Norio Wakamoto

Biography: Norio Wakamoto was born on October 18, 1945 in Shimonoseki (Yamaguchi Prefecture) and raised in Sakai (Osaka Prefecture).
He is one of the most famous and recognizable Japanese seiyus (voice actor), thanks to his deep voice, that granted him a role in numerous productions, from videogames to anime, and even in the Japanese release of American TV shows, such as Prison Break.
After graduating at Waseda University, Wakamoto exploited his skills in martial arts (kempo and kendo) to work in the Anti-Riot Squad division of Tokyo's Metropolitan Police Department.
Then, he started his career has a seiyu for Sigma Seven, a Japanese company that operates in the dubbing sector.

Norio Wakamoto's Scores

Highest Metascore: 94 Street Fighter IV
Lowest Metascore: 57 Capcom Fighting Evolution
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 24
  2. Negative: 0 out of 24
24 game reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
60 Fist of the North Star: Ken's Rage (PS3) Nov 2, 2010 Narration (JP) / Narration (JP) 7.1
72 Resonance of Fate (PS3) Mar 16, 2010 Voice Actor: Garigerrnon / Voice Actor: Garigerrnon 7.9
74 Resonance of Fate (X360) Mar 16, 2010 Japanese Voice: Garigliano / Japanese Voice: Garigliano 7.6
75 Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days (DS) Sep 29, 2009 Voice: Xemnas / Voice: Xemnas 7.7
79 Dissidia: Final Fantasy (PSP) Aug 25, 2009 Japanese VA Of "Chaos" / Japanese VA Of "Chaos" 7.8
91 Street Fighter IV (PC) Jul 1, 2009 Voice Of M.Bison (Dictator) (JP) / Voice Of M.Bison (Dictator) (JP) 8.2
94 Street Fighter IV (PS3) Feb 17, 2009 Voice (JP): Vega(Jpn)/M.Bison(Eng) / Voice (JP): Vega(Jpn)/M.Bison(Eng) 7.3
93 Street Fighter IV (X360) Feb 17, 2009 Voice Of M.Bison (Dictator) (JP) / Voice Of M.Bison (Dictator) (JP) 7.3
74 Star Ocean: First Departure (PSP) Oct 21, 2008 Voice: Ashlay Barnbelt / Voice: Ashlay Barnbelt 7.6
85 SoulCalibur IV (PS3) Jul 29, 2008 Voice Of: Yoshimitsu (Japanese) / Voice Of: Yoshimitsu (Japanese) 7.9
85 Final Fantasy IV (DS) Jul 21, 2008 Rubicante / Rubicante 8.4
71 Dragon Ball Z: Burst Limit (PS3) Jun 10, 2008 Japanese Voice : Cell / Japanese Voice : Cell 7.1
81 Ninja Gaiden II (X360) Jun 3, 2008 Voice: Joe Hayabusa (JP) / Voice: Joe Hayabusa (JP) 7.9
80 Castlevania: The Dracula X Chronicles (PSP) Oct 23, 2007 Dracula (Japanese) / Dracula (Japanese) 8.0
77 Guilty Gear XX Accent Core (PS2) Sep 11, 2007 Voice: Johnny / Voice: Johnny 9.3
79 Blue Dragon (X360) Aug 28, 2007 Nene (Japanese Voice) / Nene (Japanese Voice) 7.7
70 Luminous Arc (DS) Aug 14, 2007 Andre (Voice) / Andre (Voice) 7.1
87 Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (PSP) Dec 5, 2006 Voice-Gene(Japanese) / Voice-Gene(Japanese) 8.2
92 Final Fantasy XII (PS2) Oct 31, 2006 Alshid Malgaras (Voice: Japanese Version) / Alshid Malgaras (Voice: Japanese Version) 7.8
60 Guilty Gear Dust Strikers (DS) Apr 25, 2006 Johnny V.A. / Johnny V.A. 6.8
73 Wild Arms Alter Code: F (PS2) Nov 15, 2005 Japanese Voice: Siegfried / Japanese Voice: Siegfried 8.3
57 Capcom Fighting Evolution (PS2) Nov 16, 2004 Voice: Vega / Voice: Vega 5.3
80 Star Ocean: Till the End of Time (PS2) Aug 31, 2004 Romero / Romero 8.5
87 Guilty Gear X2 (PS2) Feb 3, 2003 Johnny / Johnny 9.1