Update (2022-06-12): Regrettably, it’s been reported that Billy Kametz passed away on June 9th after his battle with colon cancer.
— Point of Contact Booking (@POCBooking) June 11, 2022
In April 2022, the voice actor for Takuto Maruki in Persona 5 Royal, Billy Kametz, was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer. Afterwards, a GoFundMe was launched to crowdsource funds for Kametz’ recovery. The GoFundMe reached its $150k goal on May 17, 2022.
To support Billy Kametz, Persona series character designer Shigenori Soejima has illustrated special artwork featuring Takuto Maruki, wishing a quick recovery for Kametz.
Donations to support Billy Kametz are being accepted through the GoFundMe.