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VA of Medama no Oyaji: Isamu Tanonaka Passes Away

by dtshyk
Jan 15, 2010 6:33 AM | 35 Comments
According to OCN, seiyu Tanonaka Isamu passed away due to a heart attack in his Tokyo home on Wednesday, January 13. He was 77. He played Medama Oyaji in Gegege no Kitarou since 1968 till the most recent series in 2007.

Source: OCN

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the daddy eyeball will live forever in our memories!

May 1, 2012 5:35 AM by octal9

RIP.

Jan 20, 2010 1:51 PM by RenaPsychoKiller

RIP Tanonaka Isamu

Jan 17, 2010 10:38 PM by Ryan_kun

R.I.P

Jan 17, 2010 12:55 PM by Mikitea

_Me_ said:
ladyxzeus said:
The first of 2010?
Probably not. There has to have been someone unreported out there.

Out of the anime people, I mean.

Jan 17, 2010 11:43 AM by ladyxzeus

MichaelMCP said:
How is this news again?


rest in peace ); his sounds quite good on medama oyaji

Jan 16, 2010 11:53 PM by villains

_Me_ said:
ladyxzeus said:
The first of 2010?
Probably not. There has to have been someone unreported out there.

Unfortunately yes. There have been about 50,000+ people that were killed by an earthquake in Haiti.

Jan 16, 2010 8:39 PM by Hypeathon

ladyxzeus said:
The first of 2010?
Probably not. There has to have been someone unreported out there.

Jan 16, 2010 7:30 PM by _Me_

Rest in peace

Jan 16, 2010 12:11 PM by Kewee

The first of 2010?

See you later man.

Jan 16, 2010 6:40 AM by ladyxzeus

PIR.

Jan 16, 2010 4:53 AM by VampShadow

RIP.

Jan 16, 2010 2:49 AM by AlexSadist-sama

Requiescat in pace talking eyeball guy

Jan 15, 2010 10:15 PM by Corpse69

RIP

Jan 15, 2010 10:03 PM by BloodyFate

I don't know him, but still...R.I.P.

Jan 15, 2010 9:57 PM by Kupopopo

rest in peace T_T

Jan 15, 2010 8:40 PM by battleknight45

MichaelMCP said:
How is this news again?


A famous voice actor died. How is that not news?

Jan 15, 2010 8:32 PM by Githul

RIP

Jan 15, 2010 8:20 PM by Cordelia

How is this news again?

Jan 15, 2010 6:28 PM by MichaelMCP

I have never heard of him before, but rest in peace, Tanonaka Isamu-san. ;-;

Jan 15, 2010 5:35 PM by OverChasm

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