Yasuo Saitou (斎藤 恭央 Saitō Yasuo)

was a Japanese voice actor on Full Moon o Sagashite.

Biography Edit

Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, he made his singing debut in 2006, and subsequently released six singles, including "Geki Maji Mukatsuku", "1000% So Zakune", and "ChristMaster".

Before he officially changed his name, he was in a comedic duo with Kōsuke Takeuchi; their skit was called "Abare Nanchaku" (Raging Nunchucks).

He was also known as Sukeban Kyoko—a persona characterized as a delinquent schoolgirl always seen carrying a shinai bamboo sword.[1] He appeared in the TV comedy show Enta no Kami-sama, a comedy show.

In 2010, he launched a band, in which the members all cross-dressed.[1]

Death Edit

Saito died after being involved in a traffic accident on October 5, 2013, aged 37, on the Chugoku Expressway in Mine, Yamaguchi, while en route to a concert in Kumamoto Prefecture. He was hit by another car and killed when exiting his car after a slight collision.[1]

Characters portrayedEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Comedian Yakkun killed on highway". The Japan Times (Japan: The Japan Times Limited). 7 October 2013. p. 2. Retrieved 7 October 2013.

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