Ichirou Nagai

Ichirou Nagai (永井 一郎, Nagai Ichirou, born May 10, 1931~January 27, 2014) was a veteran seiyu from Ikeda, Osaka.

He provided the voice of Konaki-Jijii in the 1st and 3rd anime, as well as various guest characters in the 1st and 2nd series.

He also voiced Professor Faust in Akuma-kun.

Selected filmography

GeGeGe no Kitarō characters

Other Notable Works


Live Action

Dub Work


  • Following his death in 2014, his long-running roles of Namihei (Sazae-san) and Jirokichi (Detective Conan) were taken over by Kitarō voice actors Chafūrin and Kōsei Tomita respectively.