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Aya Hisakawa Takes Over Hiromi Tsuru as Bulma on 'Dragon Ball Super'

Aya Hisakawa Takes Over Hiromi Tsuru as Bulma on 'Dragon Ball Super'

The official Twitter account for Dragon Ball Super TV anime has announced on Thursday that voice actress Aya Hisakawa will replace the voice actress of Bulma for the TV anime. The late Hiromi Tsuru died due to aortic dissection at the age of 57 on November 16 last year. Tsuru's voice as Bulma will be last heard on the 128th episode of the series, which will be broadcast on February 18. For the following remaining episodes, Bulma will be then voiced by Hisakawa. Aya Hisakawa is best known to port...
Seiyuu Masumi Asano Announces Marriage With Mangaka Kenjirou Hata

Seiyuu Masumi Asano Announces Marriage With Mangaka Kenjirou Hata

Seiyuu Masumi Asano has announced via her radio show Weekly Moneyland with an accountant Shinya Yamada on Monday that she has been married to mangaka Kenjirou Hata for a while. Asano voiced Risa Asakaze in anime adaptations of Hayate no Gotoku, which is drawn by Hata. They also published Sore ga Seiyuu together, which received an anime adaptation in Summer 2015. She asked fans to continue supporting both of them and especially Hata due to his previously announced and upcoming series Tonikaku Ka...
Seiyuu Makiko Nitta Dies

Seiyuu Makiko Nitta Dies

Seiyuu agency Kenyu Office has announced on Friday that seiyuu Makiko Nitta died on Thursday from aortic dissection. She was 56 years old. The funeral will be held next week. Nitta voiced many minor characters, such as Yoshie Suzuki from Tetsuwan Birdy Decode, Pan-ya no Oba-chan from Sukitte Ii na yo., and more. She also voiced characters for foreign works, did narrations, and acted on a few stages. Source: Kenyu Office official site
Seiyuu Unit Milky Holmes Disbands

Seiyuu Unit Milky Holmes Disbands

The official Twitter account for Project Milky Holmes has announced that the seiyuu unit will hold their final live next February. The Twitter has also asked the fans to continue supporting the unit in this remaining one year by announcing a series of events titled Road to Final, which will be held before the final live. The first event will be held this June and the details will be announced this March. It was also announced via a fan club event held on Saturday. Milky Holmes is a seiyuu unit...
Seiyuu Yuiko Tatsumi Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuiko Tatsumi Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuiko Tatsumi has announced via her blog on Saturday that she has married to a man not from the industry this year. She mentions that she will continue to work as a voice actress in her own pace. Tatsumi has voiced Riko Suminoe from the Kiss x Sis series, Mio Nishizono from the Little Busters! series, Ginka Shirokane from Genei wo Kakeru Taiyou, Shizuku Kitayama from the Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei series, Aya Tachibana from Tantei Team KZ Jiken Note, Neru-sama from Makeruna!! Aku no Gun...

Dec 30, 2017 2:54 AM by tsubasalover 14 Comments

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Seiyuu Yuu Kobayashi Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuu Kobayashi Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuu Kobayashi has announced her marriage via Twitter on Friday. She writes that she will continue to work as a voice actress and to keep improving herself. She also mentions that her husband is unrelated to the industry. Kobayashi has voiced many characters, but most notably Sasha Blouse from the Shingeki no Kyojin series, Nice Holystone from Baccano, Ayame Sarutobi from the Gintama series, Clain Necran from Fractale, Setsuna Sakurazaki from the Mahou Sensei Negima! series, Sigui from th...

Dec 29, 2017 4:38 AM by tsubasalover 49 Comments

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Seiyuu Asami Shimoda Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Asami Shimoda Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Asami Shimoda announced on her blog on Tuesday that she has married a man unrelated to the industry. Shimoda voiced Ami and Mami Futami from the The iDOLM@STER series, Lingyin Huang from the IS: Infinite Stratos series, Yuuta Sasaki from Cuticle Tantei Inaba, Chika Koizumi from Kyou no 5 no 2 (TV), Kanata Mugen from Mouretsu Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace, Ginbei Haruomi Sawatari from Oniichan dakedo Ai sae Areba Kankeinai yo ne!, and Ameri Kawai from the Tayutama series to name a few. She...

Dec 26, 2017 4:45 AM by tsubasalover 7 Comments

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Seiyuu Tamio Ooki Dies

Seiyuu Tamio Ooki Dies

The Mausu Promotion website has announced that seiyuu Tamio Ooki died in the middle of treating a sickness not mentioned on Thursday, December 14. He was 89 years old. Ooki voiced Genshi Tenson from Senkaiden Houshin Engi, Umatarou Tenma from the 1980 version of Tetsuwan Atom, Tonpeti from the 2012 version of JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken, Daisuke Aramaki from the Ghost in the Shell movie, and more. He also did Japanese dubs for foreign movies such as the X-Men series. Source: animate Times

Dec 19, 2017 7:49 PM by tsubasalover 13 Comments

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Seiyuu and Singer Yurika Endou Announces Retirement

Seiyuu and Singer Yurika Endou Announces Retirement

Seiyuu Yurika Endou has announced via Swallow agency's website on Sunday that she will be retiring from the entertainment field and suspend her seiyuu and singing activities at the end of May 2018. She explained that it is mainly due to her declining health as it piles up. Even though she has tried to under her current condition, she decided that it would be best to retire at this time. A final solo live will be held before her retirement. Endou entered the entertainment field in 2012 when she w...
Seiyuu Unit Earth Star Dream Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Unit Earth Star Dream Enters Hiatus

The official website for the seiyuu unit Earth Star Dream has announced that the unit will cease activity and enter an indefinite hiatus after the concert held on December 29, which was originally a graduation concert for the two members Arisa Aihara and Maria Tanijiri. It was announced that Aihara and Tanijiri will leave the unit on Thursday so that they can "progress on the new road." The rest of the members, Kanon Takao, Hikaru Koide, and Eri Sogabe, will continue with their solo activities...
Seiyuu Yoshihisa Kawahara and Kaori Sadohara Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Yoshihisa Kawahara and Kaori Sadohara Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Yoshihisa Kawahara has announced via the Sekaijuu no Meikyuu game series' 10th anniversary event on Wednesday that he has been married to Kaori Sadohara. This was also announced via Sadohara's blog last Wednesday. Kawahara mentioned that he never thought of marrying until Sadohara taught him about the happiness of living and laughing together. Sadohara mentioned that even though Kawahara is her senpai, he has been nice to her without being in a senpai-kouhai relationship, and also talked...

Dec 13, 2017 8:07 AM by tsubasalover 12 Comments

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Seiyuu Tooru Ookawa Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Tooru Ookawa Enters Hiatus

Mausu Production has released a press on Saturday announcing that seiyuu Tooru Ookawa will enter indefinite hiatus due to a sickness not mentioned. Ookawa voiced various roles such as Mattalast Balory from Tatakau Shisho: The Book of Bantorra, Arawn from Tears to Tiara, Albert Heinrich from 009 Re:Cyborg, Toshio Ozaki from Shiki and more. His recent roles are Masachika Kouda from the 3-gatsu no Lion series, Keiji Hase from Youkai Apartment no Yuuga na Nichijou, Sengoku from the One Piece franchi...

Dec 9, 2017 2:26 AM by tsubasalover 10 Comments

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Seiyuu Kohei Kiyasu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Kohei Kiyasu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Kohei Kiyasu briefly announced via his Twitter account on Sunday that he married and recently became a father. His Instagram account also has a photo of him holding his baby son. Kiyasu has voiced Ippo Makunouchi from the Hajime no Ippo series, Kaoru Kaidou from the Prince of Tennis series, Soushi Minashiro from the Soukyuu no Fafner series, Daichi Fuwa from Whistle!, Nobu Andou from Capeta, Kazuhiko Aikawa from Dear Boys, and more. Source: Kiyasu's Twitter and Instagram via Otakomu

Dec 3, 2017 6:13 AM by tsubasalover 22 Comments

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Seiyuu Kaori Shimizu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Kaori Shimizu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Kaori Shimizu announced via her blog on Wednesday that she married a man unrelated to the industry. She also announced that she will continue working as voice actress. Shimizu has voiced Signum from the Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha series, Noriko Nijou from the Maria-sama ga Miteru series, Nonoha Itou from the Phi Brain: Kami no Puzzle series, Akira Takano from School Rumble, Lain Iwakura from Serial Experiments Lain, Keiko Sasahara from the Genshiken series, and more. Source: Shimizu's bl...

Dec 1, 2017 3:22 AM by tsubasalover 10 Comments

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Seiyuu Hiromi Tsuru Dies [Update 11/17]

Seiyuu Hiromi Tsuru Dies [Update 11/17]

News reports have announced that seiyuu Hiromi Tsuru has been found dead in a car at a highway on Thursday night. The police is currently investigating the cause of her death, as she was reported to be found unconscious with her seat belt and hazard light on. She died at the age of 57. As a seiyuu, actress, and narrator, Tsuru began her entertainment career when she entered Himawari Theatre Group in second grade alongside her sister. She has voiced characters such as Dokin-chan from the Sore Ike...

Nov 16, 2017 8:49 PM by tsubasalover 88 Comments

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Seiyuu Aki Toyosaki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Aki Toyosaki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Aki Toyosaki has announced via her radio show and later on her blog on Thursday that she married a man not from the industry. She thanked everyone for the support because there will be no current her without the fans and stated that she will continue to spread the appreciation through her singing and voice acting. Toyosaki has voiced various well known roles such as Yui Hirasawa from the K-On! series, Chiyuri Kurashima from the Accel World series, Tomo Yamanobe from the Seikon no Qwaser s...

Oct 26, 2017 7:25 AM by tsubasalover 39 Comments

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Seiyuu Yuuki Ono Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuuki Ono Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuuki Ono has announced that he left the talent agency Atomic Monkey on Sunday, and now works as a free agent. He also announced that since he is no longer affiliated with the talent agency, he can reveal that he has been married for seven years with a person not related to the industry. Some of Ono's more known roles includes Kannagi from Arata Kangatari, Shou Tokugawa from Cheer Danshi, Gran from Granblue Fantasy The Animation, Yuushin Hirose from the Ribon x Oha Suta version of Hiyoko...

Oct 1, 2017 11:35 PM by tsubasalover 21 Comments

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Seiyuu and Sound Director Toshihiko Nakajima Dies

Seiyuu and Sound Director Toshihiko Nakajima Dies

News reports have revealed on Friday that seiyuu and sound director Toshihiko Nakajima died in a hospital on September 8 from an unspecified illness, which he fought until the end. He was 55 years old. A funeral has been held by close family members. Nakajima's major voice roles include Kojiro Murdoch from the Mobile Gundam Seed series, Haruhiko Yagi from the Hajime no Ippo series, and Hachiemon from the Inuyasha series. He also worked as a staff member, mainly as a sound director, on the Bungak...

Sep 15, 2017 8:05 PM by tsubasalover 11 Comments

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Seiyuu Reiko Senou Dies

Seiyuu Reiko Senou Dies

Seiyuu Reiko Senou died on August 8 at the age of 84. A private funeral was held by her family. Born Reiko Tamaki, Senou debuted as Akko-chan's mother from Himitsu no Akko-chan and has voiced well known characters such as Mrs. Pepper Pot from NHK's long running anime series Spoon Oba-san. She has also voiced Toshiko Kitabashi from Higashi no Eden Movie II: Paradise Lost and Inchou-sensei from Ashita no Nadja, among others more. Her other professions includes narration and acting. Source: Asahi S...

Sep 6, 2017 4:08 AM by tsubasalover 10 Comments

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Seiyuu Nobuyuki Furuta Dies

Seiyuu Nobuyuki Furuta Dies

Seiyuu Nobuyuki Furuta has died on Tuesday night from a ruptured aneurysm. He was 59 years old. The funeral will be held on Sunday morning on September 3 by his wife, as well as fellow seiyuu and president of Kenyuu Office Kenyuu Horiuchi. Furuta voiced supporting characters such as Sakyou from Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho, Kudou from Touch, and more. He also voiced the Japanese dub of Matt Parkman from the American television drama Heroes and was a mixed martial arts announcer with Fighting Network Rings. S...

Aug 30, 2017 5:50 AM by tsubasalover 21 Comments

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