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Nana Mizuki, Naruto and Persona VA, Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Japanese singer and voice actress Nana Mizuki has tested positive for COVID-19, according to her agency StarCrew. She will follow the instructions of the public health center for medical treatment. The Nana Mizuki Twitter account also notes that she has a fever, but her symptoms are stable.

StarCrew says that Mizuki had been taking proper preventative measures, and apologizes to fans and the industry for causing worry. StarCrew, as well as the official Nana Mizuki Twitter account, also apologized for the trouble that her sickness will cause. It also promised that its staff and talent will double down on preventative countermeasures going forth.

Quite a number of voice actors and actresses have announced that they have tested positive for COVID-19. Among them are Kisho Taniyama, Kana Hanazawa, Nobuhiko Okamoto, and Saori Onishi.

Nana Mizuki has been a voice actress and singer since 1998, debuting as Chisato Kadokura in Noel ~ La neige ~. Since then, she has voiced characters such as Ann Takamaki from Persona 5, Hinata from Naruto, and Tamao from Shaman King. Mizuki has also sung songs for anime and games, as well as released singles and albums.

There is no news as to what will happen to Mizuki’s existing roles if she will need to take a break in order to recover from COVID-19.

Stephanie Liu
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