Takeshi Aono
Aono Takeshi
Birthdate(1936-06-19)June 19, 1936
BirthplaceAsahikawa, Hokkaidō, Japan
DiedApril 9, 2012 (aged 75)
inHachiōji, Tokyo, Japan
Other Names青野武士
Notable Credit(s)Fist of the North Star
as Rihaku
Gegege no Kitaro (third and fifth series)
as Nurarihyon
Dragon Ball
as Murasaki,
Piccolo Daimaō and Kami-sama
Transformers Victory
as Deathzaras
Chibi Maruko-chan
as Tomozō Sakura
One Piece
as Juracule Mihawk
AgentAoni Production

Takeshi Aono (青野 武 Aono Takeshi?) (June 19, 1936 - April 9, 2012) was a seiyū and actor from Asahikawa, Hokkaidō affiliated with Aoni Production. He graduated from Hokkaidō Asahikawa Higashi High School.

In May 15, 2010, Aono checked into a hospital for an aortic dissection and suffered a stroke shortly thereafter, ending his seiyu career.[1] He died on April 9, 2012 at 4:38 p.m. due to multiple cerebral infarction after an aortic aneurysm.[2][3]

His ongoing roles of Tomozō Sakura (Chibi Maruko-chan) and Kami (Dragon Ball Kai) were taken over by Bin Shimada. Hirohiko Kakegawa took over the role of Mihawk in One Piece.

Voice RolesEdit

Space Battleship YamatoEdit

Space Battleship Yamato 2Edit

Yamato: The New VoyageEdit

Be Forever, YamatoEdit

Space Battleship Yamato IIIEdit

Final YamatoEdit

Yamato RebirthEdit

Story of Galaxy Express 999Edit

  • Dr. Sanada

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