Singer Kouji Wada Succumbs to Cancer

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Melancholy has been rampantly spreading throughout the internet for esteemed singer Kouji Wada (famously known for Digimon‘s “Butterfly”), who has unfortunately passed away due to pharyngeal cancer, the depressing outcome of his exasperatingly long struggle against the affliction.

Kouji Wada’s struggle with the illness began around 2003 where the poor singer went on hiatus for two years, being forced to go on hiatus once again in 2011 despite being previously treated – with the memorable icon unfortunately succumbing to the relapse at the age of 42.

Wada Kouji’s performance at the Digimon 15th anniversary event:


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    Comment by Anonymous
    14:48 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Oh, not the singer of one of the most awesome songs in anime history...

    Why do the good ones always go away first and in the worst manners... Damn it all...

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    Comment by Yamato
    02:34 11/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    What also sucks is that the music composer for the first four Digimon series, Takanori Arisawa, passed away a decade before. Digimon had some fucking awesome tunes, so it's sad to see two of the people majorly responsible for creating them have left us early.

    Also, I wasn't that big a fan of the English dub's soundtrack, but I understand there's a lot of people out there who were nostalgic for the dub. That said, apparently Paul Gordon, the composer for a bulk of the dub music, died just a couple months ago. The musicians for franchise are getting hit hard on both sides of the ocean, apparently.

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:41 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    R.I.P thank you for your songs.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:45 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    RIP, i remembered all of his digimon songs by heart.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:44 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    (´・ω・`)ゞ
    RIP we recieved many fond memories from the songs he produced.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    14:51 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    PSA: Ignore the trolls in these comments. You know how they take the chance at trolling whenever a post like this appears since 12 year olds think it is fun and edgy to make fun of people's early deaths. Do not give them the satisfaction.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:00 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    RIP, you will be missed.

    Comment by Anonymous
    10:50 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    He's finally become that buttterfly. ;_;7

    Comment by Anonymous
    23:54 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    good night sweet prince

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:00 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    A singer dying of throat cancer? That's some pretty ironic shit. It's like something out of some melodramatic anime or Hollywood movie where the protag struggles and comes to terms with their perfectly ironic affliction.

    Well, at least he managed to do more in his relatively short life than most others have. I woke up, ate stuff, read about RPG classes, and didn't even masturbate.

    A respectful post on Sancom, with no trace of sarcasm or aggression? What's this world coming to?

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:42 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Not really ironic, just very coincidental. The throat is easily damaged by strain especially from singing too much. This is what can cause cancer.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:17 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's ironic because it is exceptionally appropriate.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:11 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    not really, vocal abuse can cause singer's nodule, but not malignancy like throat cancer

    Comment by Anonymous

    Just because he was a singer doesn't mean he was a saint. Good riddance, you were a terrible person.

    Comment by Anonymous
    00:02 11/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    he's no saint, but there's no visible stain on his record either. nothing wrong with mourning a fellow human's death anyway; it's voluntary.

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    Comment by Yamato
    01:57 11/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, Digimon was pretty much a one-hit wonder for him, as that's pretty much all he's known for (he also did a Transformers opening, and that's about it). Still, one franchise or not, the songs he did were all incredible, and I fail to see what, if anything he did made him a "terrible person".

    For me, personally, this hits pretty hard. Digimon (Tamers, specifically) was the first anime I got into through its Japanese version, so Wada's got a lot of nostalgia going for me. Really sad to see him go, but he left behind quite a legacy, even if for one very awesome anime series.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:25 09/04/2016 # ! Drivel (-1.0)

    It's good he is gone. His music was mediocre and he was a terrible human being. If Karma is real than this is the result. Let's forget this abomination and move on.

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    Comment by kanbanmusume
    00:01 10/04/2016 # ! Good (+0.6)

    Whatever he may have been he most certainly was superior
    to a worthless pile of dung like you.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:39 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    You must feel like a million dollars after writing that heartless comment, you monster.

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    Comment by Akumaten
    22:28 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Says the abomination, you cunt

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:46 09/04/2016 # ! Drivel (-1.0)

    Good Riddance, no more job and money stealing. During 'nam, the hordes did not want to aid the AMERICAN cause, but more than happy to profit from us in our time of conflict. Cancer, well deserved, I hope he hit it from his mother's mutant genes she developed after leveling them.

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:59 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    Cause my ass, you bastards only want to get a foothold in southeast asia; a country to enslave and monitor with your so-called foreign detachment.

    Comment by Anonymous
    20:28 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    wew you sure triggerd a couple of these kids lol

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:57 09/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.4)

    typical asshole murican. in the end you idiots bleed and whine when your harbor got rekt

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    Comment by kanbanmusume
    00:08 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    @ 19:46

    Don't be angry because your mama was a US Army camp
    follower and you don't know which one of the thousands
    she serviced is your daddy.

    Comment by Anonymous

    The south shall never rise again fucko

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:19 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Kill yourself you smelly n|gger

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:13 10/04/2016 # ! Neutral (0)

    Go and kill yourself you smelly nigger.




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