As reported, 71-year-old Akira Kamiya is set to reprise his iconic role as the protagonist Ryo Saeba in the upcoming all-new anime feature film based on Tsukasa Hojo's City Hunter action comedy manga, alongside 58-year-old Kazue Ikura as the main heroine Kaori Makimura. But how does he sound now after 20 years? To answer the question, he has posted a sample video to introduce his current voice as Ryo. Let's check it out!
On a recent episode of the TV Tokyo talk show Jikkuri Kiitarou ~ Star Kinkyou (Hi) Houkoku, veteran voice actor Akira Kamiya (Kenshiro in Fist of the North Star, Kinnikuman in Kinnikuman / Ultimate Muscle, Ryo Saeba in City Hunter) spilled the beans about his experience earning a living as a seiyuu. Hit the jump to learn the gory details.
Shumi Doki, a talk variety television program on Japan's NHK E channel. will be offering a new segment in August and September of 2015 featuring an "anime voice actors cram school" with guest lectures by prominent voice actors such as Masako Nozawa and Shigeru Chiba. Hit the jump to learn more.
New information has been released concerning the upcoming original City Hunter OAD, including which members of the original TV anime cast will be returning to reprise their roles. Hit the jump to learn more.