Talent management firm 81 Produce has announced that voice actor Yuzuru Fujimoto
died on June 10 due to heart failure while undergoing treatment at a hospital. He was 83. A private funeral held by his family has already taken place.
Fujimoto was born on September 24, 1935 in Tokyo with the birth name Taijou Fujimoto. Some of his voice roles include Sawatari from Bleach
, Mushin from InuYasha
, Daisuke Endou from Inazuma Eleven
, and Jubstacheit von Einzbern from Fate/Zero
. He also voiced three supporting characters—Shigemori Sakamaki, Tani, and Akishige Ishizuchi—from the currently airing Detective Conan
He also featured in Japanese dubs of live-action Western films such as Marvel's Iron Man 2
, and the first 11 James Bond films produced between 1962 and 1979, dubbing a recurring character named M who was originally played by Bernard Lee.
Source: Comic Natalie