Mitsuo Iwata

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Mitsuo Iwata
Native name
岩田 光央
Born (1967-07-31) July 31, 1967 (age 52)
OccupationVoice actor, singer
Years active1983-present
AgentAoni Production
Spouse(s)Rikako Aikawa

Mitsuo Iwata (岩田 光央, Iwata Mitsuo, born July 31, 1967) is a Japanese voice actor and singer who was born in Tokorozawa, Saitama.[1] He is married to voice actress Rikako Aikawa.[2] praised him as "truly one of the greatest seiyuu".[3] complimented him for the role of Tetsuya from Outlanders.[4] comments on his role of Kintaro Oe (Golden Boy) that he "practiced months before hand, to the point of going hoarse from overwork, to perfect Kintaro's voice" and "there's no one who could replace him for this role".[3] He is also known for the role of Kaneda in the 1988 anime film Akira and won the 7th Seiyu Awards for Best Personality in 2013. He was previously affiliated with Office Osawa and Across Entertainment, but is currently affiliated with Aoni Production.



Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Video games[edit]

Drama CDs[edit]

  • Abunai series 4: Abunai Campus Love (Sakura Nanba)
  • Eden wo Tooku ni Hanarete series 2: Ryokuin no Rakuen (Masayuki Kawahara)
  • Eden wo Tooku ni Hanarete series 3: Setsunai Yoru no Rakuen (Masayuki Kawahara)
  • Mainichi Seiten! series 1 (Jou Obinata)
  • Mainichi Seiten! series 2: Kodomo wa Tomaranai (Jou Obinata)
  • Ourin Gakuen series 1: Ikenai Seitokaishitsu (Kyouhei Fukazawa)
  • Rolex ni Kuchizukewo (Chikao Ootsuka)
  • Sakurazawa vs Hakuhou series 1: Shokuinshitsu de Naisho no Romance (Kyousuku Sonoda)


Dubbing roles[edit]




  1. ^ Endo, Akira et al. "Voice Actor Spotlight". (November 2006) Newtype USA. pp. 110-111.
  2. ^ Wild ARMS Vol.2: Western Romance. Animefringe.
  3. ^ a b "Golden Boy Vol. #1". Archived from the original on 12 December 2013. Retrieved 13 July 2015.
  4. ^ DVD Review : Outlanders.
  5. ^ サイト名. (in Japanese). Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  6. ^ 動物戦隊ジュウオウジャー 第1話 どきどき動物ランド 東映 [テレビ] (in Japanese). 2016-02-07. Retrieved 2016-05-29.
  7. ^ "午後ロード「ファイナル・デッドサーキット」地上波初!10月の(木)はファイナルD". TV Tokyo. Retrieved July 17, 2019.

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