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Emilia and Megumin VA Rie Takahashi Tests Positive for COVID-19

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Another voice actor has tested positive for COVID-19. The latest is Rie Takahashi, known for voicing popular roles such as Megumin in KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world! and Emilia in Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World-, among many others.

According to voice actor agency 81 PRODUCE, Takahashi was suspected of being a close contact person on July 19, but her PCR test came out negative at that time. She then came down with a slight fever on July 21 and tested positive with her second test. The announcement states that Takahashi is currently recovering at home.

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We sincerely apologize to all concerned parties and fans for the concern and inconvenience caused. We will continue to work under the guidance of medical experts and government authorities to ensure her recovery, and we will also work to prevent further infection and its spread, placing the highest priority on the safety of our actors, staff members, and all related parties.

Via Crunchyroll News