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'Lupin III' Voice Actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi Dies at 89

'Lupin III' Voice Actor Kiyoshi Kobayashi Dies at 89

Tokyo-based talent agency Haikyo announced on Monday that Kiyoshi Kobayashi, best known for his role as Daisuke Jigen in the Lupin III franchise died on July 30 due to pneumonia. He was 89 years old. The funeral was held privately by close relatives with a public service planned...
Voice Actress Riho Iida Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Riho Iida Announces Marriage

Voice actress Riho Iida announced her marriage to a man outside of the industry on Twitter on Saturday. "Although I am still inexperienced, I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to everyone who has supported me thus far. I want to grow even more as a person and as an art...
Voice Actress, Singer Sayaka Kanda Dies at 35

Voice Actress, Singer Sayaka Kanda Dies at 35

Voice actress and singer Sayaka Kanda, known for playing Yuna in Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale and Mana Nagase in Idoly Pride, died on Saturday. She was 35 years old. According to news outlet Mainichi Shimbun, Kanda was found collapsed in the outer garden of the 14th floo...

Dec 18, 2021 1:45 PM by DatRandomDude 50 Comments

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Voice Actor Miyu Irino Announces Marriage

Voice Actor Miyu Irino Announces Marriage

Voice Actor Miyu Irino announced his marriage on his agency's website on Friday. The voice actor said he would continue his career. "To everyone who supports me, I am sorry for bringing up my personal affairs during such a difficult time, but I would like to announce that I have...

Sep 3, 2021 12:44 PM by Mako995 20 Comments

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Voice Actor Kouichi Yamadera Announces Marriage

Voice Actor Kouichi Yamadera Announces Marriage

Voice actor Kouichi Yamadera announced his marriage to singer and radio personality Robin Shouko Okada on his official Twitter on Monday. The two met on the set of Bay FM's radio program The BAY☆LINE. "After graduating from the radio program, I realized the importance of her exis...

Jun 14, 2021 2:27 PM by Aiimee 23 Comments

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Voice Actress Yui Ishikawa Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Yui Ishikawa Announces Marriage

Celebrating her 32nd birthday, voice actress Yui Ishikawa announced her marriage to a man outside of the industry on her official Twitter on Sunday. "I'm marrying someone I have been dating for a long time. He's a wonderful person who supports me, as I'm a shy and timid person, s...

May 30, 2021 12:37 PM by Aiimee 34 Comments

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Singer, Voice Actress Minori Chihara Suspends Music Career

Singer, Voice Actress Minori Chihara Suspends Music Career

Singer and voice actress Minori Chihara announced on her official blog on Friday that she will take a break from her musical activities. She will continue her voice acting career. "Reaching the age of 40 during the coronavirus pandemic was a major turning point for me to reconsid...

Apr 5, 2021 12:31 AM by Vindstot 16 Comments

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Seiyuu Haruka Terui Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Haruka Terui Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Haruka Terui announced her marriage to professional Go player Tomoya Hirata on her official blog on Wednesday. "I first met Hirata-san last August during an interview. When I'm with him, he gives me a gentle feeling. So much so, that as I spent more time with this soft and...

Mar 3, 2021 10:05 PM by Aiimee 12 Comments

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Actor Shuuichirou Moriyama Dies at 86

Actor Shuuichirou Moriyama Dies at 86

Actor Shuuichirou Moriyama, best known for his role as the titular character in Hayao Miyazaki's Kurenai no Buta (Porco Rosso), died of pneumonia while hospitalized on Monday, February 8. He was 86 years old. His health began deteriorating last year but suddenly took a turn for t...

Feb 9, 2021 5:42 PM by ImperfectBlue 6 Comments

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Voice Actress Nao Tamura Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Nao Tamura Announces Marriage

Voice actress Nao Tamura announced on Wednesday on her official Twitter that she is now married. The voice actress noted that she will continue her career while building a family at the same time. Previously affiliated with Early Wing and now with Tokyo Haiyuu Seikatsu Kyoudou Ku...

Dec 30, 2020 1:44 PM by DatRandomDude 7 Comments

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Voice Actress Hikari Yono Dies

Voice Actress Hikari Yono Dies

Voice actress Hikari Yono died of an undisclosed illness on November 15. She was 46 years old. Her family revealed her death through Twitter on Friday, stating that she lived her life loving voice work, and thanking those who supported her. Yono was a graduate of Nihon University...

Nov 21, 2020 5:53 PM by ImperfectBlue 23 Comments

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Voice Actress Ari Ozawa and Musician Hige Driver Announce Marriage

Voice Actress Ari Ozawa and Musician Hige Driver Announce Marriage

Voice actress Ari Ozawa and chiptune musician Hige Driver announced their marriage on Friday. Hige Driver released his statement through Twitter and Ozawa posted on her Ameba blog. Ozawa's joint Twitter account with voice actress Maria Naganawa tweeted a congratulations message...
Voice Actress Chika Anzai Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Chika Anzai Announces Marriage

Voice actress Chika Anzai announced her marriage to a man outside of the entertainment industry on her Instagram on Sunday. Anzai states that she and her husband plan to devote themselves to each other and to all their supporters. She also thanks her fans for their continued supp...

Aug 1, 2020 10:38 AM by Aiimee 22 Comments

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Seiyuu Kana Hanazawa and Kensho Ono Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Kana Hanazawa and Kensho Ono Announce Marriage

Seiyuu Kana Hanazawa and Kensho Ono announced their marriage on their respective Twitter accounts on Wednesday. "Hanazawa has an earnest attitude toward work, is always cheerful, and makes me happy when we're together," Ono wrote. "She possesses a lot of quality I don't, and is s...

Jul 7, 2020 10:14 PM by Vindstot 91 Comments

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Voice Actress and Singer Nana Mizuki Announces Marriage

Voice Actress and Singer Nana Mizuki Announces Marriage

Voice actress and singer Nana Mizuki announced her marriage on her official blog on Tuesday. On her blog, Mizuki apologized for the personal report, disclosing that her husband is someone she met and worked alongside in the music industry for a long time. She further expressed th...
Voice Actress Haruna Ikezawa Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Haruna Ikezawa Announces Marriage

Voice actress Haruna Ikezawa announced her marriage on her official Twitter account on Wednesday. In a statement, Ikezawa wrote that her husband was Japanese and explained that she thought about announcing it earlier, but had a difficult time because he was unable to return to Ja...

Jul 1, 2020 2:49 PM by Vindstot 2 Comments

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Seiyuu Mark Ishii Returns from Hiatus, Changes Agency

Seiyuu Mark Ishii Returns from Hiatus, Changes Agency

The official Twitter account for Mark Ishii announced on Wednesday that he is returning to voice acting. Ishii took a leave of absence after being diagnosed with Adjustment Disorder last December. Ishii will resume his voice acting career with talent agency Aksent. Following a di...

Jul 1, 2020 1:29 PM by Vindstot 0 Comment

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Voice Actress Megumi Takamoto Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Megumi Takamoto Announces Marriage

Voice actress Megumi Takamoto revealed her marriage through Twitter on Monday. Although the marriage occurred in February, she said she is now ready to share the news publicly and will continue to put her heart into her voice acting. Takamoto made her debut as Momoko Ichihara in...

Jun 30, 2020 8:32 PM by ImperfectBlue 4 Comments

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Voice Actress Yui Makino Announces Marriage

Voice Actress Yui Makino Announces Marriage

Musician and voice actress Yui Makino announced her marriage to singer and actor Yutarou Miura on her official website, Instagram, and Twitter on Friday. Regarding the marriage, she admitted that while she finds the thought of being a wife "unreal," she wants to do her best in b...

Jun 12, 2020 10:00 PM by ImperfectBlue 21 Comments

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Voice Actor Nobuhiko Okamoto Goes on Hiatus to Receive Medical Treatment

Voice Actor Nobuhiko Okamoto Goes on Hiatus to Receive Medical Treatment

Voice actor Nobuhiko Okamoto posted on his blog on Friday that he will rest for a month starting on June 1 to focus on his medical treatment. Okamoto mentioned that he has been feeling discomfort on his vocal cords intermittently for a long time. He was able to juggle work and tr...

May 29, 2020 7:29 AM by removed-user 65 Comments

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