2017 Guest Announcement: Toru Furuya

Please join us in giving a warm Anime Central welcome to Toru Furuya as a 2017 Guest of Honor!

Toru Furuya is a veteran voice actor from Japan affiliated with Aoni Production, celebrating his 50th anniversary in the industry this year. With early success as Hyūma Hoshi in Star of the Giants and Hiroshi Shiba in Steel Jeeg, Mr. Furuya has become well-known for many major roles throughout his long career, including Amuro Ray in Mobile Suit Gundam, Pegasus Seiya in Saint Seiya, Kyōsuke Kasuga in Kimagure Orange Road, Toru Amuro/Bourbon in Case Closed, Yamcha in the Dragonball series, and Tuxedo Mask in the original Sailor Moon television series and movies.

Mr. Furuya has also been featured as Taupy Toplan in Sands of Destruction, Shuren in Bleach, Bonnie Fraser in The Big O, UFOman in Ultimate Girls, the narrator in Akagi, as the voice of the Sacred Jewel in InuYasha, and as the voice of Akared in the Super Sentai series. More recently he has voiced Casshern in Casshern Sins, Dr. Kōsaku Tokita in Paprika, Alonzo Percy in Expelled from Paradise, and Sabo in One Piece.