Hiromi Tsuru, Bulma's voice actor, has passed away.

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Post by mfwlegend3 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:55 am

I could only imagine how Nozawa feels, considering Dragon Ball began with both her and Tsuru. Like everyone else, she must be very heartbroken.

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Post by Super Saiyan Swagger » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:59 am

Man... this is heartbreaking. Rest In Peace.

I’m gonna be listening to Romantic Ageru Yo on repeat for the next few days.

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Post by DemonRin » Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:59 am

It's been a while since I posted here, had to post again to pay my respects among other DB fans.......

She's the only main cast member besides Masako Nozawa and Jouji Yanami who's been here since Episode 1......
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Post by Big Black Sayian » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:11 am

Damn shame. R. I. P

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Post by Twinbee_Mk_II » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:14 am

I don't post often, but having just heard, I had to leave something.
Thank you Hiromi Tsuru for many years of enjoyment and leaving a legacy of wonderful work.
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Post by Shiyonasan » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:17 am

As with a few others in this thread, it's been ages since I last posted here, but I came to pay my respects. She played the role of Bulma perfectly and had so many other memorable roles in other anime (Asuna in Maison Ikkoku, Meryl in Trigun, Ukyo in Ranma, etc).

Rest in piece. Deepest condolences to her family and friends.

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Post by Metalwario64 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:20 am

This is fucking terrible.

She was one of the longest lasting, most iconic members of Dragon Ball's voice cast, and this hits hard. I feel bad for her loved ones and friends, which includes the other Dragon Ball cast members. She was there with Nozawa from the very beginning. :cry:
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Post by Sugster » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:25 am

I grew up hearing her voice

I am just trying to find words to explain how devastated I am to hear this, She was without a doubt the definitive Bulma

The series started out with her and Goku - Nozawa, I can vividly remember her infamous "Son-Kun"

Rest in Peace Hiromi Tsuru, Thank you for everything :'(

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Post by Ex-Dubbie369 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:33 am

As another old(ish?) timer who hasn't posted actively in a while, I have to echo my sadness with the rest of the community. All I can really say is that I'm immensely happy that with everything from BoG forward, Bulma seemed to take a more active role than she had in late Z and GT, and it really gave this new era of Dragon Ball a different, I don't know, personality? Tsuru was one of the heavyweights in this new era and once the Tournament is over, her absence will be felt more than probably any actor who has passed on or had to be replaced.

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Post by CJStriker_CBR » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:41 am

I just had to go back and watch this, when a Legend was Born! :(

This is Hitting Really Hard, She was their since the Very Start, the 1st Lady of Dragon Ball and the Girl that Started it all! Without her their may have never been a Goku and Hiromi Tsuru played her Perfectly.

Hiromi Tsuru is part of the Legends now and this beginning moment just shows how MASSIVE her presence has been since the start! :cry:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftOqMsblRgA
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Post by majinwarman » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:45 am

I think this is a time for the fandom to mourn her and sending blessings to her family. I don't care if you like the sub or dub but we lost a legend today. Please I don't want to see no hate in this page. Remember human lives can be short so we must make good with the time that we have on this earth and spread some good and happiness!
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Post by majinwarman » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:47 am

Ex-Dubbie369 wrote:As another old(ish?) timer who hasn't posted actively in a while, I have to echo my sadness with the rest of the community. All I can really say is that I'm immensely happy that with everything from BoG forward, Bulma seemed to take a more active role than she had in late Z and GT, and it really gave this new era of Dragon Ball a different, I don't know, personality? Tsuru was one of the heavyweights in this new era and once the Tournament is over, her absence will be felt more than probably any actor who has passed on or had to be replaced.
Bulma fan or not, I think everyone will miss her and her fantastic work in the series.
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Post by majinwarman » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:50 am

mfwlegend3 wrote:These were Bulma's last moment and words in Episode 96. :cry:
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Please don't remind me about that!
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Post by Saikyo no Senshi » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:51 am

This came out of nowhere and that's what hurts more. I was more worried about the older cast and Tsuru was still pretty young compared to other cast members, but damn. These seiyuus are the characters for me and while I'm not the biggest fan of her modern Blooma, she was still very much the character for me. RIP Tsuru Hiromi.

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Post by Khin » Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:53 am

I just woke up to this terrible news. Really heartbreaking, especially as a big fan of Bulma.

It's never going to be the same hearing "Son-kun" again.

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Post by DSB » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:11 am

RIP.

The thing about Bulma and Hiromi's journey as Bulma's character coming to a full circle, what Geekdom said on his stream.. thats really something sad.

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Post by precita » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:16 am

mfwlegend3 wrote:I could only imagine how Nozawa feels, considering Dragon Ball began with both her and Tsuru. Like everyone else, she must be very heartbroken.
Did Nozawa release a statement? I think she would definitely have something very touching and important to say.

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Post by emperior » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:21 am

What a incredibly sad news. She was still only 57! I adored her performance as Bulma. She will be missed.
Rest in peace, and thanks for bringing life to one of the most important characters in Dragon Ball.
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Post by Kuwabara » Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:25 am

I'm beyond stunned to hear about this. The sense of assertiveness and leadership Tsuru brought to the character of Bulma always greatly inspired me. To say that she changed my life might be a stretch, but she's one of many strong female characters I've looked up to over the years. It's really cool to think that other girls might have been inspired to become scientists or entrepreneurs because of Bulma, I hope I'm just one of many. It's absolutely heartbreaking to think how this must be affecting Nozawa, along with the rest of the main cast and crew. Unbelievably sad. Still, what an incredible adventure and legacy. Rest in peace.
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