What You Need to Know:
- There are some seiyuu out there that just have that signature voice, and the moment you hear them act out a character, you immediately catch on right away. Takahiro Sakurai is one of those very notable voices in the industry, and today we celebrate his achievements on his birthday!
- Takahiro was born in Okazaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, which is quite a distance from Tokyo (about 1-2hrs by bullet train), but that didn't stop him from pursuing his dreams to become an iconic seiyuu in the industry.
- Some of his most notable roles have been Haseo from the .hack series, Yuu Tosaki from Ajin, Murderer from Akudama Drive, Griffith from Berserk, Yuu Kanda from D.Gray Man, Kazuya Miyuki from Diamond no Ace, Izuru Kira from Bleach, Suzaku Kururugi from Code Geass, and an entire catalog of more!
- While not voice acting his hobbies include scuba diving, record collecting, shopping and surfing. His favorite food is sushi, and dislikes spicy foods. His favorite place to go is Starbucks, surprisingly enough! As for places he dreams to visit someday: The Maldives. As for nicknames he has a few: Sakupyon, Takapiro, Sakku, Saku-chan. Happy birthday to you Sakku!
He certainly does NOT age!