Japanese musicians died because of Lung cancer

Here are 8 famous musicians from Japan died in Lung cancer:

Hirotaka Suzuoki

Hirotaka Suzuoki (March 6, 1950 Nagoya-August 6, 2006 Suginami) otherwise known as Suzuoki Hirotaka was a Japanese voice actor, actor and theatrical producer.

He was affiliated with the talent agency Production Baobab at the peak of his career and was known for his distinctive voice and versatile acting skills. Suzuoki voiced numerous characters in popular anime series, such as Captain Gundam in "Superior Defender Gundam Force," Tenshinhan in "Dragon Ball," and Bright Noa in the "Mobile Suit Gundam" franchise. He also lent his voice to video games, such as the role of Zell Dincht in "Final Fantasy VIII." In addition to his voice acting work, Suzuoki had a successful career in live-action television dramas and movies, often portraying villains or anti-heroes. He also produced theatrical productions, such as the musical adaptation of the classic novel "The Count of Monte Cristo." His untimely death at the age of 56 was mourned by fans and colleagues alike, leaving behind a legacy of memorable performances and contributions to the entertainment industry.

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Sanji Hase

Sanji Hase (January 2, 1936 Tokyo-March 8, 2002 Toshima) a.k.a. Hirao Hase was a Japanese actor and voice actor. His child is Arihiro Hase.

Hase began his career as an actor in 1959 with the film "I Want to Be a Shellfish" and went on to star in over 50 films and television dramas throughout his career. He was known for his versatility in portraying roles ranging from serious dramas to comedies. He also made a name for himself as a voice actor, lending his voice to numerous anime and video game characters. One of his most iconic roles was that of the character Suppaman in the anime series "Dr. Slump". Hase was also a skilled stage actor and performed in a number of theatrical productions throughout his career. He passed away in 2002 due to liver cancer, leaving behind a legacy as a talented and respected actor in the Japanese entertainment industry.

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Yō Inoue

Yō Inoue (December 4, 1946 Tokyo-February 28, 2003 Tokyo) a.k.a. Yumi Urushikawa, Shitsukawa Yumi, Yumi Shitsukawa, Yô Inôe or Yô Inoue was a Japanese voice actor, screenwriter and dancer.

She began her career as a voice actor in the late 1960s, and went on to voice iconic characters such as Amuro Ray in "Mobile Suit Gundam" and Crunchy in "Dr. Slump". In addition to her work in voice acting, Inoue also worked as a screenwriter and helped to bring several popular anime series to life, including "Future Boy Conan" and "Sherlock Hound". Outside of her work in the entertainment industry, she was also a skilled dancer and was known for incorporating her dancing abilities into her voice acting performances. Sadly, Inoue passed away in 2003 at the age of 56 due to heart failure. However, her legacy lives on as her contributions in the anime industry continue to be celebrated by fans around the world.

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Nachi Nozawa

Nachi Nozawa (January 13, 1938 Tokyo Prefecture-October 30, 2010 Tokyo) also known as Yasutomo Nozawa, Shuji J. Nozawa, Shuji J.Nozawa, Nara Nozawa, Nozawa Nachi or Nozawa Yasutomo was a Japanese theatre director, voice actor and actor. He had one child, Soh Nozawa.

Nachi Nozawa was best known for his work in voice acting, having lent his voice to numerous anime characters throughout his career. Some of his most memorable roles include Inspector Zenigata in the Lupin III franchise, Doctor Hell in Mazinger Z, and Captain Hook in the Japanese dub of Disney's Peter Pan. Nozawa was also a prolific stage director, having worked on productions all over Japan and in other countries as well. In addition to his work in theatre and voice acting, Nozawa appeared in several films, including Akira Kurosawa's "Kagemusha" and Yoji Yamada's "Twilight Samurai." He was also known for his deep, distinctive voice, which garnered him a large fan following in Japan and around the world. Nozawa passed away in 2010 at the age of 72 due to a heart attack.

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Joe Yamanaka

Joe Yamanaka (September 2, 1946 Yokohama-August 7, 2011 Yokosuka) a.k.a. 城アキラ, Akira Yamanaka, Joe, Yamanaka Akira, 山中明, Akira Joh, Akira Jo or Jô Yamanaka was a Japanese actor, professional boxer, singer and musician.

His albums include Herbsman Hustling, Naw No Mercy, Sometimes and Man from Judah. Genres he performed: Rock music, Psychedelic rock, Reggae and Group Sounds.

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Hideko Takamine

Hideko Takamine (March 27, 1924 Hakodate-December 28, 2010 Tokyo) also known as Deko, Hideko Hirayama, Takamine Hideko, 高峰 秀子, Matsuyama Hideko, ひらやま ひでこ, Hideko Matsuyama, まつやま ひでこ, 松山 秀子, 平山 秀子, たかみね ひでこ, Hirayama Hideko or デコちゃん was a Japanese actor. Her child is called Akemi Saito.

Hideko Takamine was one of the most celebrated and accomplished actors in Japanese cinema. She began her acting career at the age of five and went on to star in over 200 films over the course of her career. Known for her versatility and range, she played a variety of roles in films ranging from drama and romance to comedy and action. Some of her most famous films include "The Ballad of Narayama," "Twenty-Four Eyes," and "Floating Clouds." She was also a recipient of numerous awards for her contributions to Japanese cinema, including the Japan Academy Prize for Best Actress. Despite her success, Takamine was known for her humility and remained dedicated to her craft throughout her life.

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Yasushi Akutagawa

Yasushi Akutagawa (July 12, 1925 Kita, Tokyo-January 31, 1989 Chūō) otherwise known as Akutagawa Yasushi or 芥川 也寸志 was a Japanese presenter, conductor, composer and film score composer. His children are Mamiko Akutagawa and Takatoshi Akutagawa.

His albums: . Genres he performed: Film score.

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Origa (October 12, 1970 Novosibirsk-January 17, 2015) otherwise known as Olga Yakovleva, オリガ, おりが, 오리가, Орига, Ольга Яковлева or ORIGA was a Japanese singer.

Her albums include AURORA, 水のまどろみ, Mizu no Madoromi, Era of Queens, The Best of ORIGA, , Eien, ポーリュシカ・ポーレ, リラからの風 and aria.

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