Mouri Kogoro’s voice actor was dismissed on the DC series

If you can remember I posted the DC voice actors before and this post will be about one of the seiyuu in the series.

Kamiya Akira, the voice actor of Mouri Kogoro, was dismissed 2 months ago on the series as a seiyuu. According to Akira’s official blog site he said that “There was an issue on the contract. It’s a matter of faith, justice and sincerity” and that he’s the only one to blame.

According to Mainichi News, the reason for the dismissal was a discord between the anime producer and Kamiya Akira regarding the guarantee fee. Kamiya has been negotiating with TV companies and the anime producers to raise the guarantee fees of seiyuu, whose salaries are significantly lower than those of the normal actors. Yomiuri TV, the producer of Detective Conan, was perplexed with Kamiya’s premature disclosure because they were planning to announce the change of the voice actor in Weekly Shounen Sunday to be released on October 28th.

Kamiya Akira explained the reason in his blog. One of the staff of the production company leaked confidential information of Kamiya’s contract with the producer in a blog (probably mixi) and defamed him. Kamiya and the producer were about to reach an agreement but the negotiation broke off due to the leak, which was distorted with ill intention. Kamiya asked a man to intervene but the producers fired him in the end.

Kamiya then offered his apologies to all of the fans for this turn of fortune. He also offered his apologies to the manga creator Gosho Aoyama, lead voice actress Minami Takayama (Conan Edogawa), voice actress Wakana Yamazaki (Ran Mouri), voice actor Kenichi Ogata (Hiroshi Agasa), the other members of the cast, the staff of APU Studio, the YTV network, and the publisher Shogakukan. Kamiya begged fans to keep supporting Detective Conan.

He was the seiyuu of Mouri Kogoro since the start of the series until October 10th 2009. As a fan of DC, without him voicing out Kogoro, there will be always the feeling of nostalgia and it will be long enough to get used to it.

The new voice actor of Mouri Kogoro is Koyama Rikiya, although he sounds a little bit like the original Kogoro ~ it’s still not the best.

Credits: dtshyk + ANN

#2 Random Questions&Answers for Detective Conan

Im bored.  I’ll study later D: So here’s the second set for Qs&As for DC.

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There are spoilers here, It’s up to you if you will continue reading this

1. Who are the two snipers of the Black Organization?
↘ Korn and Chianti

2. On episode 425, what is the code name of the BO’s first target of assassination?
↘ DJ. Diamond Jack

3. What is the name of the guy who wrote Shinichi about the “Wrong deduction” that he had?
↘ Hinohara Makoto

4. Who is Sonoko’s uncle that had an eye to Kaitou Kid?
↘ Suzuki Jirokichi

5. What is the name of the bear that appeared in the case when the detective boys and agasa go to the forest and meet 3 hunters?
↘ The Single-eyed giant bear “Juubei”

6. In what case does Haibara tell Conan that Gin is left handed?
↘ “Boy Genta’s Misfortune” Episode 242

7. What did the red, yellow, and white colors mean in Episode 509?
↘ Red-Fire engine, White-Ambulance, Yellow-Construction Vehicles

8. Why does Chianti have a grudge on Vermouth?
↘ Vermouth was the one who led Calvados to his death.

9. On what episode did Conan had a nose bleed because of Ran’s “special sexy shot”?
↘ Episode 411 “The Shinto Shrine Torii’s Surprising Code (Part 1)”

10. In what episodes did Eisuke Hondou first appeared?
↘ Eisuke first appeared on episodes 429-430 “The two who can’t return anymore”

11. What is the codename Akai Shuichi and Jodie used for Vermouth?
↘ Rotten apple

12. Who is “that” person’s favorite?
↘ Vermouth

13. What was Vodka disguised as at the post-Halloween party?
↘ Zombie

14. Which classroom are the Shonen Tanteis in?
↘ I-B under Kobayashi-sensei

15. Who is the soccer player that Conan admire the most, before he killed someone?
↘ Ray Curtis

#1 Random Questions&Answers for Detective Conan

This is just simply a full of Questions and Answers related to Detective Conan and i will do this by parts posting 15 questions on each posts.

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There are spoilers here, DO NOT read if you haven’t watched the whole series yet

1. What is Ran’s favorite color?
↘ RED

2. What episode did Eri Kisaki first showed up?
↘ Episode 32, Coffee Shop Murder Case

3. What is the very famous novel that Yusaku is writing?
↘ The Night Baron Series

4. On what episode did Ran first met Vermouth?
↘ The New York Murder Case (286-288)

5. What is Eri’s cat name?
↘ Goro-chan

6. Who is Heiji’s favorite mystery novel writer?
↘ Ellery Queen

7. Why does Megure-Keibu never take off his hat?
↘ Because of his scar, he got it when he saved Midori

8. What is the title of Conan’s favorite Sherlock Holmes Novel?
↘ The Sign of Four

9. What type of Porches were mentioned in the episode “The Four Porches”?
↘ 928, 911A, 356 and 986Boxster

10. Vermouth asked Mizunashi if she is a “NOC” by knocking on her motorcycle, what does NOC means?
↘ Non-Official Cover

11. In the episode Alike Princesses, how did Yukiko explained her relationship with Conan?
↘ Yukiko: “the grandson of the uncle of the daughter of the brother of my father”

12. Jodie-sensei kept on correcting Megure-keibu and Takagi-keji because they mispronounced some words. What were those two words?
↘ Police and Dying Message. Dying-u Message and Porice

13. In episodes 325-327 (Red Horse Inside the Flame), what was the name of the Poirot mystery mentioned relating to the case?
↘ The ABC Murders

14. What was the trademark of the purse brand of Agasa-Hakase’s “first love”?
↘ Fusae Brand with a Ginkgo leaf as it’s symbol

15. What plate number Shinichi said to Ran that Kogoro should have in his car and what does it mean?
↘ 55-45 which literally means “Go go Yoko”

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