posted on by Joanna Cayanan
Voice actor Daisuke Hirakawa and his staff announced on his official X (formerly Twitter) account on Wednesday that he will go on a short hiatus to receive in-patient treatment for sudden hearing loss.
In his official message, Hirakawa explained that he suddenly lost hearing in one ear, and when he was diagnosed with sudden hearing loss, the doctors said he had to be admitted to the hospital for proper treatment. Hirakawa said he will get proper treatment to quickly get back to work, and promises fans that he will be back soon.
Hirakawa is known for his roles as Raito Sakamaki in Diabolik Lovers, Rei Ryugazaki in the Free! franchise, and Tsubasa Hiiragi in the STARMYU franchise. He also voiced Ukyō in Brothers Conflict, White Mage in Dragon Goes House-Hunting, and Enmu in the film and television anime of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train Arc.
Recent roles include Mikaros in Helck, Demon Lord Leons in The Demon Sword Master of Excalibur Academy, and Ran Di Rhodes Stein Neubauten in BASTARD!! -Heavy Metal, Dark Fantasy-: Hell’s Requiem.