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Voice Actor Hideyuki Umezu Has Passed Away

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Sad news came out of voice talent company 81 Produce, which announced that voice actor Hideyuki Umezu has died. According to the release, Umezu passed away due to interstitial pneumonia on May 17 at the age of 68.

Some of Umezu’s anime roles over the years have included GP02 in 1993’s Mobile Suit SD Gundam Festival anime film, Ian Vashti in the second season of Mobile Suit Gundam 00 and Diamante in One Piece.

Umezu’s relatives held a funeral ceremony. Our thoughts go out to the actor’s family, friends and colleagues.

Via Anime News Network