Voice actor Junichi Goto was riding on a motorcycle when it collided with the left side wall of the Shuto Expressway’s Haneda Route in Tokyo’s Ōta Ward on February 24, 2020. He was rushed unconscious to a hospital, but was pronounced dead due to head injuries. He was 40 years old at the time of his passing. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police’s Expressway Patrol is investigating the cause of the accident.
Goto was born in Osaka and lived in the Nakachō district of Tokyo’s Meguro Ward. His most prominent role in anime was the title character in Trigger’s Inferno Cop anime, and he reprised the role for a guest appearance in Trigger’s Space Patrol Luluco anime. Goto also had minor roles in such anime as Ninja Slayer From Animation, SSSS.Gridman, and Detective Conan.