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Seiyuu Haruhi Nanao Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Haruhi Nanao Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Haruhi Nanao personally announced on her Twitter account on Friday that she got married last December. She did not specify the identity of her husband, only saying she is thankful for him for wanting to be with her forever. She will continue working as a seiyuu. Nanao's last name was Terada before May 2014 until her parents were divorced. Her main roles include voicing Ruri Sarasa from Tokyo Underground and Fabia Sheen from Bakugan Battle Brawlers: Gundalian Invaders. Her supportive role...
Actress and Seiyuu Etsuko Ichihara Dies

Actress and Seiyuu Etsuko Ichihara Dies

Various media announced on Sunday that actress Etsuko Ichihara died in a hospital in Tokyo from heart failure. She was 82 years old. Born in Chiba Prefecture, Ichihara joined the Haiyuza Theater in 1957 and showed excellency in acting on stage and in films. Her acting continued after leaving the Haiyuza Theater in 1971, and she expanded her acting to various TV series. In 1990, she received Best Supportive Female Role in the 13th Annual Japan Academy Prize for the film Kuroi Ame. As a seiyuu, sh...
Seiyuu Haruka Tomatsu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Haruka Tomatsu Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Haruka Tomatsu has announced via her blog that she has married a man not from the industry on Friday. She said she will try to develop a family with a smile and continue working as a seiyuu. Tomatsu had been interested in being a seiyuu since her third year of junior high school. She was interested in Studio Ghibli movies and wished one day to be able to voice a character in the franchise. A friend of hers, knowing her great feelings of wanting to be a seiyuu, recommended she attend an a...
Seiyuu Yuuko Oono Resumes Activities

Seiyuu Yuuko Oono Resumes Activities

Talent Agency Mausu Production announced via its official website on Monday that seiyuu Yuuko Oono will resume activities. Oono has announced in November 2018 that she would take a rest due to a problem with her health. After the treatment, she recovered well and the doctor has permitted her to resume her work. Oono debuted in 2016. She has voiced Jun Gotou from Tenshi no 3P, Yuzu from Konohana Kitan, Aya Asagiri from Mahou Shoujo Site, and more. Her current role was Jehanne Darc from Ulysses: J...
Seiyuu Yui Nakajima Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yui Nakajima Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Yui Nakajima has announced via her Twitter account on Saturday that she has married a man not from the industry. She promised that she will continue working as a seiyuu. Nakajima debuted as Kanaka Amaya in Aiura; she also voiced supportive characters: Zeal from the Nanantsu no Taizai series, and female students from Sansha Sanyou, Handa-kun, and Sekai Seifuku: Bouryaku no Zvezda. Her recent roles were Sawako from Netsuzou TRap, Mei Tandori from Island, and Misaki-sama from Sora to Umi no...

Dec 30, 2018 12:36 AM by tsubasalover 10 Comments

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Seiyuu Toshiko Fujita Dies

Seiyuu Toshiko Fujita Dies

Seiyuu Agency Aoni Production has announced that seiyuu Toshiko Fujita died on Friday from the invasive breast cancer. The announcement mentioned that various treatments were tried but did not work. She was 68 years old. The funeral will be done privately among family members. Born in Dalian, China, Fujita had been active since she was six years old as a child actress through TV and radio. She voiced Ikkyuu from Ikkyuu-san, Eris from the Saint Seiya series, Dai from the Dragon Quest: Dai no Daib...

Dec 28, 2018 6:38 AM by tsubasalover 31 Comments

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Seiyuu Mahito Tsujimura Dies

Seiyuu Mahito Tsujimura Dies

Seiyuu Agency 81 Produce announced on Thursday that seiyuu Mahito Tsujimura died on Tuesday. He was 88 years old. The funeral was held among the family. Tsujimura was in Theatre Piccolo, Gekidan Komadori, Theatre Echo, and Production Baobab before entering 81 Produce. His seiyuu debut was as the Old Man from Ribbon no Kishi in 1967. He also voiced Konoemon Konoe from the Mahou Sensei Negima! series, Deckard from Koukyoushihen Eureka Seven, King Jihl from Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä, Heiji Uzumasa O...

Nov 29, 2018 12:06 AM by tsubasalover 3 Comments

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Seiyuu Tetsuo Gotou Dies

Seiyuu Tetsuo Gotou Dies

Various news reports have announced that seiyuu Tetsuo Gotou has died on Tuesday at lunch time from esophageal cancer. He was 68 years old. Fellow seiyuu Shigeru Chiba also Tweeted about the news. Gotou studied acting at the En Kenkyuujo in 1975 and joined Engekishuudan En the following year. He first voiced many minor characters in Detective Conan in 1996 and has since voiced characters such as Gowasu in Dragon Ball Super, Hannyabal, Mjosgard, and Lao G in the One Piece franchise, Tetsuhito Mi...

Nov 8, 2018 5:03 AM by tsubasalover 19 Comments

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Seiyuu Yuuko Oono Enters Hiatus

Seiyuu Yuuko Oono Enters Hiatus

Talent Agency Mausu Production announced via its official website on Wednesday that seiyuu Yuuko Oono will start taking a break due to a problem with her health. Oono debut in 2016. Two of her earlier roles are Shouuchuu Date and Ririka Ijuuin from Trickster: Edogawa Ranpo "Shounen Tanteidan" yori. She also voiced Jun Gotou from Tenshi no 3P, Yuzu from Konohana Kitan, Aya Asagiri from Mahou Shoujo Site, and more. Her role of Jehanne Darc from Ulysses: Jehanne Darc to Renkin no Kishi is currently...

Nov 7, 2018 12:03 AM by tsubasalover 10 Comments

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Seiyuu Kouji Tsujitani Dies

Seiyuu Kouji Tsujitani Dies

Reports announced on Tuesday that seiyuu Kouji Tsujitani died last Wednesday October 17 from cerebral infarction. He was 53 years old. The funeral was held among family including his seiyuu wife Kumiko Watanabe and close friends this past weekend. Born Yasufumi Tsujitani, he entered Gekidan Toei in 1983. He voiced Miroku from the Inuyasha series, Itsuki from Yuu☆Yuu☆Hakusho, Takumi Fujii from the 3x3 Eyes series, Bernard Wiseman from Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket, Seabook Arno from...
Seiyuu Nobuo Tanaka Dies

Seiyuu Nobuo Tanaka Dies

Reports revealed on Saturday that seiyuu Nobuo Tanaka died in the morning of Wednesday, October 17 from esophageal cancer. He was 83 years old. The funeral will be held among family and close friends. Fumi Hirano, who voiced in Anime Sanjuushi together with Tanaka, announced the news to the media. Tanaka had been active since 1958. He voiced Thomson in Tetsuwan Atom, Shintarou Chiaki in the Detective Conan and Magic Kaito series, Soueki Senno in Hyouge Mono, Dio Brando in the original JoJo no K...

Oct 20, 2018 10:56 AM by tsubasalover 14 Comments

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'Tantei Opera Milky Holmes' Franchise Gets Another End of the Year TV Special

'Tantei Opera Milky Holmes' Franchise Gets Another End of the Year TV Special

The final single for seiyuu unit Milky Holmes, which will be released on October 17, has announced that the coupling song "Soshite Gunjou ni Toketeiku" will be the theme song to the new end of the year TV special to Milky Holmes anime series titled Tantei Opera Milky Holmes: Saiko no Aisatsu. More information will be revealed at a later time. The single will also include "Mainichi Climax☆", which will also be Cardfight! Vanguard (2018) ending theme song that will start in November. Tantei Opera...
Actress Kirin Kiki Dies

Actress Kirin Kiki Dies

Various media have reported that actress Kirin Kiki died on Saturday at her house. She was 75 years old. According to the reports, she had undergo surgeries due to retinal detachment on her left eye, breast cancer, and femoral neck fracture in the past. Even though she was well, she still died around her family on Saturday. Kiki is a well-known actress who was active in TV dramas, movies, commercials, narrations, etc. and won many awards, including the Japan Academy Prize. As a seiyuu, she voice...

Sep 16, 2018 8:22 PM by tsubasalover 12 Comments

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Seiyuu Mamiko Noto Announces Marriage and Pregnancy

Seiyuu Mamiko Noto Announces Marriage and Pregnancy

Seiyuu Mamiko Noto has announced via her radio show Ohanashi Note on Friday that she has been married and is currently pregnant. She mentioned that she will continue working as a seiyuu. Noto, having a healing voice, debuted as a minor role in Momoiro Sisters. She also voiced Fiona from Allison to Lillia, Felicità from Arcana Famiglia, Sawako Kuronuma from Kimi ni Todoke series, Ai Enma from Jigoku Shoujo series, Nodoka Miyazaki from Mahou Sensei Negima! series, and more. She is also a narrator...

Sep 13, 2018 9:14 PM by tsubasalover 29 Comments

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Seiyuu Saori Murakita Announces Retirement

Seiyuu Saori Murakita Announces Retirement

Talent agency Crocodile has announced on Friday that seiyuu Saori Murakita will leave the agency and retire from being a seiyuu at the end of September. Murakita was the first member to leave the seiyuu unit Earth Star Dream in May 2015, representing the color purple. She moved to Crocodile in 2016 to continue being a seiyuu. As a member of the seiyuu unit, she voiced minor characters in Ketsuekigata-kun 2 and Teekyuu 4. She also performed Ketsuekigata-kun 2 opening and ending theme songs with...

Sep 8, 2018 12:42 AM by tsubasalover 9 Comments

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Seiyuu Miyoko Asou Dies

Seiyuu Miyoko Asou Dies

Talent Agency Haikyo has announced that seiyuu Miyoko Asou died in the morning of Saturday August 25 from senility. She was 92 years old. The funeral was done privately among family and friends. Born in April 7, 1926, Asou joined a theatrical company for children in 1949. She voiced Fune Isono for the long-running anime Sazae-san since the beginning on October 1969 to September 2015. She also voiced Sannoba from Bounen no Xamdou, Cologne from the Ranma ½ series, Ice Maiden Elder from Yuu☆Yuu☆Ha...

Sep 2, 2018 11:03 PM by tsubasalover 7 Comments

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Seiyuu Yuka Imai Announces Retirement

Seiyuu Yuka Imai Announces Retirement

Seiyuu Yuka Imai has announced her retirement on her blog on Thursday. She has not specified the reason for her retirement but stated that she would like to help support her family "at her own pace." She had hard time making this decision and that it was taken "for a better future." She also thanked everyone for the support. Imai previously announced last May that she was taking a hiatus from voice acting to care for her three-year-old son, who was diagnosed with a PDD. She said that she would r...

Sep 1, 2018 6:21 AM by tsubasalover 11 Comments

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Actress and Seiyuu Mika Kikuchi Announces Remarriage

Actress and Seiyuu Mika Kikuchi Announces Remarriage

Actress and Seiyuu Mika Kikuchi has announced on her Twitter account that she will re-marry this fall. Her spouse is fellow actor Tomokazu Yoshida. Yoshida was Deka Break while Kikuchi was Deka Pink in Sentai series Dekaranger. Kikuchi mentioned that she started to go out with him a year ago because of TV Asahi Drama Kasouken no Onna. She will support Yoshida, who will retire and aim to become an acupuncturist, while continue on her work. Kikuchi debuted as Janet in Musical Annie in 2000, and b...

Aug 31, 2018 8:37 AM by tsubasalover 5 Comments

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Seiyuu Unshou Ishizuka Dies

Seiyuu Unshou Ishizuka Dies

Aoni Production has announced on Friday that seiyuu Unshou Ishizuka died on Monday from esophageal cancer. He was 68 years old. Known for his deep and strong voice, Ishizuka was known to voice Heihachi Mishima from the Tekken game franchise as well as Yukinari "Professor Oak" Ookido and the narrator of the Pokemon franchise. Some of his other notable projects also include being the voice behind Mr. Satan from the Dragon Ball series, Kaguraba Raihou Gramstahl from Chaos Dragon: Sekiryuu Seneki, S...

Aug 17, 2018 7:10 AM by tsubasalover 81 Comments

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Seiyuu Chinatsu Akasaki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Chinatsu Akasaki Announces Marriage

Seiyuu Chinatsu Akasaki has announced marriage on her Twitter account on Friday. She also mentioned that she will continue to improve herself on her work and private life. She also celebrated her birthday on Friday. Akasaka debuted in 2010 voicing minor characters in various series such as Kaichou wa Maid-sama!, and her first main role was Yasuna Oribe from Kill Me Baby. She also voiced Shinka Nibutani from the Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! series, Akira Aoi from the WIXOSS series, Chinatsu Hi...

Aug 10, 2018 1:29 AM by tsubasalover 18 Comments

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