Lupin III’s Detective Zenigata Seiyuu Passes Away


Theatre Echo management has announced that Japanese voice actor Goro Naya has passed away last March 5  due to chronic respiratory failure.

He is known as the seiyuu of Lupin III’s worst enemy Detective Koichi Zenigata for nearly 40 years. Aside from Zenigata, he also voiced  Captain Juzo Okita of Space Battleship Yamato , Yupa of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, and the Shocker leader in various Kamen Rider series.

He died at the age of 85 leaving his wife, seiyuu Kachiko Hino.

via Anime News Network