Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam Voice Actress Yuko Mizutani Has Passed Away
Yūko Mizutani (水谷 優子, November 4, 1964 – May 17, 2016) was a Japanese voice actress, actress, singer and narrator from Ama District, Aichi. Throughout her life, she was attached to Production Baobab; she was attached to Aoni Production at the time of her death. Mizutani was best known for her roles of Sakiko Sakura in Chibi Maruko-chan, Mihoshi Kuramitsu in Tenchi Muyo!, Ikuko Tsukino in Sailor Moon Crystal, Soten in InuYasha, Sora Takenouchi in Digimon Adventure, Sarah Zaiarov and Cheimin Noa in Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam and Pinoko in Black Jack. She also was the Japanese voice-over for Minnie Mouse.
On May 17, 2016, Mizutani died as a result of breast cancer. Mizutani was 51 years old at the time of her death.