Hiroaki Hirata

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Hiroaki Hirata
Native name 平田 広明
Born (1963-08-07) August 7, 1963 (age 55)
Tokyo, Japan
Occupation Voice actor
Years active 1985-present
Notable credit(s) Tiger & Bunny as Kotetsu T. Kaburagi
One Piece as Sanji
Website hiratahiroaki.com

Hiroaki Hirata (平田 広明 Hirata Hiroaki?, born August 7, 1963) is a Japanese voice actor from Tokyo and the founder of Hirata Production.

He is most known for the roles of Sanji (One Piece), Sha Gojyo (Saiyuki), Kotetsu T. Kaburagi (Tiger & Bunny), Mutta Nanba (Space Brothers) and the Narrator of Digimon Adventure. He is also the official Japanese dub-over artist for Johnny Depp.

He won the award for Best Actor in a leading role at the 6th Seiyu Awards for his work on Air Gear, One Piece and Tiger & Bunny.[1]


Television animation


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Theatre animation

Video games

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Dubbing roles

Live action


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