Tomokazu Sugita

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Tomokazu Sugita
Native name 杉田 智和
Born (1980-10-11) October 11, 1980 (age 33)
Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Voice actor
Agent www.atomicmonkey.jp
Notable credit(s)

Tomokazu Sugita (杉田 智和 Sugita Tomokazu?, born October 11, 1980 in Saitama Prefecture) is a Japanese voice actor employed by Atomic Monkey.[1] Best known for his role as Gintoki in Gintama, he also voices Kyon in The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Ragna the Bloodedge in Blazblue, and Joseph Joestar in the 2012 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure anime and JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle. He is also one of the three hosts on the radio show Bururaji (BlueRadio) promoting the videogame Blazblue which is produced and released on Nico Nico Douga.

He plays the male lead, Yuichi Aizawa in Kanon. At the 33rd Anime Grand Prix, his voice character Gintoki Sakata won the most favorite male character which means Sugita's character roles consecutively won the most favorite male character in 2009 and 2010 Anime Grand Prix. Uniquely, those characters are from different anime: Kyon from The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2009) and Gintoki Sakata from Gintama (2010). Sugita and Yūichi Nakamura also work together in the Blazblue series as the protagonist Ragna and antagonist Hazama respectively. Also, Nakamura voiced Sugita's counterpart character in Gintama, Kintoki.

In 2010, he was part of a live-action film, Wonderful World, along with fellow voice actors, Mamoru Miyano, Tomokazu Seki, Rikiya Koyama, Yuka Hirata, Showtaro Morikubo and Daisuke Namikawa.[2]

Sugita won the "Best Supporting Actor" Award in the third Seiyu Awards in 2009.[3]

Notable voice roles[edit]

Anime and Tokusatsu[edit]

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2014[edit]

Drama CDs[edit]

  • Amai Tsumi no Kakera (2002) (Naoki Katsuragawa)
  • Bara no Sabaku (2003) (Gabriel)
  • Broadcast wo Toppatsure! (2006) (Taku Hayakawa)
  • Bukiyou na Silent (2007/2009) (Kagami)
  • Chinmoku no Ookami (2004) (Aoba Shirakawa)
  • Devil Summoner Raidou Kuzunoha vs Ippon-Datara (2009) (Raidou Kuzunoha the 14th)
  • Egoist Prince (2006) (Rolf)
  • Goshujinsama to Inu (2008/2009) (Kyousuke Takagi)
  • Gray Zone (2004) (Eiji Murou)
  • Haitoku no Lovesick (2005) (Hiroki Hatori)
  • Kakehiki wa Bed no Ue de (2006) (Kataoka)
  • Kimi ga Inakerya Iki mo Dekinai (2008) (Tobita)
  • Kimi to Naisho no. . . Kyo Kara Kareshi (2011) (Hiroki Suga)
  • Kishidou Club (2006) (Tatsuya Katsuragi)
  • Koi no series 1: Koi no Tasting (2003) (Gakuto Aizawa)
  • Koi no series 2: Koi no Seasoning (2004) (Gakuto Aizawa)
  • Koi no series 3: Koi no Mixing (2004) (Gakuto Aizawa)
  • Koi no Shizuku (2008) (Naoto Miyamori)
  • Kono Ai wo Kurae (2008) (Soujun Higa)
  • Oresama Teacher (2012) (Shinobu Yui)
  • S (Esu) Series 1 (2005) (Andou)
  • Sekai no Subete ga Teki Datoshitemo (Takao Abe)
  • Shiawase ni Dekiru series 2 (Kazuya Kikuchi)
  • Sokubaku no Aria (2007) (Kouichi Senoo)
  • Scarlet (2008) (Ryou)
  • Tsumitsukuri na Kimi (2006) (Ryu)
  • Utsukushii Koto (2009) (Motofumi Hirosue)
  • Yome ni Konaika (2007) (Narrator/Other voices)

Video Games[edit]

Dubbing[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "杉田智和プロフィール" (Japanese). Retrieved February 3, 2010.
  2. ^ "Namikawa Directs 1st Film: Live-Action Wonderful World". December 8, 2009. Anime News Network. http://www.animenewsnetwork.com/news/2009-12-08/namikawa-directs-1st-film/live-action-wonderful-world (Accessed January 30, 2010).
  3. ^ "3rd Annual Seiyū Award Winners Officially Announced (Updated)". Anime News Network. March 7, 2009. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 
  4. ^ Maeda, Hisashi (November 2007). "The Official Art of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya". Newtype USA 6 (11): pp. 133–139. ISSN 1541-4817. 
  5. ^ "『キューティクル探偵因幡』放送局&第3弾キャスト情報を公開 - ニュース - アニメイトTV" (in Japanese). Animate. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Takuya Eguchi, Tomokazu Sugita Join Pokémon: The Origin Cast". Anime News Network. September 6, 2013. Retrieved September 8, 2013. 
  7. ^ "杉田智和さん(初芝役)からコメントをいただきました!" (in Japanese). Watamote.jp. Retrieved July 16, 2013. 
  8. ^ "かってにコープス祭" (Japanese). Retrieved February 3, 2010.
  9. ^ "Metal Gear's Shinkawa Draws Pacific Rim Poster & Japan's Creators Laud Film". Retrieved July 17, 2013. 

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