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Renowned Voice Actor Unshou Ishizuka Passes Away Due to Cancer

Voice actor Unshou Ishizuka has passed away due to esophageal cancer at the age of 67. Aoni Production, his former talent agency, revealed that he...

‘Goblin Slayer’ Seiyuu Yuichiro Umehara is Released from the Hospital

Great news - Yuichiro Umehara has been discharged from the hospital! The 27-year-old voice actor has been recovering from acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, which is an...

Satomi Akesaka Leaves Music Behind Due to Hearing Loss

Satomi Akesaka is walking away from music due to sudden hearing loss. It's not all sad news, because she will continue her voice acting...

DARLING in the FRANXX’s Goro is Getting a New Voice Actor

Yuichiro Umehara's sudden hospitalization with an autoimmune disease is still sending shockwaves around the industry. He was voicing seven different characters this season, and...

Promising Voice Actress Retires Due to Failing Health

Ayaka Imamura is the latest victim of the anime industry as she's being forced to retire due to failing health. The With Line talent agency...

‘Tada-kun Never Falls in Love’ Recasts Hajime Suzamoto’s Voice

Last month,  Yuichiro Umehara was hospitalized with an autoimmune disease, which is leading to a long-term hiatus. He is a rising star in the...

Voice Actress Hisako Kanemoto Takes Hiatus to Study Abroad

Popular voice actress Hisako Kanemoto shocked fans by announcing that she's taking a year-long hiatus. The hiatus isn't due to a health issue, and instead,...

Aqua’s Voice Actress Sora Amamiya Diagnosed with a Throat Injury

Sora Amamiya is only 24-years-old, but she is in high demand. The idol seiyuu has been juggling a singing and voice acting career, but...

Seiyuu Yuichiro Umehara Goes on Hiatus Due to Autoimmune Disease

Voice actor Yuichiro Umehara has been hospitalized with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM), which is an autoimmune disease that causes swelling in the brain and...

Atsuko Enomoto Talks About Sexual Harassment in the Voice Acting Industry

The #MeToo movement went viral last October to highlight the widespread prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment in the workplace. https://twitter.com/atsuko_bewe/status/982637337107546112 It's a movement that...

Toei Reveals that Aya Hisakawa will be Bulma’s New Seiyuu

It's been a rough few months for Dragon Ball Super fans. In January, it was announced that Super will come to close in March with the conclusion of...

Man Arrested For Sending Death Threats to Voice Actress Ayana Taketatsu

Hidehiko Yokoyama, a 32-year-old unemployed man, was arrested for sending death threats to seiyuu Ayana Taketatsu. Yokoyama, a former leader of Taketatsu's fan club, has been...

Voice Actress Yurika Endou Retires Due to Health Concerns

Being a seiyuu is demanding work. A seiyuu's work doesn't stop after a recording session, but also extends into singing, stage performances, and numerous...

Bulma’s Japanese Seiyuu Passes Away From Unknown Causes

Japanese voice actress Hiromi Tsuru has passed away at the age of 57. Police found Tsuru unconscious in her car, which was stopped with...

Risa Taneda Tells Fans She’s Trying to Voice Act Once Again

Voice actress Risa Taneda has been a rising star in anime voice acting thanks to her nuanced acting that took center stage in roles like Kaori in...

Risa Taneda Will Not Voice Erina in “Food Wars! Season 3”

The official Food Wars! Shokugeki no Soma website confirmed that Risa Taneda will not reprise her role as Erina Nakiri for the third season. Hisako Kanemoto, who voiced...

College Student Arrested For Threatening to Kill Sumire Uesaka

A 20-year-old male college student was arrested by Tokyo police for sending more than 20 death threats and other slanderous statements towards idol-seiyuu Sumire...

Anime Staff Highlights How Young Voice Actors Struggle

The voice acting industry is highly glamorized. When talks about poor working conditions and low wages for animators are brought up, people quickly point...

The Most Popular Anime Voice Actress of 2016 is Crowned

Charapedia held their annual poll asking Japanese fans to crown the most popular voice actress. 10,000 fans participated with 52.4% of voters being female...

Nana Mizuki’s Death Threat Court Case Has Been Dropped

The Tokyo District Public Prosecutor's Office decided to drop indictment charges against Akihiro Fukushima, a 32-year-old man who threatened to kill voice actress Nana...

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