(あずさ欣平 Azusa Kinpei
, May 1
) was a seiyū
, or voice actor, born in Fukushima Prefecture
. His real name was Mitsuo Hashimoto
(橋本光雄 Hashimoto Mitsuo
), and he had also been credited under the name Kinzō Azusa
(梓欣三 and 梓欣造, Azusa Kinzō
(both)). He was employed by the talent management firm Aoni Production
Between the ages of three and six, Azusa was trained in the theatre. At the age of five, he was given the name Kinzō Azusa. On May 1, 1962, Azusa undertook the establishment of a coaching foundation, Gekidan Geikyō (currently represented by Takeshi Aono). Azusa died in 1997 at the age of 66.
Azusa produced or took part in the following plays, listed in alphabetical order.