Eiko Masuyama the voice of Fujiko, Cutie Honey, dies at 89

Eiko Masuyama

Eiko Masuyama, the voice actress who portrayed the original Fujiko from Lupin III and the titular Cutie Honey has passed away at the age of 89.

Masuyama’s passing was announced on the official Twitter page for the Lupin III franchise, and celebrated the actress’s role in bringing the character to life back in 1969.

Voice actress Eiko Masuyama passed away on May 20th. In “Lupin the Third,” she made a guest appearance in Part 1, and from Part 2 onwards she played the role of Fujiko Mine in many TV and film productions. We would like to express our gratitude for your many years of service and our condolences. thank you very much.

Translation: Google

Masuyama continued to voice Fujiko in the following decades since the series premiered, all the way up until her most recent performance in the 2012 Lupin III OVA included in the 40th anniversary Blu-Ray set.

Masuyama reportedly passed away due to natural causes at the age of 89.



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