Shigeru Chiba

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Shigeru Chiba
Born Masaharu Maeda
(1954-02-04) February 4, 1954 (age 60)
Kikuchi, Kumamoto, Japan.
Occupation actor, voice actor
Years active 1976 - present

Shigeru Chiba (千葉 繁 Chiba Shigeru?, born Masaharu Maeda (前田 正治 Maeda Masaharu?), born February 4, 1954 in Kikuchi, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan) is an actor and voice actor.[1] He has also worked as a sound effects director and music director. He is employed by the talent management firm 81 Produce.

He is most known for the roles of the narrator of Fist of the North Star, Megane (Urusei Yatsura), Ichidō Rei (High School! Kimengumi), Kazuma Kuwabara (YuYu Hakusho), Pilaf (Dragon Ball), Raditz[2] and Garlic Jr. (Dragon Ball Z), Buggy the Clown (One Piece) Kefka Palazzo (Dissidia: Final Fantasy) and Koichi Todome (Kerberos saga).

Career[edit]

Originally a stunt actor, Chiba also appeared in the Nikkatsu Roman Porno series of movies. He starred in the "Let's Make a Chiba Shigeru Promotion Film" project movie Kurenai no Gankyō, as well as the Mamoru Oshii films Cerberus, Hell's Watchdog and Talking Head. He plays both serious and gag roles. He got the leading role in Highschool! Kimen-gumi, landing the role of Rei Ichidō.

Anime[edit]

TV[edit]

OVA[edit]

Movie[edit]

Video games[edit]

Pachinko[edit]

Sammy[edit]

  • CR Hokuto no Ken Denshō series (pachinko, in-game results message narration)
  • Hokuto no Ken (pachinko slots, in-game results message narration)

Daichi Shōkai[edit]

  • CR Tensai Bakabon (pachinko, Motomiya-san)
  • CR Tensai Bakabon 2 (pachinko, Motomiya-san)
  • CR Rerere ni Omakase (pachinko, Motomiya-san)

Dubs[edit]

Live action[edit]

Tokusatsu[edit]

Radio[edit]

  • Hamidashi Kanezawa Ōkoku
  • Ōji Hiroi no Multi Tengoku

Other[edit]

CD[edit]

  • Aria (Old Postal Worker)
  • Inferious Wakusei Senshi Gaiden Condition Green (Jasu Tamigan)
  • Roman Club (Udo Ayanokōji)
  • Setō no Hanayome (Izumi)
  • Strange+ (Narrator, α)
  • Yūkyū Gensōkyoku 2nd Album Drama CD: ensemble vol.1 (Marshall)

Live Theatre[edit]

  • Burstman Live (performer, producer)
  • Sakura Taisen Kayō Show

Other work[edit]

  • Okā-san to Issho (Gatarat)
  • Tensai TV-kun MAX: Mystery no Yakata (Miracle Man)
  • Tensai TV-kun: Mystery no Yakata (Count Brain Buster)
  • Tensai TV-kun:Tensai TV-kun Wide (TK-kun)

Sound effects director[edit]

Anime TV[edit]

Anime OVA[edit]

Games[edit]

  • Blue Breaker: Ken yori mo Bishō wo (PC-FX)

Live action movies[edit]

  • Talking Head

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beck, Jerry (2005-10-28). The animated movie guide. Chicago Review Press. pp. 176–. ISBN 978-1-55652-591-9. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Chance, Norman (2010-12-23). Who Was Who on TV. Xlibris Corporation. pp. 396–. ISBN 978-1-4568-2127-2. Retrieved 10 August 2011. 

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