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Gorô Naya (1929–2013)

Gorô Naya was born on November 17, 1929 in Hakodate, Hokkaido, Japan. He was an actor, known for Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984), Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998) and The Castle of Cagliostro (1979). He was married to Kachiko Hino. He died on March 5, 2013 in Chiba, Chiba, Japan. See full bio »


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The Castle of Cagliostro Inspector Kôichi Zenigata
Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo Inspector Heiji Zenigata VII


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 2012 Rupan Sansei: Rupan Ikka Seizeroi (Short)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 2011 OOO, Den-O, All Riders: Let's Go Kamen Riders
The Great Boss (voice)
 2010 Xenoblade Chronicles (Video Game)
Otharon (Japanese version, voice, as Goro Naya)
 2010 Rupan sansei: Saishû jobu (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 2009 Lupin III vs. Detective Conan (TV Movie)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 2001-2008 One Piece: Wan pîsu (TV Series)
- Arata na Nakama! Ongakuka Hanauta no Brook (2008) ... Crocus (voice)
 2008 Rupan Sansei: Sweet lost night - Maho no lamp wa akumu no yokan (TV Movie)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 2008 Lupin III: Green vs. Red (Video)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 2007 Final Fantasy IV (Video Game)
Tellah (Japanese version, voice)
 2007 Masked Rider: The Next
 2007 Lupin III: Elusiveness of the Fog (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 2007 Lupin III: Lupin Is Dead, Zenigata Is in Love (Video Game)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 2006 Lupin III: Seven Days Rhapsody (TV Movie)
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata (voice)
 2004 Lupin the 3rd: The Legacy of Columbus's Inheritance (Video Game)
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata (voice)
 2004 Lupin III: Stolen Lupin (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 2004 Casshern
 2003 Kamen Rider 555: Paradise Lost
Wirepullers of Smart Brain
 2003 Lupin III: Operation Return the Treasure (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 2000-2003 The Big O (TV Series)
Gordon Rosewater
- The Show Must Go On (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- The War of the Paradigm City (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- Twisted Memories (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- Stripes (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
- Roger the Wanderer (2003) ... Gordon Rosewater (Japanese version, voice)
 2002 Lupin the 3rd: Treasure of the Sorcerer King (Video Game)
Zenigata (Japanese version, voice)
 2002 Lupin III: Episode 0 - First Contact (TV Movie)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 2002 Rupan sansei: Ikiteita majutsushi (Video)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 2001 Rupan sansei: The shooting (Video Game)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 2001 Slayers Premium (Video short)
Shugoshin / Guardian Deity (Japanese version, voice)
 2001 Lupin III: Alcatraz Connection (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 2001 Matsumoto Leiji Three-Nine (Video Game)
Dr. Ban (voice)
 2000 Uchû senkan Yamato 2: Ai no senshitachi (Video Game)
Juzo Okita (voice)
 2000 Lupin III: Missed by a Dollar (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 1999 Uchû senkan Yamato: Harukanaru hoshi Isukandaru (Video Game)
Jûzô Okita
 1999 Lupin III: Da Capo of Love - Fujiko's Unlucky Days (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 1998 Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis
Inspector Zenigata
 1997 Noiseman Sound Insect (Short)
Dr. Franken (as Gorou Naya)
 1997 Lupin III: Island of Assassins (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1997 EVE Burst Error (Video Game)
Genzaburo Suzuki (voice)
 1996 Lupin the Third: The Legend of Twilight Gemini (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1995-1996 Golden Boy (TV Series)
- Animeshon wa Omoshiroi! (Animation is Fun!) (1996) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
- Yasei no Nobureki no Seishun (B@!!$ to the Wall) (1996) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
- Yasei no Umi o Oyogu (Swimming in the Sea of Love) (1996) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice, uncredited)
- Otome no Yuwaku (Temptation of the Maiden) (1995) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice, as Gorou Naya)
- Konpyuta de Obenkyo (Computer Studies) (1995) ... Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 1995 Epidemic (Video Game)
Kileak (Japanese version, voice)
 1995 Lupin III: The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1995 Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 1988-1995 Legend of the Galactic Heroes (TV Series)
Willibald Joachim von Merkatz
- The Disappointing Triumphal Return (1995) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
- The Battle of the Corridor (Ending): End of the Imperial Expedition (1995) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
- The Battle of the Corridor (Middle): Kaleidoscope (1995) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
- The Battle of the Corridor (Beginning): The Invincible and the Undefeated (1995) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
- Spring Storm (1995) ... Willibald Joachim von Merkatz (voice)
 1994 Lupin the Third: Dragon of Doom (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1993 Lupin III: Voyage to Danger (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 1992 Snatcher CD-ROMantic (Video Game)
Benson Cunningham / Napoleon (voice)
 1992 Lupin the 3rd: From Siberia with Love (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1992 Silent Möbius 2
Gigelf Liqueur (voice)
 1991 Doomed Megalopolis (TV Mini-Series)
Hirai (Japanese version, voice)
 1991 Lupin the 3rd: Napoleon's Dictionary (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1990 Lupin the 3rd: The Hemingway Papers (TV Movie)
Inspector Zenigata
 1990 White Wolf
Shot (voice)
 1990 Goddamn (TV Mini-Series) (voice)
 1990 Original Dirty Pair: Flight 005 Conspiracy (Video)
Dick (voice)
 1989 Locke the Superman: Lord Leon (TV Mini-Series short)
Great Jorg
- Episode #1.2 (1989) ... Great Jorg (voice)
- Episode #1.3 (1989) ... Great Jorg (voice)
- Episode #1.1 (1989) ... Great Jorg (voice)
 1988-1989 Spirit Warrior (TV Series)
Jiku / Jikû Ajari
 1989 Kamen Rider Black RX (TV Mini-Series)
Grand Lord Crisis
- A Shining Tomorrow (1989) ... Grand Lord Crisis
 1989 Lupin the Third: Bye Bye, Lady Liberty (TV Movie)
Zenigata (voice)
 1989 Venus Wars
Gary (voice)
 1988 Snatcher (Video Game)
Benson Cunningham / Napoleon (Japanese version, voice)
 1988 Vampire Princess Miyu (TV Mini-Series)
Narrator (Japanese version, voice)
 1988 God Mars: Untold Legend of Seventeen (Video)
Emperor Zool
 1987 Kamen Rider Black (TV Series)
Eon King
- Black! Transformation (1987) ... Eon King
 1987 2001 Ya Monogatari (Video)
Adam Robinson Jr (voice)
 1987 Wings of Honneamise
Noble 1 (voice)
 1985 Odin
Kuramoto / Narrator (voice)
 1985 Kenji Miyazawa's Night on the Galactic Railroad
Dr. Bulganillo, Campanella's Father (voice)
 1985 Lupin III: Legend of the Gold of Babylon
Inspector Zenigata (voice)
 1984 Rupan sansei: Part III (TV Series)
Inspector Koichi Zenigata / Inspector Kouichi Zenigata / Inspector Zenigata
- The Copy-Man Comes Expensive (1984) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
- The Man Is Called the Death Garb (1984) ... Inspector Zenigata (voice)
- Lupin Has Come with a Tank (1984) ... Inspector Zenigata (voice)
- Goemon Daydream (1984) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
- Telepathy Is Love's Signal (1984) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 1984 Kamen Rider 10's Birth! Riders Unite! (TV Movie)
The Generalissimo of Badan
 1983 Golgo 13: The Professional
Leonard Dawson (voice)
 1983 Final Yamato
Jûzô Okita (voice)
 1983 Crusher Joe: The Movie
Kowalsky (voice)
 1980 Space Cruiser Yamato III (TV Series)
 1979-1980 Kamen Rider (TV Series)
The Great Boss
- Eight Riders' Great Training of Friendship (1980) ... The Great Boss
- Three Riders vs. Neoshocker's School Fortress (1980) ... The Great Boss
 1977-1980 Lupin the 3rd (TV Series)
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata / Inspector Koichi Zenigata / Inspector Zenigata
- Farewell My Beloved Lupin (1980) ... Inspector Kouichi Zenigata (voice)
- The Hexagon's Great Legacy (1980) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
- The Bills That Came from God (1980) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
- Jigen and a Hat and a Pistol (1980) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
- The Arrest Lupin Highway Operation (1980) ... Inspector Koichi Zenigata (voice)
 1980 Dôran
 1979 The Castle of Cagliostro
Inspector Kôichi Zenigata (voice)
 1979 Galaxy Express 999
Doctor Ban (voice)
 1979 Animated Travels: Marco Polo's Adventures (TV Series)
 1978 Lupin the 3rd: The Mystery of Mamo
Inspector Heiji Zenigata VII (voice)
 1978 Star Wolf (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1 (1978) ... Narration (voice)
 1977 Space Battleship Yamato
Okita Juzo / Aruga Kosaku (voice)
 1977 The Mouse and His Child (Japanese version, voice)
 1977 Jettaa marusu (TV Series)
Dr. Yamanoue
 1976-1977 Ninja Captor (TV Series)
- Kurayami Nindô no Saigo (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Yami Garasu! Ninja Kyûshitsu?! (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Warau Ningyô (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Goyôjin! Ninja kara no Otoshidama!? (1977) ... Narrator (voice)
- Tokyô Tawâ ni Tatsu Shichi Nin no Ninja (1976) ... Narrator (voice)
 1976 Za kagesutaa (TV Series)
Dr. Satan
 1976 Chôdenji robo Kon-Batorâ bui (TV Series)
 1975 Kamen Rider Stronger (TV Mini-Series)
The Great Boss
- Sayônara! Eigô no Shichinin Raidâ! (1975) ... The Great Boss (voice)
- Shutsugen! Raidâ Ichigô Nigô!! (1975) ... The Great Boss (voice)
- Raidâ Torawaru! Deruzâ Banzai!! (1975) ... The Great Boss (voice)
- Sannin Raidâ Tai Kyôryoku Deruzâ Gundan! (1975) ... The Great Boss (voice)
- Kaettekita Otoko! Sono Na wa Bui Surî!! (1975) ... The Great Boss (voice)
 1975 Kamen Rider Stronger the Movie (Short)
The Great Boss (voice)
 1974-1975 Uchû senkan Yamato (TV Series)
Captain Jûzô Okita
- Earth! Yamato Returns! (1975) ... Captain Jûzô Okita (voice)
- Iscandar! A Dying Planet of Love! (1975) ... Captain Jûzô Okita (voice)
- Death Struggle! God, Weep for the Gamilas! (1975) ... Captain Jûzô Okita (voice)
- Finally Arrived! Crest of the Magellanic Cloud's Wave! (1975) ... Captain Jûzô Okita (voice)
- Decisive Battle! Fight for Honor at the Rainbow Star Group! (1975) ... Captain Jûzô Okita (voice)
 1975 Kamen Rider Amazon: The Movie (Short)
 1974 Kamen Rider Amazon (TV Series)
 1974 Nosutoradamusu no daiyogen
TV News Caster
 1973-1974 Kamen Raidâ bui surî (TV Mini-Series)
Great Leader of Destron
- The Last Day of Destron (1974) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- You Are Rider No. 4!! (1974) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- Terror of the Carnivorous Fauna: Plantaingan!! (1973) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- Last Testament of the Double Riders (1973) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
- Rider No. 3: His Name Is V3! (1973) ... Great Leader of Destron (voice)
 1973 Casshan (TV Series)
Opening Narration (voice)
 1973 Kamen Rider V3 vs. Destron Mutants
The Great Boss
 1972 Ai no senshi Reinbôman (TV Series)
Narrator (voice)
 1972 Henshin Ninja arashi (TV Series short)
Chiguruma Majin-sai (voice)
 1972 Kamen Raidâ tai jigoku taishi (Short)
The Great Boss
 1971-1972 Lupin the 3rd (TV Series)
Inspector Kouichi Zenigata
- The Great Gold Showdown! (1972) ... Inspector Kouichi Zenigata
- The First Move Wins Computer Operation! (1972) ... Inspector Kouichi Zenigata
- Rescue the Tomboy! (1972) ... Inspector Kouichi Zenigata
- Catch the Phony Lupin! (1972) ... Inspector Kouichi Zenigata
- Which of the Third Generation Will Win! (1972) ... Inspector Kouichi Zenigata
 1972 Kamen Raidâ tai Shokkâ (Short)
 1971 Ryu the Primitive Boy (TV Series)
 1971 Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Goro (voice)
 1971 Kamen Rider (TV Series)
The Leader / Shocker / The Leader of Shocker
- Chameleon-The God of Death: Duel at the Abandoned Expo (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- Chameleon-The God of Death (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- The Mutant Mantis-Man (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- The Man-Eating Sarasenian (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
- Monster, Scorpion Man (1971) ... The Leader / Shocker (voice)
 1970 30,000 Miles Under the Sea
King Magma VII (voice)
 1969 Rupan sansei: Pilot Film (TV Short)
Goemon Ishikawa XIII (Cinemascope) (voice, uncredited)
 1969 The Flying Ghost Ship
Captain (voice)
 1968 Dororo (TV Series)
 1967 Choppy and the Princess (TV Series)
Sir Nylon (voice)
 1965 Godzilla vs. Monster Zero
Councilman (voice)
 1965 Kimba the White Lion (TV Series)
Clav (voice)
 1963 Mighty Atom (TV Series)
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