Reigen VA Takahiro Sakurai Tests Positive for COVID-19

Japanese voice actor Takahiro Sakurai, who is best known as the voice of Reigen Arataka in Mob Psycho 100, Suguru Geto in JUJUTSU KAISEN and Giyu Tomioka in Demon Slayer; Kimetsu no Yaiba, has come down with COVID-19, his agency Intention revealed last night. Intention reported in a news post that Sakurai had a fever and was "recuperating at home" in line with health advice from the local health center.


Sakurai's agency explained that the voice actor had come down with a fever on the night of April 25 and under the guidance of his doctor was given a PCR test the next day, which returned a positive result on April 27. 



Takahiro Sakurai's agency profile photo

Takahiro Sakurai's agency profile photo


Sakurai can currently be heard in Shenmue as Lan Di and as the Japanese dub actor for Robert Paterson in The Batman.


Sources: Intention via Oricon


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll News. He also runs a YouTube channel about Japan stuff called TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts photos of his travels on Instagram.

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