Veteran Japanese singer Ken Narita’s twitter page has announced that the singer has passed away. According to the tweet, he died last Tuesday, 13th November due to Pneumonia at around 7:00 am. He was 73.

Anime fans might know him for being the voice behind the 1979 Cyborg 009 anime’s OP “Ta ga Tame ni”. He also performed various other insert songs for the anime as well. As for Tokusatsu, he’s also very known. In fact, he performed both the OP and ED theme songs for the 1980 tokusatsu series Denshi Sentai Denziman.

Ken Narita’s relatives will also be holding a private funeral for the late singer. May he rest in peace.