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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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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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