Isao Sasaki

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Isao Sasaki
(ささき いさお Sasaki Isao?)
Birth name Isao Sasaki (佐々木 功 Sasaki Isao?)
Born (1942-05-16) May 16, 1942 (age 72)
Origin Tokyo, Japan
Genres Rockabilly, Anison
Occupations Voice actor, actor, vocalist
Years active 1960-present
(Anime song career began in 1972)
Labels Nippon Columbia
Nippon Crown
Pony Canyon
King Records
Blues Interactions
Victor Entertainment
EMI Music Japan
VAP
Lantis
Website ISAO WEB

Isao Sasaki (ささき いさお(佐々木 功) Sasaki Isao?, born May 16, 1942) is a Japanese voice actor, actor, and vocalist. He has had voice roles in anime such as Legend of the Galactic Heroes, Space Battleship Yamato, and Gatchaman. He has also performed the opening themes for anime such as Yamato, Star of the Giants, Getter Robo, Casshern, Grendizer, Gaiking and tokusatsu series such as Himitsu Sentai Gorenger, J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai, Choujinki Metalder, and most recently Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger. He has also had an acting role in the tokusatsu film Kamen Rider ZO, OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders and in the series Kyojuu Tokusou Juspion. He is the dub voice of Clark Kent and Superman in the film series, until he was replaced by Hiroki Touchi for Superman Returns.

Body of work[edit]

Voice acting[edit]

Dubbing Roles[edit]

Acting[edit]

Music[edit]

Casshern (1973)[edit]

  • Fight! Casshern (たたかえ!キャシャーン Tatakae! Kyashān?, opening)
  • I am the Cyborg (おれは新造人間 Ore wa Shinzō Ningen?, ending)
  • Our Friender (Furender no Teema, Friender's theme) (along with Columbia Cradle Club)

Getter Robo (1974)[edit]

  • Getter Robo! (ゲッターロボ! Gettā Robo!?, opening)
  • Gattai! Getter Robo (合体!ゲッターロボ Gattai! Gettā Robo?, ending)

Hurricane Polymar (1974)[edit]

  • Fight! Polymar (『戦え!ポリマー Tatakae! Porimā?, opening)
  • Turned Polymar (転身ポリマー Tenshin Porimā?, ending)

Space Battleship Yamato (1974)[edit]

  • Space Battleship Yamato (宇宙戦艦ヤマト Uchū Senkan Yamato?)
  • Crimson Scarf (真赤なスカーフ Makka na Sukāfu?)

Getter Robo G (1975)[edit]

  • Immortal Getter Robo (不滅のマシーンゲッターロボ Fumetsu no Mashīn Gettā Robo?, ending)

Grendizer (1975)[edit]

  • Fly! Grendizer (とべ!グレンダイザー Tobe! Gurendaizā?, opening)
  • Space's Monarch Grendizer (宇宙の王者グレンダイザー Uchū no Ōja Gurendaizā?)

Himitsu Sentai Gorenger (1975)[edit]

  • Proceed! Gorenger (進め!ゴレンジャー Susume! Gorenjā?, opening theme, performed along with Mitsuko Horie)
  • Fly! Variblune (とべ!バリブルーン Tobe! Bariburūn?)
  • Aoranger from the Blue Sky (青い空からアオレンジャー Aoi Sora Kara Aorenjā?)
  • Midoranger of Riddles (ナゾナゾのミドレンジャー Nazonazo no Midorenjā?) (along with Mitsuko Horie)
  • Proceed, Gorenger Machines (進めゴレンジャーマシン Susume Gorenjā Mashin?)
  • Gorenger Storm (ゴレンジャーストーム Gorenjā Sutōmu?) (along with Mitsuko Horie)
  • It's Red Power, Akaranger (赤い力だアカレンジャー Akai Chikara da Akarenjā?)
  • Here Comes Gorenger (ゴレンジャーがやってくる Gorenjā ga Yattekuru?)
  • The Song of Varidreen (バリドリーンの歌 Baridorīn no Uta?)
  • Look!! Gorenger (見よ!! ゴレンジャー Mi yo!! Gorenjā?, ending theme 2)
  • Stopping the Fight (戦いおわって Tatakai Owatte?)
  • Secret Squadron Gorenger (秘密戦隊ゴレンジャー Himitsu Sentai Gorenjā?, ending theme 1)

Gaiking (1976)[edit]

  • Great Sky Demon Dragon Gaiking (大空魔竜ガイキング Daikū Maryū Gaikingu?, opening)
  • Gaiking of the Starry Sky (星空のガイキング Hoshizora no Gaikingu?, ending)

Grendizer, Getter Robo G, Great Mazinger: Kessen! Daikaijuu (1976)[edit]

  • Now go! Robot army (いざ行け! ロボット軍団 Izaike! Robotto Gundan?, opening)

J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai (1977)[edit]

  • J.A.K.Q. Blitzkrieg Squad (ジャッカー電撃隊 Jakkā Dengekitai?, opening theme)
  • J.A.K.Q. Proceed J.A.K.Q. (J.A.K.Q進めジャッカー Jakkā Susume Jakkā?)
  • Space Ace, Young Lion (スペードエース若き獅子 Supēdo Ēsu Wakaki Shishi?)
  • J.A.K.Q. Covack (ジャッカーコバック Jakkā Kobakku?)
  • J.A.K.Q. Machine Rock (ジャッカーマシンロック Jakkā Mashin Rokku?)
  • Go! Sky Ace (行け!スカイエース Yuke! Sukai Ēsu?)
  • J.A.K.Q. Theme of Love (ジャッカー愛のテーマ Jakkā Ai no Tēma?)
  • Someday, Flowers Will Bloom (いつか、花は咲くだろう Itsuka, Hana wa Saku Darō?, ending theme)

Starzinger (1978)[edit]

  • Starzinger Theme (スタージンガーの歌 Sutājingā no Uta?, Starzinger - opening 1)
  • Starzinger the warrior of the Galaxy (宇宙の戦士スタージンガー Uchuu no Senshi Sutājingā?, Starzinger - opening 2)
  • Our Starzinger (ぼくらのスタージンガー Bakura no Sutājingā?, Starzinger II - opening)

Message from Space: Galactic Wars (1978)[edit]

  • Bravemen Across the Galaxy (勇者よ銀河を渡れ Yūsha yo Ginga o Watare?, opening)

Galaxy Express 999 (1978)[edit]

  • Galaxy Express 999 (銀河鉄道999 Ginga Tetsudou 999?, opening)
  • Blue Earth (青い地球 Aoi Chikyuu?, ending)

Tōshō Daimos (1978)[edit]

  • Up! Brave Leader Daimos (立て!闘将ダイモス Tate! Tōshō Daimos?, opening)

Science Ninja Team Gatchaman II (1978)[edit]

  • We, Gatchaman (われらガッチャマン Warera Gacchaman?, opening)
  • Dreaming of Tomorrow (明日夢見て Ashita Yume Mite?, ending, performed along with Mitsuko Horie)

Kamen Rider (1979)[edit]

  • The Man's Name is Kamen Rider (男の名は仮面ライダー Otoko no Na wa Kamen Raidā?)
  • Shine! 8 Riders (Movie Version) (輝け!8人ライダー Kagayake! Hachinin Raidā?)

The 6 Ultra Brothers vs. the Monster Army (1979)[edit]

  • Bokura no Urutoraman (Japanese Opening, with Columbia Cradle Club)

The Ultraman (1979)[edit]

  • The Ultraman Opening theme (with Columbia Cradle Club)

Gatchaman Fighter (1979)[edit]

  • Gatchaman Fighter (ガッチャマンファイター Gacchaman Faitā?, opening)

Space Emperor God Sigma (1980)[edit]

  • Do your Best, Space Warrior (がんばれ宇宙の戦士 Ganbare Uchuu no Senshi?, opening)

Choujinki Metalder (1987)[edit]

  • Is Your Youth Shining? (君の青春は輝いているか Kimi no Seishun wa Kagayaite Iru ka?, opening theme)

Gekigangar 3 (OVA, 1998)[edit]

  • The Robot of Justice Gekigangar 3 (正義のロボット ゲキ・ガンガー3 Seigi no Robotto Gekigangaa 3?, Movie opening)
  • V is for Victory! Gekigangar V (勝利のVだ! ゲキ・ガンガーV Shouri no V da! Gekigangaa V?)

Ultraseven 1999 Saishuu Shou 6 Busaku (1999)[edit]

  • Ultraseven song 99 (ウルトラセブンの歌 99, Urutorasebun no uta 99)
  • The Ballad of Ultraseven 99 (ウルトラセブンのバラード 99, Urutorasebun no barādo 99)
  • Ultraseven 99 (ウルトラセブン 99, Urutorasebun 99) ft. Shinichi Ishihara, Naoto Fuuga and Yoshito Fuchigami

Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger (2004)[edit]

  • DekaMaster NEVER STOP (デカマスターNEVER STOP Dekamasutā Nebā Sutoppu?)
  • Midnight Dekaranger (ミッドナイト デカレンジャー Middonaito Dekarenjā?, ending theme 1)

Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (2013)[edit]

  • Space Battleship Yamato (宇宙戦艦ヤマト Uchū Senkan Yamato?)
  • Crimson Scarf (真赤なスカーフ Makka na Sukāfu?)

Video Games[edit]

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