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Takahiro Sakurai (櫻井 孝宏 (さくらい たかひろ) Sakurai Takahiro, born June 13, 1974 in Okazaki, Japan) is a Japanese voice actor. He was previously affiliated with 81 Produce. Sakurai is well-known for his role as Cloud Strife in the Final Fantasy series.

He voiced Tsukasa Domyoji and Tsukasa's look-alike, Amon Kunisawa in Hana Yori Dango: Koi Seyo Otome! (2008).

Biography

Early life

Takahiro Sakurai was born the eldest of three brothers on June 13, 1974 in Okazaki, Aichi, Japan. He graduated from Okazaki Johsei Senior High School. After studying at the Yoyogi Animation Gakuin (代々木アニメーション学院 () ), he signed on at 81 Produce.

Career

Sakurai debuted in 1996 with the anime, Bakuso Kyodai Let's & Go!!. Some of his other roles include, Cloud Strife in Final Fantasy VII, Mega Man X in the Mega Man X series, and Suzaku Kururugi in Code Geass.

Selected filmography

Video games

Year Title Role Notes
2002 Kingdom Hearts Cloud Strife
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind Bruno Bucciarati
2004 Full House Kiss Asaki Hanekura
Kingdom Hearts: Chain of Memories Cloud Strife
2005 Kingdom Hearts II Cloud Strife
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children Cloud Strife
Nana Ren Honjo
2006 .hack//G.U. Haseo
Castlevania: Portrait of Ruin Jonathan Morris
2008 Code Geass: Lost Colors Suzaku Kururugi
Hana Yori Dango: Koi Seyo Otome! Tsukasa Domyoji
Amon Kunisawa
2011 Final Fantasy Type-0 Kurasame
2012 Project X Zone Rockman X
2015 Diabolik Lovers Ruki Mukami
2017 Nioh Ishida Mitsunari

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