Voice acting agency Aoni Production announced that voice actor Tsuyoshi Takishita had passed away. The cause of death was injuries due to slipping and falling when he was on his way home. Born in the Japanese prefecture of Ibaraki, Takishita was 37 years old. Aoni Production thanked all those who had been kind to him in the time before his passing.
Game maker Tecmo KOEI also commented, saying, "We pray for the happiness in the next world for a great actor and man with honorable character."