Aoni Production has announced that seiyuu Kazunari Tanaka
died on October 10, 2016 from a brainstem hemorrhage. He was 49 years old.
Tanaka's first main role was Katsuya Kimura
from the Jigoku Sensei Nube
series. Tanaka also voiced the main protagonist Hachimaki
. In addition, he voiced minor characters in popular series such as Minori Kishimoto
in Slam Dunk
, Abirama Redder
, Ken Kato
, and more. His most recent role was Keishin Ukai
in the third season of the anime adaptation of Haikyuu!!
. He was also the vocalist and guitarist of the band Doutonburi Divers