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VA Gori Daisuke Commits Suicide

by dtshyk
Jan 18, 2010 12:22 AM | 75 Comments
According to Chunichi news, seiyu Gori Daisuke found dead on a road in Nakano, Tokyo. He was bleeding from the wrist. Nakano Police discovered a knife and his suicide note. He was 57.

Sources: Chunichi, Yomiuri

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He was young. Rest in peace.

Aug 18, 2010 3:32 AM by Gonee

That's not good..

Aug 17, 2010 5:10 PM by ketan

May you find happiness.

Jan 27, 2010 6:04 AM by terminus

R.I.P. seyu-ossan

Jan 25, 2010 5:01 PM by beastboy

I don't think I can look into this any longer, despite being so curious.

Blog entries break my heart.

Minaguchi Yuko is pretty effin' devasted, probably to the point that she might not want to play Videl (Dragonball). Or maybe she's saying that out of grief and it's temporary ("kinda don't want to"/might), or "will not play her". I can't read what she said.

Furukawa Toshio and Inoue Kazuhiko also expressed their feelings.

Also, the Aoni Production main site updated and apparently said Gouri died of heart failure....huh? during the suicide? (性心不全)

Jan 23, 2010 8:26 AM by shakeyourpup45


Jan 20, 2010 8:03 PM by Kakujin

Charbutsu said:
Oh, that's very sad. Rest in peace. Looks like 2010 is going to be full of deaths in the anime industry, just like 2009...

Wait, are you saying that a voice actor from the anime industry who commits suicide is common in Japan?

What's going on over there?!

Rest In peace...

Jan 20, 2010 12:30 PM by Th3End

Pretty sad news. RIP.

Jan 19, 2010 9:25 PM by RenaPsychoKiller

I was in Nakano the other day too. Looking at anime merch in the Broadway shopping mall.

This is sad news. It looks very much like suicide since he had prepared his last will and testament too.


Jan 19, 2010 9:05 PM by cabbit-chan


Jan 19, 2010 4:08 PM by talia23

Darn =/ I wonder why he was so unhappy. It's a big loss. My thoughts are with his family. Rest in Peace Yoshio Nagahori!

Jan 19, 2010 5:47 AM by Ryuuketsu

Why ...?

Jan 19, 2010 5:16 AM by Ambivalence

ilovehaji said:
D': Dondochakka will never be the same!!! R.I.P.

Let's just hope they don't make an in-anime joke about the voice change...

This is sad, I liked a few characters he voiced.

Jan 19, 2010 5:11 AM by chinlamp

D': Dondochakka will never be the same!!! R.I.P.

Jan 19, 2010 4:58 AM by ilovehaji

Just been to Pixiv. There has been an influx of fanart of characters that Gouri-san had voiced ):

Jan 19, 2010 1:16 AM by Hayatempest



Jan 18, 2010 11:08 PM by ringoo4

In addition to Dolze Zabi of Mobile Suit Gundam, he also voiced Om Bask for Zeta Gundam (both roles which need to be added on the MAL page).

He sure has a lot of notable voices, in anime and in games. It's a real shame to see such prolific person going. Rest in peace Daisuke Gouri.

Jan 18, 2010 6:34 PM by quentinlau

KenShiRo-Sama said:
Jimbei won't be the same without you.
This. His deep-rough voice was just perfect for Jinbei and many of his other roles. RIP ;_;

Jan 18, 2010 4:00 PM by Monochrome

I've been distraught since this morning, truthfully....

Gouri I love you and R.I.P.

Jan 18, 2010 3:36 PM by shakeyourpup45

It's so sad to hear how people are driven to these resorts. A loss of talent too young. R.I.P

Jan 18, 2010 2:09 PM by Pheefa

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