Kinya Aikawa

Kinya Aikawa (愛川 欽也, Aikawa Kin'ya, June 25, 1934 – April 15, 2015) as Toshiaki Ikawa (井川 敏明, Ikawa Toshiaki) was a Japanese actor, tarento and voice actor. He was born in Tokyo[1] and died in 2015 of lung cancer.[2]

Kinya Aikawa
愛川 欽也
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Toshiaki Ikawa (井川 敏明)

(1934-06-25)June 25, 1934
DiedApril 15, 2015(2015-04-15) (aged 80)
OccupationActor, Tarento, Voice Actor
Spouse(s)Midori Utsumi (m. 1978; his death 2015)


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Voice rolesEdit




Classic rolesEdit

  • Tōkyō Megure Keishi, a 25-episode TV Series aired from April 14 to May 29, 1978 on Asahi TV. Although the series is based on a French series of Maigret mystery books by Georges Simenon and Aikawa is now primarily known as a voice actor, it is not a dubbed version of the French TV Series based on the books. Aikawa stars in person as Megure, a Japanese-born equivalent to the French Maigret, reinvented in a Japanese setting.[5][6]


  1. ^ "愛川欽也さん死去". Sponichi Annex (in Japanese). Sports Nippon Newspapers. Retrieved 16 April 2015.
  2. ^ III, Harris M. Lentz (May 3, 2016). Obituaries in the Performing Arts, 2015. McFarland. ISBN 9781476625539 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ "The Official Production I.G English Website". Production I.G. Archived from the original on February 4, 2005. Retrieved February 7, 2010.
  4. ^ "お熱いのがお好き(1959)". Star Channel. Retrieved October 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "Claude Gauteur: Simenon by Simenon".
  6. ^ "Tôkyo Megure Keishi" mentioned on Kinya Aikawa's Japanese wiki page (Japanese)

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