Although he doesn't smoke, he does drink.
In March of 2008, he won the SPJA (Society for the Promotion of Japanese Animation) Industry Award for Best Japanese Voice Actor.
His blood type is A.
His hobbies include all types of sports.
He has voiced two characters inspired by classical writers: Dracula (Alucard) in Hellsing and Edmond Dantes (The Count of Monte Cristo) in Gankutsuou. They were both produced by GONZO. Additionally, he has voiced a historical figure (Hijikata Toshizo) in the anime Peacemaker Kurogane, also produced by the same studio.