Ryūsei Nakao (中尾 隆聖 Nakao Ryūsei?), real name Tomoharu Takeo (竹尾 智晴 Takeo Tomoharu?) (February 5, 1951 - ), is a veteran Japanese actor, singer, and seiyū from Tōkyō Metropolis, Japan. He is attached to 81 Produce and has a blood type of A. He has also worked under the name of Tomoharu Minamiya (南谷 智晴 Minamiya Tomoharu?).

Nakao's voice tends to land him in the roles of characters with high-pitched voices and sadistic personalities. As a seiyū, he is best known for his roles in Soreike! Anpanman (as Baikinman), Dragon Ball Z (as Frieza), Touch (as Yū Nishimura), Niko Niko Pun (as Porori), Do-Re-Mi-Fa Donuts! (as Resshi), Hotch Potch Station (as Echikettojii-san), Tanoshii Mūmin Ikka (as Sniff), Topo Gigio (as Topo Gigio) and Bleach (as Mayuri Kurotsuchi).


Bold denotes major roles

Television animation


Usagi Chan Cue - Chou

Theater animation

Radio drama

Drama CD

Video games


Dubbing roles



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