Friday, June 10, 2011
Seiyuu Tomoko Kawakami passed away.
Tomoko Kawakami, the seiyuu who has brought the voices of Misuzu (Air), Athena (Aria the Animation), Soi Foi (Bleach), Chiriko (Fushigi Yuugi), Rika Sasaki (Cardcaptor Sakura) and many others to life, has passed away due to her struggle against ovary cancer. She died at the age of 41, June 9, 2011.
She is also a well known seiyuu due to her portrayal of Utena (Revolutionary Girl Utena). According to Director Sato Junichi, Kawakimi is a seiyuu that can never be replaced.
Rest in peace Ms. Kawakimi. Your voice and your portrayal of these unforgettable characters will live on.
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