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Amy Forsyth, 1976/77-2010
posted April 9, 2010
The anime and manga news clearinghouse Anime News Network is reporting the April 5 passing in Houston of prolific translator Amy Forsyth
. She was 33 years old.
A New Jersey native, Forsyth worked in both anime and manga for ADV. Among the manga titles on which she worked are Azumanga Daioh
, Chrono Crusade
, Gunslinger Girl
, Peacemaker Kurogan
also reports she worked with Tokyopop and Yen Press on a smattering of titles.
She graduated from Trenton State College and also worked as a computer analyst.
A public comments thread based on the ANN
story can be found here
, including several praise of several of her individual translation efforts.
Services will be held in Cape May Court House, New Jersey, on Saturday. Forsyth is survived by a staggering number of relatives, including her mother, stepfather and father.