Aoni Productions announced on their website that yesterday, Monday October 10, voice actor Kazunari Tanaka died due to a hemorrhage. The actor was 49 years old.
Tanaka had a long and successful career in the industry. He is known for his roles in anime Haikyu!! (Keishin Ukai), Planetes (Hachimaki), Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion (Shinichiro Tamaki), Gintama (Kato Ken), Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (Olson White), One Piece (Talaran, Avalo Pizarro, Brownbeard, Manboshi), and in video games such as Persona 5 (Junya Kaneshiro) and JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle (Tamami Kobayashi).
The announcement ends saying, ‘We are grateful for all the support everybody gave to him during his life.’ He will be sorely missed.