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Toshio Furukawa

Toshio Furukawa (古川 登志夫, Furukawa Toshio, born July 16, 1946 in what is now part of the city of Tochigi) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator affiliated with Aoni Production. He became famous for his roles in his career as Kagege (Keroro Gunso), Kai Shiden (Mobile Suit Gundam), Shin (Fist of the North Star), Asuma Shinohara (Mobile Police Patlabor), Piccolo (Dragon Ball), Ataru Moroboshi (Urusei Yatsura) and Portgas D. Ace (One Piece). His debut voice role is a soldier in Brave Raideen. Toshio is a veteran who has played a variety of characters from comedians like Ataru of Urusei Yatsura and Inumaru of Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai!, to calm, serious ones like Shin from Fist of the North Star and Piccolo of the Dragon Ball series. Furthermore, Toshio is capable of performing with a "boy voice" and has played noble hot-blooded heroes such as Prince Mito of Saikyō Robo Daiōja and Kento Tate of Future Robo Daltanius. He performed in the band Slapstick (スラップスティック) with Toru Furuya, Kazuyuki Sogabe, Yūji Mitsuya and Akio Nojima. In 2007, Slapstick got together to pay tribute to former band members, Hirotaka Suzuoki and Kazuyuki Sogabe (guitar). Furukawa owns a pet dog named Asuma (遊馬), a Shih Tzu that was named after Asuma Shinohara of Patlabor. His former pet was Ataru (あたる), which was named after Ataru Moroboshi of Urusei Yatsura. Ataru died in 2008 at age fifteen and was also a Shih Tzu. Tribute pages were made for both pets.


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Born:
Jul 16, 1946 In Tochigi, Japan
Movie/TV Credits:
146
First Appeared:
In the series Lupin the Third 1971-10-24
Latest Project:
Series Uzumaki 2022
Known For
Poster of Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F'
Poster of Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might
Poster of Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest
Poster of Crying Freeman
Filmography
Series Uzumaki Yasuo Goshima (voice) 2022
Series Oda Cinnamon Nobunaga Date Boo Masamune (voice) 2020-01-10
Series Pop Team Epic Popuko (voice) 2018-01-07
Series Gegege no Kitarou Nezumi Otoko 2018-04-01
Movie Dragon Ball Super: Broly Piccolo (voice) 2018-12-14
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin VI – Rise of the Red Comet Kai Shiden (voice) 2018-05-05
Movie Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D at Super Tenkaichi Budokai Piccolo (voice) 2017-06-30
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin V: Clash at Loum Kai Shiden (voice 2017-10-01
Movie Dragon Ball Z: The Real 4-D Piccolo 2016-07-01
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin IV – Eve of Destiny Kai Shiden (voice) 2016-11-19
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection 'F' Piccolo (voice) 2015-04-18
Movie Tamayura: Graduation Photo Part 3 - Akogare Maon's Father 2015-11-28
Series Dragon Ball Super Piccolo (voices) 2015-07-05
Movie Episode of Sabo: The Three Brothers' Bond - The Miraculous Reunion Portgas D. Ace 2015-08-22
Movie Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger: 10 YEARS AFTER Narrator 2015-10-07
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods Piccolo (voice) 2013-03-30
Series Attack on Titan Uri Reiss (voice) 2013-04-07
Series Tsuritama Heihachi (voice) 2012-04-13
Movie Kamen Rider × Kamen Rider Wizard & Fourze: Movie War Ultimatum Wiseman (voice) 2012-12-08
Series Dragon Ball Z Kai Piccolo (voice) 2009-04-05
Movie Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!! Piccolo (voice) 2008-09-21
Movie It's a Rumic World: 50th Anniversary Weekly★Shonen Sunday Ataru Moroboshi (voice) 2008-07-30
Movie Urusei Yatsura: The Obstacle Course Swim Meet, It's a Rumic World: Urusei Yatsura Ataru Morobishi (voice) 2008-12-23
Movie Dr. Slump: Dr. Mashirito and Abale-chan Tarou Soramame (voice) 2007-03-03
Series Cackling Kitarou Aobouzu 2007-04-01
Movie Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam A New Translation III: Love is the Pulse of the Stars Kai Shinden (voice) 2006-03-04
Series Eureka Seven Unknown 2005-04-17
Movie Fullmetal Alchemist The Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa Erik Jan Hanussen 2005-07-21
Series Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger Banban Akaza 2004-02-15
Series Beet the Vandel Buster Raio 2004-09-30
Series Air Master Shiro Saeki 2003-04-01
Movie Parasite Dolls Bill Myers 2003-05-22
Movie Bakuryu Sentai Abaranger Deluxe: Abare Summer is Freezing Cold! Dimensionsal Drifter Galvidi 2003-08-16
Movie WXIII: Patlabor The Movie 3 Asuma Shinohara (voice) 2002-03-30
Series Saint Seiya: The Hades Chapter Thanatos (voice) 2002-11-09
Movie Metropolis General/Skunk (voice) 2001-05-26
Movie The Aurora Toru Enriques (voice) 2000-08-06
Series Dragon Ball GT Piccolo (voice) 1996-02-07
Movie Spooky Kitaro: The Great Sea Beast Chinpo (voice) 1996-07-06
Movie Slam dunk- Film 5 (Le roi des rebonds) Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie Slam Dunk 3: Crisis of Shohoku School 1995-03-04
Movie Crying Freeman 6: The Guiding Light of Memory Yo Hinomura (voice) 1994-02-25
Movie Ghost Sweeper Mikami 1994-08-19
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Broly – The Legendary Super Saiyan Piccolo (voice) 1993-03-06
Movie Patlabor 2: The Movie Asuma Shinohara (voice) 1993-08-07
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Bojack Unbound Piccolo (voice) 1993-07-10
Series Aoki Densetsu Shoot! Yoshiharu Kubo 1993-11-07
Movie Dragon Ball Z Side Story: Plan to Eradicate the Saiyans Piccolo (voice) 1993-09-23
Movie Dragon Ball Z: The Return of Cooler Piccolo (voice) 1992-03-07
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Super Android 13! Piccolo (voice) 1992-07-11
Movie Zôressha ga Yatte Kita Unknown 1992-07-04
Movie Crying Freeman 5: Abduction in Chinatown Yo Hinomura (voice) 1992-10-01
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Gather Together! Goku's World Piccolo 1992-09-17
Series Bubblegum Crash Leon McNichol 1991-03-25
Movie Wizardry Shin 1991-02-21
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Terror of Girly-Eyes Measles Ataru (voice) 1991-06-21
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Lord Slug Piccolo (voice) 1991-03-19
Movie Urusei Yatsura 6: Always My Darling Ataru Moroboshi 1991-08-16
Movie Inferious Interplanetary War Chronicle - Condition Green Celc Burton (voice) 1991-11-29
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Date with a Spirit Ataru Moroboshi (voice) 1991-06-21
Movie Crying Freeman 4: A Taste of Revenge Yo Hinomura (voice) 1991-09-01
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Cooler's Revenge Piccolo (voice) 1991-07-20
Movie Maroko Inumaru Yomota (voice) 1990-03-19
Movie Dragon Ball Z: The World's Strongest Piccolo (voice) 1990-03-10
Movie Crying Freeman 3: Shades of Death, Part 2 Yo Hinomura (voice) 1990-05-01
Series A.D. Police Files Leon (voice) 1990-05-25
Movie Shocking Pink Girl Momoko Unknown 1990-08-05
Movie Dragon Ball Z: The Tree of Might Piccolo (voice) 1990-06-07
Movie Crying Freeman 2: Shades of Death, Part 1 Yo Hinomura (voice) 1989-08-01
Movie Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone Piccolo (voice) 1989-07-15
Movie Twilight of the Cockroaches Fritz (voice) 1989-05-05
Movie Saint Seiya: Warriors of the Final Holy Battle Mois (voice) 1989-03-18
Movie Patlabor: The Movie Asuma Shinohara (voice) 1989-01-01
Series Dragon Ball Z Piccolo 1989-04-26
Movie Urusei Yatsura: I Howl at the Moon Ataru (voice) 1989-09-01
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Goat and Cheese Ataru (voice) 1989-12-21
Series Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai! Inumaru Yomota 1989-08-05
Movie Hyper Psychic Geo Garaga Unknown 1989-10-21
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Catch the Heart Ataru (voice) 1989-12-27
Series Patlabor: The TV Series Asuma Shinohara (voice) 1989-10-11
Movie Gosenzo-sama Banbanzai! Inumaru Yomota 1989-08-05
Movie Appleseed Calon Mautholos (voice) 1988-04-20
Series Patlabor: The Mobile Police Asuma Shinohara (voice) 1988-04-25
Movie Mobile Suit SD Gundam Kai Shiden 1988-03-12
Movie Urusei Yatsura 5: The Final Chapter Ataru Moroboshi (voice) 1988-02-01
Movie Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk I 1988-05-12
Movie Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest Is the Sea of Stars Olivier Poplin 1988-02-06
Movie Crying Freeman 1: Portrait of a Killer Yo Hinomura/Lóng Tài-Yáng/Crying Freeman 1988-09-01
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Raging Sherbet Ataru (Voice) 1988-12-02
Movie Nagisa's Fiancé Ataru (voice) 1988-12-08
Movie Saint Seiya: Legend of Crimson Youth Berenike (voice) 1988-07-23
Series Crying Freeman Yo Hinomura 1988-11-25
Movie Maison Ikkoku: The Final Chapter Sakamoto 1988-11-06
Movie The Golden Bird Prince Croyler (voice) 1987-03-14
Movie Space Fantasia 2001 Nights Adam 1987-06-21
Series Bubblegum Crisis Leon McNichol (voice) 1987-02-25
Movie Demon of Steel: Battle of the Great Demon Beasts Takuya Gorozu (voice) 1987-12-10
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Inaba the Dreammaker Unknown 1987-07-18
Movie Lupin the Third: The Fuma Conspiracy Arsene Lupin III 1987-12-01
Movie Shouri Toushu 1987-10-24
Movie Fist of the North Star Shin 1986-03-08
Series Dragon Ball Piccolo Jr. (voice) 1986-02-26
Movie Fist of the North Star - TV Compilation 1 - Yuria, Forever... and Farewell Shin!! Shin (voice) 1986-02-21
Series Maison Ikkoku Sakamoto 1986-03-26
Movie Urusei Yatsura 4: Lum the Forever Ataru Moroboshi (voice) 1986-02-25
Movie The SuperGal Shuryou Koganemaru (voice) 1986-05-21
Movie The Phoenix: Karma Chapter Akanemaru (voice) 1986-12-20
Movie Gall Force: Eternal Story OX-11 (voice) 1986-07-26
Movie They Were Eleven Doricas Soldam IV 1986-11-01
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Memorial Album Ataru Moroboshi (voice) 1986-09-15
Series Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Kai Shiden 1985-03-02
Movie Odin: Starlight Mutiny Akira Tsukuba 1985-08-10
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Ryoko's September Tea Party Ataru (voice) 1985-09-24
Movie Urusei Yatsura 3: Remember My Love Ataru Moroboshi (voice) 1985-09-04
Movie Little Love Story: Chitchi and Sally, Four Seasons of First Love Sally 1984-03-20
Movie Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer Ataru Moroboshi 1984-02-11
Movie Lensman Kimball Kinnison (voice) 1984-06-07
Series Galactic Patrol Lensman Kimball Kinnison (voice) 1984-10-06
Movie Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hoyoyo! The Treasure of Nanaba Castle Tarou Soramame (voice) 1984-12-22
Series Fist of the North Star Shin 1984-10-11
Movie Urusei Yatsura: Only You Ataru Moroboshi 1983-02-11
Movie Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hoyoyo, Great Round-the-World Race Christopher Chris 1983-03-13
Series Nanako SOS Ogura 1983-04-02
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam III: Encounters in Space Kai Shiden 1982-03-13
Series Combat Mecha Xabungle Bulme (voice) 1982-02-06
Movie Dr. Slump: "Hoyoyo!" Space Adventure Tarou Soramame (voice) 1982-07-10
Series The Kabocha Wine Shunsuke Aoba 1982-07-05
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam I Kai Shiden 1981-03-14
Movie Call of the Wild: Howl, Buck Perrault 1981-01-03
Movie The Door Into Summer Lindo (voice) 1981-03-20
Movie Run Melos! Pauze 1981-02-07
Movie Mobile Suit Gundam II: Soldiers of Sorrow Kai Shiden 1981-07-11
Series Dr. Slump Tarou Soramame (voice) 1981-04-08
Series Urusei Yatsura Ataru Moroboshi 1981-10-14
Movie Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hello! Wonder Island Tarou Soramame (voice) 1981-07-18
Series Queen Millennia Amamori's Computer 1981-04-16
Series Trider G7 Kenichi Ohyama 1980-02-02
Series Maeterlinck's Blue Bird: Tyltyl and Mytyl's Adventurous Journey Spirit of the Bread 1980-01-09
Series X-Bomber Ginga (voice) 1980-10-11
Series Future Robot Daltanious Kento Tate (voice) 1979-03-21
Series Mobile Suit Gundam Kai Shiden 1979-04-07
Movie Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage Shigeru Sakamoto 1979-09-10
Series Space Carrier Blue Noah Domenico (voice) 1979-10-13
Series Planet Robot Danguard Ace Hideo Oboshi (voice) 1977-03-06
Series Super Machine Zambot 3 Baleter 1977-10-08
Series Lupin the Third Arsène Lupin III 1971-10-24