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Shōzō Iizuka (飯塚 昭三, Iizuka Shōzō, born May 23, 1933) is a veteran seiyuu who is probably best known for voicing Big Bad villains, and Ryu Jose from Mobile Suit Gundam. His baritone voice is a natural for Toku kaijin and Big Bad villains. Also voices The Big Guy characters, usually of the villainous variety. He and Takeshi Watabe are often cast with one another as rivals. He's also the dub voice of B.A Baracus in The A-Team, foo'.
Roles done by Shozo Iizuka:
- Ahuizotl in the Japanese dub of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
- Ancient Forest Dragon in Rage of Bahamut: Genesis
- Ankoku Daishogun in Mazinkaiser: Deathmatch! Ankoku Daishogun
- Barragan Luisenbarn in Bleach
- Benkei Kuruma in Getter Robo Armageddon
- Bian Zoldark in Super Robot Wars
- Bosgun in Kamen Rider BLACK RX
- Brigan and Belial in Odin Sphere
- Carl Fredricksen in the Japanese dub of Up
- Commander Gyranik in UFO Warrior Dai Apolon
- Daromu in Kamen Rider BLACK
- Doakudar in Mashin Hero Wataru
- Doctor Light in Mega Man 8 (WAHWEE!)
- Doctor Neo Cortex in the Japanese version of the Crash Bandicoot series (1996-2017)
- Doruge in Choujin Barom 1
- Emperor Banba in Inazuman
- Golden Monsu in Seiun Kamen Machineman
- Gozen in Shugo Chara!
- Hakaider in Kikaider
- The Horned King in the Japanese dub of The Black Cauldron
- Hiroo Shirogane (K.O.J.) in Lightning Legend: Daigo no Daibouken
- Iedolas Aldercapt in Final Fantasy XV (replacing the late Shinji Ogawa)
- Isamu Ryuuzaki in Daimos
- Jumba in the Japanese dub of Lilo & Stitch
- Martin Prochnow in Mobile Suit Gundam MS IGLOO
- Metal Heroes franchise:
- Mr. Heart in Fist of the North Star ("HIDEBU!!")
- And Gentle Giant Fudoh of the Mountains later on.
- Nappa in Dragon Ball (What does the scouter say about his Power Level? ... HASSEN IJOU!?)
- And Android 8/Hat-chan.
- One of the Wirepullers in Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost.
- Peter Stillman in Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty
- Psycho Mantis in Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots
- Ryu Jose in Mobile Suit Gundam
- A whole slew of Super Sentai villains, including:
- Iron Man Mask, Volcano Mask (in episodes 46-54) and Golden Mask, the three successive Dragons in Himitsu Sentai Gorenger.
- Satan Egos in Battle Fever J
- Hell Saturn from Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan
- Dora Kinkaku in Kyōryū Sentai Zyuranger
- PP Chiipuri in Gekisou Sentai Carranger
- Lost Highness Rakushaasa in Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger Vs Super Sentai
- Mons Drake in Tensou Sentai Goseiger
- Tengai in Sengoku Blade
- All Terry Jones's Monty Python roles
- Tetsuichiro Kurumada in Future GPX Cyber Formula
- Ungaikyo in Ushio and Tora
- Various Machine BEMs in Toei's Spider-Man
- Zodiac in Seven Star Fighting God Guyferd
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