Hiromi Tsuru, a Japanese actress and voice actress, passed away on Thursday, November 16 due to unknown causes. She was 57.
On November 16th at roughly 7:30 PM a car was seen immobile with the hazard lights blinking on at a highway in Tokyo’s Chūō ward. When authorities arrived at the scene they found Hiromi Tsuru unconscious with the seat belt fastened in the driver’s seat of the car. She was quickly rushed to the hospital, but she was pronounced dead on arrival.
According to the police, the area she was found in had no evidence of an accident that took place in the car, the vehicle itself was also not damaged. Authorities have said the cause of death was linked to health issues, however, autopsy results have not been completed yet.
Tsuru voiced many iconic roles in anime, including Bulma from Dragon Ball, Ukyo Kuonji and Kaori Daikoku from Ranma 1/2, Naomi Hunter from the Metal Gear series, Meryl Strife from Trigun, and Reiko Mikami from Ghost Sweeper Mikami.