Japanese talent agency Arts Vision announced today that 27-year-old anime voice actor Yuichiro Umehara is now hospitalized due to acute disseminated encephalomyelitis. The schedule for his return will be announced when he is ready.
As one of the most popular voice actors, he has been playing Makoto Ninomiya in Amanchu! Advance, Siegfried Kircheis in The Legend of the Galactic Heroes Die Neue These, Goro in Darling in the Franxx, Jay Yoon in Jushinki Pandora, Hajime Sugimoto in Tada Never Falls in Love, Izuru Minezawa in Caligula, and Ken Wakashimazu in Captain Tsubasa in this spring 2018 season. And he is already cast as Daichi Kitaumegawa in Happy Sugar Life and Hideo Torai in Planet With in the upcoming summer 2018 season. As of 14:00 today (JST), no official websites for those anime has announced his replacement yet.
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Source: Arts Vision