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Gorô Naya (1929–2013)

Gorô Naya was born on November 17, 1929 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro (1979) and Lupin the 3rd (1977). He was married to Kachiko Hino. He died on March 5, 2013 in Chiba, Chiba, Japan. See full bio »


(age 83) in Chiba, Chiba, Japan

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Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro
Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro Inspector Kôichi Zenigata
Lupin the 3rd
Lupin the 3rd Inspector Kouichi Zenigata / Inspector Koichi Zenigata / Inspector Zenigata


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 2010 Xenoblade Chronicles (Video Game)
Otharon (voice)
 2007 Fainaru fantajî IV (Video Game)
 2007 Kamen raidâ: The next
 2004 Casshern
 2003 Gekijouban Kamen raidâ 555: Paradaisu rosuto
Wirepullers of Smart Brain
 2000-2003 The Big O (TV Series)
Gordon Rosewater
- The Show Must Go On (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- The War of the Paradigm City (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- Twisted Memories (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- Stripes (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- Roger the Wanderer (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
 2002 Lupin the 3rd: Treasure of the Sorcerer King (Video Game)
Zenigata (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Sureiyâzu puremiamu (Video short)
Shugoshin / Guardian Deity (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (Video Game)
Dr. Ban (from Galaxy Express 999) (voice)
 1997 Onkyô seimeitai Noizuman (Short)
Dr. Franken (as Gorou Naya)
 1997 EVE Burst Error (Video Game)
Genzaburo Suzuki (voice)
 1995-1996 Golden Boy: Sasurai no o-benkyô yarô (TV Series)
- Animeshon wa Omoshiroi! (Animation is Fun!) (1996) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
- Yasei no Nobureki no Seishun (B@!!$ to the Wall) (1996) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
- Yasei no Umi o Oyogu (Swimming in the Sea of Love) (1996) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice, uncredited)
- Otome no Yuwaku (Temptation of the Maiden) (1995) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice, as Gorou Naya)
- Konpyuta de Obenkyo (Computer Studies) (1995) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 1995 Epidemic (Video Game)
Kileak (Japanese version, voice)
 1994 Gosuto Suipa Mikami - Gokuraku Daisuken!
Nobunaga Oda (voice)
 1992 Snatcher CD-ROMantic (Video Game)
Benson Cunningham (voice)
 1991 Doomed Megalopolis (TV Mini-Series)
Hirai (Japanese version, voice)
 1990 Hashire! Shiroi okami
Shot (voice)
 1990 Goddamn (TV Mini-Series) (voice)
 1990 Original Dirty Pair: Flight 005 Conspiracy (Video)
Dick (voice)
 1988-1989 Spirit Warrior (TV Series)
Jiku / Jikû Ajari
 1989 Venus Wars
Gary (voice)
 1989 Chojin Locke: Lord Leon (TV Mini-Series short)
Great Jorg
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Great Jorg (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Great Jorg (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Great Jorg (voice)
 1988 Ginga eiyû densetsu (TV Series)
Willibald Joachim von Merkatz
- Battle at Astate (1988) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
- In the Eternal Night (1988) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
 1988 Vampire Princess Miyu (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 1987 Kamen Raidâ Burakku (TV Series)
Eon King
- Black! Transformation (1987) ... Eon King
 1987 2001 Ya Monogatari (Video)
Adam Robinson Jr (voice)
 1987 Wings of Honneamise
Noble 1 (voice)
 1985 Ôdîn - Kôshi hobune stâraito
Kuramoto / Narrator (voice)
 1985 Ginga-tetsudô no yoru
Dr. Bulganillo, Campanella's Father (voice)
 1983 Crusher Joe: The Movie
Kowalsky (voice)
 1980 Uchû senkan Yamato III (TV Series)
 1980 Dôran
 1979 Ginga tetsudô Three-Nine
Doctor Ban (voice)
 1978 Sutâurufu (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Narration (voice)
 1977 The Mouse and His Child (Japanese version, voice)
 1977 Jettaa marusu (TV Series)
Dr. Yamanoue
 1976-1977 Ninja Kyaputâ (TV Series)
- Kurayami Nindô no Saigo (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Yami Garasu! Ninja Kyûshitsu?! (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Warau Ningyô (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Goyôjin! Ninja kara no Otoshidama!? (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Tokyô Tawâ ni Tatsu Shichi Nin no Ninja (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
 1976 Za kagesutaa (TV Series)
Dr. Satan
 1976 Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui (TV Series)
 1975 Kamen Rider Amazon: The Movie (Short)
 1974 Kamen Raidâ Amazon (TV Series)
 1974 Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen
TV News Caster
 1973-1974 Kamen Raidâ bui surî (TV Series)
Great Leader of Destron
- The Last Day of Destron (1974) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- You Are Rider No. 4!! (1974) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- Terror of the Carnivorous Fauna: Plantaingan!! (1973) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- Last Testament of the Double Riders (1973) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- Rider No. 3: His Name Is V3! (1973) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
 1973 Casshan (TV Series)
Opening Narration (voice)
 1972 Ai no senshi Reinbôman (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1972 Henshin Ninja arashi (TV Series short)
Chiguruma Majin-sai (voice)
 1972 Kamen Raidâ tai Shokkâ (Short)
 1971 Kamen Raidâ (TV Series)
The Leader / Shocker
- Chameleon-The God of Death: Duel at the Abandoned Expo (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- Chameleon-The God of Death (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- The Mutant Mantis-Man (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- The Man-Eating Sarasenian (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- Monster, Scorpion Man (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
 1970 Kaitei 30,000 maru
King Magma VII (voice)
 1969 Sora tobu yûreisen
Captain (voice)
 1969 Dororo (TV Series)
 1967 Choppy and the Princess (TV Series)
Sir Nylon (voice)
 1965 Invasion of Astro-Monster
Councilman (voice)
 1965 Kimba the White Lion (TV Series)
Clav (voice)
 1963 Tetsuwan atomu (TV Series)
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Gorou Naya

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Was best known as the voice of Inspector Koichi Zenigata in the Lupin III anime franchise which he has done for 41 years until he retired from the role. See more »

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