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Toshio Furukawa (古川 登志夫 Furukawa Toshio, born July 16, 1946) is a veteran seiyū who was in Tochigi. He works at Aoni Production and is married to fellow seiyū Shino Kakinuma.



  • Toshio is a veteran who has played a variety of characters from comedians like Ataru of Urusei Yatsura and Inumaru of Gosenzosama Banbanzai, to calm, serious ones like Shin from Fist of the North Star and Piccolo of the Dragonball series. Furthermore, Toshio is capable of performing with a "boy voice"[2] and has played noble hot-blooded heroes such as Prince Mito of Saikyo robo Daioja and Kento Tate of Future Robo Daltanius

Voice roles

Lead or regular roles are in bold

Television animation


Theater animation

Video games

  • Dead or Alive series (Jann Lee)
  • Namco × Capcom (Taizo Hori, Joka)
  • Mr. Driller (Taizo Hori)
  • Hot Shots Golf series (John)
  • Metal Gear Solid: Portable Ops (Roy Campbell)
  • Kinnikuman Generations (Suguru Kinniku)

Dubbing roles

  • CHiPs (Ponch)
  • Monty Python (Terry Gilliam)
  • Little House on the Prairie (Almanzo Wilder)
  • Back to the Future (George McFly)
  • Independence Day (U.S. President Thomas J. Whitmore) *TV version*
  • Robots (Herb Copperbottom)
  • Scooby Doo (Shaggy Rogers, (Casey Kasem))
  • Thomas and Friends Victor
  • Drawn Together (Spanky Ham)


  • Tokusou Sentai Dekaranger (Narrator)

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "Topio: Official Website". toshio furukawa (in Japanese). toshio. May 9, 2009. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "古川登志夫". (in Japanese). Wikipedia. May 9, 2009. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "スラップスティック". (in Japanese). Wikipedia. May 9, 2009. 

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