Masato Hirano (born November 16th, 1955 in Iwate, Japan) is a Japanese voice actor who provided voices in the Japanese version of Thomas & Friends.
He is best known for voicing Ippon-Matsu from "One Piece", Piano from "Dragon Ball", Cai Moru from "Guin Saga", Zolf from "The Slayers", Hydra Ichi and Sea Serpent from "Saint Seiya", and The Fury from "Metal Gear Sold 3: Snake Eater".
- Old Bailey
- The Mid Sodor Railway Manager (Rusty to the Rescue only)
- Percy's fireman (Baa!)
- Butch's driver (Horrid Lorry)
- The Coaling Plant foreman (Put Upon Percy)