Kaga commented that he had worked with Hira a number of times in the past and felt that it was sad for the latter to depart so suddenly. However, he will put in his best to carry on with Hira's role and hopes that Hira will rest in peace.
"Seirei no Moribito" features Ayase Haruka in the lead role as a bodyguard. The first season was shown in March this year.
Sources: Nikkansports / Sponichi / Oricon