Nachi Nozawa

Nachi Nozawa (野沢 那智, Nozawa Nachi, January 13, 1938 – October 30, 2010[1]) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator and theatre director from Tokyo. He was affiliated with Office PAC at the time of his death. His real name was Yasutomo Nozawa (野沢 那智, Nozawa Yasutomo). Nozawa was best known for dubbing over Bruce Willis and Alain Delon, as well as his roles in Cobra (as Cobra), Dororo (as Hyakkimaru), Gokū no Daibōken (as Sanzo), and the Sakura Wars series (as Oni-Ou).

Nachi Nozawa
野沢 那智
Yasutomo Nozawa

(1938-01-13)January 13, 1938
DiedOctober 30, 2010(2010-10-30) (aged 72)
Tokyo, Japan
  • Actor
  • voice actor
  • narrator
  • theatre director
Years active1950–2010
AgentOffice PAC
Height167 cm (5 ft 6 in)

On October 30, 2010, at 3:36 P.M., Nozawa died at a Tokyo hospital of lung cancer.[1] He was 72 years old at the time of his death. A year after his death, he was honored with a Special Merit Award in the 5th Seiyu Awards.


Television animationEdit


Theatrical animationEdit

Video GamesEdit

Year Title Role Console Source
1998 Sakura Wars 2: Thou Shalt Not Die Oni-Ou [2]
2006 Dirge of Cerberus: Final Fantasy VII Professor Hojo [2]
2007 Kingdom Hearts Re:Chain of Memories Vexen [2]
2007 Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Professor Hojo [2]
2010 Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep Even [2]




Acting director and teacherEdit

In 1963, Nozawa formed the Baraza theater troupe.



  1. ^ a b 野沢那智さん死去…A・ドロン吹き替えで人気 (in Japanese). Sanspo. October 30, 2010. Archived from the original on November 2, 2010. Retrieved October 30, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Nachi Nozawa - 36 Character Images | Behind The Voice Actors". Check mark indicates role has been confirmed using screenshots of closing credits and other reliable sources.
  3. ^ "幸福の条件[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  4. ^ "ゴッドファーザーPART III [デジタル・リマスター版]". Star Channel. Retrieved August 22, 2019.
  5. ^ "訣別の街". Tower Records. Retrieved February 25, 2020.
  6. ^ "フェイク[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved March 13, 2019.
  7. ^ "ダイ・ハード3[地上波放送版][吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved July 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "ネバー・ダイ・アローン/ミラーズ・クロッシング スペシャル・エディション [DVD]". Amazon Japan. Retrieved June 27, 2019.
  9. ^ "スコア[吹]". Star Channel. Retrieved February 25, 2020.

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