The official website for the television anime adaptation of Marvelous’ The Thousand Musketeers (Senjūshi: The Thousand Noble Musketeers) smartphone game has announced that Tomoaki Maeno is replacing Yuichiro Umehara in the role of Ieyasu. Maeno is also replacing Umehara in the Caligula anime.
Umehara was hospitalized in May 2018 after being diagnosed with acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, an autoimmune disease that affects the nervous system. The actor is focusing on treatment and recovery and is taking an indefinite hiatus from work.
The Thousand Noble Musketeers is scheduled to premiere on Japanese television on July 3, 2018.