Kazuyuki Okitsu Joins My Hero Academia 4th Season as Osaka Dialect-Speaking Pro Hero Fat Gum

TV anime's highly anticipated new season is set to premiere on October 12, 2019

39-year-old voice actor Kazuyuki Okitsu is cast as Fat Gum in the upcoming fourth season of the My Hero Academia TV anime series, the anime's official website announced today. The character is a Pro Hero who is active in Osaka and speaks in Osaka dialect, while Okitsu was born in Hyogo Prefecture in the same Kansai region and graduated from Osaka University of Arts, so we can be sure that he is an expert of speaking the dialect.


Okitsu started his professional voice actor activity in the mid-2000s. His well-known anime characters include: Jonathan Joestar in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Phantom Blood (2012), Gunzo Chihaya in Arpeggio of Blue Steel - Ars Nova- (2013), Minato Saki in Gundam Build Fighters Try (2014-2016), and M in Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online (2018). 




Kazuyuki Okitsu:



The highly-anticipated My Hero Academia TV anime Fourth season is set to premier e in Japan on October 12, 2019. 


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Source: TV anime "My Hero Academia" official website / Twitter


©Kohei Horikoshi/Shueisha, My Hero Academia Production Commiittee


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