Maybe for the English-speaking persons around the world her name wasn’t that recognized, but for all the Japanese children, seiyuu Hiromi Tsuru was the original Bulma from Dragon Ball, making her a really beloved icon from the anime series.
Last thursday November 16, the fans of the franchise had to say goodbye to this amazing voice actress, after she passed away at 57 yeas old. According to Anime News Network, her body was found in the driver’s set of a car, in a speedway in Tokyo, Japan. She was foun death and taked to the hospital by authorities. Hypothesis suggest it was a death by illnes, as long as there were no signs of an accident.
Along with Bulma, Tsuru another important characters in the anime industry like Madoka Ayukawa in Kimagure Orange Road, Ukyo Kuonji in Ranma ½ or Reiko Mikami in Ghost Sweeper Mikami. She also made some roles for video games like Naomi Hunter in Metal Gear Solid or Julia Chang in Tekken.