Japanese voice actress Haruka Nagashima dies at age 33 — star of Kimi ni Todoke and Shiki

Sad news today for fans of anime series Shiki, Sparrow’s Hotel and Kimi ni Todoke – From Me to You as the death of Japanese voice actress Haruka Nagashima has been announced.

Nagashima was just 33 years old and was apparently being treated for an unspecified medical condition at the time of her death.

Three Tree — the talent agency she was connected to — announced her death today, simply stating Nagashima had passed away on May 30th. A private service was held for her family and friends soon after her death.

Haruka Nagashima played the roles of Youko and Yuma in Kimi ni Todoke, Kaori Tanaka in Shiki and Tamaki Shiokawa in the short series Sparrow’s Hotel.

She also appeared briefly in Gintama and Idol Incidents.

Michelle Topham