Aoni Production launched on Tuesday that voice actress Minori Matsushima handed away on April 8 of pancreatic most cancers. She was 81.

Matsushima starred as a result of the titular character the Little Lulu television anime sequence and likewise starred as Dororo inside the first Dororo television anime sequence. She moreover voiced Meat-kun in in quite a few Kinnikuman reveals and films, and Hiroshi Ichimaru in Kaibutsu-kun.

Matsushima moreover voiced Tsuru in One Piece, Ayumi Himekawa in Glass no Kamen, Adonis in The Adventures of the Little Prince, Akane in Akane-chan, Nicole d’Oliva in The Rose of Versailles, Mrs. Chigusa in Maison Ikkoku, Sayaka Yumi in Mazinger Z, Marie in Ogon Bat, Sachiko Yamada in Dokaben, and Candy in Candy Candy.

Matsushima moreover voiced the Japanese dubover for the character Uhura inside the genuine Star Trek sequence, and she or he was moreover acknowledged for her narration work.

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Sources: Aoni Production, Oricon