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Creator / Tōru Furuya

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Tōru Furuya (born July 31, 1953) is one of the older voice actor that, along with Akira Kamiya, triggered the second voice actor boom. He is most famous for his role as the first Gundam hero Amuro Ray, and is almost as well known for voicing Pegasus Seiya in the classic Saint Seiya series, as well as Hyuuma Hoshi in Star of the Giants. He still continues working even now, maintaining his bishie voice... which can still be heard in Ribbons "Bad Amuro" Almark of Gundam 00. He uses the pseudonym 'Noboru Sougetsu' when doing Ribbons' voice, just so the fans could differentiate him from Amuro... but really, who would be fooled?

His first role was actually as a child actor in Ultraman! Even at over 60 years old, he still has the voice of a Bishōnen. Whoa.

He is married to and has a daughter with former voice actress, Satomi Majima whom Furuya worked with on Gundam and Stop!! Hibari-kun! and was once married to Mami Koyama, but they divorced but still remain friends.

He also was a close friend of the late Hirotaka Suzuoki.

Here he is in GPS form.

Toru Furuya's roles aren't just for show, you know!

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Wait a sec... you just described me! Not even my father described me!

Alternative Title(s): Tohru Furuya