Akiko Yajima Steps Down From Crayon Shin-chan’s Title Role After 26 Years

The official website for the Crayon Shin-chan anime has announced that voice actress Akiko Yajima will step down from her role as the show’s protagonist Shinnosuke Nohara, after voicing the character since the show’s premiere in 1992. The last episode featuring Nohara’s voice acting will premiere on June 29, 2018, with the show’s staff still deciding on the character’s new voice cast member. The new cast member will debut in the show in July 2018.

Yajima said that it has become more difficult for her to produce the character’s voice naturally. She came to the decision to step down from the role after consulting with the anime’s staff.

Source: ANN

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