Takeshi Kaga
 Date of birth:
      October 12th, 1950
      Kanazawa City, Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan

While best known internationally as the enigmatic "Chairman" of the Fuji TV cooking competition series Iron Chef, Takeshi Kaga has a wide and varied career in Japan. Among his Toho roles include stints such as: the voice of "Jiraldan the Collector" in Pokémon: Revelation Lugia (1999),"Tsuyoshi Matoba/Oda Nobugana" in Samurai Commando: Mission 1549 (2005) and "Emperor Kinkaku" in 2007's Monkey Magic.

Acting Toho Filmography
Cabaret (1986) - Takigawa
Graduation Journey: I Came from Japan (1993)
Pokémon: Revelation Lugia (1999) - Jiraldan, Collector
Samurai Commando: Mission 1549 (2005) - Tsuyoshi Matoba / Oda Nobugana
Black Jack: The Two Doctors of Darkness (2005)
Monkey Magic (2007) - Kinkaku, Emperor
K-20: Legend of the Mask (2008)