Masashi Hirose (広瀬 正志, Hirose Masashi, born December 6, 1948) is a Japanese voice actor from Osaka Prefecture, Japan.[1] He works at Production Baobab.

Masashi Hirose
広瀬 正志
Born (1948-12-06) December 6, 1948 (age 71)
Osaka, Japan
OccupationVoice actor
Years active1973–2014

He is known for the roles of Ramba Ral (Mobile Suit Gundam), Rikishiman (Kinnikuman), Gosterro (Blue Comet SPT Layzner) and Nakano-sensei (Lovely Complex).

On September 2014, Hirose was hospitalized for an unspecified illness. As a result, he was replaced by Katsuhisa Hōki in Gundam Build Fighters Try,[2] Banjō Ginga in One Piece,[3] and Akio Ōtsuka in In Search of the Lost Future.[4]


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  1. ^ Beck, Jerry (2005-10-28). The animated movie guide. Chicago Review Press. p. 176. ISBN 978-1-55652-591-9. Retrieved 26 June 2011.
  2. ^ "Gundam BF Try Replaces Ral Voice Actor Masashi Hirose with Katsuhisa Houki". Anime News Network. 2014-10-09. Retrieved 2014-10-16.
  3. ^ "Banjou Ginga to Replace Masashi Hirose in One Piece". Anime News Network. 2014-10-17. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  4. ^ "Akio Ohtsuka Takes Over Masashi Hirose's Role in Ushinawareta Mirai o Motomete Anime". Anime News Network. 2014-09-27. Retrieved 2014-10-28.
  5. ^ "Hellsing IV". Hellsing Ultimate. Episode 4. October 11, 2014. Adult Swim.
  6. ^ "ジェット!![吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  7. ^ "フラッド". Star Channel. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  8. ^ "お熱いのがお好き(1959)". Star Channel. Retrieved October 2, 2019.

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