She was also known among her peers for frequently going on trips overseas, which lead to Sayla having reduced appearances in later UC Gundam installments and her being outright replaced as Ran in Urusei Yatsura.
One of her last roles is of Ryou Bakura of Yu-Gi-Oh! note . She was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2001, and passed away from the illness in 2003.
- Cairo in Daimos
- Camilla in the anime adaptation of The Secret Garden
- Ivane Geperuniti in Macross 7, replaced by Ryoko Hayama in Super Robot Wars
- Kanuka Clancy in Patlabor, replaced by Yuri Amano in Super Robot Wars
- Manabu in Future Robot Daltanious
- Osomatsu in Osomatsu-kun (1988 series)
- Ran in Urusei Yatsura (1st voice, episodes 18-106, Movie 1) was replaced by Kazue Komiya due to Inoue's frequent overseas vacations.
- She did however come back to voice Carla in Urusei Yatsura: The Final Chapter (the fifth movie)
- Rando/Shourin in YuYu Hakusho, replaced by Junko Minagawa in the PS2 games and in all media ever since then
- Ryou Bakura in Yu-Gi-Oh! (2nd series), she darrin'd Tsutomu Kashiwakura who voiced him in the TOEI anime and Inoue herself was replaced by Rica Matsumoto
- Sayla Mass, Kikka Kitamoto, and Haro in Mobile Suit Gundam, replaced by Megumi Han as Sayla and both Ryō Hirohashi and Satomi Arai as Haro in Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn and Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin respectively and also replaced by Rica Matsumoto as Haro in the SD Gundam G Generation games
- Yuzuha in Tenchi Muyo!
- Vifslan (Bob) in Moomin (1990)