Sazae-san’s father, RIP

28 Jan

永井一郎 (Ichiro Nagai), the Japanese voice actor who was the voice of Namihei Isono on the long-running Japanese cartoon 「サザエさん」 (“Sazae-san“), as well as Yoda in the Japanese-dubbed version of “Star Wars” and many other well-known characters has died yesterday at the age of 82.

Sazae-san’s father, Namihei Isono. Mr. Nagai was the “voice” of this character for 45 years.

永井一郎 (Ichiro Nagai), 1931 May 10th – 2014 January 27th, R.I.P.

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