for children. Commented Nov 6, 2017 at 4:12
  • Have you done any direct comparisons of early seasons to later ones? I've had the occasional jolt when watching an older episode of, say, The Simpsons, and the voices are just a little off. Commented Nov 6, 2017 at 4:30
  • Yes, @user1118321 I could figure out the difference. But voices like 'Mayor' in Powerpuff Girls is difficult to find. Mimicking for a long time will be an ache in throat I believe. So, finding matching voices only they could do right? Commented Nov 6, 2017 at 5:46
  • WRT Powerpuff Girls: youtube.com/watch?v=DnyCSTpsq1E
    – BCdotWEB
    Commented Nov 6, 2017 at 6:40
  • @user1118321: That can also sometimes be a matter of artistic direction changing over time. Homer was initially a backup character to Bart (as the oaf father, similar to how Marge is currently still mostly a supporting character), but due to popularity, he eventually overtook Bart as the comic relief. Homer's comedy timing (and general wackiness) has significantly improved since he became more of a foreground character, which also reflects on how they voice him. But there are indeed also cases where the voices slowly changed over time (Marge, Lisa) for no real artistic reason.
    – Flater
    Commented Nov 6, 2017 at 12:09

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In the case of the Simpsons, all of the main characters have been voiced by adults, and the same adults have voiced the same characters since the show started.

As for the Powerpuff Girls, many different actors have voiced the main characters. This site shows each of the characters alongside the current actors who voice them. Under those pictures is another link showing how many other people have voiced the role during different seasons. For example, Blossom has been voiced by 6 different actors.

main cast of Powerpuff Girls

To re-cast a main character, the producers of the show need to audition actors who can mimic the character's voice very closely. Many trained voice actors will have the skill of impersonation, since their voice is their "tool" (similar to the way that a stunt person's "tool" is his/her body strength, reflexes, agility, flexibility, and so on).

  • Your link seems to contradict what you are saying. Those "6 different actors" are voice actors in different languages, not for different seasons of the show. The only recast of the main characters were with the 2016 reboot. Commented Jan 12, 2020 at 19:43

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