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California's Fanime to Host Voice Actor Tohru Furuya

posted on by Gia Manry
Voice of 1st Gundam's Amuro Ray, Sailor Moon's Tuxedo Mask, Dragon Ball's Yamcha

The anime convention FanimeCon announced on Wednesday that it will host Japanese voice actor Tohru Furuya as a Guest of Honor at its May 27-30 event in San Jose, California. Furuya will take part in an unspecified number of panels.

Furuya is a prolific voice actor known for such major roles as the first Mobile Suit Gundam story's Amuro Ray, Sailor Moon's Mamoru Chiba/Tuxedo Mask, Dragon Ball's Yamcha, and Saint Seiya's Pegasus Seiya. In more recent years, he appeared in Mobile Suit Gundam 00 as Ribbons Almark and the Bleach: Jigoku-hen anime film as Shuren.

FanimeCon will also host voice actor and singer Yūya Matsushita, Petit Evangelion designer Ryusuke Hamamoto, Trigun designer Takahiro Yoshimatsu, Fullmetal Alchemist/Gundam 00 director Seiji Mizushima, and Japanese pop band Flow.

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