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Seiyuu Nozomi Furuki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Nozomi Furuki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Nozomi Furuki has announced via her blog that she has been married. Her blog entry was short and simple so it is not clear of her husband's identity. Furuki voiced Miwa Yamamura in Barakamon, Shima Tateishi in High School Fleet, Young Kaoru Nishimi and Tokie in Sakamichi no Apollon, Chess Bell in Owari no Seraph series, Aoi Konno in Sore ga Seiyuu, and more. Source: Official blog
Seiyuu Akio Ootsuka Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Akio Ootsuka Announces Marriage

Mausu Production has announced today that seiyuu Akio Ootsuka married. His wife's name was not mentioned in the announcement because she is from outside the industry. Ootsuka voiced Souichi Nishimura from the Baka to Test to Shoukanjuu series, both Yokomizu detectives from Detective Conan, Shingen Kishitani from the Durarara!! series, Rider from the Fate/Zero series, Batou from the older Ghost in the Shell series, the Skull Knight from the Berserk series, Kuroo Hazama from the Black Jack series,...
J-Pop Band Ikimono-gakari Announces Indefinite Hiatus

J-Pop Band Ikimono-gakari Announces Indefinite Hiatus

J-Pop Band Ikimono-gakari has announced via the website that the band will take a break and each member will do the solo activities. Ikimono-gakari consists of Kiyoe Yoshioka, Hotaka Yamashita and Yoshiki Mizuno. The band is popular for singing the theme songs for Naruto: Shippuuden, Blue Bird and Hotaru no Hikari. The band has also sung theme songs for Bleach, Nanatsu no Taizai and more. Source: Official site
Seiyuu Shinnosuke Tachibana and Ao Takahashi Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Shinnosuke Tachibana and Ao Takahashi Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Shinnosuke Tachibana and Ao Takahashi have announced via their blogs that they have been married to each other on the New Year's day. Tachibana's line blog also shows a photo of their hands with the rings. Tachibana voiced Taito Kurogane in Itsuka Tenma no Kuro Usagi series, Tomoe in Kamisama Hajimemashita series, Yakumo Koizumi in Meiji Tokyo Renka series, and more. His current role are Mitsuhide Akechi in Nobunaga no Shinobi and Shizuku Minase in Trick or Alice OVA. He also forms a due...
Seiyuu Mikako Takahashi Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Mikako Takahashi Announces Marriage

A handwritten letter sent to fan club members has announced that seiyuu Mikako Takahashi has been married for a while. The letter also mentions that she will continue her career as a voice actor even though she married. Takahashi has voiced Ayumi Yamada in Hachimitsu to Clover, Ayumu Nishizawa from Hayate no Gotoku!, Sakuno Ryuzaki from Prince of Tennis, Sadaharu from Gintama, Rebecca Anderson from Dog Days, Shirayuki Hodogi in Hidan no Aria, and more. Source: Otakomu

Dec 31, 2016 11:00 AM by tsubasalover 13 Comments

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Seiyuu Rina Satou Married and Gave Birth

Seiyuu Rina Satou Married and Gave Birth

Seiyuu Rina Satou wrote an entry reflecting what she has been experienced in 2016 on her blog and mentioned that she has married and already gave birth. Satou's notable roles are Mikoto Misaka from Toaru series and Negi Springfield from Negima series. She also voiced Kaoru Tanamachi from Amagami SS series, Rei Hino from Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon Crystal series, Ema Hinata from Brothers Conflict, Haruka Minami from Minami-ke series and more. Source: Nijipoi

Dec 31, 2016 9:55 AM by tsubasalover 21 Comments

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Seiyuu Megumi Nakajima to Return in the Music Industry

Seiyuu Megumi Nakajima to Return in the Music Industry

The new official website of Megumi Nakajima has launched and announced that she has returned to the music industry as of December 1, 2016. She will perform Fuuka's ending theme "Watashi no Sekai." The single of the song will be released under e-stone music on February 15, 2017. She will also hold a live concert on December 11, 2016 to celebrate her return. Nakajima announced in December 2013 that she will take a break from her music career. She expressed in the announcement that she is happy to...
Seiyuu Miyu Irino Goes on Hiatus

Seiyuu Miyu Irino Goes on Hiatus

It was announced via Miyu Irino's Kiramune blog on November 30, 2016 that he will go on hiatus after his solo live on January 2017. After that he will go study abroad. He mentioned that he has been interested in the foreign life and learning the entertainment field there. As he experienced more, he realized he has things he lacked and yearned, so he wants to go study abroad for self-improvement. His talk with his agency was not easy because it took them very long time to decide the detail. He ha...

Nov 30, 2016 6:47 PM by tsubasalover 31 Comments

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Musical Duo Trustrick Goes on Indefinite Hiatus

Musical Duo Trustrick Goes on Indefinite Hiatus

The official website for the duo band Trustrick has announced that they will go indefinite hiatus after their live event "TRUSTRICK TRICK TOUR 2016" on December 17. They will then pursue solo careers. The announcement mentions that they planned to release an album compilation trilogy of "Eternity," "TRUST," and "TRICK" when the project started and are satisfied with the outcome. After discussing about their future goals, they've decided to put the project on hold and pursue solo careers. The duo...

Nov 25, 2016 3:52 AM by tsubasalover 7 Comments

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Seiyuu Jenya Davidyuk Married and Pregnant

Seiyuu Jenya Davidyuk Married and Pregnant

Seiyuu Jenya Davidyuk has announced via her blog on November 14, 2016 that she has gotten married to a Japanese man not from the industry and is also pregnant. She mentioned that she will continue to work. Jenya was born in Novosibirsk, Russia in 1981. Her passion for anime began at 16 years old, when she saw Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon on TV. She came to Japan in 2005 hoping to become a voice actor and managed to fulfill her dream. Even though she hasn't voiced major roles as a seiyuu, she is...

Nov 18, 2016 3:34 PM by tsubasalover 27 Comments

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Seiyuu Momoko Oohara Ends Career

Seiyuu Momoko Oohara Ends Career

Seiyuu Momoko Oohara announced via her blog that she will quit her position at Mausu Promotion and leave the voice acting profession. Oohara noted that this was due to an interest in other jobs and that she would like to try different things. In addition, she will also delete her blog and Twitter account. Oohara has voiced various supporting characters such as Miyashita and Momoko Haruna from Mitsudomoe Series, and Yuu, Shuuichi, and Ninomiya from Minami-ke Series. She also voiced Kakeru Ryugasa...

Nov 3, 2016 10:37 PM by tsubasalover 17 Comments

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Seiyuu Yuko Gibu Announces Pregnancy

Seiyuu Yuko Gibu Announces Pregnancy

Seiyuu Yuko Gibu has announced via her official blog on October 26 that she is five months pregnant. Gibu is known for her main roles in Tamayura and Aoi Hana as Maon Sakurada and Akira Okudaira, respectively. She also starred as supporting roles for anime that was broadcast in 2016, such as Anne Happy♪, Ao no Kanata no Four Rhythm and Tabi Machi Late Show. Source: Official blog

Oct 31, 2016 8:51 PM by tsubasalover 3 Comments

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Seiyuu Sachi Kokuryu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Sachi Kokuryu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Sachi Kokuryu has announced via her Twitter that she has married stage actor Kousei Shiozaki, who also posted the same announcement with the photo of both of them together (shown) on his Twitter. Kokuryu has voiced Reiji in Gundam Build Fighters, Subaru Shirogane in Cross Fight B-Daman, Jessica in Line Offline: Salaryman, Arthur Pendragon in Nanatsu no Taizai, Chibita in Osomatsu-san, and more. Her recent roles are Azee Gurumin in Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans 2nd Season and Yu...

Oct 13, 2016 8:39 PM by tsubasalover 15 Comments

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Color Designer Michiyo Yasuda Dies at 77

Color Designer Michiyo Yasuda Dies at 77

It was announced that color designer Michiyo Yasuda has died at age 77 on October 5. The cause of death was an illness. A private funeral with her husband and relatives has already been held. Yasuda debuted as a color designer in 1976, working on Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri, and in 1978 she worked on Mirai Shounen Conan, where she was fully in charge of the color designs for the first time. She was also the color designer for many prestigious Studio Ghibli films for more than 30 years until her re...

Oct 11, 2016 10:30 PM by tsubasalover 17 Comments

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Boom Boom Satellites' Vocalist Dies

Boom Boom Satellites' Vocalist Dies

The official website for the band Boom Boom Satellites has announced that vocalist Michiyuki Kawashima died from complication due to a brain tumor in the very early morning of October 9, 2016. The band sang the theme songs of Bounen no Xamdou, Appleseed (Movie), Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, Ninja Slayer From Animation, and also provided music to Vexille: 2077 Nihon Sakoku. The most recent theme song was the opening to Kiznaiver "LAY YOUR HANDS ON ME," which was announced to be their very last sin...

Oct 10, 2016 11:27 PM by tsubasalover 33 Comments

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Seiyuu Kazunari Tanaka Dies

Seiyuu Kazunari Tanaka Dies

Aoni Production has announced that seiyuu Kazunari Tanaka died on October 10, 2016 from a brainstem hemorrhage. He was 49 years old. Tanaka's first main role was Katsuya Kimura from the Jigoku Sensei Nube series. Tanaka also voiced the main protagonist Hachimaki in Planetes. In addition, he voiced minor characters in popular series such as Minori Kishimoto in Slam Dunk, Abirama Redder in Bleach, Ken Kato in Gintama, and more. His most recent role was Keishin Ukai in the third season of the anim...

Oct 10, 2016 11:02 PM by tsubasalover 56 Comments

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Seiyuu Megumi Toyoguchi Announced Marriage & Pregnancy

Seiyuu Megumi Toyoguchi Announced Marriage & Pregnancy

Seiyuu Megumi Toyoguchi has announced via 81 Produce's blog that she got married few years ago, and is currently pregnant. She will be taking a break from her work until she gives birth. Toyoguchi's notable roles include Revy from Black Lagoon, Winry Rockbell from Fullmetal Alchemist, Tsukasa Nishino from Ichigo 100%, Yukari Takeba from the Persona 3 games and the four-part movie adaptation, and more. She also reprised her roles from the Danganronpa games to cast as Junko Enoshima and Mukuro Iku...

Sep 30, 2016 9:41 AM by tsubasalover 24 Comments

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Seiyuu Tomo Sakurai Retires

Seiyuu Tomo Sakurai Retires

Seiyuu and singer Tomo Sakurai has announced, via her official blog, that she will retire from her voice acting career. Sakurai debuted as a seiyuu and an anisong singer with her first role as Tomo Sakurai from Cream Lemon: Lemon Angel in 1987, in addition to singing the insert songs for the series. She has also sang the third ending theme for Kami nomi zo Shiru Sekai, "Datta Ichido no Kiseki." Throughout her seiyuu career, she has also voiced Mylene Flare Jenius from Macross 7, Meimi Haneoka fr...

Sep 3, 2016 8:20 AM by tsubasalover 30 Comments

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Seiyuu Risa Taneda Takes a Break Due to Illness

Seiyuu Risa Taneda Takes a Break Due to Illness

Talent management agency Osawa Agency announced via their official website that seiyuu Risa Taneda is taking a break due to an illness. The website also mentions that by taking a break she can concentrate on the medical treatment, which she has previously received while working but without any signs of recovery. Taneda debuted as the voice of Saki Watanabe from Shinsekai yori. Her notable roles, to name a few, include Aya Komichi from Kiniro Mosaic, Mirai Kuriyama from Kyoukai no Kanata, Rize Te...

Sep 1, 2016 1:49 AM by tsubasalover 96 Comments

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Seiyuu Yukari Fukui Married

Seiyuu Yukari Fukui Married

Seiyuu Yukari Fukui announced on her blog that she recently married Kenji Yamamoto. Her spouse is a radio host and director, as well as the Managing Director of Tablier Communications Inc. Fukui debuted as a voice actress with the role of Rika Sena in Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou. Her prominent roles include Nia Teppelin from Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann, Nono from Top wo Nerae 2! Diebuster, and Shizuka Marikawa from Highschool of the Dead. She has recently voiced Raraiya Monday from Gundam: G no Recon...

Aug 28, 2016 6:21 AM by tsubasalover 20 Comments

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