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Takeshi Watabe

was a Japanese voice actor. He was born in Kōchi Prefecture. He usually played villains and performed the voices for many anime characters and tokusatsu villains. He is most famous for voicing Kaminari in Doraemon. He took over the ongoing roles of Shingo Kanemoto after his death. Other major roles included Inspector Takao Arizuka in the You're Under Arrest franchise, Naoyuki Kamikurata in Aquarian Age: Sign for Evolution, Colonel John Kowen in Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory, and Director Yachio Tokugawa in Strawberry Eggs. He also wrote an instructional book about voice acting, Seiyū Naritai. Watabe was being treated for lung cancer when he died of pneumonia at the age of 74.

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Mar 21, 1936 In Kochi Prefecture, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Tomorrow's Joe 1970-04-01
Latest Project:
Movie Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Pailsen Files The Movie 2009-01-17
Known For
Poster of Naruto
Poster of You're Under Arrest: The Movie
Poster of Mobile Suit Gundam F91
Poster of Dengeki Sentai Changeman: Shuttle Base! The Critical Moment!
Movie Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Pailsen Files The Movie Chief Nehalco 2009-01-17
Series Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi Tarou Imamiya (voice) 2002-04-04
Series Naruto Gamabunta 2002-10-03
Series Salaryman Kintaro Genzo Oshima (voice) 2001-02-18
Series Rune Soldier Ila's Father 2001-04-01
Series 6 Angels Donn Canyon 2001-11-10
Movie 6 Angels Donn Canyon (voice) 2001-11-20
Series Android Kikaider Shadow Knight 2000-10-16
Movie Seijuu Sentai Gingaman vs Megaranger (voice) 1999-03-12
Movie You're Under Arrest: The Movie Takao Arizuka (voice) 1999-04-29
Series Seijuu Sentai Gingaman Batbass (voice) 1998-02-22
Movie Gekisou Sentai Carranger vs Ohranger Bara Mobile 1997-03-13
Series Midori no Makibaō Horie 1996-03-02
Movie Sanctuary Norimoto Isaoka 1996-05-01
Movie Ninja Sentai Kakuranger: The Movie Younger Hitotsume-Kozou (Voice) 1994-04-16
Movie Macross II: Lovers Again Balser 1992-05-20
Movie Inferious Interplanetary War Chronicle - Condition Green Colonel Gillan (voice) 1991-11-29
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam F91 Cosmo Eigesse 1991-03-16
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - The Father of Goku Panbûkin (voice) 1990-10-17
Movie Sword for Truth Tenkai (voice) 1990-12-28
Series Mad Bull 34 Henry (ep 2) 1990-12-21
Movie Wrath of the Ninja: The Yotoden Movie Fudo no Ryoma 1989-05-27
Movie Fist of the North Star - TV Compilation 2 - Six Sacred Fists of Nanto! Rei, the Star of Justice Kiba Daio (voice) 1988-01-14
Series Little Lord Fauntleroy Earl of Dorincourt 1988-01-10
Movie Choujinki Metalder: The Movie Emperor Goddonerosu 1987-07-18
Series The Scarred Man Nik 1986-07-05
Movie M.D. Geist Golem (voice) 1986-08-13
Movie Love City Aroi 1986-07-26
Movie Dengeki Sentai Changeman: The Movie Gyodai 1985-03-15
Movie Dengeki Sentai Changeman: Shuttle Base! The Critical Moment! Gyodai (voice) 1985-07-13
Series Dengeki Sentai Changeman Gyodai (voice) 1985-02-02
Series Blue Comet SPT Layzner Admiral Gresco 1985-10-03
Movie Twinkle Nora Rock Me! Touchino (voice) 1985-11-21
Movie Kagaku Sentai Dynaman: The Movie Emperor Aton (voice) 1983-03-12
Series Armored Trooper Votoms Nehalco (voice) 1983-04-01
Movie Crusher Joe Nero (Voice) 1983-03-12
Movie Dai Sentai Goggle-V: The Movie Mole Mozoo 1982-03-13
Movie Denshi Sentai Denziman: The Movie Denzi Computer 1980-07-12
Movie Battle Fever J the Movie Buffalo Monster (voice) 1979-07-21
Series Gowappā Faibu Gōdamu Emperor Yokokuda (voice) 1976-04-04
Series Super Sentai Amoebalgin (voice) 1975-04-05
Series Pinocchio: The Series Doro 1972-01-04
Series Decision 1971-04-03
Series Tomorrow's Joe Gondou Goromaki 1970-04-01