Voice Actress Yumiri Hanamori to Leave Re: Stage! Franchise due to Knee Injury

The official website for the idol-themed mixed-media franchise Re: Stage! announced today that 22-year-old voice actress Yumiri Hanamori, the voice cast of Haruka Itsumura, will graduate from the franchise and her role after the "PRISM ☆ LIVE! 3rd STAGE -Reflection-" event on November 17 due to her knee injury.

The franchise was launched in the summer of 2015 and has expanded to various media, including comics, novels, smartphone games, and the 12-episode TV anime Re: Stage! Dream Days Aired from July to September of this year. Since its launch, Hanamori has voiced Haruka Itsumura, a member of two-member idol unit ortensia, along with Ari Ozawa as Yukari Itsumura.

According to her agency m & i's statement, her knee has been in bad condition recently, and she was diagnosed with "subluxation of the kneecap and medial meniscus injury" after the detailed examination.The doctor in charge has ordered her a ban on the performance that may strain the knee for the time. being several discussions, she has decided to leave the franchise permanently in the form of "graduation."

Hanamori says, "As written in the statement, I will graduate from the role of Haruka Itsumura.The time I have walked with Yukari-chan and others as the voice of Haruka is a precious treasure.To be honest, I feel very sad and complicated that I can't walk with her the way to be more brilliant as an idol.But she has a more glorious stage where I wanted her to stand.I hope you will continue to support her warmly. "

The new voice cast of her character Haruka Itsumura will be announced at a later date.

Yumiri Hanamori:

ortensia 2nd single "Purple Rays" MV (July 19, 2017 release):

CD single jacket:

Source: "Re: Stage!" Offciial website, m & i


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