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Seiyuu and Actor Fujio Tokita Dies

Seiyuu and Actor Fujio Tokita Dies

Reports have announced that seiyuu and actor Fujio Tokita died on Thursday afternoon from a brain haemorrhage at a hospital in Tokyo. He was 81 years old. The funeral service will be held privately. Tokita's seiyuu career included the voices of Uncle Pom from Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa and Kukurukku from Unico: Mahou no Shima e. He also narrated Manga Nippon Mukashibanashi from 1975 to 1994. Source: Asahi Shinbun Digital

Jul 19, 9:19 AM by Kineta 0 Comment

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Seiyuu Tooru Ookawa to Resume Activities

Seiyuu Tooru Ookawa to Resume Activities

Seiyuu Agency Mausu Promotion has announced on Friday that seiyuu Tooru Ookawa will resume his voice acting activities gradually. He went on hiatus last December to recover from an unspecified illness. Ookawa has voiced various roles such as Valentino from Cuticle Tantei Inaba, Spade from ACCA: 13-ku Kansatsu-ka, Isami Kondou from the Hakuouki series, Nyx from the Neo Angelique Abyss series, and Ieyasu Tokugawa from the Sengoku Basara series. Toshiki Masuda is expected to reprise his role as Iey...

Jul 6, 12:42 PM by Kineta 0 Comment

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Seiyuu Yuri Yamaoka Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuri Yamaoka Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yuri Yamaoka has announced via her Twitter account on her birthday that she has married to a man not from the industry. Yamaoka has voiced various roles such as Mega Drive 2 from Hi☆sCoool! SeHa Girls, Ai Shindou from the Kyoukai no Kanata series, Yuuko Yoshikawa from the Hibike! Euphonium series, Choi Mochimazzi from Tamako Market TV anime and Tamako Love Story movie, and more. Source: Yamaoka's Twitter

Jul 6, 12:33 PM by Kineta 0 Comment

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Seiyuu Satomi Akesaka Retires from Singing

Seiyuu Satomi Akesaka Retires from Singing

The official website of BanG Dream! media franchise announced that Roselia band member Satomi Akesaka will be retiring from her singing activities due to sudden hearing loss. Her doctor has advised her that musical activities requiring continuous live rehearsals would be difficult. Akesaka will be graduating from the franchise's five member all-girl band at the "Roselia Fan Meeting 2018" event held on September 17 at Culttz Kawasaki. In the future, her voice cast for the role of Rinko Shirokana...
Seiyuu Hisako Kanemoto Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Hisako Kanemoto Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Agency Production Baobab has announced on Saturday that seiyuu Hisako Kanemoto will go on hiatus. The reason for hiatus is that she will go study abroad. The study will start this summer, and plans for return next March. Kanemoto has also mentioned on her blog that she has been interested in studying abroad for a while to extend her view. She also thanked staff members and fans for the support, and apologized for leaving her roles. Kanemoto made a seiyuu debut with Miku Edogawa from Sora...
Seiyuu Yuuichirou Umehara Hospitalized

Seiyuu Yuuichirou Umehara Hospitalized

Seiyuu Talent Management Company Artsvision has announced on Thursday that seiyuu Yuuichirou Umehara is currently being hospitalized due to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM). He is currently trying to get well as soon as he can so he can get back to work. Umehara voiced Mitsuhide Rouen from the Akagami no Shirayukihime series, En Yufuin from the Binan Koukou Chikyuu Boueibu LOVE! series, Kyouji Takajou from The iDOLM@STER SideM, Dai Murase from Tsukipro The Animation, Kuroo Hazama from...
Seiyuu Yurie Funato Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Yurie Funato Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Yurie Funato has announced via her Twitter account that she will take a break from her seiyuu activity and leave Purely Monster. She has been suffering with a right ankle fracture as well as a ligament injury since last April. Due to having been working nonstop, Funato's fracture struggled to heal and she has decided to take leave from her agency Holy Peak and seiyuu idol group Purely Monster to fully rest. Funato is a new seiyuu who debuted as a member of seiyuu idol group Purely Monster...
Seiyuu Hitomi Takeuchi Announces Marriage and Pregnancy

Seiyuu Hitomi Takeuchi Announces Marriage and Pregnancy

Seiyuu Hitomi Takeuchi announced via her blog that she has recently married and is pregnant. Takeuchi revealed that her husband is a man not from the industry who understands her situation,and is supportive of her work. She further announced that she will continue to improve as a seiyuu. For anime, Takeuchi has voiced Azusa Sawa from the Girls & Panzer series. She has voiced many roles for game series such as Margaretta from Blazing Odyssey, Haru from Glorious Saver, and more. She is also a nar...
Seiyuu Marina Oono Ends Her 19 Years of Seiyuu Career

Seiyuu Marina Oono Ends Her 19 Years of Seiyuu Career

Seiyuu Marina Oono has announced via her Twitter account on Monday that she will retire at the end of next year. She mentioned that she was blissful for being able to make her dreams come true on voicing characters for 19 years with everyone's help. Born Hiromi Katayama, Oono voiced Faury Carat from Aoi Umi no Tristia, Oruphaliru Redspirit from Eien no Aselia and more. She mostly voiced many adult themed works under the name of Chihiro Kanzaki. Source: Ota☆Suke
Seiyuu and Narrators Taiki Hori and Choucho Kiritani Announce Marriage

Seiyuu and Narrators Taiki Hori and Choucho Kiritani Announce Marriage

Seiyuu and narrators Taiki Hori and Choucho Kiritani have announced marriage on Saturday. They also held wedding ceremony on the same day. Both Hori and Kiritani mentioned that they will continue working as narrators even after the marriage. Kiritani also mentioned that her grandmother asked if she would get married someday before death on July 2016, and she wasn't able to attend her grandmother's funeral because of her important work. She regretted about not able to get her grandmother to see...
Seiyuu Wataru Hatano Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Wataru Hatano Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Wataru Hatano announced on his blog on Monday that he has married to fellow seiyuu and stage actress Mai Hashimoto. Hatano also announced that both of them will continue to improve themselves on their jobs. Hatano has voiced Yuuta Segawa from Papa no Iukoto wo Kikinasai!, Murasaki from the Hamatora series, Lindo Tachibana from the Dance with Devils series, Ieyasu Tokugawa from Sengoku☆Paradise Kiwami, Kai Fuzuki from the Tsukiuta. series, Georgi Popovich from Yuri!!! On Ice, and more. He...
Manga 'Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san' Features Stories Produced by Anime Cast Members

Manga 'Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san' Features Stories Produced by Anime Cast Members

This year's April issue of Gessan magazine released on Monday features a special chapter of Karakai Jouzu no Takagi-san in addition to the regular chapter. As a special collaboration with currently airing TV anime, the special chapters released on both April and May issues of the magazine will feature stories produced by the main two cast members. Rie Takahashi produced the chapter titled "Dodgeball," which has been released on Monday, while Yuki Kaji produced the chapter titled "E-Mail," which...
Winners of the 12th Seiyuu Awards

Winners of the 12th Seiyuu Awards

Winners of the 12th Seiyuu Awards were announced today at a ceremony at the Nippon Cultural Broadcasting (JOQR) Media Plus Hall in Tokyo. The event was exclusively broadcast on the Chou! A&G+ radio station. Winners are listed with their respective talent agency. Best Actor Toshiyuki Toyonaga (Super Eccentric Theater INC) Best Actress Tomoyo Kurosawa (Mausu Promotion) Best Supporting Actor Junichi Suwabe (Haikyo) Best Supporting Actress Saori Oonishi (I'm Enterprise), Ayane Sakura (I'm Enterpris...
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 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 form...
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 Gund...

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 the...

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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