Voice actor Kazuhiko Inoue revealed on Twitter that fellow actor Osamu Sakuta has passed away. He was 62 years old at the time of his passing. Inoue’s announcement did not include a date of death or a cause of death.
In anime, Sakuta’s credits include Shishinki in the Inuyasha: The Final Act anime and Hokuto in the B’t X anime. He starred as Ken Takase/Machineman in the live-action Seiun Kamen Machineman tokusatsu (special effects) series, and also provided the voice for Leon Vance in the Japanese dub of the American NCIS television series.