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Akira Toriyama with his pet cat, Koge (1987)

"According to Frieza, he apparently “went with gold so it would be easy to grasp”, but he’s obtained an overwhelming speed and power. The developments in the battle scenes were truly so quick that our voices could barely keep up with the transitions between attacking and defending, and even Masako (Nozawa)-san and I, who have been doing this for many years, were going, “Huh? Was that my attack just now?” The recording was really tough."
— Nakao on the Entermix interview for Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection ‘F’, May 2015

Ryūsei Nakao

Tomoharu Takeo (竹尾 智晴, born on February 5, 1951, Tōkyō), better known by his stage name Ryūsei Nakao (中尾 隆聖) is a Japanese actor, singer, and voice actor attached to 81 Produce and he has also worked under the name of Tomoharu Minamiya (南谷 智晴). He is married and has a son and a daughter.

His voice tends to land him in the roles of characters with high-pitched voices and sadistic personalities. He is known for voicing Frieza, Cooler, and Tambourine. He also voiced Chilled in Dragon Ball Heroes and Dragon Ball: Episode of Bardock anime adaptation. He also voices Frost, Universe 6's version of Frieza, in Dragon Ball Super. He is also the voice of Cooler and Frieza's EX-Fusion Coolieza in Dragon Ball Fusions.

He is also known for voicing Mayuri Kurotsuchi from Bleach, Caesar Clown from One Piece, and Baikinman from Soreike! Anpanman.