As we speak, the anime neighborhood is mourning the lack of one in every of its prime actors. Grant James, the so-called Godfather of Performing in Dallas, has handed away. He was 87 years previous.

The information was shared by Juli Erickson on Fb because the voice actress shared her husband had handed. The 2 have been married in 1986 some years after James earned his MFA. The couple was collectively for 36 years, and their love of performing guided them into educating. Erickson taught quite a few classes with James, and their performing data gave them the monikers “of… The Godfather and Godmother of Performing” in Dallas.

For many who do not know James by title, you’ll most positively know his voice. The dub actor has been concerned in quite a few anime collection through the years together with Dragon Ball Z, Detective Conan, Fairy Tail, and extra. Famously, James oversaw the position of Zeff in One Piece and Scar’s grasp in Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood.


Our ideas are with James’ family members right now. Could he relaxation in peace.