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Nov 8, 2018 5:03 AM
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Various news reports have announced that seiyuu Tetsuo Gotou has died on Tuesday at lunch time from esophageal cancer. He was 68 years old. Fellow seiyuu Shigeru Chiba also Tweeted about the news.

Gotou studied acting at the En Kenkyuujo in 1975 and joined Engekishuudan En the following year. He first voiced many minor characters in Detective Conan in 1996 and has since voiced characters such as Gowasu in Dragon Ball Super, Hannyabal, Mjosgard, and Lao G in the One Piece franchise, Tetsuhito Mifune in Seikaisuru Kado, Bizeff in the 2011 version of Hunter x Hunter, and Ivica Tanović from the Eureka Seven AO series.

Source: Sponichi Annex
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Nov 8, 2018 5:59 AM

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This year isn't sure as hell as it is.
Pokemon is SWEEEEET!!!!!

 
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Nov 8, 2018 6:01 AM

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Damn I loved him in One Piece, he sure was a real G.

RIP
 
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Nov 8, 2018 6:21 AM

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That is really sad news.

Vale :-(
 
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Nov 8, 2018 6:21 AM

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Dragon ball super killed him :/
 
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Nov 8, 2018 6:29 AM

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Lavie from Planetes. :-(
 
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Nov 8, 2018 6:54 AM

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Sad news. RIP

Thank you Gotou-san
 
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Nov 8, 2018 7:25 AM

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DEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEERF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
FUCK NOOOOO WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!
 
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Nov 8, 2018 7:34 AM
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RIP Gowasu you will be miss

 
Nov 8, 2018 7:50 AM

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Rest in Peace. Liked him as Derflinger, didn't heard much of his roles, but is still sad.
 
Nov 8, 2018 7:56 AM

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RIP I really liked his voice...
 
Nov 8, 2018 8:25 AM
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RIP. I feel like this year we've lost the most VAs in recent memory.
 
Nov 8, 2018 9:36 AM

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RIP the world has lost one talent


      I am looking at the stars.
      They are so far away, and their light takes so long to reach us.
      All we ever see of stars are their old photographs.
 
Nov 8, 2018 9:54 AM
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First Unshou Ishizuka, and now Gotou falls victim to esophageal cancer. Fuck you cancer!

I didn't recognize him until I saw that he voiced the Red Troll in Yuki no Joou who is a character with a somewhat high-pitched voice. I'm surprised that a man like Gotou was able to voice a character like that. Thank you for your contribution to the anime industry. Rest in Peace.
 
Nov 8, 2018 11:50 AM

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I mainly knew him as Gowasu. Screw cancer.
RIP
Bum Bum Dum Dum

 
Nov 8, 2018 2:06 PM
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He is the voice of https://myanimelist.net/character/14024/Derflinger !!
Damm, outside that dont know him, but that was cool bro in ZnT series.
RIP
 
Nov 8, 2018 4:02 PM

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its the current year in anime; let the bodies hit the floor
 
Nov 9, 2018 11:30 PM
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malvarez1 said:
I mainly knew him as Gowasu.RIP

Same here.

RIP sir.
 
Nov 10, 2018 12:41 PM
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First Unshou Ishizuka, and now Gotou falls victim to esophageal cancer. Fuck you cancer!

Honestly, 2018 is starting to become shit as of now :/
 
Nov 21, 2018 12:13 PM
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Oh my god. This guy voiced Edna Mode in both The Incredibles movies.

RIP even though I never even heard of him until now.
 
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