Celebrated Anime and Video Game Voice Actor Keiji Fujiwara Passes Away at 55

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On April 12, Keiji Fujiwara, a prolific anime and video game voice actor, passed away at 55 from fighting cancer.

Known for voicing roles such as Hiroshi Nohara from “Crayon Shin-chan,” Maes Hughes from “Fullmetal Alchemist,” Leorio Paradinight from “Hunter x Hunter” (2011), Hattori Zenzou from “Gintama,” Ardyn Izunia and Reno from Final Fantasy, Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark (Japanese dub)  in The Avengers, and many more, Fujiwara was a “seiyuu” (Japanese voice actor) well known throughout Japan.

Feature Image via @livedoornews (top left), Square Enix (top right), Bones (bottom left), Madhouse (bottom right)

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