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#1 | Back to Top06-10-2011 02:05:53 AM

allegoriest
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Tomoko Kawakami

Supposedly, Tomoko Kawakami died yesterday at age 40.

Noone seems to be able to make any proof, but considering she seemed to have been dropping roles due to illness, it makes sense.


Anyway, figured I'd post.

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#2 | Back to Top06-10-2011 02:37:09 AM

allegoriest
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

http://baobab.dreamlog.jp/archives/4981754.html


And confirmed. emot-frown
(I am not translating, because it is almost 4 am.)

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#3 | Back to Top06-10-2011 02:46:17 AM

Leeg
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Is she Utena japanese seiyu?
omg She was only 40...

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#4 | Back to Top06-10-2011 03:53:30 AM

gumi
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Unfortunately it looks like the rumors are true. Ikuhara is talking about her sudden death on his tweeter account. May she rest in peace

Last edited by gumi (06-10-2011 03:53:50 AM)

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#5 | Back to Top06-10-2011 07:56:36 AM

Hiraku
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

I think she deserves some kind of dedication for being able to bring to life a wonderful heroine.

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#6 | Back to Top06-10-2011 08:12:56 AM

Calamity
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Rest in peace. emot-frown This makes me sad, she was far too young to pass.

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#7 | Back to Top06-10-2011 09:41:24 AM

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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

emot-frown


watch me whine: onsenmark.livejournal.com

Saa, omae no tsumi o kazoero!

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#8 | Back to Top06-10-2011 10:12:47 AM

yuzukelly
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Rest in peace emot-frown

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#9 | Back to Top06-10-2011 12:12:21 PM

Bluesky
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Well shit a brick. Poor lass.


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#10 | Back to Top06-10-2011 12:12:57 PM

Rae
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

She's really been fighting the cancer, but it's just so sudden. However, her suffering is now over.

Rest in peace, Utena-sama. You will surely be missed.

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#11 | Back to Top06-10-2011 12:24:49 PM

Imaginary Bad Bug
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

This is incredibly sad news... emot-frown

When I get around to watching the new SKU box sets, it will be in her honor.


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#12 | Back to Top06-10-2011 01:21:27 PM

OnlyInThisLight
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

I'm not a religious person, but who knows.  Maybe she's merely left our world.

Don't worry, no of us here will forget you, Tomoko. etc-love

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#13 | Back to Top06-10-2011 03:00:45 PM

winksniper
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

This is very saddening. 
Rest in Peace, prince.  etc-love

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#14 | Back to Top06-10-2011 04:47:22 PM

Grinning Maniac
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Wow, that's a bummer. You guys must feel like I did when Shirley Walker died (composer for 90's Batman Animated Series)

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#15 | Back to Top06-10-2011 05:22:25 PM

tuomastahti
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

They say that only the good die young. This is horribly sad. Ovarian cancer is most commonly diagnosed when the patient is in her sixties, but Tomoko was only 40. Rest in peace.

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#16 | Back to Top06-10-2011 05:35:36 PM

chrisb
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

You brought so much joy and a few tears with your incredible voice acting Ms Kawakami. You will be in Utena fans' hearts forever. I pray her family can get through this difficult time.


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#17 | Back to Top06-11-2011 12:44:12 AM

Saito Hoshikawa
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

"Someday, I want to go to that castle hanging in the sky. There is something eternal up there." I pray that it's a very beautiful castle with something truly eternal.

Rest in peace, dear prince. We'll miss you dearly. etc-love


"Whatever all this is, it needs to not be a thing at all."

Being a ghosty piece of shit with no standards since 2014 (maybe earlier).

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#18 | Back to Top06-11-2011 01:33:34 AM

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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

I can't believe it... emot-frown

Goodnight, Sweet Prince. etc-love

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#19 | Back to Top06-11-2011 09:58:08 AM

CoffinBreaker
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Only 40? That's a tragedy. She'll be greatly missed emot-frown

My thoughts and well wishes go to her family and all of us who were touched by her role as Utena. May she rest in peace.


You don't need to understand Revolutionary Girl Utena to understand it.

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#20 | Back to Top06-12-2011 03:51:48 PM

HonorableShadow
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Posts: 487

Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Oh my God, that's so sad.  I don't know much about her, but I really loved listening to her voice for all these years.  emot-frown  Rest in peace.


I'll show you a sight you've never seen before.

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#21 | Back to Top06-13-2011 10:58:06 PM

Trench Kamen
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

40 years old, dead of cancer. I can't even imagine. At least she is no longer suffering.

Good night, sweet Prince.

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#22 | Back to Top06-14-2011 01:21:10 AM

Overlord Morgus
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

The first (and probably last) time "Good night sweet prince" is used sincerely on the Net.

That said,

Good night, sweet prince.

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#23 | Back to Top06-14-2011 05:00:12 PM

Tamago
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

Rule 34 commemorates Tomoko's death with some Utena gorn.

Warning! Not Safe For Viewing

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#24 | Back to Top06-14-2011 05:21:39 PM

HonorableShadow
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

The internet is as tasteless as ever I see. emot-frown


I'll show you a sight you've never seen before.

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#25 | Back to Top06-14-2011 06:21:39 PM

Tamago
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Re: Tomoko Kawakami

HonorableShadow wrote:

The internet is as tasteless as ever I see. emot-frown

It is the internet, the home of tubgirl, Pain Olympics, 2 Girls One Cup and /b/, tasteless is putting it mildly.

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