Hidekatsu Shibata

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Hidekatsu Shibata
Hidekatsu Shibata at Anime North 20140711.jpg
Hidekatsu Shibata at Anime North 2014
Native name 柴田 秀勝
Born (1937-03-25) March 25, 1937 (age 81)
Asakusa, Tokyo, Japan
Years active 1957–present
Agent Aoni Production
Notable work Naruto
as Hiruzen Sarutobi
Spouse(s) Akiko Sekine

Hidekatsu Shibata (柴田 秀勝, Shibata Hidekatsu, born March 25, 1937) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator from Asakusa, Tokyo who is affiliated with Aoni Production. He was a classmate of former prime minister Yasuo Fukuda at Azabu High School.[1] Shibata is married to fellow voice actress Akiko Sekine.

He is most known for his roles in Mazinger Z (as Baron Ashura), Great Mazinger (as Kenzo Kabuto), Galaxy Express 999 (as Count Mecha), Kamen Rider Stronger (as General Shadow), One Piece (as Monkey D. Dragon), Naruto (as Hiruzen Sarutobi), FullMetal Alchemist (as Führer King Bradley) and Fairy Tail (as Igneel and the narrator).


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  1. ^ Fukuda Wins Party Leadership Election over Manga Fan Asō, Anime News Network, 2007-09-24
  2. ^ "『クロックタワー』の魂を受け継ぐホラーゲーム『NightCry』PC版が配信開始 逃げ場のない豪華客船で、恐ろしい惨劇の幕が開く". Famitsu. March 29, 2016. Retrieved August 26, 2017.

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