|Date of birth:||September 8, 1952|
|Place of birth:||Tokyo, Japan|
|Voice of:||James Black (starting Movie 20) |
Takaya Hashi (土師 孝也 Hashi Takaya), born September 8, 1952 in Tokyo as Takaya Kato (加藤 孝也 Katō Takaya), is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with Seinenza Theater Company.
In Detective Conan, he voices James Black (previously voiced by Iemasa Kayumi) and Jun Omura.
Takaya Hashi was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo City University Junior and Senior High School for his secondary studies. He then went on to study drama at the Toho Gakuen College of Drama and Music. He was then recruted by the Seinenza Theater Company, who produces stage plays in Tokyo. Hashi then became a voice actor, and also took part in TV dramas. He is known for taking over the roles of many dead voice actors like Iemasa Kayumi, Unsho Ishizuka, Seizo Kato, Shinji Ogawa and Yoshisada Sakaguchi.
His hobbies are to cook, sing and play the guitar. His blood type is B.
Other roles in Detective Conan
- The Naniwa Serial Murder Case : Sotaro Goshi
- The Nocturne of Red Murderous Intent : Michel Anglade
- The Gathering of the Detectives! Shinichi Kudo vs. Kaitou Kid : Shukuzen Ogami
- Chinatown Deja Vu in the Rain : Kaizo Isogami
- The Dissonance of the Stradivarius : Genzaburo Shitara
- The Shaking Restaurant : Shigeru Hanaoka
- He also voices Lucufer from Magic Kaito 1412 and Jubei Yagyu from the Yaiba series.
Other notable roles
- Ace Attorney : Allan Cylinder
- Animal Crossing Movie : Master
- Attack on Titan : Nicholas Rovof
- Blade Runner : Niander Wallace Sr.
- Bleach : Mukade
- Cowboy Bebop : Teddy Bomber
- Doraemon : Ficks
- Fate/Grand Carnival : James Moriarty
- Many other roles including Astro Boy, Ghost in the Shell, Gintama, Golgo 13, Gundam, etc.
- Harry Potter : Live Action : Severus Snape
- Metal Gear Solid V: Skull Face
- Tomb Raider : Agnus Grimaldi