Tokutake Tatsuya, a voice actor who has played the roles such as Suzui Ryouta in "Kakegurui -Compulsive Gambler" and Tsukumo Kazuki from "THE IDOLM@STER SideM", announced that he will retire entertainment industry at the end of this year, including a voice actor from Dec. 3, 2019. He commented in his affiliated company "WITH LINE" official site, "what I have earned while working as a voice actor is invaluable. I keep it in heart and I will do my best to be successful in the new field that I will be involved."
"WITH LINE" announced on its news page of the official website, stating "Tokutake Takuya, who is a member of WITH LINE, will be retiring from entertainment industry by the end of Dec. 2019. We apologize that we made the announcement so suddenly. We greatly appreciate all the support from associate companies and fans. "
Tokube's comment announced together with it said, "To all people who support me. I apologize for a sudden announcement. I, Tokutake Tatsuya will retire voice actor on Dec. 31, 2019.", addition to the announcement, there were a message for fans and to whom it may concern.
"I appreciate all works, characters and staffs and those involved, from the day I debut" thanked Tokutake, and he continued, "I apologize that I could not return for all the support I have gotten. I wish that you love continuing characters and works".
Lastly, he commented, "what I have earned while working as a voice actor is invaluable. I keep it in heart and I will do my best to be successful in the new field that I will be involved. Again, thanks for your support."
"THE IDOLM@STER SideM", a content which Tokutake played the role of Tsukumo Kazuki, made an announcement on the blog as well. "THE IDOLM@STER SideM 5th ANNIVERSARY DISC 02" and "THE IDOKM@STER SideM WORLD TRE@SURE", the CD's which will be released in later dates, will be recorded continuously with Tokutake's voice, and a new cast is in consideration.