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Voice Actor Behind Cowboy Bebop’s Jet Black Passes Away

cowboy bebopLegendary veteran voice actor Unsho Ishizuka has sadly passed away due to esophageal cancer. Agency Aoni Production announced that the actor passed on August 13, and information about his public memorial service will be revealed at a later date.

Ishizuka was known for many notable roles, including Jet Black in Cowboy Bebop, Mr. Satan in Dragon Ball Z Kai and Dragon Ball Super, Joseph Joestar in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Stardust Crusaders, and Guld Goa Bowman in Macross Plus. He most recently voiced the narrator in Sword Art Online Alternative: Gun Gale Online, Wilibard Joachim von Merkatz in The Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These, and Dino F. Golzine in BANANA FISH.

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Source: Aoni Production via Crunchyroll