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was a Japanese voice actor from Taitō, Tokyo. He was best known for voicing Medama Oyaji in nearly every adaptation of Shigeru Mizuki's GeGeGe no Kitarō made during his lifetime. During his life he had been attached to Gekidan Tōgei and then Theatre Echo; he was attached to Aoni Production at the time of his death. He had a naturally deep voice but became famous for voicing characters with a high pitched voice. In addition to GeGeGe no Kitarō, he also had prominent roles in Tensai Bakabon (as the first voice of Honkan-san), Mazinger Z (as Mucha), Paul's Miraculous Adventure (as Doppe), Magical Princess Minky Momo (as Sindbook), Akuma-kun (as Youaltepuztli), Dr. Slump & Arale-chan (as Gara and Akira Toriyama), Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken (as Brass), and the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series (as Igor).
July 19, 1932, Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
January 13, 2010
1971 Ali Baba and the Forty ThievesPolice Chief (voice) 1971 Animal Treasure IslandCat Sailor C (voice) 1976 Puss 'N Boots Travels Around the WorldCat Assassin B (voice) 1981 Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hello! Wonder IslandGala (voice) 1982 Dr. Slump: "Hoyoyo!" Space AdventureGala (voice) 1983 Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hoyoyo, Great Round-the-World RaceGara / Toriyama 1984 Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hoyoyo! The Treasure of Nanaba CastleGala (voice) 1987 Great Planet Evil-Destroyer Dangaioshoulder buffoon 1988 Dominion Tank PoliceThe Doctor (voice) 1999 The File of Young Kindaichi: Deep Blue MassacreKisuke Akamori 2001 Slayers PremiumShishou 2013 Persona 3 the Movie: #1 Spring of BirthIgor 2014 Persona 3 the Movie: #2 Midsummer Knight's DreamIgor 2015 Persona 3 the Movie: #3 Falling DownIgor 2016 Persona 3 the Movie: #4 Winter of RebirthIgorLimited to the 15 most popular items