Voice Actress Hiromi Tsuru Passes Away
Japanese news media have reported that Hiromi Tsuru has passed away. The 57 year-old voice actress was found unconscious in her car on Chuuoko, Tokyo’s metropolitan expressway at 7:30pm on November 16th, then pronounced dead at a city hospital. Though metropolitan police are investigating a cause of death, they have commented that it might have been due to illness as there was no sign of an automotive accident.
Tsuru is known internationally as the voice of Dragon Ball’s Bullma, Kimagure Orange Road‘s Madoka Ayukawa, and Ranma 1/2′s Ukyou Kuonji. Japanese anime watchers of all ages also associate her with Anpanman’s Dokin-chan.
【声優鶴ひろみ氏死亡 首都高で】声優の鶴ひろみさんが16日夜、首都高速上の車内で意識不明の状態で見つかり、死亡していたことがわかった。アンパンマンのドキンちゃんやドラゴンボールのブルマなどの声で知られる。 https://t.co/UyBRyUQigW
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