Talent management agency Mausu Promotion has announced that voice actor Yasumichi Kushida passed away on April 1, 2023. He was 46 years old at the time of his passing.
In anime, Kushida’s notable credits include Gorō Mikajima in planetarian, Nobusuma in Demon Prince Enma, and Gousuke Guden in The aquatope on white sand. He also had credits in Space Battleship Yamato 2199 and Space Battleship Yamato 2202, Banana Fish, Night Raid 1931, Bleach, Gintama, and Naruto.
Kushida voiced Marvel character The Hulk in numerous Japanese dubs of Western animated series, including Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., Ultimate Spider-Man, Avengers Assemble, and The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. He was also prolific in Japanese dubs of Hollywood films and American television series.