Thursday, April 16, 2020
Mega Man Voice Actor Keiji Fujiwara Passes Away at Age 55 Due to Cancer
Keiji Fujiwara, who voiced Gate in Mega Man X6, Mr. Famous and Pharaoh Man.EXE in the Rockman EXE anime, among countless other iconic video game and anime roles, died on Sunday, April 12th at the age of 55. According to his talent agency, Fujiwara died from cancer.
Fujiwara is perhaps best known for voicing Axel in the Kingdom Hearts franchise, Ardyn in Final Fantasy XV, Reno in both Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children and Final Fantasy VII Remake, Maes Hughes in Full Metal Alchemist, Leorio in Hunter x Hunter, Hannes in Attack on Titan, and Crayon Shin-chan's Hiroshi Nohara. He voiced the latter for 24 years. You can find his complete resume here.
Rockman Corner extends its condolences to Fujiwara's family and loved ones. May he rest in peace.
Source: Oricon (via Anime News Network)