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Shojo Manga Pioneer Eiko Hanamura Passes Away at 91

posted on 2020-12-07 03:37 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Hanamura debuted in 1959, wrote during shojo manga’s Golden Age


Actor Osamu Sakuta Passes Away

posted on 2020-12-07 15:15 EST by Alex Mateo
Sakuta starred in live-action Seiun Kamen Machieman tokusatsu series


Tokusatsu Actress Mana Kinjо̄ Passes Away at 25

posted on 2020-12-07 15:45 EST by Alex Mateo
Kishiryū Sentai Ryūsoulger series actress passed away on December 1 due to illness

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Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light Original Creator Maidy Passes Away

posted on 2020-12-10 04:57 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Maidy’s blog chronicling father, son playing MMORPG inspired 2 live-action projects

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Manga Creator Daiji Kazumine Passes Away at 84

posted on 2020-12-16 01:02 EST by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Artist drew adaptations of many tokusatsu shows, including original Ultraman show

Voice Actor Brad Venable Passes Away at 43

posted on 2021-01-08 12:42 EST by Alex Mateo
Venable voiced One Piece’s Scratchmen Apoo, Attack on Titan’s Daz, Devil May Cry 5’s Griffon

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Illustrator Cogecha Passes Away

posted on 2021-01-17 01:45 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Novel illustrator, Hatsune Miku music video artist passed away after accident at workplace last June

Mistergentleman designer Takeshi Osumi dead at 47


Well-Known Dragon Ball Z Voice Actor Ricardo Silva Dies Aged 67


Porco Rosso Voice Actor Shuuichirou Moriyama Passes Away at 86

posted on 2021-02-09 04:40 EST by Egan Loo
Star of Ghibli film, TV actor passed away due to pneumonia on Monday evening

Longtime Otakon Staffer Chuck Shandry Passes Away

posted on 2021-02-22 09:05 EST by Crystalyn Hodgkins
GoFundMe campaign launched for his final expenses