The agency 81 Produce announced that anime voice actress Runa Akiyama passed away on March 8, 2014 due to acute heart failure. She was 61 years old at the time of her passing.

Akiyama’s credits include Yumeko Kawai in Ninja Hattori-kun, Milk Boya in Soreike! Anpanman, Pench in Ginga Hyoryu Vifam, Kuniko Kaga in Yawara! A Fashionable Judo Girl, the title character in Shin Mitsubachi Maaya no Boken, Tsukubo Natsuyama in The Flying House, Jinjur in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Megumi in Detective Conan, Pike in Psycho Armor Govarian, and Hiroko in Kobo-chan.

Source: ANN