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VA Honda Chieko Passes Away

by dtshyk
Feb 22, 2013 7:11 AM | 98 Comments
Seiyu management office Aoni Production has announced on the official website that Honda Chieko passed away due to multiple cancer on February 18th. She was 49 years old. She played Ple and Ple Two in Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ.

Source: Aoni Production

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rest in peace. she voiced kurumu's hot mom ageha in rosario + vampire capu 2 (which is one of my favorite anime/manga), meroko from fushigi yuugi (another one of my favorites), kurumi from kimaqgure orange road (another favorite), and kozue from Revolutionary girl utena, as well as tellu from sailor moon. she was a really talented voice actress, and i'm sad she passed. may you rest in peace. forever a legend in our hearts.

Apr 7, 2013 9:50 PM by charmecia5

It really sounds like a bad joke. I still can't deal with it

Rest In Peace, Chieko Honda

Also, it really sucks how good seiyuus always dies due to cancer. The hell is going on in Japan?

Feb 27, 2013 10:05 AM by chalco

R.I.P.,why so many deaths this week?some cartoons maker found a Death Note...

Feb 24, 2013 7:07 AM by Rosaryn

Goodnight, Kozue.

Feb 24, 2013 4:32 AM by TsukikageRan

R.I.P. Honda Chieko

Feb 24, 2013 2:14 AM by Zynk

R.I.P. Though I only remember her role as Iris in KHR.

Feb 23, 2013 3:49 PM by Xushu

Death is inevitable, but it is sad to die so young. Condolences to the family.

P.S. She was a good voice actor!! RIP Q_Q

Feb 23, 2013 2:49 PM by terrablu2003

Rest in peace. I'll mostly remember her for KOR and Ask Dr. Rin...

Feb 23, 2013 12:58 PM by CP

Another great voice actor passed away. While I haven't watched much, I'll always remember her as Puru and Ennil. She really had a great voice. I enjoyed the little of L-Gaim I watched mostly because of her role as Amu.

Rest in Peace, Honda Chieko, voice of the greatest loli of all time.

Feb 23, 2013 11:50 AM by ZetaZaku

It's really deep grief...

Feb 23, 2013 9:36 AM by kusushi

sigh, you never know what happens in life....


Feb 23, 2013 6:38 AM by Onigiri-san

May you RIP your voice will be in our heart amen

Feb 23, 2013 5:53 AM by Yuelon

Sad news. She was a very talented seiyuu and I shall always remember her roles. She maybe no longer here, but I will never forget her.

Rest in peace Honda Chieko.

Feb 23, 2013 4:53 AM by AlphaDeltaZeta


Feb 23, 2013 4:13 AM by snuffless

R.I.P :'(

nowadays people's die young...we always remember your voice deep inside our heart :')

Feb 23, 2013 4:00 AM by MayuAsagiri


Feb 23, 2013 2:35 AM by kratos_aurion

Vaya con Dios, Senora.

Feb 22, 2013 11:32 PM by RazorRamona200

lobe said:
Sad to see talent go but 49 is not that young..

You guys act like half a century of life is no big deal.

If we were talking about normal people, yeah. But Japan is the country with the highest life expectancy, so 49 is, in fact, rather young for Japanese.

Feb 22, 2013 11:31 PM by yhunata


Feb 22, 2013 11:12 PM by ToG25thBaam

Sad to see talent go but 49 is not that young..

You guys act like half a century of life is no big deal.

Feb 22, 2013 11:01 PM by lobe

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