Older fans of him know him as Kamille Bidan in Zeta Gundam
from Get Backers
. Newer fans probably know him as the "I Love War" Major in the Hellsing OVAs
and Zetsu of the Akatsuki from Naruto
. Regardless, Tobita-san is well known for voicing smooth villains. (That of course does not
Not to say that's his only forte, though. Should he take the leap for ANOTHER TYPE
, he does well for voicing big guys, comic relief guys such as Bleach
's Cloud, Flame of Recca
's Domon, or memetically... Disgaea
's Captain Gordon, DEFENDER OF EARTH!
Notable roles by Nobuo Tobita:
- Albert/004 in the Cyborg 009 2001 series.
- Aries Shion in Saint Seiya
- Bladerun/Burajira of the Messiah in Tensou Sentai Goseiger
- Buildron, Nightscream, Sprung (Constructicon Maximus, Starscream, Bulkhead), and Signal Flare in Transformers Energon
- Cloud in Bleach, also the narrator when Bleach calls for it.
- Prince Clovis La Britannia in Code Geass
- Dantalion from Shakugan no Shana certantly is.
- Domon Ishijima in Flame of Recca
- Tomo in Fushigi Yuugi
- Ebisu-sensei and Zetsu in Naruto (HALLOOOOOOOOOO~!)
- Captain Fanzone, Colossus Rhodes, Soundwave, and Swoop in the Japanese dub of Transformers Animated
- Captain Gordon, DEFENDER OF EARTH! in Disgaea: Hour of Darkness
- Hachiku (Brycen) in Pokémon
- Hoity Toity in the Japanese dub of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
- Kamille Bidan in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, all Super Robot Wars console games and Another Centurys Episode games.
- Ken Wakashimazu in the original Captain Tsubasa series (replaced by Tomokazu Seki and later by Kentarō Itō)
- Kuroudo Akabane in Get Backers
- Leeva in Doki Doki Pretty Cure
- MadLeomon in Digimon Xros Wars
- The Major in Hellsing
- Milhouse Van Houten in the Japanese dub of The Simpsons
- Okada the stalker in Yondemasu Yo Azazel San
- Orphe Zavi in the 2012 Ai no Kusabi OVAs.
- Pegas & Tekkaman Dagger in Tekkaman Blade
- Randy "Ryo" MacLean in FAKE.
- Ratchet in the Japanese dub of Transformers Prime
- Seiichiro Kitano in Angel Densetsu. KKIIIEEEEEEEE!!!
- Sergei from Asura's Wrath. Arguably among his most Insane Roles ever. And if that is not the case then...
- Shingo Takanashi in Papa no Iukoto o Kikinasai!
- Straights in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
- Son Ganlong in Super Robot Wars
- Terrosaur and Quickstrike in the Japanese dub of Beast Wars
- Ulube Ishikawa in Mobile Fighter G Gundam
- Vayne Solidor in Final Fantasy XII
- Yamanami/Sannan Keisuke in Hakuōki
- Zuuma in Slayers Revolution