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Voice Actor Toshihiko Seki Tests Positive for COVID-19

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Actor's condition is stable, but he was hospitalized on Tuesday

Agency 81 Produce announced on Tuesday that voice actor Toshihiko Seki (58) has tested positive for the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The agency stated his condition is stable, but he was hospitalized on Tuesday.

Seki started having a fever on the night of July 31, and went to the hospital the next day and was tested for the virus. His test came back positive on Monday. 81 Produce stated it is working to help with contract tracing to try to find the source of his infection, but as of now it is unknown how he contracted the virus.

Seki has played roles in hundreds of anime works, including Saiyuki (Genjo Sanzo), Naruto (Iruka Umino), Kill la Kill (Senketsu), RahXephon (Makoto Isshiki), Trigun (Legato), Ranma ½ (Mousse), Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (Duo Maxwell), and Mobile Suit Gundam Seed (Rau Le Creuset).

His more recent roles include Muzan Kibutsuji in Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, Aleister Crowley in A Certain Magical Index III, and Schmerman in Plunderer.

Image via 81 produce

Sources: 81 produce, Oricon via Hachima Kikō

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