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Hentai Manga Creator Aki E-Musu Passes Away

posted on 2020-07-28 23:32 EDT by Alex Mateo
Creator of Koi Seyo Otome, Honey Pot Style passed away on June 7

Aquaplus Song Composer Susumu Mameda Passes Away

posted on 2020-07-29 02:32 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Mameda wrote songs for White Album, Utawarerumono, Comic Party, Tears to Tiara, more

8 Man, Batman Manga Artist Jiro Kuwata Passes Away

posted on 2020-08-04 05:12 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Maboroshi Tantei, Gekkō Kamen artist was 85

Kawaii Kon Co-Founder, AWA LLC Chairman Marlon Stodghill Passes Away

posted on 2020-08-10 09:00 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Stodghill was also involved in Izumicon, Anime Crossroads

Veteran Japanese action movie star, singer Watari dies

2020-08-14T21:00:00Z

Kimio Alive Manga Creator Kōsei Eguchi Passes Away at 23

posted on 2020-08-29 05:25 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Eguchi wrote Boy Meets Maria manga under penname PEYO

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Reality show ‘Bachelor Japan’ cast member dies in suspected suicide

2020-08-29T21:25:00Z

Actress Ruri Shinato Passes Away

posted on 2020-08-31 17:05 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
31-year-old actress had roles in Sengoku Basara vs. Devil May Cry play, Usotsuki Paradox film

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Osamu Masuko, Mitsubishi executive behind Nissan alliance, dies at 71

2020-08-31T21:00:00Z

Kamui Gaiden, Kamen Rider Hibiki Actress Sei Ashina Passes Away at 36

posted on 2020-09-14 04:26 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Police are investigating death as possible suicide

Shōjo Manga Creator Shō Akechi Passes Away

posted on 2020-09-18 06:46 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Artist drew Shimatsunin series, Pandora, Sample Kitty manga

Actor Yousuke Saitou Passes Away at 69 Due to Cancer

posted on 2020-09-21 00:23 EDT by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Debuted in 1979, played Toto in The Cat Returns, Chief Uramura in live-action Rurouni Kenshin

Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi, 40, found dead at home in apparent suicide

2020-09-27T07:03:00Z

Voice Actor Kousei Tomita Passes Away at 84

posted on 2020-10-01 09:06 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
His work included roles in Heisei Tensai Bakabon, Doraemon, Astro-Boy, Mazinger Z

Sazae-san Theme Song Composer Kyohei Tsutsumi Passes Away

posted on 2020-10-12 04:20 EDT by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Prolific composer composed more than 3,000 songs during his lifetime

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Kimagure Orange Road’s Creator Izumi Matsumoto Passes Away

posted on 2020-10-12 17:25 EDT by Alex Mateo
Manga creator was 61

Maisa Tsuno of Japanese rock band Akaiko-en dies in apparent suicide

2020-10-19T21:27:00Z

Japanese physicist Koshiba, a 2002 Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 94

2020-11-13T06:00:00Z

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Denver Anime International’s Former President John S. Walker Passes Away

posted on 2020-11-13 09:00 EST by Alex Mateo
Walker was also staff member of Nan Desu Kan convention

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Actor Akira Kubodera Passes Away

posted on 2020-11-13 16:53 EST by Jennifer Sherman
Live-action Mobile Suit Gundam 00, Sailor Moon actor was 43

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2020-11-19T06:00:00Z

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Voice Actor Kirby Morrow Passes Away at 47

posted on 2020-11-19 20:28 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Morrow played Dragon Ball Z Ocean dub’s Goku, Inuyasha’s Miroku, Gundam W’s Trowa, Escaflowne’s Van

Voice Actress Hikari Yono Passes Away

posted on 2020-11-20 03:12 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Voiced Kaolinite in Sailor Moon Crystal: Season III, narrated BURN THE WITCH

Stalker Jokers Manga Creator Hiromichi Ōga Passes Away

posted on 2020-11-21 01:32 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Ōga, artist Hiroto Ōishi launched manga in 2018

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Toei Group Chairman Yusuke Okada Passes Away at 71

posted on 2020-11-22 01:04 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Okada served as president, CEO of company from 2002-2014

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Tsurikichi Sampei Manga Creator Takao Yaguchi Passes Away at 81

posted on 2020-11-25 01:27 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Sampei’s fishing manga ran for 10 years, inspired '80s TV anime, live-action film

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