Billy Kametz, voice actor who has worked on popular anime and games such as Attack on Titan as well as Fire Emblem: Three Housespassed away last week after losing his battle with stage IV colon cancer. obituary posted over the weekend. He was 35 years old.
Kametz was born in 1987 in Lancaster in South Central Pennsylvania. He began working in the entertainment industry as part of the Disney cruise line staff before moving to California and playing Aladdin in the Disneyland musical play in 2016. It was around this time that he started doing voice acting, landing roles on TV series such as Fantasy Shaboutnen anime JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: Diamond Is Unbreakable as Josuke Higashikataand 2D crossover fighter BlazBlue: the battle between tags as Naoto Kurogane. Since then, he has appeared in many anime and games, starting with Boruto: Next Generation Naruto as well as Promare to Persona 5 Royal as well as 13 Guardians: Rim of the Aegis.
However, there are a couple of works that you know best about Kametz. he played NicoloMarlian who appears in Attack on Titanfourth and final season. He also voiced Blue in free mobile game 2019 Pokémon Masters EX. Kametz received the 2020 Crunchyroll Anime Awards trophy for his work as the main character. Naofumi Iwatani in The Rising of the Shield Hero Season 1. However, Kametz’s biggest roles were probably Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba as Ruithe main enemy of the fifth story arc of the anime Mount Natagumo, as well as Fire Emblem: Three Houses as a playable character Ferdinand von Aegir. Ferdinand will also be playable in the upcoming Musou game. Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopesand serves as Kametz’s final video game appearance.
Ever since news of Kametz’s passing began to spread, the internet has been plunged into collective celebration and mourning. There is fan art his as well as characters he played. Some talk about how “bright, compassionate, sparkling and kind-hearted” he was. Others are just heartbroken through it. But everyone seems to be honoring Kametz in the best possible way: by reflecting on his work and the incredible talent he possessed.
“Everyone who has met Billy will tell you that he is one of the most genuine, humble and loving people they have ever met,” the obituary reads. “His infectious personality and smile always lit up the room with such joy and happiness.”
In lieu of flowers, fans wishing to make a commemorative contribution to Billy Kamtz’s memory can donate money in his name to the Colon Cancer Coalition. you also can donate it to GoFundMewhich will go to fund his funeral.
May Billy Kametz rest in peace.