Hiroshi Masuoka (voice actor) is confirmed dead at the age of 83.
Hiroshi was best known as a Japanese voice actor (Sazae-san).
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The voice actor who played GaoGod from Gaoranger passed away. Rest in peace, Hiroshi Masuoka.
Hiroshi Masuoka
咗岑 弘
Born (1936-08-07) August 7, 1936 (age 83)
Years active1958–2019
Height167 cm (5 ft 6 in)
Hiroshi Masuoka (咗岑 弘, Masuoka Hiroshi, born August 7, 1936) is a Japanese actor, voice actor and narrator from Minami, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. He voiced the roles of Masuo Fuguta in Sazae-san and Jam Ojisan in Soreike! Anpanman. He also voiced Kame-Sennin during the last episodes of Dragon Ball Z and all of Dragon Ball GT, following Kōhei Miyauchi's death. He worked for the Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society until his retirement in 2019.
On August 5, 2019, it was announced that Masuoka had retired and that his roles in Sazae-san and Soreike! Anpanman woulf be taken over by Hideyuki Tanaka and Kōichi Yamadera.
1 Filmography
1.1 Television animation
1.2 Original video animation (OVA)
1.3 Theatrical animation
1.4 Video games
1.5 Tokusatsu
1.6 Dubbing
2 Awards
3 References
4 External links
Television animation
Ashita no Joe (1970) – Tarō
Sazae-san (1979–2019) – Masuo Fuguta
Soreike! Anpanman (1988–2019) – Jam Ojisan
Original video animation (OVA)
Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket (1989) – Dick Lumnba
Theatrical animation
Cyborg 009 (1966) – 005 / Geronimo Junior
Video games
Everybody's Golf Portable (2004) – Tanaka
Bravely Default – Sage Yulyana
Cutey Honey – Naojiro Hayami
Cybot Robotchi – Dr. Deko
Dragon Ball Z – Kame-Sennin (eps. 288-291)
Dragon Ball GT – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball: Yo! Son Goku and His Friends Return!! – Kame-Sen'nin
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball Z: Budokai 3 – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! Neo – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball Z: Sparking! Meteor – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball DS – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball: World's Greatest Adventure – Kame-Sennin
Dragon Ball DS 2: Charge! Red Ribbon Army – Kame-Sennin
Meitantei Holmes: Aoi Ruby no Maki / Kaitei no Zaiho no Maki – Jewelry Store Manager
Nagagutsu SanjΕ«shi – Big
Nichijou – Narrator (ep 3)
Nangoku Shōnen Papuwa-kun – Chappy
Ranma Β½ – Toramasa Kobayakawa
Sherlock Hound – George/Todd
Superbook – Gizmo (Zenmaijikake)
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki – Galactic Police Commander
Voltes V – General Oka
Silver Kamen – Alien Room (ep. 12 - 13)
Android Kikaider – Orange Ant (ep. 3), Gold Wolf (ep. 11), Golden Bat (ep. 15), Black Chameleon (ep. 18), Green Mammoth (ep. 25 - 26), Red Squid (ep. 30), Black Echidna (ep. 34), Red Mine Toad (ep. 41 - 42)
Android Kikaider Movie – Multi Colored Sand Lizard
Kikaider 01 - Shadow Mummy (ep. 16), Poisonous Mendicant (ep. 17), Shadow Thorned Starfish No.02 (No.01 voiced by Setsuo Wakui) (ep. 23), Spaceman Robots (voiced by Akira Shimada, Tetsu Masuda) (ep. 39)
Inazuman - Wind Banbara (ep. 5), Devil Banbara (ep. 12)
Himitsu Sentai Gorenger – Shining Masked, Ironclaw Masked, Hatchet Masked, Phone Masked, Shellfish Masked, Clock Masked, Can opener Masked, Piano Masked,
Battle Fever J – Left Hand Monster
Dengeki Sentai Changeman – Gaata
Jikuu Senshi Spielban - Dreampacker
Gosei Sentai Dairanger – Haniwa Ventriloquist (ep. 16)
B-Fighter Kabuto – Rock Shell Chamberlain Dord
Hyakujuu Sentai Gaoranger – Narrator, Gao God
Kamen Rider Hibiki Hyper Battle DVD – Madder Hawk
Blue Steel (1993 Fuji TV edition) – Frank Turner (Philip Bosco)
12th Seiyu Awards
Achievement Award
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