Hikari Yono (SMC Kaolinite) passes away

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Voice Actress Hikari Yono Passes Away

Voice actress Hikari Yono passed away on Sunday, November 15. Her family made the announcement on her Twitter account. The announcement noted that Yono had been under treatment for an illness at the time of her passing.

Yono has played numerous supporting roles in anime since 2001, including Mother Okojo in Shiawase Sou no Okojo-san, Tamura-sensei in Ultra Maniac, Obecitus in Tweeny Witches, Samui in Naruto, Fukuko Yanagisawa in JAPAN, Our Homeland, and Rumiko in Hal. She also provided the voice of Kaolinite in Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon Crystal: Season III, and provided narration for the recent BURN THE WITCH anime.
RIP
 

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WHAT?!? How the hell?? She wasn't even 50 yet. I wonder what happened... If she was involved in Burn the Witch, she must have still been actively voicing not too long ago.
 

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