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Banjô Ginga

Banjô Ginga was born on November 12, 1948 in Yamanashi, Japan as Takashi Tanaka. He is known for his work on Metal Gear Solid (1998), Street Fighter II: V (1995) and Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (2005). See full bio »
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 2012 The Mystical Laws (voice)
 2012 Dead or Alive 5 (Video Game)
Bayman (Japanese version, voice)
 2012 Resident Evil: Revelations (Video Game)
Morgan Lansdale (voice)
 2012 Kirby 3D (Short)
Nightmare Enterprises Salesman / Nightmare Wizard of NME (Japanese version, voice, uncredited)
 2011 My Ordinary Life (TV Series)
- Episode #1.26 (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.25 (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.24 (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.23 (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
- Episode #1.22 (2011) ... Narrator (voice)
 2010 Welcome to the Space Show
Gôba (voice)
 2010 Dragon Ball DS 2: Charge! Red Ribbon Army (Video Game)
Captain Silver / Bora (Japanese version, voice)
 2010 Valkyria Chronicles II (Video Game)
Gilbert Gassenarl (Japanese version, voice)
 2009 Seiken no burakkusumisu (TV Series)
- Kizuna -Together- (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
- Akuma keiyaku -Valbanill- (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
- Maken -Sword- (2009) ... Narrator (voice)
 2009 Kidi gârando (TV Series)
Ascoeur (male)
- Amai, wana (2009) ... Ascoeur (male) (voice)
 2009 Pandora Hearts (TV Series)
- Awaremi no sanka (2009) ... Taiin (voice)
 2009 DragonBall: Revenge of King Piccolo (Video Game)
Captain Silver (Japanese version, voice)
 2009 Sora o kakeru shôjo (TV Series)
Nerval / Rijicho
- Tasogareru kamigami (2009) ... Nerval (voice)
- Shûmatsu no yobigoe (2009) ... Nerval (voice)
- Hiken, kagayaku (2009) ... Nerval (voice)
- Kurai tabiji (2009) ... Nerval (voice)
- Chiisana yûki (2009) ... Nerval (voice)
 2009 On the Way to a Smile - Episode Denzel: Final Fantasy VII (Short)
Reeve Tuesti (voice)
 2008 Black Butler (TV Series)
- Sono shitsuji, yuunou (2008) ... Damiano (voice)
 2008 Dragon Ball: Origins (Video Game)
Giran (Japanese version, voice)
 2008 Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots (Video Game)
Liquid Ocelot (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Fainaru fantajî IV (Video Game)
 2007 Jûshin enbu (TV Series)
 2007 Dragonball Z: Budokai tenkaichi 3 (Video Game)
King Vegeta (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Ninja Gaiden Sigma (Video Game)
Murai (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Shining Force EXA (Video Game)
Avalon (voice)
 2006 Bartender (TV Series)
Ryuichi Minegishi
- Bâ no kao (2006) ... Ryuichi Minegishi (voice)
 2006 Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (Video Game)
Major Zero (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 009-1 (TV Series)
- Kojô yori no shôtaijô (2006) ... Phantom (voice)
 2006 Black Lagoon (TV Series)
- Bloodsport Fairytale (2006) ... Verrocchio (voice)
- The Vampire Twins Comen (2006) ... Verrocchio (voice)
- Ring-Ding Ship Chase (2006) ... Verrocchio (voice)
 1999-2006 One Piece (TV Series)
Captain Axe-Hand Morgan / Morgan / Morgan Taisa
- A Man's Way of Life! Zoro's Deeds, Usopp's Dream (2006) ... Captain Axe-Hand Morgan (voice)
- Robin Was Betrayed! The Expectations of the World Government! (2006) ... Captain Axe-Hand Morgan (voice)
- Try Hard, Coby! Diary of Coby-Meppo's Marine Struggles (2001) ... Captain Axe-Hand Morgan (voice)
- Kuro o taose! Otoko Usoppu namida no ketsui! (2000) ... Morgan (voice)
- Morgan vs. Luffy! Who's This Beautiful Young Girl? (1999) ... Captain Axe-Hand Morgan (voice)
 2005-2006 Kôkyô shihen Eureka Sebun (TV Series)
Dr. Greg Egan / Greg Egan
- Shout to the Top! (2006) ... Dr. Greg Egan (voice)
- Hoshi ni Negai wo (2006) ... Dr. Greg Egan (voice)
- Planet Rock (2006) ... Greg Egan (voice)
- Don't You Want Me? (2006) ... Greg Egan (voice)
- Raise Your Hand (2006) ... Dr. Greg Egan (voice)
 2006 Ace Combat Zero: The Belkan War (Video Game)
AWACS Eagle Eye (Japanese version, voice)
 2006 Ar Tonelico: Melody of Elemia (Video Game)
Leard Barsett (Japanese version, voice, as Banjou Ginga)
 2005-2006 The Law of Ueki (TV Series)
- Subarashii 'Ai' no housoku (2006) ... Baron (voice)
- Hakattanaaaaaa! no housoku (2005) ... Baron (voice)
- Maririn Chiimu no housoku (2005) ... Baron (voice)
 2005 Dead or Alive 4 (Video Game)
Bayman (voice, as Banjou Ginga)
 2005 Metal Gear Solid 3: Subsistence (Video Game)
Major Zero (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Metal Gear Ac!d² (Video Game)
Liquid Snake (Japanese version, voice)
 2005 Shadow the Hedgehog (Video Game)
G.U.N. General (Japanese version, voice, as Banjyo Ginga)
 2005 Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
Reeve Tuesti (Japanese version, voice, as Banjou Ginga)
 2005 Gun x Sword (TV Series)
- Soshite, Ame ha furi yuku (2005) ... Narration (voice)
- Fanî sutorîmu (2005) ... Narration (voice)
 2005 FNS Chikyu tokusotai Dybastar (TV Series)
 2004 Dead or Alive 2 Ultimate (Video Game)
Bayman (voice, as Banjou Ginga)
 2004 Viewtiful Joe 2 (Video Game)
Captain Blue (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (Video Game)
Major Zero (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Viewtiful Joe (TV Series)
Captain Blue (Japanese version, voice)
 2004 Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga (Video Game)
Varin Omega (voice)
 2004 Dai Yamato zero gô (Video)
 2004 Cromartie High School (TV Series)
- Stone Cold Crazy (2004) ... Narrator (voice)
 2004 Ninja Gaiden (Video Game)
Murai (Japanese version, voice, uncredited)
 2003 One Piece: Protect! The Last Great Stage (TV Movie)
Suiku (voice)
 2001-2003 Dragon Ball (TV Series)
Captain Silver / Bora / Giran
- Prelude to Vengeance (2003) ... Bora (Japanese version, voice)
- Terrible Tambourine (2003) ... Giran (Japanese version, voice)
- The Eternal Dragon Rises (2002) ... Bora (Japanese version, voice)
- The Notorious Mercenary (2002) ... Captain Silver / Bora (Japanese version, voice)
- The Land of Korin (2002) ... Captain Silver / Bora (Japanese version, voice)
 2003 Viewtiful Joe (Video Game)
Captain Blue / King Blue (Japanese version, voice)
 2002 6 Angels
Geega (voice)
 2002 Kingdom Hearts (Video Game)
Clayton (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Dead or Alive 3 (Video Game)
Bayman (voice, as Banjou Ginga)
 2001 Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty (Video Game)
Liquid Snake (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (Video Game)
Narrator (from Galaxy Express 999) (voice)
 2001 Touch: Cross Road (Video)
 2001 Unico: Saving Our Fragile Earth (Short)
Yokuno-Katamari (voice)
 2000 Hokuto no Ken: Punch Mania (Video Game)
 2000 Street Fighter EX3 (Video Game)
Cracker Jack (voice, as Banjyou Ginga)
 2000 Tekken Tag Tournament (Video Game)
Jack-2 / P. Jack / Gun Jack (voice)
 2000 Dead or Alive 2: Hardcore (Video Game)
Bayman (Japanese version, voice, uncredited)
 2000 Shinzo (TV Series)
 1999 Street Fighter EX2 Plus (Video Game)
Cracker Jack (voice)
 1999 Metal Gear Solid: VR Missions (Video Game)
Liquid Snake (voice)
 1996-1999 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series)
King Vegeta / Bora
- Fighting Power: One Million? (1999) ... King Vegeta (Japanese version, voice)
- Home for Infinite Losers (1996) ... Bora (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Soulcalibur (Video Game)
Astaroth (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Cowboy Bebop (TV Series)
- Pierrot le Fou (1999) ... Tongpu (voice)
 1998 Blood Reign: Curse of the Yoma (Video)
Koga (voice)
 1998 Spectral Force
 1998 Metal Gear Solid (Video Game)
Liquid Snake (Japanese version, voice)
 1998 Akko's Secret (TV Series)
Antonio Baba (voice)
 1998 Tekken 3 (Video Game)
Gun Jack (voice)
 1997 Dragon Ball GT (TV Series)
Captain Silver
- Until We Meet Again... (1997) ... Captain Silver (credit only)
 1996 Bakuretsu hunters (TV Series)
Zaha Torte / Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 1996 Slayers: The Book of Spells (Video)
Lagan (Japanese version, voice)
 1996 Street Fighter EX (Video Game)
Cracker Jack (voice, as Ginga Banjo)
 1996 Legend of Crystania: The Chaos Ring (Video)
 1996 Escaflowne (TV Series)
- The Zone of Absolute Fortune (1996) ... Adelphos (voice, as Banjo Ginga in English credits)
- The Black Winged Angel (1996) ... Adelphos (voice, as Banjo Ginga in English credits)
- Operation Golden Rule of Love (1996) ... Adelphos (voice, as Banjo Ginga in English credits)
- The Guided Ones (1996) ... Adelphos (voice)
- The Secret Door (1996) ... Adelphos (voice, as Banjo Ginga in English credits)
 1995 Fist of the North Star (Video Game)
 1995 Tekken 2 (Video Game)
Jack-2 / P. Jack (voice)
 1995 Street Fighter II: V (TV Series)
 1995 Tekken (Video Game)
Heihachi Mishima / Jack / P. Jack / ... (voice, uncredited)
 1994 Macross Plus (Video)
Raymond Marley (voice)
 1993 Ellcia (Video)
Danat (voice)
 1993 Lupin III: Voyage to Danger (TV Movie)
Brad (voice)
 1992 Adventures of Puss-in-Boots (TV Series)
Minister (voice)
 1989-1992 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series)
King Vegeta / Bora / King Moai
- The King of the Fighting Saiya-jin Race (1992) ... King Vegeta (Japanese version, voice)
- Bitter Regret! Proud Vegeta Dies (1991) ... King Vegeta (Japanese version, voice)
- Battle Power 1 Million: Freeza Transforms (1991) ... King Vegeta (Japanese version, voice)
- Keep Your Hands Off! Enma's Secret Fruit (1989) ... Bora (Japanese version, voice)
- Saiyans: Greatest Warriors in the Universe, Awaken (1989) ... King Moai (Japanese version, voice)
 1991 Majû senshi Luna Varuga (TV Series)
Bat Robis
 1991 3x3 Eyes (Video)
Steve Long (voice)
 1991 Hoshikuzu paradaisu (Video)
Sebastian (voice)
 1991 Luna Varga (Video)
 1990 Gude Crest (Video)
Baron Celdion
 1990 Dragon Ball Z: The Movie - The Tree of Might
Amond (Japanese version, voice)
 1989 Crying Freeman 2: Shades of Death, Part 1 (Video)
Don (voice)
 1989 Kyôshoku sôkô Guyver (Video)
Gaster (voice)
 1989 Fûma no Kojirô: Yasha-hen (Video short)
Kurojishi (voice)
 1988 Hell City Shinjuku, US (Video)
Genichiro (voice)
 1988 Akko's Secret (TV Series)
Ken'ichirou Kagami (voice)
 1986-1987 Knights of the Zodiac (TV Series)
Kasios / Jango
- Otoko da! Cassios ai ni shisu (1987) ... Kasios (voice)
- Ares! dentsetsu no maohken (1987) ... Kasios (voice, uncredited)
- Dai bakuhatsu! Death Queen to (1987) ... Jango (voice)
- Revive! Legendary hero (1986) ... Kasios (voice)
 1987 Meikyû monogatari
Zach Hugh (segment "Hashiru otoko") (voice)
 1987 New Maple Town Story (TV Series)
Gorilla Investigator
- Patei nanka kirai! (1987) ... Gorilla Investigator (voice)
- Minami no kuni no atarashi i machi (1987) ... Gorilla Investigator (voice)
 1987 Chôjin densetsu 1: Chôjin tanjô hen (Video short)
Chojin 1
 1986 M.D. Geist (Video)
Gista (voice)
 1986 Roots Search (Video)
Norman (voice)
 1986 Amon Saga
Ekuna (voice)
 1986 Supernova Flashman (TV Series)
Ley Baraki
- Baraki Kesshi no Dengon (1986) ... Ley Baraki (voice)
- Dai Gyakuten! Henshin Robo (1986) ... Ley Baraki (voice)
- Nazo no Kyodai Bôsô Kuruma! (1986) ... Ley Baraki (voice)
 1986 Megazone Twenty Three Part II (Video)
Yumekanou (voice)
 1986 Fist of the North Star
Seeds (voice)
 1986 Tale of Pollyanna, Girl of Love (TV Series)
Pendelton (voice)
 1985 Dâti pea: Nôrandia no nazo (Video)
Yurugis (voice)
 1985 Dirty Pair (TV Series)
Nova Grape
- Do Lovely Angels Like Chest Hairs? (1985) ... Nova Grape (voice)
 1985 Touch (TV Series)
Harada (voice)
 1985 Gu-Gu Ganmo
Yashichi (voice)
 1985 Little Princess Sara (TV Series)
Ralph Crewe
 1984 Kikô Kai Garian (TV Series)
 1983-1984 Super Dimension Century Orguss (TV Series)
- Jikû sôzô (1984) ... Jayviet (voice)
- Senjô (1984) ... Jayviet (voice)
- Last Charge (1984) ... Jayviet (voice)
- Lost World (1984) ... Jayviet (voice)
- Children (1984) ... Jayviet (voice)
 1984 Locke the Superman
Lt. Bell (voice)
 1984 Heavy Metal L-Gaim (TV Series)
Maf Maktomin
 1983 Nanako SOS (TV Series)
Dr. Ishikawa (voice)
 1983 Armored Trooper Votoms (TV Series)
Jean Paul Rochina, Narrator
 1982 The Kabocha Wine (TV Series)
Dekkin (voice)
 1982 Kikô Kantai dairugger XV (TV Series)
Mack Chakker / Rackal
- Teki-shireibu o sagase (1982) ... Mack Chakker (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Chikyû hijô jitai (1982) ... Mack Chakker (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Uchû toride no hanran (1982) ... Mack Chakker (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Erudora no higan (1982) ... Mack Chakker (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Uchû yôsai kôryaku (1982) ... Mack Chakker (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1982 Sentô mecha Xabungle (TV Series)
Narrator / Timp (voice)
 1981-1982 Around the World with Willy Fog (TV Series)
- Guilty as Charged (1982) ... Fog (Japanese version, voice)
- What a Difference a Day Makes (1982) ... Fog (Japanese version, voice)
- Warpaint in the West (1982) ... Fog (Japanese version, voice)
- Moment of Truth (1982) ... Fog (Japanese version, voice)
- Last Train to London (1982) ... Fog (Japanese version, voice)
 1982 Ekkusu bonbâ (TV Series)
- X-Bomber: Death on Planet Morphane (1982) ... Gozma (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Find F-01! (1982) ... Gozma (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Target: The Commander (1982) ... Gozma (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Our Mortal Enemy Is Captain Carter (1982) ... Gozma (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Mortal Combat in the Gravity Graveyard (1982) ... Gozma (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1981 Ginga tetsudô Three-Nine (TV Series)
Maetel no Chichi
- Seishun no Genei Saraba 999 Part 2 (1981) ... Maetel no Chichi (voice)
- Seishun no Genei Saraba 999: Part 1 (1981) ... Maetel no Chichi (voice)
 1981 Kidô senshi Gandamu
Giren Zabi
 1980-1981 Magical Girl Lalabelle (TV Series)
- I Love Humans (1981) ... Biscus (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Sayonara wa ai no Melody (1981) ... Biscus (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- The Mysterious Messenger from Space (1981) ... Biscus (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Chiba, the Digging Stray Dog (1981) ... Biscus (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- The American Girl (1981) ... Biscus (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1980 Be Forever Yamato
Grôtas (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1980 Space Runaway Ideon (TV Series)
Damido Pechi
- Yomigaeru densetsu (1980) ... Damido Pechi (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Hissatsu no Damido senpô (1980) ... Damido Pechi (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Hakujin no tekichû toppa (1980) ... Damido Pechi (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Tsuigeki: Iseki no hoshi (1980) ... Damido Pechi (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
- Kishû: Bajin sakusen (1980) ... Damido Pechi (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1980 Magical Girl Lalabelle: The Sea Calls for a Summer Vacation (Short)
Bisukasu (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1980 Terra e...
Papa (voice)
 1979 Galaxy Express 999: The Signature Edition
Captain of the Guard (voice, as Takashi Tanaka)
 1979 Mobile Suit Gundam (TV Series)
Gihren Zabi
- Icelina- Love's Remains (1979) ... Gihren Zabi (voice)
 1979 Nezha Conquers the Dragon King
Li Gen (Japanese version, voice)
 1979 Cyborg 009 (TV Series)
005 / Geronimo Junior
- The Awakening of Gods (1979) ... 005 / Geronimo Junior (voice)
 1978 Uchû kaizoku Captain Harlock: Arcadia-gô no nazo (Short)
Additional Voices (voice)
 1978 The Story of Perrine (TV Series)
Théodore (voice)
 1975 Grandizer (TV Series)
Zuril (Japanese version, voice)
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Alternate Names:

Ginga Banjo | Banjou Ginga | Banjyou Ginga | Banjyo Ginga | Takashi Tanaka | Banjo Ginga in English credits


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