Wataru Takagi

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For the fictional character in Case Closed, see Wataru Takagi (Case Closed).
Wataru Takagi
Native name 高木 渉
Born (1966-07-25) July 25, 1966 (age 49)
Chiba Prefecture, Japan
Occupation Voice actor, stage actor
Years active 1987–present
Agent Arts Vision
Known for The official Japanese voice of Daffy Duck
Notable credit(s) Detective Conan as Genta Kojima and Wataru Takagi,
After War Gundam X as Garrod Ran,
Slayers Try as Valgaav,
The Beast Wars: Transformers series as Cheetor,
Great Teacher Onizuka as Eikichi Onizuka,
Hajime no Ippo as Masaru Aoki,
Naruto as Obito Uchiha

Wataru Takagi (高木 渉 Takagi Wataru?, born July 25, 1966) is a Japanese voice and stage actor from Chiba Prefecture. He is affiliated with Arts Vision.

He is best known for his roles in Detective Conan (as Genta Kojima and Wataru Takagi), After War Gundam X (as Garrod Ran), Slayers Try (as Valgaav), the Beast Wars: Transformers series (as Cheetor), Great Teacher Onizuka (as Eikichi Onizuka), Hajime no Ippo (as Masaru Aoki), Naruto (as Tobi), the fifth series of GeGeGe no Kitarō (as Nezumi Otoko), and Yes! PreCure 5 (as Bunbee). Takagi is the official Japanese voice of Daffy Duck.

Filmography[edit]

Anime[edit]

List of voice performances in anime
Year Series Role Notes Source[1]
1987 Mister Ajikko Laborer Debut role [2]
1989 Megazone 23 - Part III EX staff OAV [2]
1989 The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armor Nearchos [2]
1990 Kyatto Ninden Teyandee Gotton [2]
1990 Guardian of Darkness Student/Rago [2]
1990 Mobile Suit SD Gundam: SD Gundam Legend GM Sniper Custom [2]
1990 The Hakkenden Unnamed voice OAV [2]
1991 Kinkyū Hasshin Saver Kids Ken Tenjinbayashi [2]
1991 Judge Male employee [2]
1991 Otaku no Video Kitajima [2]
1991 Ozanari Dungeon Soldier A [2]
1991 Genji Tsūshin Agedama Tanaka, Suzuki [2]
1991 Here Is Greenwood Yanagisawa [2]
1991 Locke the Superman: New World Command Pilot [2]
1991 Otohime Connection Hayashi-kun [2]
1992 Video Girl Ai staff member [2]
1992–93 Chōdendō Robo Tetsujin 28-go FX Ikamu [2]
1992 Ashita e Free Kick
(ja:あしたへフリーキック)
Jose Mascowitz [2]
1992 Tottoi Guide [2]
1992 Tenchi Muyo! series Kamidake, Hotsuma, Zumino Yoshiaki [2]
1992 Tsuyoshi Shikkari Shinasai
(ja:ツヨシしっかりしなさい)
Keiko [2]
1992 Ellcia Fank [2]
1992 Wolf Guy Dr. Ishizuka [2]
1993 Sailor Moon R Rubeus (Kurenai no Rubeusu) [2]
1993 Gakusaver Satou OAV [2]
1993 Ryūsei-ki gakuseibā
(ja:''流星機ガクセイバー)
1993 All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku Tenchou OAV ep. "Phase V" [2]
1993 Rei Rei Tanaka OAV [2]
1994 Dirty Pair Flash Baran [2]
1994 Compiler Councilor D, Man [2]
1994 Red Baron Chatatsu Momonari
1994–96 New Cutie Honey Hayami Akakabu [2]
1994 Iria: Zeiram the Animation Zeiram, Nanbu [2]
1994 Tonde Burin Jimmy Matsumoto, Mike [2]
1994 Samurai Shodown: The Motion Picture Galford [2]
1994 Blue Seed Fisherman 1, Person 1 Eps. 16, 17 [2]
1994 Mahōjin Guru Guru Geiru [2]
1994 Tekkaman Blade II Hayato Kawakami [2]
1995 Armitage III Lowell Guntz [2]
1995 Jura Tripper Tank [2]
1995 H2 Hironaga [2]
1995 Kakyuusei (First Loves) Kakeshi OAV [2]
1995 Nurse Angel Ririka SOS Nakayama Ep. 32 [2]
1995 Mojacko Pitekan [2]
1995 Golden Boy Office worker [2]
1995 Bit the Cupid Game
1995–96 Idol Project Ibble [2]
1996 GeGeGe no Kitarō Mujina fourth series
1996 Case Closed Genta Kojima, Wataru Takagi, others [2]
1996 Rurouni Kenshin Gengo Onizaki, Tatewaki Shindou [2]
1996 After War Gundam X Garold Ran [2]
1996 Burn-Up W Terrorist B [2]
1996 Harley Spiny
(ja:はりもぐハーリー)
Black Panda
1996 Beast Wars: Transformers Cheetor [2]
1996 Raideen the Superior Shinobu Mushanokoji / Raideen Brad
1996 Reideen the Superior Kaidou Shinobu [2]
1996 Magical Project S Kuuranger Ep. 12 [2]
1996–97 YAT Anshin! Uchū Ryokō Daniel [2]
1996 Kindaichi Case Files Movie Takizawa feature film [2]
1996 Fire Emblem Bartz OAV [2]
1997 Slayers Try Valgaav [2]
1997 Kindaichi Case Files Jin'ya, Natsuoka [2]
1997 Ninpen Manmaru Gankichi
1997 Detatoko Princess henchman A [2]
1997 Battle Athletes Victory Terrorist A Ep. 11 [2]
1997 Kōgyō Aika Volley Boys Taniguchi OAV [2]
1997 Princess Rouge Yuusuke Mizuki OVA [2]
1998 Trigun Man A [2]
1998 Initial D Kenji [2]
1998 Flint the Time Detective Nioja
1998 Gasaraki Symbol chief researcher [2]
1998 Popolocrois Monogatari Marco, Don
1999 Crest of the Stars Undertaker [2]
1999 Rurouni Kenshin: Trust & Betrayal Takasugi Shinsaku [2]
1999 Power Stone Jack
1999 Arc the Lad Alfred [2]
1999 Angel Links Goryu, Ozka [2]
1999 Monster Farm Suezō [2]
1999 Saiyuki Sanzo OAV
1999 Great Teacher Onizuka Eikichi Onizuka [2]
1999 My Neighbors the Yamadas Kubo
1999 Firefighter! Daigo of Fire Company M Daigo OVA
1999 Excel Saga Rikdo Koshi, Kosuke [2]
1999 Street Fighter Alpha: The Animation Adam [2]
2000 Dinozaurs Dino Stego
2000 Hajime no Ippo series Masaru Aoki [2]
2000 Legendary Gambler Tetsuya Danchi)
2000 Shin Megami Tensei: DeviChil Abaddon
2001 Zoids: New Century Zero Harry Champ
2001 Shaman King Tokagerō [2]
2001 Najica Blitz Tactics General [2]
2001 Hellsing Leif [2]
2002 Doraemon Teacher 1979-2005 series
2002 Special Curriculum: The Candidate for Goddess Gareas Elidd
2002 Cheeky Angel Genzo Sōga [2]
2002 Naruto Rain ninja Ep. 21
2002 GetBackers Kait [2]
2002 Space Pirate Captain Herlock: The Endless Odyssey Nu D, Professor Peak [2]
2003 Cinderella Boy Aramis [2]
2003 Rumiko Takahashi Anthology Various characters [2]
2003 Moekan the Animation Oyaji-san [2]
2004 Gokusen Miyata [2]
2004 Jing, King of Bandits: Seventh Heaven Maraschino OVA [2]
2004 Sgt. Frog Nyorottle King; Pseudowettle King
2004 Burst Angel Anthony Wong [2]
2004–05 Monster Gustav [2]
2004 Bleach Shiba Ganju [2]
2004 Captain Tsubasa J Shingo Takasugi
2005 Pandalian Silver? Gold, Panno
2005 Futari wa Pretty Cure Max Heart Uraganos
2005 Strawberry 100% Rikiya Komiyama Also OVAs [2]
2005 Akagi Yagi Keiji Eps. 2-3 [2]
2005 Hell Girl Cab driver, Inagaki Tadashi [2]
2006 Ayakashi: Samurai Horror Tales Yomoshichi Satou [2]
2006 Mushiking: King of the Beetles Bibi
2006 Black Lagoon Chaka [2]
2006 Tokkō Kaoru Kunikida
2007 Yes! PreCure 5 Bunbee Also GoGo! [2]
2007 Naruto Shippuden Tobi/Obito Uchiha
2007 GeGeGe no Kitaro Nezumi-Otoko, Shibaden fifth series [2]
2007 Blue Dragon Fagīno
2008 Zenryoku Usagi Oyakata
2008 Kyo Kara Maoh Ranjiru Third series
2009 Aoi Bungaku Eriko Eps. 1-4: "No Longer Human" [3]
2009 Kaidan Restaurant Mecha-Kinjiro
2010 Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn Alberto [4]
2010 Hana Kappa Kurobaya cho hyoe
2010 Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan Adashibara [2]
2010 Durarara!! Horada
2010 Shiki Tatsumi
2010–11 Pocket Monsters Best Wishes! Leon [2]
2010 Showa Monogatari Ryō Takayanagi feature film and TV series [5]
2011 Rio: Rainbow Gate! Orlin Dunhill [2]
2011 Beelzebub Alaindelon
2011 Toriko Zonge
2011 Hunter x Hunter Knuckle Bine 2011 series
2013 Duel Masters Victory V3 Katsudon
2013 Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Enzo [6]
2014 Wizard Barristers Seseri Chōno [7]
  Soreike! Anpanman Tanbarinman
  Nintama Rantarō Tairano Takiyashamaru


Video games[edit]

List of voice performances in video games
Year Series Role Notes Source[1]
Another Century's Episode 3: The Final Gerald PS2 [2]
Arunamu no Tsubasa Shuren PlayStation [2]
Buster Garcia PC Engine [2]
Gegege no Kitaro: Youkai daiundoukai Nzume Otoko Wii [2]
Jojo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle Nijimura Okuyasu [2]
Legaia Densetsu Vann PlayStation [2]
Marvel vs. Capcom Zangief [2]
Mighty No. 9 Mighty No. 1 Pyrogen [8]
Popolo Crois Monogatari II Gabo PlayStation [2]
Riglord Saga 2 Rusty Sega Saturn [2]
Soul Calibur Hwang Sung Kyung Arcade [2]
Soul Edge Hwang Sung Kyung, Mitsurugi Heishirou PlayStation [2]
Startling Odyssey II Maryuu Sensou Bullet Thunder PC-Engine [2]
Street Fighter EX Zangief, Doctrine Dark arcade [2]
Street Fighter Zero 2 Adon, Birdy, Sodom, Gen PlayStation [2]
Super Robot Taisen Original Generations Roa PS2 [2]
Tactical Fighter Takeshi Osawa Sega Saturn [2]

Dubbing roles[edit]

List of voice performances in overseas productions
Series Role Notes Source[1]
17 Again Ned Gold
24 Lynn McGill Season 5
8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Season 2, Voice dub for David Spade
A Better Tomorrow 2 Voice dub for Leslie Cheung
A Better Tomorrow Voice dub for Leslie Cheung
A Chinese Odyssey チャウ・シン・チー
Alone in Love Junpyo
American Pie Presents: The Naked Mile Dwight
Are We There Yet? Voice dub for Ice Cube
Bad Company Kevin Pope Voice dub for Chris Rock
Barbershop Voice dub for Anthony Anderson
Beverly Hills 90210 Mark
Big Cat Diary Simon
Bill and Ted's Bogus Journey Ted Voice dub for Keanu Reeves
Breakin' All the Rules Quincy Watson Voice dub for Jamie Foxx
Collateral Voice dub for Jamie Foxx
CSI: New York season 2
Dark Angel Richard Gan
Doctor Who
Dollhouse Zon
ER Doctor Victor Clemente
Exit Thomas
Felix the Cat Professor
Friend Jung Woon Taek
Full House Steve
Get Rich or Die Tryin' Bama Voice dub for Terrence Howard
Godzilla Doctor Niko "Nick" Tatopoulos Voice dub for Matthew Broderick
Gulliver's Travels Lemuel Gulliver Voice dub for Jack Black
Happy Feet Raul
Hideous Kinky Bilal
High Fidelity Barry Voice dub for Jack Black
Illegally Yours Voice dub for Jim Carrey
Iron Sky Voice dub for James Washington
James Dean: Race with Destiny James Dean
Kung Fu Panda Zen
LAX Henry Engels
Lethal Weapon 4 Lee Butters Voice dub for Chris Rock
Liar Liar Voice dub for Jim Carrey
Looney Tunes Daffy Duck
Mean Spirit Simon 2003 film
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous Jeff
Muppets Tonight Monkey
Nacho Libre Ignacio/Nacho Voice dub for Jack Black
Nash Bridges J.J.
Night at the Museum 2 Voice dub for Jonah Hill
Once Bitten Mark
Once in a Summer Leader
Quantum of Solace Beam
Resident Evil: Apocalypse L.J.
Scaredy Squirrel Scaredy
Shallow Hal Hal Larson Voice dub for Jack Black
Shaolin Soccer Voice dub for Lam Chi-chung
Shrek 2 Humphries
Space Jam Daffy Duck
Spider-man Bobby, Iceman
S.W.A.T. Brian Gamble
The Garfield Show Garfield
The Tom and Jerry Show Tom
The Villain Nico
There Goes My Baby Stick Voice dub for Rick Schroder
True Romance Floyd Voice dub for Brad Pitt
Ugly Betty Ben Season 2
Unleashed Lefty
Up Gamma the Bulldog
Van Helsing Friar Carl Voice dub for David Wenham
Victorious Shikou Itsou
VIP (TV series) Sean Becker
Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? Zach
You're Next Doo


Drama CDs[edit]

List of performances in audio dramas
Series Role Notes Source[1]
Battle Girl Ai [2]
Double Call [2]
Musekinin Kids Pirate 1 [2]
Street Fighter EX Doctrine Dark Radio drama [2]
Tokimeki Memorial Saigo no Natsuyasumi Hiroshi Toudou [2]

Other roles[edit]

List of performances in tokusatsu and other shows
Series Role Notes Source[1]
Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters Copylloid
Tensou Sentai Goseiger Hidou no koe
Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger Nanonanoda
The Three Musketeers Porthos, others Puppetry
Sherlock Holmes John H. Watson Puppetry

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "パーソナル・データ – 高木 渉" [Personal data – Wataru Takagi]. Arts Vision (in Japanese). Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg bh bi bj bk bl bm bn bo bp bq br bs bt bu bv bw bx by bz ca cb cc cd ce cf cg ch ci cj ck cl cm cn co cp cq cr cs ct cu cv cw cx cy cz da db dc dd de df dg dh di dj dk dl dm Doi, Hitoshi. "Takagi Wataru roles". Hitoshi Doi's Seiyuu Database. Retrieved August 1, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Madhouse's Aoi Bungaku Posts Staff, Cast Lineup". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Gundam Unicorn's Japanese Cast, English Site Unveiled". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Showa Monogatari Anime Film, TV Series to Launch Next Year". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Bayonetta: Bloody Fate Anime Gets Manga, Blu-ray/DVD Date". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Crunchyroll to Stream Wizard Barristers Supernatural Anime". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "Mighty No. 9 Casts Miyuki Sawashiro, Showtaro Morikubo, M.A.O, Junichi Suwabe, Takehito Koyasu". Anime News Network. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 

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