Reports revealed on Saturday that seiyuu Nobuo Tanaka
died in the morning of Wednesday, October 17 from esophageal cancer. He was 83 years old. The funeral will be held among family and close friends.
, who voiced in Anime Sanjuushi
together with Tanaka, announced the news to the media.
Tanaka had been active since 1958. He voiced Thomson in Tetsuwan Atom
, Shintarou Chiaki in the Detective Conan
and Magic Kaito
series, Soueki Senno in Hyouge Mono
, Dio Brando in the original JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken
, and more. He was also a narrator in the Lupin III
series in the 1970s, in the variety series TV Champion
, and more. He received a special award at the 4th Seiyuu Awards
Source: Nikkan Sports