Daisuke Gōri (郷里大輔, 8 February 1952 - 17 January 2010; born in Kōtō, Tokyo as Yoshio Nagahori) was a Japanese voice actor who provided voices in the Japanese version of Thomas & Friends.
He was also known as the voice of Heihachi Mishima from "Tekken", the original Yosemite Sam voice from "Looney Tunes", Leatherhead from the 2003 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", Vigo from "Ghostbusters 2", Bruce from "Finding Nemo", Andross in "Star Fox 64" (with his laughs being heard in the English releases), Cobra Bubbles from "Lilo and Stitch", and various characters from the "Dragon Ball" series, including Mr. Satan/Hercule.
He died on 17th January 2010
- Diesel (second - eighth seasons, excluding the sixth season)
- The Spiteful Brake Van
- Bulgy (third and seventh seasons)
- Jem Cole (third season only)
- The Barber
- Some drivers (A Wonderful American Journey with Thomas and Connie only)
- Both he and Salty's Lighthouse voice actor Scott McNeil voiced Turtle from "Dragon Ball Z" in their respective languages.
- Both he and Herman López voiced Turtle from "Dragon Ball" in their respective languages.
- Both he and Armando Réndiz voiced Captain Yellow from "Dragon Ball" in their respective languages.
- Both he and Salty's Lighthouse voice actor French Tickner voiced Dozle Zabi from "Mobile Suit Gundam" in their respective languages.
- He, alongside Shinobu Satouchi, Tomohisa Asō, Yūsuke Numata and Hisao Egawa voiced characters from the "Star Fox" series.
- Both he and Zbigniew Konopka voiced Dim from "A Bug's Life" in their respective languages.
- He worked alongside Masashi Ebara, Takeshi Aono, Masaharu Satō, Houko Kuwashima, Toshiharu Sakurai, Naoki Tatsuta, Takeshi Endo, Kiyonobu Suzuki, and Katsunosuke Hori on "Master Keaton".
- Both he and Torbjørn Hummel voiced Cobra Bubbles from the "Lilo & Stitch" films in their respective languages.
- Both he and Piotr Bąk voiced Commander Vachir from "Kung Fu Panda" in their respective languages.
- He worked alongside Chie Kōjiro, Daiki Nakamura, Nozomu Sasaki, Leo Morimoto, and Hiroko Emori on "Tengai Makyō: Daiyon no Mokushiroku".
- He worked alongside Saori Gotō, Tetsu Inada, Naoki Tatsuta, and Houko Kuwashima on "Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops".
- He voiced several Aliens in the various "Ultraman" series'.
- He, Hidenari Ugaki, Yohei Nishina, Jan-David Rönfeldt, Stig Krogstad, Samuel Harjanne, Tokuyoshi Kawashima, Kiyonobu Suzuki, Kunihiro Kawamoto, Denis Bespalyy, Ryūji Nakagi, Saar Badishi, Takafumi Kawakami, Tzvika Shwartzberg, Shōto Kashii, Santiago Ziesmer, Kenji Utsumi and Dariusz Odija have all worked on the 2003 "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles". There have also been several other people that have worked on other parts of the franchise:
- Alan Prieto, Yehonatan Magon, Javier Olguín, José Gilberto Vilchis, Ricardo Bautista, Tim Kreuer, Jorge Badillo, Mia Kadosh, Idzi Dutkiewicz, Józef Pawłowski, Gadi Levy, Tzvika Shwartzberg, Shōto Kashii, Hiroshi Tsuchida, Talya Barkay and Sukekiyo Kameyama ("the 2012 version")
- Hiroko Emori, Rainer Schmitt, Daiki Nakamura, Hideyuki Umezu, Dariusz Odija, Håkan Mohede, Herman López, Achim Schülke, Reinder van der Naalt, Luis Alfonso Mendoza, Toshiharu Sakurai, Jorge Santos, Marion von Stengel, Masayuki Omoro, Simcha Barbiro, Kiyoyuki Yanada, Tomohiro Nishimura, Bin Shimada, Talya Barkay ("again"), Hidenari Ugaki, Gérard Boucaron, Kenji Utsumi, Naoki Tatsuta, Kiyonobu Suzuki and Oliver Rohrbeck ("the 1987 version").
- Helmut Krauss, Yehonatan Magon ("again"), Tokuyoshi Kawashima, Piotr Bajtlik, César Árias, Karina Altamirano, Pasi Ruohonen, Caspar Phillipson, ("again") Alan Prieto, ("again") Oliver Rohrbeck, Víctor Ugarte, Albert Cohen, Mireya Mendoza and Yigal Mizrachi ("the films").