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In Memoriam

posted on 2014-12-31 23:50 EST
To those who left us in 2014

Runa Akiyama
Voice Actress
Soreike! Anpanman, Ninja Hattori-kun, Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl

James Avery
Actor
Fist of the North Star, Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Iron Man

Lauren Bacall
Actress
Howl's Moving Castle

Kirsten Bishop
Voice Actress
Sailor Moon's Zoisite, Emerald, Kaori Knight, Telulu, Lady Badiyanu

Yasuki Hamano
Anime/Media expert, college professor, author
Media no Seiki―America Shinwa no Sōzōsha-tachi, Mohōsareru Nihon―Eiga, Anime kara, Ryōri, Fashion made

Tadahiko Hirano
Singer
Jungle Emperor

Toshio Hirata
Anime Director
The Fantastic Adventures of Unico, Pet Shop of Horrors, Barefoot Gen 2

Bob Hoskins (pictured left)
Actor
Live-action Super Mario Bros, Mona Lisa

Casey Kasem
Radio Personality/Voice Actor
Battle of the Planets, Transformers, Scooby-Doo

Seizo Katou
Voice Actor
Transformers, Outlaw Star, Elemental Gelade, Kyojin no Hoshi

Kōichi Kawakita
Special Effects Director
Godzilla, Mothra, Chōseishin GranSazer

Iemasa Kayumi
Voice Actor
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, Legend of the Galactic Heroes, RahXephon, Darker than Black

Nobuyoshi Koshibe
Composer
Okaasan to Issho, Sazae-san, Doraemon, Mach Go Go Go, The Mysterious Cities of Gold

Campbell Lane
Voice Actor
Beast Wars: Transformers, Maison Ikkoku, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

Takashi Makino
Singer (Tokyo Purin)
Doraemon, Tantei Shounen Kageman

Masato Masuda
Game Creator
Fire Pro Wrestling

Keinojou Mizutama
Artist
MAOYU, Brigadoon, Kasei Monogatari

Ichiro Nagai
Voice Actor
Ranma 1/2, Sazae-san, Yamato, Dragon Ball

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Hidetoshi Nakamura
Voice Actor
Baki the Grappler, Mobile Suit Victory Gundam, Corpse Princess, To Love-Ru, Deltora Quest

Shuusei Nakamura
Voice actor
Ashita no Joe, Attack No. 1, Space Battleship Yamato

Rokuro Naya
Voice Actor
Crayon Shin-chan, Eureka Seven AO, One Piece, Yu Yu Hakusho

Hiroshi Obi
Manga Creator
Ganbare Goemon, Yatterman Dengeki Daisakusen!

Eiichi Ōhtaki
Composer
Chibi Maruko-chan

Sharon Sakai
Wife of comic artist Stan Sakai
Usagi Yojimbo

Katherine Schroeder
DVD Menu, Website Designer
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, Zegapain, Toward the Terra

Kevin Seymour
Dub Director
Ghost in the Shell, Macross Plus, Perfect Blue, Armitage III, Code Geass - Lelouch of the Rebellion

Bunta Sugawara
Actor
Battles Without Honor and Humanity, Tales from Earthsea, Spirited Away, Wolf Children

Ken Takakura
Actor
Golgo 13 live-action, Abashiri Prison series, Nihon Kyōkakuden

Masaaki Tsukada
Voice Actor
Bleach, One Piece, Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni Kai, Fullmetal Alchemist, The Irresponsible Captain Tylor

Koichi Tsunoda
Animator
Galaxy Express 999 film, Toward the Terra, Transformers: The Movie, Mazinger Z, Arcadia of My Youth

Robin Williams
Actor/Comedian
Fan of Neon Genesis Evangelion, Akira, Blood: The Last Vampire, Cowboy Bebop, Ghost in the Shell

Kouji Yada
Voice Actor
One Piece, Uchū Senkan Yamato, Dragon Ball Z

Takajin Yashiki
Singer/TV Personality
Mobile Suit Gundam - The Movie Trilogy

Update: Ichiro Nagai added. Thanks, mangamuscle


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