Japanese voice actor and radio personality who is best known for his roles in the films, Ninja Scroll and Anpanman.
He worked as a manger of the basketball team for Tagajō Senior High School before he started to act.
He won the Kei Tomiyama Award at the Third Seiyu Awards.
He was married to actress, Mika Kanai from 1994-2006 and then married actress, Rie Tanaka in 2012.
He has done Japanese voice overs for a lot of Jim Carrey's characters in his films.