Is it common for celebrities to be featured in anime?

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Mr HooPoe

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Previously in another area of the forums, I did some scouting for animated series starring celebrities. Of all the series I found, only one was an anime: AKB0048, based off the band AKB48 (you might count "pseudo-anime" Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi starring Puffy AmiYumi to my statement, though).

Now, I decided to take to this forum branch to see if celebrity appearances--whether it be as a star or a minor role--are common in anime. A list of occurrences is fine.
 

Classic Speedy

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While they're not mainstream celebrities, the Angry Video Game Nerd and the Nostalgia Critic were both featured in an episode of "Zettai Karen Children". Goes without saying that neither James Rolfe or Doug Walker provided their voices for the cameo, though.