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Shinji Nakae (中江真司 Nakae Shinji?) (Real name: Yoshitaka Satō (佐藤良孝 Satō Yoshitaka?)) (April 20, 1935 - June 28, 2007) was a male seiyū and narrator from Kōtō, Tokyo. He graduated from Kamakuragakuenchūgakkō Senior High School, and was affiliated with Aoni Production at the time of his death. His blood type was A.

Nakae narrated numerous Nintendo commercials during 2006. He retired in 2007 due to his failing health; Hitoshi Kubota took over his role as the narrator of the Nintendo commercials, and Ryūzaburō Ōtomo took over his role as the narrator of the Hey! Spring of Trivia game show.

Shinji Nakae died of hepatocellular carcinoma in a Koganei hospital on June 28, 2007 at 12:30 P.M. He was 72 years old.


Television animation



  • Prophecies of Nostradamus (Narrator)
  • The War in Space (Narrator)

Video games

  • Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater (Lyndon B. Johnson)
  • Tales of Fandom Vol.2 (Count Steinmetz)
  • Super Tokusatsu Wars 2001 (Narrator)
  • Ace Combat 6 (Narrator, System Voice)

Dubbing roles

  • Murder, She Wrote (Sidney)
  • The Secret Service (Opening narrator)
  • The Young Riders (Bank president)

Radio drama

  • Metal Gear Solid (General Schultz)


  • Dragon Quest IX Hoshizora no Mamoribito (Narrator) - Square Enix
  • Nintendo DS (Narrator)
  • Nissan Cube - Nissan Motors
  • Touch! Generations series
    • Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day!
    • Brain Age 2: More Training in Minutes a Day!
    • English Training: Have Fun Improving Your Skills!
    • Kanshuu Nippon Joushikiryoku Kentei Kyoukai: Imasara Hito ni wa Kikenai Otona no Joushikiryoku Training DS
    • Shaberu DS Oryouri Navi
    • Tetris DS
    • True Swing Golf
    • Wii Play
    • Wii Sports
  • Wii (Narrator)
  • Yellow Pages (Narrator)


  • Hey! Spring of Trivia (Narrator)


External links

id:Shinji Nakae