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#61

###Fullmetal Alchemist, One Piece Voice Actor Ed Blaylock Passes Away
posted on 2017-04-22 00:00 EDT
Voice actor for King Bradley, Sengoku was 64


#62


May 8, 2017


#63

###Gosick Illustrator Hinata Takeda Passes Away
posted on 2017-05-08 23:40 EDT / ANN
Croisée in a Foreign Labyrinth/Yaeka no Karte manga creator passed away in January


#64

###Tamiya Model Kit Company President Masayuki Tamiya Passes Away at 59
posted on 2017-05-13 14:45 EDT
Son-in-law of former president took position in 2008


#65

###Arcana Heart Writer Tohru Sakurai Passes Away
posted on 2017-05-15 16:15 EDT
Writer’s current manga series will continue


#66

###Gosei Sentai Dairanger Actor Tatsuya Nōmi Passes Away
posted on 2017-05-21 04:00 EDT
47-year-old actor played Tengensei Daigo in 1993-1994 series


#67

June 23, 2017


#68

###Saint Seiya Composer Seiji Yokoyama Passes Away
posted on 2017-07-10 14:30 EDT
Space Pirate Captain Harlock, Magical Taruruuto-kun composer was 82


#69

Galaxy Express 999 Composer Masaaki Hirao Passes Away

posted on 2017-07-22 17:30 EDT / ANN
Hirao debuted as singer in 1958; opened music school, NPO


#70

Animator/Director Shoichi Masuo Passes Away at 57

posted on 2017-07-26 01:50 EDT
Worked on Macross: Do You Remember Love? & several Gainax projects, directed Submarine 707R, Demonbane


#71

August 8, 2017


#72

Voice Actor Nobuyuki Furuta Passes Away at 59

posted on 2017-08-30 09:30 EDT
Dubbed Heroes’ Matt Parkman, voiced Vifam’s Sid Muhrer & Yū Yū Hakusho’s Sakyou


#73

Voice Actress Reiko Seno Passes Away

posted on 2017-09-06 13:30 EDT
Spoon Oba-san actress was 84


#74

Voice Actor, Sound Director Toshihiko Nakajima Passes Away at 55

posted on 2017-09-15 12:00 EDT
Aichi native voiced characters in Sakura Wars, Gundam, Hajime no Ippo


#75

Wolf Children: Ame & Yuki Manga Artist Yū Passes Away

posted on 2017-09-24 14:00 EDT
Passed away on July 1 despite gradually improving from chronic illness


#76

Castle in the Sky, Tensai Bakabon Voice Actor Ryūji Saikachi Passes Away

posted on 2017-10-02 02:30 EDT
Voice of Grand Kai in Dragon Ball Z was 89

Kyō no Kyūshoku! Manga Creator Jun Tsukaji Passes Away at 27

posted on 2017-10-02 07:45 EDT
Artist published 2 chapters of Kyō no Kyūshoku! manga in Young Ace magazine


#77

Manga Creator Enaga Takabatake Passes Away

posted on 2017-10-13 11:00 EDT
28-year-old creator passed away due to stroke in August


#78

Voice Actress Hiromi Tsuru Passes Away at 57

posted on 2017-11-16 21:38 EST
Dragon Ball’s Bulma voice actress found in car on Thursday


#79

Fellow Voice Actors Respond to Hiromi Tsuru’s Passing

posted on 2017-11-17 19:45 EST by Jennifer Sherman


#80

Little Busters!, Little Witch Academia Writer Michiru Shimada Passes Away

posted on 2017-12-15 09:03 EST
58-year-old also worked on One Piece, Before Green Gables, Rurouni Kenshin