Creator / Makio Inoue
Makio Inoue (井上 真樹夫 Inoue Makio, born November 30, 1940) is a Japanese voice actor. He began voice acting in the '60s, landing small roles in Astro Boy
, and was the actor of choice for deep-voiced, serious males in the '70s. These days, he rarely takes on new roles (but he does have a cameo in Samurai Champloo
, as Enshirou Mariya).
He is most noted for his two longstanding roles, as the title character in Captain Harlock
from 1978 though the '80s and '90s (Koichi Yamadera
of Cowboy Bebop
fame took over this role in 1998), and Goemon Ishikawa XIII of Lupin III
from 1977 to 2011 (taking over from Chikao Ohtsuka
, who played the role in "Green Jacket"
Roles by Makio Inoue: