Goro Naya
Goro Naya
Born: November 17, 1929, Hakodate, Hokkaidō, Japan
Occupation: Actor
Voice actor
Theatre Director
Years active: 1972 - 2013
Spouse: Kachiko Hino (? - 2013)
Website: N/A
Goro Naya (納谷 悟朗 Naya Gorō) was a Japanese actor, voice actor, narrator and theatre director actor that affiliated to Theatre Echo. He was the older brother of actor/voice actor Rokurō Naya. He was the first voice actor for Ultraman Ace in the same name series in speaking voice and grunts.


Goro Noya died on March 5, 2013 due to chronic respiratory failure. He was 83 at the time of his death.


Other roles

  • Showa Kamen Rider series - Voice of Great Leaders
  • Lupin the 3rd - Voice of Inspector Zenigata
  • Karate Baka Ichidai - Voice of Todd Wakamatsu
  • (The) Mouse and His Child - Voice of Crow
  • Odin - Starlight Mutiny - Narration; Voice of Shonosuke Kuramoto
  • One Piece - Voice of Crocus
  • Shiroi Kiba White Fang Monogatari - Voice of Weedon Scott
  • Space Battleship Yamato - Voice of Captain Kōsaku Aruga; Juzo Okita
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind - Voice of Yupa

Stock Grunts

This section here refers to Goro Naya's grunts being reused per stock footage on other Ultra Series:


  • Although Goro voiced speaking voice and grunts for Ultraman Ace in the series, the title character still reused Ultraman's grunts by Masao Nakasone in some instances.

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