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Totoro's Granny Voice Tanie Kitabayashi Passes Away

posted on 2010-05-06 03:42 EDT
Accomplished actress made a career in both live-action & anime

Tanie Kitabayashi, the accomplished actress who made a career of playing grandmother roles including the Granny in My Neighbor Totoro, passed away due to pneumonia in Tokyo on April 27 at 8:40 p.m. She was 98.

Source: Chunichi Sports

Update: More background information added.


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