Talent agency Aoni Production announced that a Japanese voice actor, Kazunari Tanaka passed away due to brain-stem hemorrhage on October 10th. He was 49 years old.
Tanaka’s famous work includes Olson White from “Gundam Seed Destiny”, Katoken from “Gintama”, Keishin Ukai from “Haikyu!!”, Katsuya Kimura from “Hell Teacher Nu~be~”, and Shinichiro Tamaki from “Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion”.
Due to his sudden death, an event “Buddy Bear Presents Kuma no Yu Sonic” which was originally scheduled at Untitled in Ueno, Tokyo on October 22nd is now cancelled. A popular volley ball anime, “Haikyu!!” Season 3 has just started and the productions announced that they are looking for a another cast for his role at this moment.