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Tōru Furuya
古谷 徹
Furuya Tōru
Tohru Furuya
Information
Birthdate

July 31, 1953

Age

61

BirthplaceYokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
Spouses

Mami Koyama (m.1976, div.1983)
Satomi Majima[1] (m.1985)

Children

Manami (daughter, b.April 30, 1992)

Occupation

Voice actor, narrator

SM Roles

Japanese anime:
Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask/Prince Endymion
King Endymion

Tōru Furuya is a Japanese voice actor and narrator who voiced Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask in the anime.

During the Sailor Moon 20th Anniversary Celebration in July 2012, when the new anime was announced, it was also announced that Tohru would be reprising his role as Mamoru. But as of June 5, 2014, it was instead revealed that Kenji Nojima would be taking on the role of Tuxedo Mask, and not Tōru.

Other roles of his include Yamcha in the Dragon Ball franchise, Pegasus Seiya in Saint Seiya, Amuro Ray in the Mobile Suit Gundam franchise, and Kyousuke Kasuga in Kimagure Orange Road.[2]

Trivia

  • He and Mami Koyama, the voice of Esmeraude in the anime, were married together until they divorced in 1983.
  • His blood type is A.[3]
  • His height is 162cm or about 5'3".
  • The character Manami was named for his daughter, who turned one year old the day before the episode the character Manami appeared in aired.
  • His special skills are playing the drums and guitar, and programming.[4]
  • His hobbies include skiing, playing tennis, windsurfing, fishing, golfing, gaming, and playing darts.[4]
  • He has several licenses.[4]

Gallery

Kotono and Tohru
Tohru with Kotono Mitsuishi at the 20th Anniversary Event in July 2012.

References

  1. Tohru FURUYA - Anime News Network
  2. Tōru Furuya - Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia
  3. 古谷徹 - Wikipedia
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 青二プロダクション 古谷徹

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