Toshio Furukawa is a Japanese voice actor affiliated with Aoni Production. He is best known for his roles as Portgas D. Ace from “One Piece” as well as Piccolo from the Dragon Ball series. Old school fans would also recognize him as Ataru Moroboshi from “Urusei Yatsura”, Kai Shinden from “Mobile Suit Gundam”, Asuma Shinohara from “Patlabor” and countless others over the course of his over 40-year career. In addition to anime, he has provided his voice to many games, foreign films, and has been on several television and radio programs. He is also a professor at the Osaka University of Arts, where he instructs students aspiring to become the next generation of voice actors.