Japanese Star, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, dies at 89

Japanese Star, Kiyoshi Kobayashi, dies at 89

Japanese actor, voice actor, and narrator Kiyoshi Kobayashi was from Tokyo. He belonged to the Tokyo Actors Consumer Cooperative Society.

Is Japanese Actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi died?

The talent agency Haikyo confirmed on Monday that the voice actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi passed away on July 30 from illness. He was 89. The family of Kobayashi received private services. Haikyo added that it would make other announcements regarding public service in the future.

After 52 years, Kobayashi made the decision to end his long-running and well-known role as Daisuke Jigen in the Lupin III series in September of last year (Akio Ohtsuka replaced him in the role for the Lupin the 3rd Part 6 anime). Kobayashi, who had voiced the character since 1969, was the final surviving member of the show’s original first-generation cast before he left his position.

Kiyoshi Kobayashi Age, Family, Early Life

Kiyoshi Kobayashi was born on January 11, 1933, in BunkyĹŤ, Tokyo City, Japan. He holds a Japanese nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Capricorn.

kiyoshi kobayashi family

The internet contains no information regarding Kiyoshi Kobayashi’s family. But we do know that he and his family are Japanese citizens. He avoided discussing his parents or whether he had any siblings. We do not understand why he has kept his personal life private.

As soon as we obtain additional information from our sources, we will keep you updated.

Kiyoshi Kobayashi Wife, What about his Children?

There are no details available on Kioshi Kobayashi’s relationship. If we find any details about his relationship we will update you later.

Kiyoshi Kobayashi Career, What was his profession?

Kiyoshi Kobayashi, a Japanese actor, voice actor, and the narrator was a native of Tokyo. In the Tokyo Actors Consumer Cooperative Society, he belonged. Both the art program at Nihon University and Tokyo Metropolitan Koishikawa High School awarded him diplomas. In 2021, he announced his retirement as Daisuke Jigen’s voice actor after more than 50 years of employment.

 His most well-known roles include Shazzan, Daisuke Jigen from the Lupin III series, the Wolf from the Droopy cartoons, and Bem from Yokai Ningen Bem (as Shazzan). He is well known for reading Shukan Oriraji Keizaihakusho and If I Were Prime Minister… Secretary Tanaka by Hikari Ota. He also supplied the official dub-over voices for James Coburn and Lee Marvin. He was a founding member of the Tokyo Actor’s Consumer’s Cooperative Society (commonly known as Haikyo), which was founded in 1960.

How much is Kiyoshi Kobayashi Net Worth?

The estimated range of Kiyoshi Kobayashi’s net worth or income is $1 million to $7 million. His main profession as an actor has brought him a significant amount of cash.

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Which school and college did he go to?

After completing his studies at Tokyo Metropolitan Koishikawa High School and the theatre program at Nihon University College of Art in 1953, Kiyoshi Kobayashi enrolled in the National Institute for Cultural Studies.

Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

We did a quick search for the social media presence of Kiyoshi Kobayashi but weren’t able to find him on any social media platforms.

Physical Appearance of Kiyoshi Kobayashi’s Height, Weight

HeightNot Available
Hair ColorBlack and white
Eye colorBlack
WeightNot Available
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Kiyoshi Kobayashi’s should be known

Zodiac signCapricorn
Relationship StatusSingle