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Kaneta Kimotsuki (肝付 兼太, Kimotsuki Kaneta) (November 15, 1935 - October 20, 2016, Kagoshima, Japan), was a veteran seiyū from Kagoshima, Japan. His real name is Kanemasa Kimotsuki (肝付 兼正, Kimotsuki Kanemasa). In addition to Doraemon, he has appeared in anime adaptations of many other works by Fujiko Fujio, such as Kabuo from the 1967 Perman series, Dracula from the 1980 Kaibutsu-kun series, Hakase from the 1985 Obake no Q-Taro series, and Benzō Karino from Kiteretsu Daihyakka. Outside of Doraemon, he is also notable for playing Iyami in the 1988 Osomatsu-kun series, Horrorman from Soreike! Anpanman!, and Jiminy Cricket.

He passed away from pneumonia on October 20, 2016.

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  • He is one of the few cast members to have acted in both the 1973 and 1979 Doraemon anime.
  • He was a stand-in for Osamu Katō.