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    Monday November 28, 2022
  • Naruto Sakura VA Chie Nakamura Takes Leave Due to Poor Health

    Nakamura was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis

    Japanese talent agency Axl One announced today that voice actor Chie Nakamura will be suspending her activities as a voice actor for an indeterminate amount of time due to ulcerative colitis. Nakamura is best known for voicing Sakura in the Naruto and BORUTO: NARUTO NEXT GENERATIONS anime. Read on for more.

  • Sunday November 20, 2022
  • Dragon Maid S Ilulu VA Tomomi Mineuchi to Retire From Voice Acting on December 31

    Mineuchi was best known for voicing Ines Fujin in Umamusume

    Japanese talent agency I'm Enterprise revealed on Sunday that voice actor Tomomi Mineuchi will be retiring from the industry at the end of the year with her last day set for December 31. More after the jump.

  • Thursday November 3, 2022
  • Attack on Titan’s Eren, K-ON!’s Azusa VAs Announce Birth of Their Child

    Yuki Kaji and Ayana Taketatsu celebrated the birth over on Twitter

    Voice actors Yuki Kaji, best known for voicing Eren in Attack on Titan, and Ayana Taketatsu, who has voiced Azusa in K-ON!, have announced on their Twitter accounts the safe arrival of their first child! They both posted an image of the child holding onto their parent's hands in the cutest photos. Check out the adorable after the jump!

  • Friday October 14, 2022
  • Streamline Pictures Akira Tetsuo English VA Jan Rabson Passes Away at Age 68

    Rabson was also a prolific voice actor for many Disney/Pixar films

    Jan Rabson, the iconic voice of Tetsuo Shima in the 1990 Streamline Pictures dub of Akira, has passed away at the age of 68. Read more after the jump.

  • Dragon Maid Lucoa VA Minami Takahashi Takes Hiatus From Work to Let Her Throat Heal

    Takahashi had been undergoing treatment to help her throat

    The agency for voice actor Minami Takahashi, who is best known as the voice of Lucoa in Miss Kobayashi’s Dragon Maid, Megumi Tadakoro in Food Wars: Shokugeki no Soma, El Condor Pasa in Umamusume: Pretty Derby and many more, revealed that the VA will be taking a break from work to let her throat heal. More details after the jump.

  • Wednesday September 14, 2022
  • Giichi Naruto VA Ryuji Mizuno Passes Away Aged 70

    Mizuno also voiced Meme Midgard in Turn A Gundam

    In an interview with Oricon News, talent agency Theater Company Subaru announced that voice actor Ryuji Mizuno had passed away on September 12 due to systemic sepsis caused by pneumonia at 70 years old. More about Mizuno after the jump.

  • Monday August 22, 2022
  • Voice Actors Pay Tribute to Kenji Utsumi in Sono Koe no Anata e Documentary PV

    Film exploring the life and legacy of the late voice actor hits theaters in Japan on September 30, 2022

    Although voice actor Kenji Utsumi (Raoh in Fist of the North Star, Senbei Norimaki in Dr. Slump, Alex Louis Armstrong in Fullmetal Alchemist) passed away in 2013, his influence remains, and now a preview video has been published for Sono Koe no Anata e ("To You of That Voice"), an upcoming documentary film that explores the impact Utsumi had on his friends and colleagues in the world of Japanese voice acting. Hit the jump to check it out.

  • Evangelion Fuyutsuki VA Motomu Kiyokawa Passes Away Aged 87

    Kiyokawa had voiced many roles in Hideaki Anno-directed anime

    The president of the Tokyo Actor's Consumer's Cooperative Society announced today that legendary voice actor Motomu Kiyokawa passed away on August 17 at the age of 87 years old from pneumonia. Read on for more.

  • Monday August 15, 2022
  • JUJUTSU KAISEN Panda VA Tomokazu Seki Tests Positive For COVID-19

    Seki came down with a fever on August 13

    Japanese talent agency Atomic Monkey announced on its website tonight that voice actor Tomokazu Seki had tested positive for COVID-19 a few days after coming down with a fever on August 13. More details after the jump.

  • Sunday August 14, 2022
  • Rent-a-Girlfriend Ruka VA Nao Toyama Contracts COVID-19

    Toyama had to cancel an appearance at a Walküre event on Sunday

    The agency that looks after voice actor Nao Toyama, who is best known as the voice of Ruka in the Rent-a-Girlfriend TV anime, Nozomi in Sound! Euphonium and a member of Walküre, a band that appears in Macross Delta, announced on August 15 that Toyama had tested positive for COVID-19. More details after the jump.

  • Wednesday August 10, 2022
  • More Cast Members Share Memories in Sono Koe no Anata e Documentary

    Movie poster revealed for film paying tribute to the life and career of voice actor Kenji Utsumi

    Although voice actor Kenji Utsumi (Raoh in Fist of the North Star, Senbei Norimaki in Dr. Slump, Alex Louis Armstrong in Fullmetal Alchemist) passed away in 2013, he left behind an enduring the legacy, and now four more cast members and the movie poster have been revealed for Sono Koe no Anata e ("To You of That Voice"), an upcoming documentary film celebrating Utsumi's life and career. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • Tuesday August 9, 2022
  • Veteran Voice Actor Hiroshi Otake Passes Away Aged 90

    Otake had voiced roles in Cyborg 009, Hunter x Hunter, Dr. Slump

    The agency that looked after voice actor Hiroshi Otake, 81 Produce, announced today that the veteran voice actor had passed away on August 1 at the age of 90. Details after the jump.