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Digimon Adventure Voice Actress Toshiko Fujita Passes Away

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
68-year-old voice actress also voiced roles in Cat's Eye, Silent Mobius, Jigoku Sensei Nube

Aoni Production announced on Friday that voice actress Toshiko Fujita passed away from invasive breast cancer on Friday. She was 68.

Fujita is perhaps best known for her role as Taichi Yagami in the Digimon Adventure anime franchise.

She also voiced roles in Ikkyū-san (Ikkyū), Jigoku Sensei Nube (Hiroshi Tateno), Cat's Eye (Rui), 3x3 Eyes (Ms. Huang/Shunkai, Shunli Huang/Xungui), Silent Möbius (Rally Cheyenne), Zatch Bell (Zofis), Dragon Quest: Dai no Daibōken (Dai), Chihayafuru (Taeko Miyauchi), Glass Mask (Chigusa Tsukikage), Wicked City (Makie), Space Adventure Cobra (Jane Royal), Outlaw Star ("Hot Ice" Hilda), Fist of the North Star (Mamiya), Kiteretsu Daihyakka (Kiteretsu), and Allison & Lillia (Corason Muto), among many others. She also voiced Big Mom during the Fishman Island arc of One Piece.

Fujita also performed in stage plays, voiced narration for commercials, voiced narration for shows on the CX and NTV channels, and provided dub voices for Western movies and animated series.

Image via Aoni Production

Sources: Aoni Production, Oricon News

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