Chafurin is a Japanese seiyuu born in 1961. His real name is Hirotaka Shimasawa. He tends to play TheBigGuy roles.

!!Notable Roles
* [[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsCompact3 Alkaid Naash]] in ''[[VideoGame/SuperRobotWarsOriginalGeneration Super Robot Wars Original Generation Gaiden]]''
* Almayce in ''[[LightNovel/{{Slayers}} Slayers Try]]''
* The Arm in ''Anime/GaoGaiGar''.
* Bob Poundmax in ''VideoGame/{{Gungrave}}''
* Bobby Bolivia (Bernie Mac) in the Japanese dub of the live-action ''Film/{{Transformers}}'' film
* General Bryce in the Japanese dub of ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime''
* Chang Changku/006 in the 2001 ''Manga/{{Cyborg 009}}'' series.
* [[Creator/StephenFry The Cheshire Cat]] in the Japanese dub of Creator/TimBurton's ''[[Film/AliceInWonderland Alice in Wonderland]]''
* [[ProfessionalButtKisser Deme]][[AttentionWhore gawa]] in ''Manga/DeathNote''
* Principal Figgins (Iqbal Theba) in the Japanese dub of ''Series/{{Glee}}''
* ComicStrip/{{Garfield}} in the 2003 Cartoon Network dub of ''WesternAnimation/GarfieldAndFriends'' (TheOtherDarrin for Creator/TesshoGenda of the mid-nineties WOWOW dub)
* Emperor Geldoblame in ''VideoGame/BatenKaitos''
* Grand Fisher in ''Manga/{{Bleach}}''
* Henpeita Takechi in ''Manga/{{Gintama}}''
* Inspector Juuzou Megure in ''Manga/DetectiveConan''
* Kuraudo Ooishi in ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry''
** Returns as some random policeman in episode 21 of ''VisualNovel/UminekoWhenTheyCry''.
* Magnar in ''VideoGame/TalesOfSymphoniaDawnOfTheNewWorld''
* Minagoroshi Jizou in ''Manga/NurarihyonNoMago''
* Namihei Isono in ''Manga/SazaeSan'' (2013-present)
* Dr. Qada in ''VideoGame/BravelyDefault''
* Ram Horn in the Japanese dub of ''WesternAnimation/BeastWars''
* Saint Charloss in ''Manga/OnePiece''
* Ubik in ''Manga/{{Berserk}}''
* Wyzen in ''VideoGame/AsurasWrath''
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