Demon Slayer's Zenitsu VA Hiro Shimono Tests Positive for COVID-19

The voice actor is currently undergoing treatment

Demon Slayer


The website for Hiro Shimono's agency I'm Enterprise reported on Friday that the Demon Slayer star, who also voices Connie in Attack on Titan and Dabi in My Hero Academia among other roles, had tested positive for COVID-19 and was undergoing treatment in accordance with his local health center and health authorities.


Shimono had taken a PCR test on July 2 at a hospital which came back positive. The agency noted that close contacts are currently under investigation and since the announcement on July 2, there have been no updates from the agency in regards to close contacts. 


We wish Shimono a speedy recovery!


Source: Comic Natalie



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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