Hiromi Tsuru

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Hiromi Tsuru
Native name 鶴 ひろみ
Born Hiromi Hiroshi
(1960-03-29)March 29, 1960
Hokkaido, Japan
Died November 16, 2017(2017-11-16) (aged 57)
Chūō, Tokyo, Japan
Cause of death Aortic dissection
Occupation
  • Actress
  • voice actress
Years active 1968–2017
Agent Aoni Production
Notable work
Home town Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan
Height 160 cm (5 ft 3 in)

Hiromi Tsuru (鶴 ひろみ, Tsuru Hiromi, March 29, 1960 – November 16, 2017) was a Japanese actress and voice actress. She was represented by Aoni Production.[1] She was most known for voicing the character of Bulma (Dragon Ball) for over 31 years. Also known for her roles as Ukyo Kuonji (Ranma ½), Dokin-chan (Soreike! Anpanman), Madoka Ayukawa (Kimagure Orange Road), Miyuki Kashima (Miyuki), Reiko Mikami (Ghost Sweeper Mikami), Meryl Strife (Trigun) and Naomi Hunter (Metal Gear Solid series).

Death[edit]

Tsuru was found unconscious in her car, was transported to a hospital, and was pronounced dead.[2][3] Her agency later confirmed that she died on November 16 at the age of 57 from aortic dissection.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Television animation[edit]

1970s
1980s
1990s
2000s
2010s

Original video animation (OVA)[edit]

Movies[edit]

Games[edit]

Tokusatsu[edit]

Drama CDs[edit]

  • The Origin of Mewtwo (1998 (Radio broadcast), 1999 (CD release)) (Madame Boss)

Dubbing[edit]

Live-action[edit]

Animation[edit]

Successors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tsuru Hiromi". Hitoshi Doi. Retrieved January 22, 2010.
  2. ^ "Voice Actress Hiromi Tsuru Passes Away at 57". Anime News Network. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  3. ^ "'Dragon Ball's Hiromi Tsuru Passes Away At 57". comicbook.com. Retrieved 17 November 2017.
  4. ^ "声優・鶴ひろみさん死去 事務所が正式発表 運転中に大動脈解離".
  5. ^ "ペンギンズ・メモリー 幸福物語". mediaarts-db.

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