Anime In Memoriam: 2019

These are the people in the anime industry who passed away during 2019:

  • Etsuko Ichihara, voice actress, passed away on January 12, 2019 at the age of 82 due to heart failure.
  • Kei, bassist for Fear, and Loathing in New York, passed away on January 12, 2019 due to acute heart failure.
  • Maeghan Albach, voice actress, passed away on January 22, 2019 at the age of 44.
  • Kinryuu Arimoto, voice actor, passed away on February 1, 2019 at the age of 77 due to esophageal cancer.
  • Fuyumi Shiraishi, voice actress, passed away on March 28, 2019 at the age of 82 due to ischemic heart failure.
  • Kiyoshi Kawakubo, voice actor, passed away on April 16, 2019 at the age of 89.
  • Yuzuru Fujimoto, voice actor, passed away on June 10, 2019 at the age of 83 due to heart failure.
  • The 36 people killed in the Kyoto Animation Fire on July 18, 2019, including:
    • Naomi Ishida
    • Yuka Kasama
    • Yoshiji Kigami
    • Ami Kuriki
    • Futoshi Nishiya
    • Yuki Omura
    • Yasuhiro Takemoto
    • Sachie Tsuda
    • Junichi Uda
    • Mikiko Watanabe
    • Keisuke Yokota
  • Gabe Khouth, voice actor, passed away on July 23, 2019 at the age of 46.
  • Russi Taylor, voice actor, passed away on July 26, 2019 at the age of 75.
  • Yū Shimaka, voice actor, passed away on July 28, 2019 at the age of 70.
  • Kazuko Nakamura, animator, passed away on August 3, 2019 at the age of 86.
  • Michael Lindsay, voice actor, passed away in August 2019 at the age of 56.
  • Robert Axelrod, voice actor, passed away on September 7, 2019 at the age of 70.
  • Tadashi Nakamura, voice actor, passed away on November 11, 2019 at the age of 89 due to blood poisoning from gall bladder inflammation.
  • Yukihiro Takiguchi, actor, passed away on November 13, 2019 at the age of 34 due to heart failure.
  • Makio Inoue, voice actor, passed away on November 29, 2019 at the age of 80 after his health worsened after a chronic heart attack.
  • Rene Auberjonois, actor, passed away on December 8, 2019 at the age of 79 due to metastatic lung cancer.
  • Syd Mead, designer, passed away on December 30, 2019 at the age of 86 due to complications from lymphoma.

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One comment

  1. Scott · December 31, 2019

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