Ryūsei Nakao
Nationality Japanese
Birthplace Tokyo, Japan
Birthday February 5, 1951
Age 67
Alias Tomoharu Minamiya (南谷 智晴, Minamiya Tomoharu)
Professional Status
Occupation Voice actor, Actor, Singer

Ryūsei Nakao (中尾 隆聖, Nakao Ryūsei), real name Tomoharu Takeo (竹尾 智晴, Takeo Tomoharu), is a Japanese actor, singer, and voice actor from Tokyo. As a voice actor, some of his best known roles includes Freeza, from the Dragon Ball franchise, and Mayuri Kurotsuchi from the Bleach anime.


Dragon Ball

Dragon Ball Z/Dragon Ball Kai

Dragon Ball GT

  • Freeza

Dragon Ball Super


  • Ryūsei Nakao has voiced every Frost Demon, with the exception of Cold to be shown in the animated series' Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super.

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