Chikao Ōtsuka, Japanese voice actor of Doctor Eggman, has passed away

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Sad news today, as we have learned that Chikao Ōtsuka has passed away at age 85. Chikao Ōtsuka was the Japanese language voice actor of Doctor Eggman, and the longest running Eggman voice actor to date, voicing the character since 1998’s Sonic Adventure. Chikao Ōtsuka’s passing was confirmed on the talent agency website for Aoni Productions, the cause of death was given as ischemic heart failure.

Our thoughts are with Chikao Ōtsuka’s family, friends, and fans at this sad time.

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3 responses to “Chikao Ōtsuka, Japanese voice actor of Doctor Eggman, has passed away

  1. Kori-Maru says:

    That really sucks that he passed away. I’m going to miss the man who brought Dr. Eggman to life starting in Sonic Adventure with his unique “Hoo Ho ho ho!” laughter.

  2. silver dragoon says:

    Rip. I loved his egg mans voice.

  3. VladImpalador says:

    He also voiced Berthold Gregor on Valkyria Chronicles and many other characters through anime.

    He will be greqtly missed.

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