Takashi Nagasako

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Takashi Nagasako
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Born February 24, 1964
Mario-related role(s) Current voice actor for Donkey Kong

Takashi Nagasako (長嶝 高士, Nagasako Takashi) is a Japanese voice actor currently employed at Arts Vision. He was born February 24, 1964 in Wakayama Prefecture.

In Mario games, Nagasako is most notable for voicing Donkey Kong, taking over for Grant Kirkhope. Long before voicing his usual Donkey Kong, Nagasako also voiced Ganondorf in games like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, and Super Smash Bros. Melee, and would eventually reprise his role as the character in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.


1 - Due to the voice credits being split between Nintendo and SEGA characters, Nagasako is credited twice in the Nintendo DS version of Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, the Nintendo 3DS version of Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games and the Wii U version of Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.