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Otakon welcomes voice actors TOSHIO FURUKAWA and SHINO KAKINUMA!

Toshio Furukawa is a prolific Japanese voice actor (affiliated with Aoni Production) who has voiced a myriad of roles for over 4 decades, including the voice of the famous Namekian known as Piccolo in the hit series "Dragon Ball" and that of Portgas D. Ace, the older brother of Monkey D. Luffy in the hit series "One Piece".  To this day he continues to contribute his voice to various works and can be heard in various shows such as "Hunter x Hunter", "Polar Bear Cafe", "Space Dandy", "Dragon Ball Super", and "Ushio and Tora".

Shino Kakinuma is a Japanese voice actress who has worked for over 3 decades in the industry.  She is best known for her roles as Videl in "Dragon Ball Kai", Suzuko in "Mahôtsukai Sally", and as Naru Osaka, Usagi's best friend in "Sailor Moon".

Read more about Toshio Furukawa and Shino Kakinuma on our website, as well as all our announced guests.