Persona 4 Voice Actor Showtaro Morikubo Marries
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Voice actor Showtaro Morikubo (Persona 4, Bakumatsu Rock, Naruto) announced on his official blog on Friday that he recently entered his name into a family register. The 40-year-old said he married a "regular woman" and plans to keep the details private. Moving forward, Morikubo wants to concentrate on making works that everyone can enjoy.
He married fellow voice actress Yū Asakawa in 2007. Asakawa announced in 2009 that the couple had divorced due to differences in their personalities.
Morikubo plays Kogorō in the Bakumatsu Rock anime that premiered on Wednesday, and he will reprise his role as Yōsuke in the Persona 4 the Golden Animation series that will debut on Thursday. His other anime roles include Naruto's Shikamaru, Hakuōki's Sōji, Love Stage!!'s Kojirō, and Yowamushi Pedal's Yūsuke . Morikubo has also voiced characters and provided theme songs in several installments of the Rockman (Megaman) video game and anime franchise.