Kenyu Office Agency has announced in their official website, that Birdy the Mighty seiyuu, Makiko Nitta, has now passed away. She was 56.

According to the announcement, Nitta passed away last 8th Fenruary due to aortic dissection. The agency’s president, Kenyuu Horiuchi, also stated that they will be providing details about the seiyuu’s funeral service soon.

Her main roles include Mitsue Yoshikawa in Bokurano, Yoshie Suzuki in Birdy the Mighty: Decode, Sister in Kick-Heart, Tamara in Tales of the Abyss. She also voiced several minor characters in Nodame Cantabile: Paris, Beelzebub, and Blue Dragon.

To all her family, friends, and colleagues, we here at Wow Japan send our deepest condolences. May she rest in peace.