When it comes to Son Goku, there is only one person who knows the character better than creator Akira Toriyama. Since day one, actress Masako Nozawa has given her all into voicing the hero, and she has played the fighter since his television debut in 1986. And now, the Dragon Ball actress has gotten a major award in honor of her work.
The update went live this week from Japan at she was gifted the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival Award. The organization chose to honor Nozawa given her lifetime contributions to voice acting, and she made sure to slip Goku into her pre-recorded speech.
Masako Nozawa accepts the 24th Japan Media Arts Festival Award for her contributions to voice artist culture: “I’m honored to receive this award, and thank my coworkers and fans. I want to keep voice acting until I turn 128. Everyone, enjoy your own lives too. Thanks again…HA!” https://t.co/UTZz7rxiMu