Another unfortunate passing for the tokusatsu community today. Ichiro Nagai, at age 82, has passed away. Currently his cause of death is unknown as police investigate. Possibly best known to tokusatsu fans for his role as GekiJyuKen Master ShaFu in Jyuken Sentai Gekiranger, Mr. Nagai had many notable anime voice acting credits through out his career. His toku roles included:
- Basebal Mask (Himitsu Sentai Goranger)
- Devil Batter (J.A.K.Q. Dengekitai)
- Master ShaFu (Jyuken Sentai Gekiranger)
- Narrator (Kamen Rider G)
Ichiro Nagai will be truly missed by many. On behalf of all TokuNation staff and members we’d like to give our condolences to Mr. Nagai’s family.