Biography

known by the stage name Shigeru Chiba (千葉 繁 Chiba Shigeru), is a Japanese actor and voice actor. He has also worked as a sound effects director and music director. He is affiliated with the talent management firm 81 Produce.

He is most known for the roles of the narrator of Fist of the North Star, Megane (Urusei Yatsura), Rei Ichidō (High School! Kimengumi), Kazuma Kuwabara (Yu Yu Hakusho), Pilaf (Dragon Ball), Raditz and Garlic Jr. (Dragon Ball Z), Buggy the Clown (One Piece) Kefka Palazzo (Dissidia: Final Fantasy) and Kōichi Todome (Kerberos saga).

known by the stage name Shigeru Chiba (千葉 繁 Chiba Shigeru), is a Japanese actor and voice actor. He has also worked as a sound effects director and music director. He is affiliated with the talent management firm 81 Produce.

He is most known for the roles of the narrator of Fist of the North Star, Megane (Urusei Yatsura), Rei Ichidō (High School! Kimengumi), Kazuma Kuwabara (Yu Yu Hakusho), Pilaf (Dragon Ball), Raditz and Garlic Jr. (Dragon Ball Z), Buggy the Clown (One Piece) Kefka Palazzo (Dissidia: Final Fantasy) and Kōichi Todome (Kerberos saga).

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 116

Birthday 1954-02-04

Place of Birth Kikuchi, Kumamoto, Japan

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Also Known As

  • 前田 正治
  • Masaharu Maeda

Acting TV ShowsMovies

LISTENERS (1 episode) as Leo Marshall (voice)
Chikkun Takkun (0 episodes) as Dr. Bell (voice)
Marude Dameo (0 episodes) as Sabu (voice)
Yû Yû Hakusho: Eizô Hakusho as Kazuma Kuwabara (voice)
2020 Natsunagu! (12 episodes) as Shige Chiba (voice)
2019 One Piece: Stampede as Buggy (voice)
2019 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (26 episodes) as Kuwajima Jigoro (voice)
2018 Dragon Ball Super: Broly as Raditz (voice)
2018 Pop Team Epic (1 episode) as Pipimi (voice)
2017 WorldEnd: What are you doing at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us? (12 episodes) as Grick Graycrack (5 episodes) as Grick Graycrack (voice)
2017 Makeruna!! Aku no Gundan! (3 episodes) as Hiyodoru (voice)
2017 The Laughing Salesman (12 episodes) as Yosuke Uchinaki(Story5)
2016 March Comes in Like a Lion (44 episodes) as Kawamoto Someji
2016 Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D as Hoodied Figure
2015 The Next Generation Patlabor: Tokyo War as Shigeo Shiba
2014 Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger vs. Go-Busters: Dinosaur Great Battle! Farewell, Eternal Friends as Kyoryuger equipment (voice)
2013 Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods as Pilaf (voice)
2013 Doraemon: Nobita's Secret Gadget Museum as Doctor Peppeler
2012 JoJo's Bizarre Adventure (7 episodes) as Yoshihiro Kira (voice)
2011 The Voice Makes a Miracle
2010 Princess Jellyfish (11 episodes) as Saburōta Negishi
2009 Go! Anpanman: Dadandan and the Twin Stars as Dr. Hiyari
2007 Dr. Slump: Dr. Mashirito and Abale-chan as Nikochan's Servant (voice)
2004 Beet the Vandel Buster (77 episodes) as Melmond
2004 One Piece: Take Aim! The Pirate Baseball King as Buggy
2002 One Piece: Dream Soccer King! as Buggy
2001 Mon Colle Knight (83 episodes) as Professor Ichiroubei Hiiragi
2001 Metropolis as Lamp
2001 Touch: Cross Road as Pinch (voice)
2000 The Aurora as Jack Mollard (voice)
1999 Gegege no Kitarou: Kitarou's Ghost Train as Nezumi Otoko
1999 Kamikaze Kaito Jeanne (44 episodes) as Himuro Todaiji
1998 Touch: Miss Lonely Yesterday as Shingo Uesugi (voice)
1998 Serial Experiments Lain (0 episodes)
1998 Very Private Lesson as Aya's Father
1997 Business Commando Yamazaki as Takurou Yamazaki
1997 Spooky Kitaro: Yokai Express! The Phantom Train as Nezumi Otoko (voice)
1997 Spooky Kitaro: Ghost Nighter as Nezumi Otoko (voice)
1996 Apocalypse Zero as Chidokuro (voice)
1996 Spooky Kitaro: The Great Sea Beast as Nezumi Otoko (voice)
1996 Midori no Makibaō (35 episodes) as Chuubei
1995 Memories as Aoshima
1995 Ghost in the Shell as Garbage Collector B
1995 Go! Anpanman: Let's Defeat the Haunted Ship!! as Dr Hilary (voice)
1995 Don't Lose, Makendo! as Dr. Mad (Voice)
1994 Ghost Sweeper Mikami
1994 Iria: Zeiram the Animation as Fujikuro
1994 Final Fantasy: Legend of the Crystals (4 episodes) as Palkus (voice)
1994 Genocyber as Radonekku
1993 Ghost Sweeper Mikami: The Great Paradise Battle!! (45 episodes) as Dr. Chaos
1993 Patlabor 2: The Movie as Shigeo Shiba (voice)
1993 Yu Yu Hakusho: The Movie as Kazuma Kuwabara
1993 Battle Angel (2 episodes) as Vector as Vector (voice)
1992 Devil Hunter Yohko 2
1992 Yu Yu Hakusho (112 episodes) as Kazuma Kuwabara (voice)
1992 Talking Head as I
1992 Ai no Kusabi (2 episodes) as Luke (voice)
1992 Rokudenashi Blues as Sorimachi
1991 Stray Dog: Kerberos Panzer Cops as Koichi Todome
1991 Urusei Yatsura: Always My Darling as Megane (voice)
1991 The Abashiri Family as Goemon Abashiri (voice)
1991 Psychic Wars as Prof. Takase (voice)
1991 Maison Ikkoku: Shipwrecked on Ikkoku Island as Yotsuya
1990 Devil Hunter Yohko (6 episodes) as Chiaki Mano (voice)
1989 Urusei Yatsura: Catch the Heart as Megane (voice)
1989 Patlabor: The TV Series (47 episodes) as Chief Shigeo Shiba (voice)
1989 Dragon Ball Z (291 episodes) as Garlic Jr. (291 episodes) as Raditz
1989 Patlabor: The Movie as Shigeo Shiba (voice)
1988 Maison Ikkoku: The Final Chapter as Yotsuya
1988 Dominion Tank Police as Megane (voice)
1988 My Neighbor Totoro as Kusakari-Otoko (voice)
1988 Doctor Chichibuyama as Announcer (voice)
1988 Fist of the North Star - TV Compilation 3 - Legend of the Conqueror of Century's End - Raoh Must Die! as Narrator (voice)
1988 Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter as Megane (voice)
1988 Fist of the North Star - TV Compilation 2 - Six Sacred Fists of Nanto! Rei, the Star of Justice as Narrator (voice)
1987 Hyper Combat Unit Dangaioh (3 episodes) as Gil Berg
1987 Great Planet Evil-Destroyer Dangaio as Gil Berg
1987 Twilight Q as Radio voice (voice)
1987 The Red Spectacles as Koichi Todome
1986 Touch 2: The Farewell Gift as Shingo Uesugi (voice)
1986 Anmitsu Hime: From Amakara Castle (13 episodes) as Ottotto / Tanesuke Kakino (voices)
1986 Urusei Yatsura: Memorial Album as Megane (voice)
1986 Maison Ikkoku (97 episodes) as Yotsuya / Soichiro(dog)
1986 Dragon Ball (153 episodes) as Emperor Pilaf (voice)
1986 Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever as Satoshi (voice)
1986 Panzer World Galient as Uindo
1986 Megazone 23 II as Lightning (voice)
1985 Urusei Yatsura: Ryoko's September Tea Party as Megane (voice)
1985 Urusei Yatsura 3: Remember My Love as Megane (voice)
1985 Magical Emi, the Magic Star (32 episodes) as Madoka Kokubunji (voice)
1985 Emi Magique (9 episodes) as Madoka Kokubunji
1984 Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hoyoyo! The Treasure of Nanaba Castle as Nikochan's Servant (voice)
1984 Fist of the North Star (152 episodes)
1984 Daishizen no Majū: Bagi as Motorcycle Gang Member (voice)
1984 Persia, the Magic Fairy (2 episodes) as Geragera
1984 Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer as Megane
1983 Document: Fang of the Sun Dougram as George
1983 Mrs. Pepper Pot (2 episodes) as Apu Apu / Golonya
1983 Armored Trooper Votoms (52 episodes) as Vanila Varta (voice)
1983 Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hoyoyo, Great Round-the-World Race as Nikochan's Servant
1983 Urusei Yatsura: Only You as Megane
1982 Dr. Slump: "Hoyoyo!" Space Adventure as Nikochan's Servant (voice)
1982 The Wonderful Adventures of Nils as (voice)
1982 Queen Millennia as Leopard Error Franken-bach (Voice)
1981 Space Warriors Baldios as Miran (voice)
1981 Fang of the Sun Dougram (75 episodes) as Oppe (75 episodes) as George
1981 Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hello! Wonder Island as Nikochan's Servant (voice)
1980 X-Bomber (25 episodes) as Heracles (voice)
1980 The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (52 episodes) as Gusta
1979 Koguma no Misha (26 episodes) as Nekosuki (voice)
1979 The☆Ultraman (50 episodes) as Monki (voice)
1978 Toruko 110-ban: monzetsu kurage
1975 Super Sentai (1 episode) as Satoru's Father
1970 Tomorrow's Joe (47 episodes) as Mamoru Aoyama

Crew

2018 Harukana Receive (12 episodes)Special Effects

Sound

1992 Talking Head Sound Director

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