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Ginzô Matsuo (1951–2001)

Ginzô Matsuo was born on December 26, 1951 in Nakatsu, Oita, Japan as Koichi Matsuo. He was an actor, known for Ghost in the Shell (1995), Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie (1994) and Escaflowne (1996). He died on August 25, 2001. See full bio »


(age 49)

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 2003 Dragon Ball (TV Series)
- Dress in Flames (2003) ... Unnan (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Sûpâ Gyaruzu! Kotobuki Ran (TV Series)
Taizo Kotobuki
- Super Cop, Hard-Working, Ran Kotobuki (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Yamato, Dead Serious, Proposes!? (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Feelings of Love, Wavering, Aya Confesses!? (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Super Debutante, Goody-Goody, Ran Kotobuki (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
- Memories! Tearful Memories! Sayo's Been Kidnapped? (2001) ... Taizo Kotobuki (voice)
 2000-2001 InuYasha (TV Series)
Grandpa Higurashi
- Two Hearts, One Mind (2001) ... Grandpa Higurashi (Japanese version, voice)
- The Soul Piper and the Mischievous Little Soul (2001) ... Grandpa Higurashi (Japanese version, voice)
- Terror of the Ancient Noh Mask (2001) ... Grandpa Higurashi (Japanese version, voice)
- Honegui no ido kara tadaima! (2000) ... Grandpa Higurashi (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Kinnikuman nisei: Second Generations (Short)
 2001 Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (Video Game)
Pluto Ramen Manager, Titan Chief, Scrapyard Man (voice)
 2001 One Piece: Grand Battle! (Video Game)
Captain Smoker (voice)
 2000-2001 Dejimon adobenchâ 02 (TV Series)
- Nyû Yôku Honkon Daikonsen! (2001) ... TonosamaGekomon (Japanese version, voice)
- Shurimon Bugeichô (2000) ... TonosamaGekomon (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Dejimon adobenchâ (TV Series)
- Nemureru Bôkun! TonosamaGekomon (1999) ... TonosamaGekomon (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Eden's Bowy (TV Series)
Gilgamesh / Oltron (Japanese version, voice)
 1999 Ojamajo Doremi (TV Series)
Oyajiede (voice)
 1998 Neo Ranga (TV Series)
Yoshiyuki Takesue (1998)
 1997 Yume no crayon oukoku (TV Series)
Tofumon (voice)
 1997 Hareluya II BØY (TV Series)
Harebare Hibino (voice)
 1996 Escaflowne (TV Series)
Kio / Ruhm / Sorcerer C
- The Zone of Absolute Fortune (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- Sign of a Storm (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- The Black Winged Angel (1996) ... Ruhm (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- False Pledge (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
- Operation Golden Rule of Love (1996) ... Kio (voice, as Ginzo Matsuo in English credits)
 1996 Jigoku sensei Nube (TV Series)
Masaru Kaneda
- Episode #1.1 (1996) ... Masaru Kaneda (voice)
 1995 Ghost in the Shell
Old Man (voice)
 1995 Ike! Inachû takkyû-bu (TV Series)
Uehara, Kapone
 1994 Sailor Moon S (TV Series)
Vice Principal
- The Labyrinth of Water! Ami the Targeted (1994) ... Vice Principal (voice)
 1994 Weather Report Girl (Video)
Chairman (Japanese version, voice)
 1993 Nintama Rantarô (TV Series)
 1993 Art of Fighting (TV Movie)
Jack Tanner (Japanese version, voice)
 1993 Kidô senshi V Gundam (TV Series)
Jinn Gehennam
 1991 Kinkyuu Hasshin Saver Kids (TV Series)
Omega (voice)
 1990 Sword for Truth (Video)
Kagero (voice)
 1989 Sally, the Witch (TV Series)
Spirit of Insect (voice)
 1989 Dragon Ball Z (TV Series)
- A Sheltered Boy: My Name Is Gohan (1989) ... Farmer (Japanese version, voice)
 1989 Billy Inu Nandemo Shokai (TV Series)
Daichi-Sensei / Doga (voice)
 1989 Dragon Ball (TV Series)
- A Wedding Dress in the Flames (1989) ... Unnan
 1988 Hâbâ raito monogatari: Fasshon Rara yori (Video)
Giant Man (voice)
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