Takeshi Watabe (渡部 猛, March 21, 1936 – December 13, 2010) was a Japanese voice actor who worked for 81 Produce. He was born in Kōchi Prefecture. He usually played villains and performed the voices for many anime characters and tokusatsu villains. He is most famous for voicing Kaminari in Doraemon. He also wrote an instructional book about voice acting, Seiyū Naritai.
Watabe died due to pneumonia at the age of 74.
Anime Voice Work
- Cowboy Bebop - Hex (ep14)
- Detective Conan - Landlord (ep1)
- Great Teacher Onizuka - Truck Driver (ep2)
- Maze the Megaburst Space - Male Creator
- Dragon Ball Z: A Lonesome, Final Battle - The Father of Z Warrior Son Gokū, who Challenged Freeza - Pumbukin
- Armored Trooper Votoms: Pailsen Files - Nehalco
- Alundra 2: A New Legend Begins - Mephisto
- Another Century's Episode 2 - Additional Voices
- Fist of the North Star: End of the Century Savior - Great Fang King
- Mobile Suit Gundam: The One Year War - Conscon
- Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3 - Gamabunta
- Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm - Gamabunta
- Naruto Shippūden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 - Gamabunta
- Number of VA titles on this wiki: (13)
- His blood type was B.