It was announced by talent agency Sigma7 that voice actor Shozo Iizuka has passed away. He was 89 years old.
It was reported that long-time anime and tokusatsu composer Michiaki Watanabe has passed away. He was 96 years old.
Singer Ichirou Mizuki announced on his official Twitter account that he is currently suffering from partial vocal cord paralysis, and will focus on healing and recovering for now.
Toei Channel announced that the third Super Sentai Series, Battle Fever J will air on said paid cable channel on HD starting on May 4th.
It was reported that prolific writer Shozo Uehara has passed away last January 2nd. He was 82 years old.
It was announced by actor Kenji Ohba's talent agency, Luck Jet that the famed tokusatsu actor is currently hospitalized after he collapsed at home a few days ago.
PIE International will release a collection of famed hero and mecha designer Katsushi Murakami's draft materials in a 250-page full-color art book!