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Shuichiro Moriyama, the voice of Studio Ghibli’s Porco Rosso, dies at 86

Shuichiro Moriyama, the voice of Studio Ghibli's Porco Rosso, dies at 86

Voice actor and performer Shuichiro Moriyama has worked on numerous films and plays, as well as lending his voice to anime and video games.

Shuichiro Moriyama, the original voice of the celebrated character Porco Rosso from the 1992 Studio Ghibli film of the same name, has died at 86 years of age in a hospital in Saitama, Japan. This has been communicated by people close to the Japanese interpreter, reporting that Moriyama suffered from pneumonia, thus leaving a legacy of numerous interpretations in movies, series and plays, in addition to lending his voice to various anime and video game works.

It was voiced by Porco Rosso from Studio Ghibli

Thus, Shuichiro Moriyama will always be remembered for playing the protagonist of the Studio Ghibli film Porco Rosso under the orders of director Hayao Miyazaki in 1992. The film tells us the story of an Italian pilot named Marco Pagot in Full World War that for a reason stranger transforms into a being with the appearance of a pig; It is one of the most emblematic productions of Studio Ghibli and one of the protagonists, Porco Rosso, most remembered by the production company.

Although Shuichiro Moriyama has worked throughout his career in numerous productions, both television and film, in addition to participating in many other theatrical works in Japan. And is that Moriyama participated in films like Shall We Dance? of 1996, in addition to lending his voice to narrated documentaries and voice actors such as Telly Savalas, Spencer Tracy and Charles Bronson.

On the other hand, Moriyama also made several dubbing in anime works such as Ninja Scroll or video games such as Kingdom Hearts (Jetsam), The Last Remnant (Wagram) or Final Fantasy Type-0 (Cid).

Rest in peace.

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