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Yukinori Ishizuka (石塚 運昇 Ishizuka Yukinori, born May 16, 1951, Katsuyama, Japan - August 13, 2018, Japan), better known as Unshō Ishizuka (石塚 運昇 Ishizuka Unshō?), was a Japanese voice actor from Katsuyama, Fukui. He was affiliated with Aoni Production and was known for providing the voice of both the narrator and Professor Oak on the Japanese anime series, Pokémon.

In addition to that, he regularly appeared in both the Japanese and English-language versions of the Pokémon anime, voicing Onix, Steelix and numerous other Pokémon.

Ishizuka was known for his deep, strong voice and is often cast in the role of older mature male characters, such as Jet Black from Cowboy Bebop, Eugene Gallardo from Tales of Rebirth and Captain Matthews in the Xenosaga trilogy. He is also the Japanese dub voice of Captain Gantu in every version of Lilo & Stitch to date. He is also the current Japanese voice of both Heihachi Mishima in the Tekken video game series, and Mr. Satan in the Dragon Ball franchise, taking over both roles since the death of longtime actor Daisuke Gōri. Recently, he has taken on the role of the senior Joseph Joestar in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders.

He died on August 13, 2018 due to esophagus cancer.

Year Image Character  Title
2015-2018 Mr Satan DBS Mr. Satan Dragon Ball Super: Doragon bôru Sūpā
2015-2018 Kahseral DBS Kahseral Dragon Ball Super: Doragon bôru Sūpā
2005 Sr Merino Mr. Woolensworth Chicken Little
1999 Professor Oak PSnap Ōkido-hakase Pokemon Sunappu
2002 Captain Gantu Captain Gantu Lilo & Stitch