Kazuhiko Inoue, the actor who plays Hatake Kakashi in the Naruto universe has been hospitalised with serious health problems (diverticulitis in the large intestine). Future scheduled appearances have been cancelled.
Kazuhiko Inou’s Super Sound Theater “Valkyrie ~Story From Rhine Gold~” appearance will not happen. Instead, at the Maihama Amphitheater in Chiba (November 1-2) special guest will be his colleague Kouichi Yamadera (Cowboy Bebop).
The 60-year-old actor has portrayed many characters and voices a number of popular anime heroes:
Hatake Kakashi (Naruto, Naruto Shippuden), Nyanko-sensei (Natsume Yuujinchou), Kuraha (Noragami), You Miyagi (Junjou Romantica), Ninzaburo Shiratori (Doraemon) and many, many more.
Wishing him all the best!