On January 17, 2015, Origa died at age 44 due to breast cancer.
2015-01-19 Update: Origa’s Facebook page confirmed the news and announced a new album was recorded and will be released in 2015:
This was reported by the voice actress Jenya on her blog and Twitter account.
She was a long-time friend with Yoko Kanno, had a beautiful voice, incredible vocal skills and will be terribly missed.
She sang the following songs for Yoko Kanno:
– Moon (∀ Gundam: The Concert, 2000)
– inner universe (Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex O.S.T., 2003)
– rise (Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex O.S.T. 2, 2004)
– perdesky cloyn (Ashura-jo no Hitomi O.S.T., 2005)
– 21th Century Was Desired (JR CM, 200? (prior to 2006))
– player (Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society O.S.T., 2006)
– date of rebirth (Ghost in the Shell Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society O.S.T., 2006)
– Exaelitus (CM Yoko, 2007)
– Cradle, Cradle (The Songwreath, 2008)
– Yoga (Sekisui House Shawood CM, 2012)
She performed live with Yoko Kanno at the ∀ Gundam concert, the Ragnarok Online 2 concert in Seoul and the Tanasonic concert.
2 thoughts on “Origa passes away”
Rest in peace……
We’ll never forget your name, Origa.
Heartbreaking. She lives on in her music.