Describe Hidekatsu Shibata here.
Hidekatsu Shibata is a Japanese voice actor born on March 25, 1937 in Tokyo. In high school, he was a classmate of now former Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda. He's been married to two female seiyuu: first Haruko Kitahama, later Akiko Sekine.
His famous roles are usually in the villainous territory, like Baron Ashura in Mazinger Z, and Fuhrer King Bradley in Fullmetal Alchemist. Two of his notable foreign dubbing roles have been Bootstrap Bill Turner in the Pirates of the Caribbean films, and Kreacher in the film version of Harry Potter.
- Baron Ashura in Mazinger Z and Mazinkaiser (male half, with Haruko Kitahama as the female one)
- King Chapa in Dragon Ball
- Il Shenron, Yi Xing Long in Dragon Ball GT
- Führer King Bradley in Fullmetal Alchemist (Both the orginal 2003 version and Brotherhood)
- The 3rd Hokage, Hiruzen Sarutobi in Naruto
- Gregor von Mückenberger in Legend of Galactic Heroes
- Dragon the Revolutionary in One Piece
- Count Mecha in Galaxy Express 999
- Heitarou Kawara in Samurai Champloo
- Emperor Gramis of Archadia in Final Fantasy XII
- Daitetsu Minase in Super Robot Wars
- Professor Daimonji in Gaiking
- The Narrator in Braiger
- Wiseman in Armored Trooper VOTOMS
- Igneel and Narrator in Fairy Tail.
- Melon Bread in Nichijou
- Mars from Saint Seiya Omega
- Four major Super Sentai villains
- Devil Z in Transformers Super God Masterforce