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Masakazu Morita (森田 成一 Morita Masakazu?) is a seiyū and actor born on October 21, 1972, in Tokyo, Japan. He previously worked for Aoni Production and is now freelance. He is also the host of the radio show, Bleach B-Station. Morita is perhaps best known for his roles as Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach), Tidus (Final Fantasy X), Auel Neider (Gundam Seed Destiny), Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya Hades: Chapter Inferno), and Troy Bolton (Japanese versions of High School Musical and High School Musical 2).



According to Bleach author Tite Kubo, he's "overly energetic", but "very friendly and open".[citation needed]

Roles

Anime and TV roles

  • Aqua Kids (Juno)
  • Baccano! (Claire Stanfield)
  • BECK (Hyoudou Masaru)
  • Bleach (Ichigo Kurosaki, Hollow Ichigo)
  • Case Closed (Fukuma Ryosuke in episode 419 and 420)
  • Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!! (Tarble)
  • Diamond Daydreams (Yuu)
  • Eden of the East (Ryō Yūki)
  • Final Fantasy VII Advent Children - motion actor
  • Interlude (Nameless)
  • Kiniro no Corda (Kazuki Hihara)
  • Kite Liberator (Rin Gaga)
  • Marginal Prince (Alfred Visconti)
  • Kidou Senshi Gundam SEED Destiny (Auel Neider)
  • Major (Sato Toshiya)
  • One Piece (Marco)
  • Onmyou Taisenki (Yakumo Yoshikawa)
  • Pocket Monsters: Best Wishes (Pod)
  • Prince of Tennis (Tashiro)
  • Ring ni kakero (Ryuji Takane)
  • Sengoku Basara (Maeda Keiji)
  • Sengoku Basara 2 (Maeda Keiji)
  • Saint Seiya: Hades Chapter (Pegasus Seiya)
  • SD Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors (Ryomou Dijeh)
  • Sonic X (Chris Thorndyke (Adult))

Game roles

  • Bleach: Shattered Blade (Ichigo Kurosaki)
  • Bakumetsu Renka Shinsengumi (Kondo Hasami)
  • Final Fantasy VIII (Zell)
  • Final Fantasy X (Tidus)
  • Final Fantasy X-2 (Tidus), (Shuyin)
  • Kingdom Hearts (Tidus)
  • Kiniro no Corda series (Hihara Kazuki)
  • Riveria: The Promised Land (Ledah)
  • Yo-Jin-Bo: The Bodyguards (Yozaburo Shiraanui)
  • Sengoku Basara 2 (Maeda Keiji)
  • Summon Night: Swordcraft Story 2 (Loki)
  • Dynasty Warriors 5 (Pang De)
  • Tokimeki Memorial Girl's Side: 2nd Kiss (Saeki Teru)
  • Dissidia: Final Fantasy (Tidus)
  • Transformers Armada The Game (Hot Shot)
  • Puyo Puyo! 15th Anniversary (Schezo Wegey)

CD Drama roles

  • Special A (Tadashi Karino)
  • Superior (Lakshri)
  • Di[e]ce (Naoto Kanzaki)

Dubbing roles

  • High School Musical (Troy Bolton)
  • High School Musical 2 (Troy Bolton)
  • Thomas and Friends (Captain)

Trivia

  • He won "Best Rookie Actor" in the Seiyū Awards for his role as Ichigo Kurosaki
  • His name is sometimes mistranslated as Seiichi Morita. Ironically, one of Morita's characters, Ichigo, has a habit of mistranslating written names.

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