Talent management agency 81 Produce has announced that voice actor Hiroshi Ohtake passed away on August 1, 2022 due to acute heart failure. He was 90 years old at the time of his passing.

Ohtake’s credits include Koike in Obake no Q-Taro, 004 in Cyborg 009, Sanpei in Mach Go Go Go (Speed Racer), Parman No. 2 in Perman, Boss in Mazinger Z, and King Nikochan in Dr. Slump.

He earned the Merit Award for the 9th Annual Seiyū Awards in 2015. The award is given to voice actors who have contributed to many genres, including foreign works, over the years.

Source: ANN