Shinya Owada

Shinya Owada (大和田 伸也, Ōwada Shin'ya, born 25 October 1947 in Tsuruga, Fukui)[1] is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator. He is represented with Horipro Booking Agency. He rusticated from Waseda University First Literature Department.

Shinya Owada
大和田 伸也
Born (1947-10-25) 25 October 1947 (age 72)
NationalityJapanese
Occupation
  • Actor
  • voice actor
Years active1970s–present
AgentHoripro Booking Agency
Notable work
The Lion King (Japanese dub)
Height175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Television
Spouse(s)Michiko Godai
Children
  • Yuta Owada (eldest son)
  • Keisuke Owada (second son)
RelativesBaku Owada (brother)

BiographyEdit

Owada is the youngest son of three children. (he has an older brother and sister)

In 1965, he entered to a free stage by Tadashi Suzuki while entering university.

In 1968, Owada joined Shiki Theatre Company.[2]

He became widely known as the heroine's husband on Ai yori Aoku in 1972.

In 1977, Owada's first leading role in a film was Inugami no Akuryō.

He co-starred with Kin'ya Kitaōji in Medea directed by Yukio Ninagawa.

Owada's made his first appearance in a Chinese film as a Japanese in Honō no Onna Shūkin.

He played as a minor in Mito Kōmon, in which his character firstly established the verbal phrase "Kochira ni owasu Okata o Donata to Kokoroeru! Osoreōku mo Mae no Fuku Shōgun, Mito Mitsukunikō ni Ara se rareru zo!!" ("A man who knows who you are here will know what to do! Fearfully you will be made to exist in the former deputy general, Mito Mitsukuni!!") to state when stamping a seal basket (Super Friday: Mito Kōmon Special (Tokyo Broadcasting System, aired 25 July 2003)).

In the Japanese dub version of The Lion King Owada is known for voicing King Mufasa.

FilmographyEdit

TV dramasEdit

Year Title Role Network Notes
1970 Mominoki wa Nokotta Okita Teppei NHK-G Taiga drama
1972 Teppei to Junko Teppei Sagara NTV
Wataruji Kita Onmitsu Dōchū Episode 21
Ai yori Aoku Shuichi Murakami NHK-G Asadora
Kōya no Surōnin TV Asahi Episodes 7 and 35
Murasaki Zukin Jiken Jō Kotarou TV Tokyo Episode 14
1973 Triple Toripuru Sōsa-sen Ichiro / Jiro Fuji TV
1974 Kareinaru Ichizoku Yoshinori Ichinose MBS
1975 Furimuku na Tsurukichi NHK Episode 46
Taiyō ni Hoero! Kenzo Kijima NTV Episode 177
Mito Kōmon TBS Pt 6 E. 17, Pt. 8. E. 17, Pt. 9-13, Pt. 11 E. 13, Pt. 12 E. 4, 1000-Kai Kinen 3-jikan Special, Saishūkai Special
1976 Yoake no Keiji TBS Episode 94
1977 Ōedo Sōsamō TV Tokyo Episodes 308 and 357
Tokusō Saizensen TV Asahi Episode 25
Shin Hissatsu Shioki Hito Shojiroki ABC Episode 39
Shin Torimono-chō Jirodai Yoshioka NTV Episode 3
Daruma Daisuke Jiken-chō Honjin TV Asahi Episode 11
1978 Kieta Kyojingun Fujita NTV
1981 Onna Taikō-ki Kinoshita Katsutoshi NHK-G Taiga drama
1982 Onna no Ie Naoto TBS
Itsumo o Yō-sama Kazoku Shigeo Hattsuda
1987 Dokuganryū Masamune Yamaga Kunirai NHK-G Taiga drama
1988 Haha no Asagaeri: Sumidagawa Kobanare Monogatari TV Tokyo
Watashi no Kare o Koroshita Onna Ryoji Imai Fuji TV
1992 Nobunaga Sakai Masachika NHK-G Taiga drama
Hikō Shōnen-tachi YTV
1993 Daimon Take 2 Takeshi Omori NTV
1994 Ai to Shi no Satsujin Kōro Professor Shige Sakamoto TV Asahi
Shin Onna Bengoshi Riyako Asabuki Yume no Kokuhatsu Shiniji Toyokawa
1995 Hachidai Shōgun Yoshimune Takigawa Motonaga NHK-G Taiga drama
1996 Mikeneko Homes no Suiri TV Asahi
1997 Honō no Bugyō Ōokaechi Zennokami Arima Ujinori TV Tokyo
1998 Tokugawa Yoshinobu Kuze Hirochika NHK-G Taiga drama
Taxi Driver no Suiri Nisshi Noda TV Asahi
Hamidashi Bengoshi Tatsumi Shirō Shogo Nishimura
Chiharu Saotome no Tenjō Hōkoku-sho Keiji TBS
2000 Aoi Tokugawa Sandai Tachibana Muneshige NHK-G Taiga drama, Co-starred with his wife Godai (as Lady Chaa)
Kids War: Zaken na yo Kotaro Osawa CBC
2001 Na no Hana no Oki Matsudaira Nobuaki NHK-G
2002 Bengoshi Fusuke Inubura Principal Morisaki TBS
Shinju Fujin Katsuhiro Shoda THK
Chichitoko no Shinjitsu Shozo Tanaka NTV
Wataru Seken wa Oni Bakari Editor Nakamura TBS
2003 Yankee Bokō ni Kaeru Keiji Hisashi
Usagi to Kame: Sakura no Ki no Shitade Principal Yamamoto NTV
Dr. Cotto Shinryōsho Shiro Okumura Fuji TV
2004 Eien no Kimi e Takuro Asakura THK
Sky High Sanba TV Asahi
Bayside Shakedown Takeshi Azumi Fuji TV
2005 Umizaru Evolution Kazuyasu Mitamura
Fugo Keiji Policeman Ohashi TV Asahi
Ue o Muite Arukō: Sakamoto Kyu Monogatari Naoto Keikasei TV Tokyo
Trick Kei Fukuzawa TV Asahi
Climber's High NHK-G
2006 Tokumei! Keiji don Kame Kentaro Tsurumi TBS
7-Ri no Onna Bengoshi Yoshio Tatsumura TV Asahi
Mikon Rokushimai Matsutaro Kotobuki CBC
Tamamoe! Takayuki Sekiguchi NHK-G
Kanjani Eight Fuyuyasumi Drama Special: Kemarishi KTV
2007 Kareinaru Ichizoku Ishibashi TBS
Tokumei Kakarichō Hitoshi Tadano Managing Director Isumi Imoto TV Asahi
Kuroi Ha WOWOW
Papa to Musume no 7-Kakan Reijiro Moriyama TBS
Hanayome to Papa Sei Miura Fuji TV
Abarenbō Mama Shiguro Yoshida
2008 Atsuhime Ōkubo Toshiyo NHK-G Taiga drama
Puzzle Tatsuzumi Shimabuku ABC, TV Asahi
Change Kenzo Nonomura Fuji TV
Roto 6 de 3 Oku 2 Sen Man-en Ateta Otoko ABC, TV Asahi
Abarenbō Shōgun Ōoka Tadasuke TV Asahi
Tonsura Jojiro Yujita NTV
2009 Yame Ken no Onna Lawyer Ishikawa TV Asahi
Meitantei no Okite Kazuaki Huzumiya TV Asahi
Mitsuhiko Asami Series 34 Fuji TV
Hissatsu Shigoto Hito 2009 Soemon Binzeya ABC, TV Asahi Episode 19
Kochira Katsushika-ku Kameari Kōen-mae Hashutsujo Pyunpyunmaru Akimoto TBS
Orthros no Inu Prime Minister Takigawa
Shōkōjo Seira Seiichiro Konuma
Inpei Shirei Hiakri Kameda WOWOW
Mitsuhiko Asami: Sai Shūshō Editor Fujita TBS
Untouchable Hideo Usharu ABC, TV Asahi Episode 7
Saka no Ue no Kumo Inoue Kaoru NHK-G
2010 Ryōmaden Miyama Sōrin Taiga drama
Sakuya kono Hana Tokutebune
Tetsudō Sōsa-kan TV Asahi
GM: Odore Doctor Takeshi Oyama TBS
Rei Nōryoku-sha: Yumiko Ozada no Uso Himself TV Asahi
2011 Onmitsu Happyakuyachō Bungeiro Kisusaya NHK-G Episodes 3 and 4
Kyōto Chiken no Onna Hidemi Tsuchiya TV Asahi Series 7 Episode 6
Nazotoki wa Dinner no Ato de Takeshi Wakabayashi Fuji TV
1000-Nen-go ni Nokoshitai... Hōdō Eizō NTV
2012 Umechan Sensei Daita NHK-G Asadora
Unmei no Hito Shinchi Aikawa TBS
Ganriki Keibuho Yayichi Kishima Yusuke Shinoyama TV Tokyo
Legal High Yoshimi Ochiji Fuji TV Episode 4
Odoru Daisōsasen The Last TV Salaryman Keiji to Saigo no Nanjiken Takeshi Azumi
Sai Sōsa Deka Yusuke Kataoka Keike Kinoshita TV Asahi
2013 Lady Joker Yasuichi Sakata WOWOW
Joyū Reiko Rn no yō ni Keiji Mikami TV Tokyo
Hōkago Groove Kei Ikei TBS
Keibuho Kenzo Yabe 2 Chikao Mitarai TV Asahi
Wonda×AKB48 Short Story: Fortune Cookie Director Kinoshita Fuji TV
2014 Nezumi, Edo o Hayaru Hamamori Mizushima NHK Episode 8 and Final Episode
San-biki no Ossan: Seigi no Mikata, Kenzan!! Kunukun Matsuki TV Tokyo
Shokatsu Deka Tokuzo Ginabayashi Fuji TV
Dark Suits Takuro Shiozaki NHK-G
Kenji Masao Sawaki 2 Kōso Torikeshi Director Fujii TV Tokyo
2015 Doctors 3 Saikyō no Meii Junzaburo Mitsudo TV Asahi Episode 6
Kanazawa no Colombo Yuki Ikeiro TV Tokyo
Hokkai Dōkei Jiken File Keibuho Seiko Gojo 4 Otaru Yoichi Shakotan Satsujin Route Minoru Kashiwagi TV Tokyo
Tsuribaka Nisshi Shura Kurata
2016 Keiji Ballerino Mamoru Osaki NTV
Kanagawa-ken Atsugishi: Laundry Chigasaki Yamada's Company President MBS, TBS Episode 1
99.9: Keiji Senmon Bengoshi Koichi Kawamura TBS Episode 7
Tachaoi no Sakukoro ni: Aizu no Kekkon Akira Hoshina FCT
Gu-Ra-Me! Sōri no Ryōri-ban Shigehiro Takeyama TV Asahi Episode 4
Yūsha Yoshihiko to Michibika reshi Nana-ri Rudola TV Tokyo
Tax Inspector Madogiwa Taro Rakeshi Muto TBS
Medical Team: Lady Da Vinci no Shindan Kenzo Dojima KTV, Fuji TV Episode 8
2019 Kamen Rider Zero-One Himself TV Asahi Episode 10 and 11

FilmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1977 Inugami no Akuryō Ryuji Kano Lead role
Kiri no Hata Attorney Shiratori
1978 Kimi yo Fundo no Kawa o Watare Keiji Hosoe
Mito Kōmon Atsumi "Kaku-san" Kakunoshin
1982 Hichō e, soshite mada Minu Ko e Kakita
1983 Honō no Onna Shūkin First starring role in a Chinese film
1986 Final Take Okamura
Dr. Sun Yat-sen Tōten Miyazaki
1989 226 Corporal Corporate Kenemori Onogi
1992 Godzilla vs. Mothra Captain Maru Ariake
1993 A Class to Remember
1998 Bayside Shakedown: The Movie Toshio Azumi
2001 Calmi Cuori Appassionati
Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack' Treasurer Mikumi
2003 Bayside Shakedown 2 Toshio Azumi
2004 Ishii no Otōsan arigatō
Riyū
2005 Negotiator: Mashita Masayoshi Toshio Azumi
The Suspect: Muroi Shinji
2006 I Just Didn't Do It First Place at the Kineme Junpo Best Ten
2007 Black Belt
2009 Warau Keikan
Samurai Sentai Shinkenger the Movie: The Fateful War Manpuku Aburame
Shiawase Kamon Psychiatrist Dr. Takano
Benten-dōri no Hitobito Saburo Yoshimi
2011 Ike! Danshi Kōkō Engeki-bu Father Owada
2012 Odoru Daisōsasen The Final: Aratanaru Kibō Toshio Azumi
2014 Otona Drop
2015 April Fools Mysterious gentleman
Mr. Max Man Takeshi Haito
2016 Evergreen Love Yanagi Nozomu
Haunted Campus Akira Takemura
2017 Revenge Girl Shigeru Saitō
2018 50 First Kisses Dr. Natori

StageEdit

Title Role
The Makioka Sisters
Macbeth
Medea
Yama hototogisu hoshī mama
Sabu
Edo Ninjōbanashi: Koi no Miren Hashi
Yumechiyo Nikki
Theater! Seiichiro Tanuma

Anime televisionEdit

Year Title Role Network Ref.
2003 Astro Boy Dr. Tenma, Shadow Fuji TV [3]
Black Jack Special: Inochi o meguru 4tsu no Kiseki Judge NTV [4]

Anime filmsEdit

Year Title Role Ref.
2005 Black Jack: The Two Doctors of Darkness Goa [5]
2014 Buddha 2: Tezuka Osamu no Buddha ~Owarinaki Tabi~ Bimbisara [6]
Crayon Shin-chan: Serious Battle! Robot Dad Strikes Back Takeshi Teikokuji

Video gamesEdit

Year Title Role
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Mufasa
2007 Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Holland

DubbingEdit

Year Title Role Notes
Covington Cross Salim (Art Malik)
1994 The Lion King Mufasa [7]
Outbreak Colonel Sam Daniels (Dustin Hoffman) NTV version
Ally McBeal George McBeal
2000 Fantasia 2000 James Earl Jones
The West Wing Grenaren Walkman Season 4 Episode 23
2007 Together Yu Seuhon
2015 The Lion Guard Mufasa
2019 The Lion King Mufasa [7]

Radio dramasEdit

Title Network
Ai no Machi kara Tokyo FM, JFN

Journey programmesEdit

Year Title Network Notes
1996 Ītabi Yume Kibun TV Tokyo Narration, presenter; in the special, he was joined with his brother Baku and his wife
2014 Ōwada Kyōdai gururi Tetsudō Tabi! BS Asahi Navigator

VarietyEdit

Year Title Network
Kankyō Yarō D Team Fuji TV
Tokado TV Shopping
Zubari! Nayami omakase Sun TV
Kinyō ikīki Time
2007 Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya Arahende!! "Endō no Yome Senshū ga inaku natta!? Dai Sōsaku Special" NTV
Ī Sji Kodawari-ya TV Tokyo
Okaidoku-do Manten! Shinya Owada to Yoshie Kashiwabara no Kaimono Jōhō Saizensen
Hokkaidō Hakodate: Tore-tate! Umai Mono-shi
All-Star Thanksgiving TBS
Gyā! ! Dō suru!? Kinkyū Taisho no Senmon Gakkō YTV
Shin Ramen Densetsu! Hisshoku no No. 1 Kettei-sen TV Tokyo
2009 Shumi Yūyū NHK-E

AdvertisementsEdit

Year Title Notes
Sengetsu Shuzo "Maisengetsu"
2007 Tokyo Gas "Eco Will" "Eco Will: Marco Polo" As Marco Polo
Friend-Ship Project "Fūfu no kizuna"
U-Can "Shōwa no Enka Zenshū"
Alico Japan
Nihon Glass bin Kyōkai[permanent dead link] "Ai no Glass bin Gekijō obin"
Ishikawa Co-starring with his wife Godai
2014 KDDI "au 4G LTE MHz Suiri Drama" [a]

OthersEdit

Year Title Notes
CR Abarenbō Shōgun Series As Tadao Oka
2011 Puffy AmiYumi "Sweet Drops" Bunny Drop theme

Supervision worksEdit

Year Title Notes Ref.
2013 Kyōryū o Horou Starring Hiroki Matsukata [8]

ProductionsEdit

Year Title Notes
Hamlet o Ute! Co-starring with Michiko Godai, Baku Owada, and Kumiko Okae
Kurumi Watashi ga Aishita Hamlet
2003 Aishino Juliet
Mouse Trap
2006 Haru ni shite Kimi o Hanare

DiscographyEdit

Year Title Notes Ref.
1972 "Tomoyo"
1993 "Tokimeite Ginza" Duet with Hiroko Asakawa. Written by Eisei who was a former Shiseido director at the time, and the pen name of Hideyo Arita who is now Chairman of the Ginza Hanatsubaki Street Shoten Promotion Association. It became a hit after being released for 50,000 copies in December 1993. [9]
2016 "Matenrō Lullaby" [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "大和田伸也" (in Japanese). Horipro. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  2. ^ Owada, Shinya (15 Feb 2016). "大和田 伸也 "どらま館でも 世界を振り向かせるような演劇を" 「早稲田小劇場どらま館」早稲田演劇人インタビュー" (in Japanese). Waseda University. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  3. ^ "アストロボーイ・鉄腕アトム" (in Japanese). Osamu Tezuka Official Site. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  4. ^ "ブラック・ジャック スペシャル 〜命をめぐる4つの奇跡〜" (in Japanese). Osamu Tezuka Official Site. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  5. ^ "ブラック・ジャック ふたりの黒い医者" (in Japanese). Osamu Tezuka Official Site. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  6. ^ "BUDDHA2 手塚治虫のブッダ-終わりなき旅-" (in Japanese). Osamu Tezuka Official Site. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  7. ^ a b "大和田伸也、実写版『ライオン・キング』でシンバの父・ムファサを再び担当". Oricon. Retrieved July 12, 2019.
  8. ^ "大和田伸也が初メガホン 故郷・福井が舞台の映画『恐竜を掘ろう』". Cinema Today (in Japanese). 21 Nov 2012. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.
  9. ^ "付朝刊". Asahi Shimbun (in Japanese). Tokyo: The Asahi Shimbun Compamny. 28 Mar 1994.
  10. ^ "大和田伸也、23年ぶりCD発売「意外といける」". Nikkan Sports (in Japanese). 27 Sep 2016. Retrieved 11 Feb 2017.

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