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Encyclopedia > Toshio Furukawa
Toshio Furukawa
Image:Furukawa_Toshio.jpg
Born July 16, 1946
in Ohira, Shimotsuga District, Tochigi Prefecture
Age 60
Statistics
Occupation Seiyū, actor, narrator, playwright, guitarist
Gender Male
Ethnicity Japanese
Religious Belief(s) Christianity
Notable Credit(s) Urusei Yatsura
as Ataru Moroboshi
Mobile Suit Gundam
as Kai Shiden
Fist of the North Star
as Shin
Patlabor
as Asuma Shinohara
Dragon Ball Z
as Piccolo
One Piece
as Portgas D. Ace

Toshio Furukawa (古川登志夫 Furukawa Toshio?) is a veteran seiyū who was born on July 16, 1946 in Tochigi. Image File history File links Furukawa_Toshio. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Ōhira (大平町; -machi) is a town located in Shimotsuga District, Tochigi, Japan. ... Shimotsuga (下都賀郡; -gun) is a district located in Tochigi, Japan. ... Tochigi Prefecture (栃木県 Tochigi-ken) is a located in the Kanto region on the island of Honshu, Japan. ... Voice Animage, a magazine about all things about seiyÅ«. For the retail company named Seiyu, see Seiyu Group. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke while waiting between takes during location filming An actor or actress is a person who acts, or plays a role, in a dramatic production. ... The Narrator is the entity within a story that tells the story to the reader. ... Template:Unsourced A playwright, also known as a dramatist, is someone who writes dramatic literature or drama. ... A guitarist is a musician who plays the guitar. ... Serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday Original run 1978 – 1987 No. ... Ataru Moroboshi ) is the main character of Rumiko Takahashis manga and anime series Urusei Yatsura. ... Mobile Suit Gundam ) is a televised anime series written and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino and made up of 43 episodes aired in 1979. ... Kai Shiden was one of the supporting characters in the classic anime TV series Mobile Suit Gundam. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Patlabor 2 The Movie, Japanese regular edition 04 Patlabor (a portmanteau of patrol and labor) refers to Mobile Police Patlabor ) a manga franchise created by Masami YÅ«ki. ... Dragon Ball Z ) is the award-winning anime adaptation of the second portion of the immensely popular Dragon Ball manga written and drawn by Akira Toriyama, making it the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ... Serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump Shonen Jump BANZAI! Original run August 4, 1997 – (ongoing) No. ... Portgas D. Ace , Portgaz D. Trace in the 4Kids version of the anime, Ace in the Funimation version) is the older brother of Monkey D. Luffy. ... Voice Animage, a magazine about all things about seiyÅ«. For the retail company named Seiyu, see Seiyu Group. ... July 16 is the 197th day (198th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 168 days remaining. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Tochigi (栃木市 Tochigi-shi) is a city located in Tochigi Prefecture, Japan. ...


He is most known for the roles of Ataru Moroboshi (Urusei Yatsura), Kai Shiden (Mobile Suit Gundam), Shin (Fist of the North Star), Asuma Shinohara (Mobile Police Patlabor), and Piccolo (Dragon Ball Z). Ataru Moroboshi ) is the main character of Rumiko Takahashis manga and anime series Urusei Yatsura. ... Serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday Original run 1978 – 1987 No. ... Kai Shiden was one of the supporting characters in the classic anime TV series Mobile Suit Gundam. ... Mobile Suit Gundam ) is a televised anime series written and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino and made up of 43 episodes aired in 1979. ... It has been suggested that this article be split into multiple articles. ... Patlabor 2 The Movie, Japanese regular edition 04 Patlabor (a portmanteau of patrol and labor) refers to Mobile Police Patlabor ) a manga franchise created by Masami YÅ«ki. ... This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ... Dragon Ball Z ) is the award-winning anime adaptation of the second portion of the immensely popular Dragon Ball manga written and drawn by Akira Toriyama, making it the sequel to the Dragon Ball anime. ...

Contents

Voice roles

Television animation

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OVA

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Theater animation

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Video games

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Dubbing roles

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Trivia

  • He is an avid figure collector and especially likes collecting figures of characters he has played. His favorite of these is Piccolo, of whom he has collected all versions. He also enjoys model train sets.
  • In stark contrast to his famous role of Ataru Moroboshi, he claims to be shy when talking to women and also has a rather serious personality. Because of this, people who are meeting him for the first time have been known to ask him "Did you really play that role, Furukawa-san?".
  • He is Christian, and upon hearing of the late Hirotaka Suzuoki's deteriorating condition he has said that he prayed that his soul would be allowed into Heaven.
  • Recently it was revealed he married one of his former partners,Fumi Hirano,thus becoming a real life variation of Ataru Moroboshi and Lum Invader

This article or section contains a plot summary that is overly long. ... Ataru Moroboshi ) is the main character of Rumiko Takahashis manga and anime series Urusei Yatsura. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Christianity. ... Hirotaka Suzuoki (鈴置 洋孝 Suzuoki Hirotaka) was a veteran seiyÅ« (Japanese voice actor) who was born on March 6, 1950 in Nagoya, Aichi. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Hirano Fumi (平野 文, born on April 23, 1955 in Tokyo) is a now-retired former seiyū who is best known for her voice role as Lum in Urusei Yatsura. ... Ataru Moroboshi ) is the main character of Rumiko Takahashis manga and anime series Urusei Yatsura. ... Urusei Yatsura ), a. ...

External links

  • Toshio Furukawa on the Anime News Network

 
 

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