Kayumi Iemasa, Voice Actor of James Black, Passes Away at 80

Kayumi Iemasa James BlackVoice actor Kayumi Iemasa, who portrayed a litany of iconic anime characters, passed away on September 30th at 80 years old. His career spanned decades, with performances as hundreds of recognizable characters in many, many successful series. Conan fans will recognize him as the voice of FBI head agent James Black, a role he performed from 2001 all the way to this year’s movie Dimensional Sniper. He also had a cameo role in the previous year’s crossover film Lupin the Third vs. Detective Conan: The Movie.

Unfortunately, it is expected that his performance in the eighteenth movie was his last recorded contribution to the Conan series.

Source: AnimeNewsNetwork

2 thoughts on “Kayumi Iemasa, Voice Actor of James Black, Passes Away at 80”

  1. Too bad that this piece of sad news has been overshadowed by the simulcast.

    Anyways, he’ll be missed. RIP Kayumi Iemasa. 🙁

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