We're not too devastated by this news - his character definitely ran out of steam by the middle of the first season!
He will instead be replaced by a female football coach named Shannon Beiste, who will be played by actress Dot Jones!
Inneresting! Looks like there's a new trick in town to give our beloved Sue Sylvester a run for her money!
What do U think?? Are U sad to see Tanaka get the boot??
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