Watabe usually played villains and performed the voices for many anime characters and tokusatsu villains. He is most famous for voicing Kaminari in Doraemon. He took over the ongoing roles of Shingo Kanemoto after his death. He also wrote an instructional book about voice acting, Seiyū Naritai. Watabe would later die due to pneumonia at the age of 74.
- Takeshi Watabe at Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.