A survey asking “Who do you want to see as the live-action actor of Son Goku?” was on site “Ranking!” 10,000 participants nationwide participated in the poll. Son Goku is the protagonist of the Dragon Ball series.
In first place was Shingo Katori (香取慎吾), who is an actor who’s appeared in a variety of movies and tv dramas. Participants stated they liked his cheerful nature.
In second place is Masaki Suda (菅田将暉). He portrayed Philip/Kamen Rider W but has moved on to perform in a variety of film and tv roles. Participants commented that he has experience in action scenes from Kamen Rider. Suda previously ranked number one in a related poll for “Who do you want to see as the live-action actor of Luffy of One Piece?”
Ranking in third place is Takayuki Yamada (山田孝之), who has appeared in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable Chapter I and the Yusha Yoshihiko series.
Additional ranking include:
4. Hayato Ichihara
5. Takeru Sato (Ryotaro Nogami/Kamen Rider Den-O)
6. Shun Oguri
7. Junichi Okada
8. Tori Matsuzaka (Takeru Shiba/Shinken Red in Samurai Sentai Shinkenger)
9. Masataka Kubota
10. Ryoma Takeuchi (Shinnosuke Tomari/Kamen Rider Drive)
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