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Kamen Rider Drive’s Yukihiro Takiguchi Passes Away at 34

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Kamen Rider Drive’s Yukihiro Takiguchi Passes Away at 34


Tokusatsu actor Yukihiro Takiguchi who appeared in Kamen Rider Drive and Mahou Sentai Magiranger has passed away at age 34.


Announced by his agency Stardust Promotion, Yukihiro Takiguchi suddenly passed away on November 13 from heart failure.

Born on May 29, 1985, Takiguchi debuted in the entertainment industry as part of the ikemen unit group PureBOYS which has included tokusatsu alum such as Kohei Takada (Kamen Rider Kiva, Kamen Rider Build), and currently includes Keisuke Minami (Uchu Sentai Kyuranger) and Ryosuke Miura (Kamen Rider OOO).

During his acting career, he portrayed Akira Hayase in Kamen Rider Drive, Shinnosuke’s partner who got into an accident during the “Global Freeze” incident.

Source: Yukihiro Takiguchi Official Blog


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