Keiji Fujiwara Wiki – Keiji Fujiwara Bio
Ujiwara was born on October 5, 1964 in Tokyo. Fujiwara had numerous leading roles in the cast, and was perhaps best known for such characters as Hiroshi Nohara in Crayon Shin-chan, The Netherlands in Eureka 7, Maes Hughes in Fullmetal Alchemist, Leorio in the Hunter × Hunter 2011 anime, Axel in Kingdom Hearts, Ardyn in Final Fantasy XV, Reno in Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children and Final Fantasy VII Remake, and ACDC in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure. Some of his other notable roles include Ladd Russo in Baccano !, Shuichi Aizawa in Death Note, Ali al-Saachez in Gundam 00, Shirō Fujimoto in Blue Exorcist, Eugen in Granblue Fantasy, and Japanese voiceover voice for Robert Downey, Jr. as Tony Stark in the movie The Avengers.
Keiji Fujiwara Age
He was 55 years old.
Keiji Fujiwara Death & Cause
The Air Agency announced Thursday that voice actor Keiji Fujiwara passed away from cancer on Sunday, April 12. He was 55 years old. His family organized a private wake and a funeral.
Keiji Fujiwara Early Life
Even though he was born in Tokyo, he spent the majority of his childhood in Iwate Prefecture. In high school, he handled vocals in a band he formed with his friend Kotaro Furuichi, future guitarist of rock band The Collectors.
Around 18, he moved back to Tokyo on his own and joined the Bungakuza acting school. He spent the 1980s performing in several theater troupes while working odd jobs.
In the early 90s. he was introduced to his first voice acting agency, Ken Production. The first TV anime in which he appeared as a regular was Yokoyama Mitsuteru Sangokushi, but his breakout role was Hiroshi Nohara in Crayon Shin-chan.
In November 2006, he left Ken Production and founded his own agency, Air Agency. Aside from talent management, the company went on to release original drama and situation CDs through its child company Air Label, as well as produce live events.
In 2010, he made his sound directorial debut in Kakkokawaii Sengen !
In August 2016, Air Agency announced that he was going on hiatus to treat an as of yet unspecified illness. He officially resumed work in June 2017.
He was a regular lecturer at the Japan Newart College since 2008.
He died from cancer on April 12th 2020.