期日:2016年 3月25日~27日
会場:アメリカ、マサチューセッツ州 ボストン  ハインツ・コンベンションセンター


■【ドラゴンボール・パネル】で。左から:古川登志夫(ピッコロ)/Monica Rial(ブルマ)/柿沼紫乃(ドラゴンボール改のビーデルとパン)/Eric Vale(ドラゴンボールZのトランクス)


Toshio Furukawa is a veteran voice actor whose voice appears in many anime, movies, and narrations.

He is well-known for acting as Kai Shiden in Mobile Suit Gundam; Shin in Fist of the North Star; Asuma Shinohara in Mobile Police Patlabor; Piccolo in Dragon Ball Z; Ataru Moroboshi in Urusei Yatsura; and Portgas D. Ace in One Piece. His most recent work is the voice of Enedora in World Trigger.

He has done many voice overs for foreign movies such as covering for Erik Estrada as Ponch in the series CHiPs; Billy Crystal in City Slickers, Analyze This, and Forget Paris; Kevin Kline in Dave and The Ice Storm; Dean Butler in Little House on the Prairie; and more. He also teaches voice acting at Osaka University Arts Junior College. His hobbies are fishing, creating dioramas, and figure collecting.


While attending Kunitachi College of Music Senior High School, Shino Kakinuma joined the theater company Seitoh, led by Toshio Furukawa. As a member, she was a part of over 100 stage productions, and later debuted as a voice actress in 1985 with Urusei Yatsura. After joining the largest voice acting agency in Tokyo Aoni, she worked in a variety of roles including: radio personalities, TV reporters, variety TV shows, and narration of various TV programs.

Major Anime roles include best friend Naru Osaka in Sailor Moon, Videl of Dragon Ball Kai, Rie Kakinoki in Beast Claw, and Iku in Mushishi: the next chapter. She was also a TV reporter on Omoikkiri Chugaku Jidai (Very Much Middle School Years), Hello Animal Family; a radio personality with Yoru Wo Buttobase (Midnight Running) and What's In; and the voice of the narration for Mogumogu Gombi and CD Groove.

Shino's hobby is going to anime stores around the world and working on Gundam models. She lives with her husband Toshio Furukawa, and their two Shi Tzus, Asuma and Ace.


■写真:「3/25~27 マサチューセッツ州 ANIME BOSTON 2016」にゲスト出演のため渡米。 写真は、3/24 ボストンローガン空港で。左から:柿沼紫乃、丸山正雄プロデューサー、古川登志夫 いよいよ明日から開幕、という時。