Talent company 81 Produce introduced on Monday that voice actor Toshiya Ueda handed away on February 8. He was 88.

Ueda’s household held a funeral that was restricted to family solely per his household’s needs.

Ueda was born in Sapporo, Hokkaido on February 24, 1933, and he listed in his particular expertise that he may communicate English. His main roles in anime embrace Tomio “Grandpa Tommy” Tamura in Prince Mackaroo, Vilk in The Promised Neverland, Georges Lazare in Vampire Wars, the Warden and Zhang Shangui in Riki-Oh: Tōkatsu Jigoku, Ran Ōtei in Akai Hayate, Kakugen Yokoyama in Kennel Tokorozawa, and Noriaki Watanabe in Midoriyama Kōkō Kōshien-hen. He had minor roles in such anime as Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam, City Hunter, Dirty Pair, Lupin III: Part II, Master Keaton, Golgo 13, the 1995 Bonobono, and Gatchaman, amongst many others. He additionally voiced the position of Nefertari Cobra in a single episode of One Piece.

He voiced the position of Owl in iterations of Winnie the Pooh, together with within the Kingdom Hearts II recreation. He additionally voiced the Japanese dub position of Splinter within the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise.

He would additionally present voiceover work for packages on NHK and TBS, and he performed the Japanese dub position of Itzhak Stern within the live-action Schindler’s List movie. He additionally supplied dubover for American actor Dana Elcar.

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Sources: 81 Produce, Oricon