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Seiyuu Masaaki Tsukada Passes Away

by tsubasalover
Jan 29, 2014 3:24 AM | 56 Comments
In a press release, Mausu Promotion announced that seiyuu Masaaki Tsukada passed away on January 27, 2014. He is known for voicing the Yamamoto from Bleach and several other characters from anime such as Gintama and Fullmetal Alchemist.

He had been recuperating from physical illness recently before passing away. The funeral is scheduled to take place on February 2, 2014 at Yokohama Myourenji.

He is survived by his wife Masako Nozawa, a well-established seiyuu in her own right.

Source: Cinema Today

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thanks for share the post...

Feb 3, 2014 3:20 AM by meetbhardwaj

RIP *sobs*

Feb 3, 2014 12:38 AM by poratitipuri

Psajdak said:
RIP Yamaji / Goku's husband. :(


Another famous seiyuu dying in 2014! FUCK! :c

Yamamoto's voice was epic, he did a great work! Genryuusai's voice will never be the same :c

Chef7 said:
After the death (RIP) of Ichirou Nagai (Netero). I was really hoping for Masaaki Tsukada (Yamamoto) to replace him. How sad and unfortunate. Rest in peace...

Jan 31, 2014 3:17 PM by b1GZZ


Oh my, another great seiyuu died.

Jan 30, 2014 5:01 AM by amplified

I was thinking "I know this voice" and now I know, it's really the yamamoto from bleach :)

Jan 30, 2014 4:29 AM by gustav123

First HxH actor and now Bleach. What's next, One Piece?

Jan 30, 2014 3:53 AM by Tyrel

R.I.P. old man, Yama.

Jan 29, 2014 8:59 PM by soulless4now


Jan 29, 2014 5:23 PM by sim0n2170


Jan 29, 2014 4:19 PM by quietsnowfall

Rest In Peace.

Jan 29, 2014 2:37 PM by Anmoly97

So many notable people dying these days :X


Jan 29, 2014 1:25 PM by FireHeart

one more? oh no =/

Jan 29, 2014 12:04 PM by Helios373

Bad week for older male seiyuu!

Jan 29, 2014 11:35 AM by zensunni

Another one?! Damn it...


Jan 29, 2014 11:32 AM by Kyo-


- Bleach fan

Jan 29, 2014 11:16 AM by IchigoHollowfi


It's like the second seiyuu so far I think?

Jan 29, 2014 11:03 AM by Mr_Gutts

your dedication will be shortly missed

Jan 29, 2014 10:10 AM by IAMTHEFUTURE

January was the worst start in 2014.

James Avery, Mae Young & etc.

Jan 29, 2014 10:04 AM by JeffreyZin


Jan 29, 2014 10:03 AM by Sakana-san

Yama -ji, nooo :(

Jan 29, 2014 9:39 AM by Limonene

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