About Hochu Otsuka
May 19, 1954
|Place of Birth||:||Tsuyama, Okayama Prefecture, Japan|
|Also Known As||:||Hôchû Ôtsuka, Ōtsuka Hōchū, Yoshitada Ohtsuka, Yoshitada Otsuka, Otsuka Yoshitada, Yoshitada Ôtsuka, Houchuu Ootsuka, 大塚 芳忠, Houchu Ohtsuka, Houchuu Ohtsuka, Houchu Otsuka, Hōchū Ōtsuka|
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Hochu Otsuka (大塚 芳忠, Ōtsuka Hōchū, born Yoshitada Ōtsuka [same kanji], May 19, 1954) is a Japanese voice actor and narrator affiliated with the talent management firm Crazy Box. He is best known for his roles as the voices of Kyao Mirao in Heavy Metal L-Gaim; Yazan Gable in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam; Akira Sendō in Slam Dunk; SignalMan in Gekisou Sentai Carranger; Imagin, Deneb in Kamen Rider Den-O, Abuto in Gintama, Makoto Sōda in Captain Tsubasa and Jiraiya in Naruto. He is also the famous official dubbing roles for Jean-Claude Van Damme, Donnie Yen (especially in Ip Man series), Jeff Goldblum, Ray Liotta, Tim Robbins, John C. McGinley, Brent Spiner, Kiefer Sutherland, Robert Patrick and many more.