Yamada, Yasuo

Given name: 康雄
Family name: 山田
Birthday: Sep 10, 1932
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Yamada Yasuo (10 September 1932-19 March 1995) was a Japanese voice actor born in Tokyo, Japan.

Yamada left the faculty of literature of Waseda University, and has performed in many stage, radio, and television productions. His most famous role was Arsène Lupin III from the Lupin III series, starting in 1971 and ending in 1995. He also provided the Japanese dubbed voice for Clint Eastwood and Jean-Paul Belmondo.

At the age of 62, Yasuo Yamada died of a brain hemorrhage (apoplexy) in Ota-ku Jinbara metropolitan hospital. At the end of the credits of the film Farewell to Nostradamus (the first Lupin film without Yasuo), there is a tribute: "To Yasuo Yamada, Eternal Lupin the Third: Thank you!" (the message was removed from the first angle of the English language DVD release by Funimation).

Since Yasuo's death, Kurita Kan'ichi has taken over the role of Lupin the Third. As his last will, Yasuo requested Kurita to replace him, if he were to pass on.

He belonged to Gekidan Mingei in the beginning of his career and was freelance afterwards.

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Dr. Slump Movie 02: "Hoyoyo!" Uchuu Daibouken
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Dr. Mashirito

 
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Hoshi no Ko Chobin
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Usa-tan

 
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Huckleberry no Bouken
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Jim

 
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Kinpatsu no Jeanie
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Tiger

 
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Lupin III
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Babylon no Ougon Densetsu
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Bye Bye Liberty - Kiki Ippatsu!
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Hemingway Paper no Nazo
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Lupin Ansatsu Shirei
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Lupin vs. Fukusei-ningen
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Moeyo Zantetsuken!
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Napoleon no Jisho wo Ubae
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Part II
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Part III
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Lupin III: Russia yori Ai wo Komete
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Lupin III, Arsene

 
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Lupin III, Arsene
Uchuu no Kishi Tekkaman
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Umeda, Andro

 
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Umeda, Andro
Umi Da! Funade Da! Nikoniko, Pun
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Kitan

 
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haydenluvsanime | Mar 7, 1:04 AM
loopin


Aiaigasa | Jul 16, 2019 10:58 AM
he voiced Kermit in the muppet movie dub
holy shit

Lupin singing the rainbow connection


who_dat_ninja | Jun 26, 2016 9:07 AM
He was the one true Lupin. Everyone else are just doing an impression of him!


Daeson | Aug 22, 2015 4:47 AM
I bet he's secretly alive out there somewhere, this time stealing people's hearts in disguise.
He might be right under our noses without us knowing, laughing to himself as he spies.


Biser | Aug 8, 2015 8:21 PM
He literally IS Lupin.


walldotfm | Jul 27, 2015 7:45 AM
R.I.P to a Legend!


WhatsNext | May 31, 2013 11:28 AM
The Great Master Thief Lupin the Third.

He will be missed.


DateYutaka | Nov 22, 2011 8:16 PM
rip Eien ni no rupan sensei arigato


CataOrShane | Apr 17, 2011 5:02 AM
He really had the soul of Lupin.


0Seru0 | Aug 26, 2010 8:50 PM
The real life lupin Indeed, no one can ever replace him

may peace be upon his soul.


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