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Oct 20, 2018 10:56 AM
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Reports revealed on Saturday that seiyuu Nobuo Tanaka died in the morning of Wednesday, October 17 from esophageal cancer. He was 83 years old. The funeral will be held among family and close friends.

Fumi Hirano, who voiced in Anime Sanjuushi together with Tanaka, announced the news to the media.

Tanaka had been active since 1958. He voiced Thomson in Tetsuwan Atom, Shintarou Chiaki in the Detective Conan and Magic Kaito series, Soueki Senno in Hyouge Mono, Dio Brando in the original JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken, and more. He was also a narrator in the Lupin III series in the 1970s, in the variety series TV Champion, and more. He received a special award at the 4th Seiyuu Awards in 2010.

Source: Nikkan Sports
Modified by tsubasalover, Oct 20, 2018 9:54 PM
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Oct 20, 2018 11:03 AM
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A great man has been lost, rest in peace. You'll be missed very much.
Oct 20, 2018 11:07 AM

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I only heard him in the JoJo OVAs, and even if I wasn't a fan of them, it's still sad he died. Rest in Peace.
Oct 20, 2018 11:39 AM
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another legend goes down, RIP
Oct 20, 2018 11:50 AM

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I didn't watch much that included his works, but may this man rest in peace.
Oct 20, 2018 12:24 PM

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Rest In Piece. You did an excellent job as DIO
Oct 20, 2018 12:35 PM
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Didn't know him, but it's always sad when a voice actor dies.
Oct 20, 2018 1:23 PM
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May his soul rest in peace.
Oct 20, 2018 2:55 PM

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May he rest in peace.

Thank you for all of the joy you gave to the world.
Oct 20, 2018 3:02 PM

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He was perfect as Rikyu in Hyouge Mono. Very sad to see him pass away. May he rest in peace.
Oct 20, 2018 4:52 PM

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the world of Tetsuwan Atom/Astro Boy thanks you
Oct 20, 2018 8:56 PM

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First time hearing of him but his voice did hit my ears at one point through One Piece. RIP
Oct 21, 2018 8:07 AM
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Rest in peace, sweet Prince.
Oct 23, 2018 7:44 PM

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Such news is sorrow, he shall be mourned. Requiescat in pace.
{~๐•ธ๐–Š๐–“ ๐–”๐–‹ ๐•ฎ๐–š๐–‘๐–™๐–š๐–—๐–Š ๐–‰๐–” ๐–“๐–”๐–™ ๐–๐–†๐–›๐–Š ๐•ฑ๐–”๐–—๐–š๐–’ ๐•พ๐–Ž๐–Œ๐–“๐–†๐–™๐–š๐–—๐–Š๐–˜~}
Oct 23, 2018 9:44 PM
~Vampire Lord~

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Rest in peace, you will definitely be missed!

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