Maes Hughes Voice Actor Keiji Fujiwara Passes Away at 55 Due to Cancer

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Voice acting organization, AIR AGENCY, reported on April 16 that the delegate chief and author, Keiji Fujiwara, died on April 12 because of malignancy. Fujiwara was a celebrated and much-cherished voice entertainer, with a profession spreading over 30 years and voicing notorious jobs, for example, Maes Hughes in both Fullmetal Alchemist anime arrangement and movies, Captain Hannes in Attack on Titan, Hiroshi Nohara in Crayon Shin-chan, and the voice of Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Japanese name of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

In 2016, AIR AGENCY, which was established by Keiji Fujiwara in 2006, reported that Fujiwara was going on break because of a disease, without determining what the ailment was. The office declared today that Fujiwara was “warding off malignant growth,” of which he capitulated to. He was 55 years of age.

His family held a private and little memorial service for Fujiwara, and the voice organization has requested fans to not send any roses to the studio right now.

Keiji Fujiwara began in the anime business during the ’90s, when he joined Ken Production, a voice acting office, which landed him his breakout job as Hiroshi Nohara in Crayon Shin-chan. Prior to that during the 1980s, he prepared at an acting school in Tokyo and performed with numerous theater troupes around the city. During the decade, Fujiwara proceeded to voice characters in Mobile Suit Victory Gundam, Rurouni Kenshin, The Vision of Escaflowne, and some more.

During the 2000s, Fujiwara voiced numerous exemplary characters that have become some portion of anime history, in the arrangement, for example, Hikaru no Go, Fullmetal Alchemist and Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Death Note, Baccano!, Eureka Seven, Naruto, Gintama, Nodame Cantabile, Fairy Tail, and some more. Fujiwara left Ken Production in 2006 and opened his own voice acting office, AIR AGENCY, which helped him land the job of Tony Stark/Iron Man in all the Marvel creations, including the computer games, anime arrangement, and naming over Robert Downey Jr. for a Japanese crowd, remembering for Avengers: Endgame.

In 2016, Fujiwara ventured over from a full-time voice acting burden in his battle against the disease, resigning the voice of Hiroshi Nohara in Crayon Shin-chan. From that point on he fundamentally voiced piece parts in the arrangement, for example, Dr. STONE, One Piece, and Final Fantasy computer games. He kept on voicing the jobs he had done in the past in spin-offs and side projects.

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