Kumiko Okae was a Japanese actress, voice actress, and TV host who was the voice of Jenny in the 2005 film “Pokémon: Lucario and the Mystery of Mew.”
- Died: April 23, 2020 (Who else died on April 23?)
- Details of death: Died at a Tokyo hospital of complications of COVID-19 at the age of 63.
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Okae frequently appeared on Japanese TV for decades, including hosting the morning show “Hanamaru Market” for almost 20 years. She was internationally known for voiceover roles, including Naoko in Studio Ghibli’s “The Cat Returns” (2002) and Elina in “The Dog of Flanders” (1997), as well as Ryouko in the manga series “Attack No. 1” (2005).
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Full obituary: Deadline