Kiyoyuki Yanada, a voice actor, known for playing Takenori Akagi in the anime “SLUM DUNK” broadcast from 1993 to 1996, passed away at the age of 21. He posted it on his Twitter today. Madden said, “My friend Kiyoyuki Yanada has passed away.
As he was a freelancer, at his wife’s request, I would like to report this to everyone involved in the voice actor industry and his fans,” and explained the circumstances. He wrote, “I still can’t believe it even now that I offered incense and prayed for Mr. Yanada’s soul.” An official responded to the interview, “It’s as reported by Madonna on Twitter.”
Regarding the cause of death, place of death, date of death, etc., it said, “We received the wishes of the bereaved family, and at present, all that can be announced is the contents of Twitter.” Yanada was born on May 10, 1965. He is from Tokyo. He made his debut in the anime “Batsu & Terry.” Plays various characters such as villains and supporting roles, besides Akagi, FBI investigator Andre Camel in “Detective Conan,” Britannian Empire soldier Andreas Darlton in “Code Geass Lelouch of the Rebellion” series, “Mobile Suit Gundam F91”.
They also played the role of Sabine Shal. In addition to anime, he has also worked as a voice actor for games such as Taka Arashi in “Virtua Fighter.” Furthermore, Madono has co-starred in many works, such as Ougi Kaname in the “Code Geass” series.
In a new post after announcing his obituary, he wrote, “Since I was in my twenties, I’ve acted with Yanada in many works, including Hamelin, GaoGaiGar, BLEACH, Code Geass, Go-Onager, starting with Explosive Hunter, but I’m already involved with him. So it’s heartbreaking to think that I can’t act.
Acting with him was engaging, fun, and laughable, and I wanted to work with him again.” She said, “And she said, ‘If you can say that,’ Yanada and others. It got more complicated and complex, and we all made up tongue twisters that doubled as fluency practice, and we all played around during the free time of the recording. (Yorozu News Editorial Department)