In accordance with new stories, a well known creator within the anime business has addressed latest allegations of sexual obscenity. Tanaka Hidekazu, a preferred composer for anime and video video games, confessed in court docket this week after expenses had been filed towards him. The case in query references Hidekazu’s gross language to a 15-year-old lady as he tried to solicit them for intercourse.

In accordance with Unseen Japan, the report was shared abroad by Livedoor after Hidekazu’s trial got here to a detailed. It was there the composer of Uma Musume Fairly Derby admitted to the cost in court docket. In accordance with the musician, he did harass a 15-year-old with solicitation, so the fees of obscenity towards him had been confirmed true.

Throughout his look in court docket, Hidekazu additionally admitted this occasion of obscenity was not his first. The composer stated he is achieved this similar factor “quite a few” occasions up to now decade. The musician stated doing this helped him “relieve stress”, however right now, no additional expenses have been positioned towards the composer.

When you have not been maintaining with this court docket case, Hidekazu was arrested again in October 2022 after being suspected of sexually assaulting a teen in Tokyo. The composer was taken into custody, and now, anime followers are studying extra about his failings as Hidekazu is on trial now.

For these not aware of the disgraced composer’s work, Hidekazu supplied music for a number of main sequence. Followers will know his work finest from The Idolmastter Cinderella Women, Love Tyrant, and extra. He additionally oversaw the music for Pokemon Journeys, Love Tyrant, Koimonogatari, and a number of other others. At the moment, Hidekazu’s identify has been faraway from lots of the initiatives he labored on beforehand, and his profession in composing is at a standstill following his arrest final fall.

Sadly, Hidekazu is way from the one anime inventive lately to face accusations of sexual harassment and assault. Most famously, the creator of Rurouni Kenshin was investigated in 2017 after authorities had been directed to Nobuhiro Watsuki. Police found baby pornography on the creator’s house which led to his arrest. In the end, Watsuki was fined roughly $1,500 USD by authorities after the invention. And whereas his newest installment of Rurouni Kenshin was placed on hiatus throughout trial, Watsuki returned to work at Shueisha in the summertime of 2018. The manga’s comeback was not included in U.S. editions of Shonen Leap following the arrest, however Rurouni Kenshin: The Hokkaido Arc has thrived regardless of the controversy.