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Seiyuu and Actor Dan Tomoyuki Passes Away at 50

by symbv
Oct 11, 2013 6:53 AM | 48 Comments
According to a blog post by the theater troupe Seinenza, Dan Tomoyuki, who is best known for voicing Asher Chronicle in MS Victory Gundam and Hoshigaki Kisame in Naruto, passed away on October 10th at the age of 50 due to a relapse of aortic dissection. He is survived by his wife and son. Dan Tomoyuki started acting in TV dramas in the '80s and undertook a broad range of activities ranging from acting on stage to voice acting for western movies and games. He made debut as a seiyuu in Victory Gundam and followed up with voicing various supporting roles until this year. His last work in anime is Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou, in which he played Honda Koujirou, a company president fallen on hard times.

Source: Seinenza Blog

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Rest is peace, epic voice-giver of Kisame.

Oct 14, 2013 7:03 AM by Subpyro

RIP ..

Oct 13, 2013 8:25 AM by sanjixwaifu

R.I.P. Dan Tomoyuki-san, One of the best seiyuu i've known.

Oct 12, 2013 3:06 PM by BeyondNero

R.I.P. ;___;

Oct 12, 2013 3:01 PM by soulless4now

Rest in peace, good sir^^

Oct 12, 2013 12:19 PM by AlphaDeltaZeta

Everyone should watch Suite Precure as a way to remember him.

But really, RIP.

Oct 12, 2013 10:13 AM by ihateeveryone


Oct 12, 2013 8:08 AM by snuffless

Oh man... He had such a cool voice with Kisame. R.I.P.. Way to young to die...

Oct 12, 2013 7:44 AM by AzzurroNinja97X

R.I.P One of the creepiest doctors in Kamen Rider history (Isaka Shikuro AKA Weather Dopant from Kamen Rider W).

Oct 12, 2013 7:15 AM by JeffreyZin

wow damn i am going to miss his voice. RIP

Oct 12, 2013 4:49 AM by drinkbeer


Oct 12, 2013 12:34 AM by onepine

I'll miss kisama voice ;_; no one can replace it

Oct 11, 2013 10:04 PM by Haine

Gundam VAs have it bad. They keep passing away. That's not fair ;_; RIP Dan Tomoyuki

Oct 11, 2013 5:38 PM by ZetaZaku


Oct 11, 2013 5:07 PM by shakeyourpup45


I'll always remember Kisame gigle.

Oct 11, 2013 5:05 PM by NeoAnkara


Oct 11, 2013 4:05 PM by Jsnoob

R.I.P :(

Oct 11, 2013 4:02 PM by ever-green

Well that is sad. Glad I saw his last performance as Honda in Genei even though it was a sad role to play as his final one. Too young, too bad.

Oct 11, 2013 2:53 PM by hpulley

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Oct 11, 2013 2:26 PM by AL19


Oct 11, 2013 2:14 PM by Antearion

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