Takeshi Aono (青野武, born June 19th, 1936 - April 9th 2012) was a Japanese voice actor affiliated from Aoni Production, who voiced characters in the Japanese narration of Thomas & Friends.

He was most famous for voicing Basil from "The Great Mouse Detective", Colonel Roy Campbell  from the "Metal Gear" series,  King Harold from the "Shrek" series, the Joker from the animated "Batman" series, Madame Gasket from "Robots", Doc Brown from "Back to the Future", and Herb Powell from "The Simpsons". However he is also known for voicing Kami from the "Dragon Ball" series until sometime during Dragon Ball Kai.

Aono passed away on April 9th, 2012 due to post-operative multiple cerebral infarction.