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Banjō Ginga (銀河 万丈 Ginga Banjō, born November 12, 1948), sometimes credited by his real name Takashi Tanaka (田中 崇 Tanaka Takashi), is a Japanese voice actor who was born in Kofu, Yamanashi. Ginga is affiliated with Aoni Production.

His most well-known roles includes Gihren Zabi in Mobile Suit Gundam, Jean Paul Rocchina in Armored Trooper Votoms, Souther in Fist of the North Star, Babbo in MÄR, Heihachi Mishima and Jack in Tekken and Jack-2 in Tekken 2, and Liquid Snake and Major Zero in the Metal Gear series.

He is married to voice actress Gara Takashima.

Select FilmographyEdit

Year Character Title Dub Voice Dub Country
1979-1980 Gihren Zabi Mobile Suit Gundam Hiro Kanagawa Canada
1980 Gallon (ep. 41) Astro Boy Paul Nelson United States
1980 Geronimo Jr. (005) Cyborg 009: The Legend of the Super Galaxy Frank Rogers Tokyo, Japan
1980-1981 Emperor Gelma X-Bomber Jacob Witkin United Kingdom
1982-1983 Mack Chacker Armored Fleet Dairugger XV Michael Bell United States
Commander Rackal Jack Angel
Commander Gramont Lennie Weinrib
Al Caponero Peter Cullen
1983 Willy Fog Around the World with Willy Fog ¿? United States
1984-1985 General Zatola Space Musketeer Bismarck ¿? United States
1986-1989 Bora Dragon Ball Dameon Clarke United States
Lucas Gilbertson Canada
Giran Andrew Chandler United States
Jonathan Love Canada
Colonel Silver Christopher Sabat United States
Ben Jeffery Canada
1987 Daisuke Jigen Lupin the 3rd: The Plot of the Fuma Clan Sean P. O'Connell United States
1987-1988 Scorponok Transformers Headmasters Jack Murphy Hong Kong
1988-1994 Don Carleone
(ep. 2)
Crying Freeman Peter Marinker United Kingdom
Michael Forest United States
1988-1989 Skeleton (eps. 3-4) Dominion Tank Police Bill Bailey United Kingdom
1988 Bora Dragon Ball: Mystical Adventure Bob Papenbrook United States
Dameon Clarke United States
1989-1996 King Vegeta Dragon Ball Z Christopher Sabat United States
Brian Drummond Canada
King Moai (ep. 11) French Tickner Canada
Kent Williams United States
Bora (ep. 13) Dameon Clarke United States
1989-1992 Gaster (ep. 4) The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armor Bill Kestin United States
Garrick Hagon United Kingdom
1990-1991 Kazuo Shiroyama
(ep. 2)
Cyber City Oedo 808 Eric Flynn United Kingdom
1990 Amond Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might Paul Dobson Canada
Paul Bandey France
J. Paul Slavens United States
1990 Toolo Dragon Ball Z: Bardock - the Father of Goku Mike McFarland United States
Paul Bandey France
1992-1993 Ganax Ellcia Rob Mungle United States
1991 Demanicus Ys III: Wanderers from Ys Lyle Fisher Tokyo, Japan
Narrator William Ross
1993 Brad Lupin the 3rd: Voyage to Danger Brice Armstrong United States
1994 Gensei Lupin the 3rd: Dragon of Doom Bob Carter United States
1995 Sagat Street Fighter II V Peter Spellos United States
1996 General Headhunter Lupin the 3rd: Dead or Alive Bill Townsley United States
1996 Adelphos The Vision of Escaflowne Michael Dobson Canada
Kent Williams United States
1998-1999 Tongpu Cowboy Bebop Kevin Seymour United States
1999 Axe-Hand Morgan One Piece Jamie Meldrum Singapore
J. David Brimmer United States
Brett Weaver United States
Riku Dold III
(2nd voice)
TBA United States
2000 Dr. Daigo Tatsuro Mushrambo Stephen Apostolina United States
Narrator Jamieson Price
2001-2003 Customer Service Kirby: Right Back At Ya! Dan Green United States
Nightmare Andrew Rannells
2003-2004 Detective Tawashi Astro Boy Bill Farmer United States
2006 Phantom (ep. 4) 009-1 Jay Hickman United States
2007-2008 Shadow Lord Deltora Quest Mike Shepherd Canada
2008-2009 Damiano (ep. 1) Black Butler John Swasey United States
2009-
present
Jude Heartfilia Fairy Tail Bill Jenkins United States
2009 Scarlet One Piece: Strong World Bryan Massey United States
2009 Narrator The Sacred Blacksmith Jerry Russell United States
2018 Pipimi (ep. 11b) Pop Team Epic Michael Sinterniklaas United States