Mexico.- The dubbing actor Abel Rocha who gave voice to the characters of Shenlong and Emma Daio Sama in the successful animated series Dragon Ball, died this Friday, November 26 at the age of 96 years.
Also actor Lalo Garza used his Twitter account to confirm the death of his colleague and friend. Garza is known for playing Krillin in Dragon Ball and regretted his partner’s departure. He also sent his condolences to the family of the late actor. So far the causes of death are unknown.
“My dear Abelito, the one and only voice of Shenlong in DBZ, got ahead of us. You rest in peace now, friend. Thank you for your kindness, your beautiful words always, your kindness, your smile, I will miss you. Rest in Peace Abel Rocha. My sincere condolences to his sister Gloria, ”he wrote.
The actor’s fans immediately expressed their condolences and recalled Abel’s work in the dubbing industry. ” Only our wish has been fulfilled and he left with the dragon spheres RIP Don Abel Rocha,” “The great stars are fading little by little but their memory and formidable work will remain forever in our minds and hearts”, “Now he will live in the skies with his beloved character Sheng Long if we reunite the dragon balls “are some of the messages with which his fans dismissed him.
An outstanding trajectory
Among the characters he voiced is Ebizo from Naruto Shippuden, The Linch from Adventure Time, Anzai from Slam dunk, and Enma Daioh and Nail, also from Dragon Ball.
Abel Rocha worked for approximately 40 years in the dubbing industry where he decided to venture alongside his sister Gloria Rocha. The actor participated in outstanding animated series, especially anime, such as Dragon Ball, Naruto Shippuden, Sailor Moon, Digimon: Digital Monsters, Neon Genesis Evangelion, and Kitaro.
The animation genre was not the only one in which he worked as he also gave voice to characters in films such as The Danish Girl, Run away !, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Hannibal and Batman: Dark Knight.