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    Voice Actor Takeshi Aono Passes Away

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    Voice actress Eiko Yamadareported on Tuesday that voice actorTakeshi Aono passed away. Among many other roles, Aono played the grandfather on Chibi Maruko-chan, Shirō Sanada in the Space Battleship Yamato anime works, Rihaku in Fist of the North Star, and Kami-Sama and King Piccolo inDragon Ball.

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    I am very saddened by this news. Aono's wonderful performances in Dragon Ball truly showed off his range as bother a comedic actor, a villain, and a God. To lose him in such a manner is upsetting, espicially looking back at how many other Dragon Ball actors we have lost lately. The past two years couldn't have been easy on him and his family, but I hope they can begin to heal soon.
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    Not nearly as unexpected as it often is, but still a very sad loss of a great legend. I hope the best for his family and friends.
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    Its always sad to lose another voice actor.

    I hope his family can cope well.
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    You know, it was unrealistic of me, but I had always held out the hope that Aono-san would recover from his stroke and return to voice acting at some point. Sadly, it was not meant to be. Truly he was a legend in his field, and with his passing an amazing talent is lost. Farewell, Takeshi Aono.
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    Seriously sad to hear this news, Who doesn't remember him as Kami and King Piccolo also did the voiced of Mihawkfrom One Piece and still remember other roles like Hadler from Dragon Quest Dai, really going to miss him
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    Rest in Peace to the man who was both God and the Devil (from space) AND the world's greatest swordsman.

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