Akio Ōtsuka (大塚 明夫 Ōtsuka Akio?) is a Japanese actor and voice actor born on Tuesday, November 24, 1959 in the Tokyo Metropolitan area. He is attached to Mausu Promotion.
The astringent and calm quality of his deep voice has landed him many roles in films, dubbing, animation, and video games. Apart from voicing villainous or jokester characters, he also occasionally does narration for anime shows. He is the son of the late Chikao Ōtsuka, who was also a voice actor.
Role in the Devil May Cry seriesEdit
He is most known for the roles of Black Jack (Black Jack), Solid Snake, Solidus Snake, Naked Snake and Venom Snake (Metal Gear games), "Ansem" (Kingdom Hearts series), Shunsui Kyouraku (Bleach), Lieutenant Garuru (Sgt. Frog), Gwendel von Voltaire (Kyo Kara Maoh!), Batou (Ghost in the Shell series and movies), Blackbeard (One Piece), Twin brother police Inspector's Sango and Jugo Yokomizo (Detective Conan), Bryan Hawk (Hajime no Ippo), All For One (My Hero Academia), Rider (Fate/Zero), Wamuu (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure), and Anavel Gato (Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory).