Toru Furuya

Tsukino-Con is excited to announce Toru Furuya as featured Japanese voice acting guest.

Celebrating fifty years in the anime industry since his starring role in 1966’s Pirate Prince, Toru Furuya has been an immense and iconic presence for decades. The singular voice for Amuro Ray since the 1979 original Mobile Suit Gundam, Furuya has also played Yamcha through Dragon Ball, Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super; Pegasus Seiya in the Saint Seiya franchise; and Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask in Sailor Moon until 2014.

In addition, he starred in the immensely influential Kimagure Orange Road as Kyousuke Kasuga, in the multi-award winning Paprika as Tokita Kosaku, and in Star of the Giants as Hyuuma Hoshi. As well as featuring in anime, Furuya worked as Aka Red in the Tokusatsu series Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger, and is the assigned dubbing voice for Hong Kong actor Yuen Biao.

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