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VA Nozawa Nachi Passes Away

by dtshyk
Oct 30, 2010 2:04 AM | 39 Comments
According to 47 News, seiyu Nozawa Nachi passed away on October 30th due to lung cancer. He was 72 years old.

Nozawa was one of the most experienced voice actors who had supported the initial age of Japanese TV animation (Astro Boy (1963), Okami Shonen Ken (1963)). He had trained many young seiyu currently known as veterans such as Genda Tessyo, Ishizuka Unsho, Toda Keiko, Tsukui Kyousei.

Source: 47 News

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Nov 4, 2010 8:07 AM by Mephz


Nov 2, 2010 10:13 AM by RenaPsychoKiller


Nov 1, 2010 3:25 PM by Frosti


Oct 31, 2010 5:27 PM by FoolishBandit

Doesn't particularly effect me, but I do hope his students keep on passing down his training style so that it may not be forgotten.

Oct 31, 2010 4:10 AM by no-thanks

R.I.P may you find happiness in the afterlife

Oct 31, 2010 3:59 AM by xTheFallenx

RIP :/

Oct 30, 2010 6:48 PM by Alipio


Oct 30, 2010 4:13 PM by hJ

Wow, he lived a long life... i'm hoping to die at 50 O_o...

R.I.P. though brothah.

But to be honest i don't really care he's dead... didn't know him so meh.

Oct 30, 2010 2:28 PM by CRAZEH247

I never heard his voice, but the news that a VA died still saddens me, RIP

Oct 30, 2010 1:59 PM by DestinySora

A national treasure and an original anime founder has passed, RIP man, you lived a good, long life.

Oct 30, 2010 10:22 AM by Hoppy


Oct 30, 2010 10:01 AM by Namelessshana

R.I.P. dude...

Oct 30, 2010 9:50 AM by Neverarine

Rest in Peace bro

Oct 30, 2010 9:29 AM by Mr_Gutts

I was only familiar with one of his roles, but still, rest in peace. He will be missed. :'(

Oct 30, 2010 9:27 AM by Gone__Forever__


Oct 30, 2010 8:04 AM by Aozure


Oct 30, 2010 7:48 AM by simonfan

Cashdaxxx said:

72 isn't a bad age btw..

It is if you're dead...

Oct 30, 2010 6:56 AM by Detective

Damn, this is sad... We'll never forget you.

Oct 30, 2010 6:17 AM by ariapokoteng

RIP ;__;

Oct 30, 2010 5:55 AM by Lulexiaa

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