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R.I.P. Junpei Takiguchi (1931-2011)

Veteran Japanese voice actor Junpei Takiguchi passed away on the August 29, 2011, after a bout with stomach cancer. With a career reaching as far back as the 1970s, Takiguchi’s roles includes Yatterman‘s Dokurobe and Dragon Ball‘s Uranai Baba, the Grand Elder, and Porunga. From 1992 until his passing Takiguchi had also been the narrator of the popular NTV railroad television program Burari Tochū Gesha no Tabi.

[Source: Anime News Network; News 24]

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