Actor and voice actor Junya Ikeda has been arrested for his involvement in a special fraud case. His agency, BãRU, announced that they have terminated the contract they had with the voice actor and actor.
BãRU also mentioned that they were unable to directly communicate with Ikeda regarding the incident, and he is prohibited from interacting with other individuals.
He recently provided the voice for Millions Knives in the anime Trigun Stampede, and for the current season, he lent his voice to Oz in the anime Hametsu no Okoku, or used to.
The official profile of the anime Hametsu no Okoku has announced that Junya Ikeda will no longer voice Oz (because he was arrested for fraud). The anime stated that they will announce the new voice for Oz at a later date.
— TVアニメ「はめつのおうこく」公式@10月から放送中！ (@hametsu_anime) October 30, 2023
Junya Ikeda also voices the character Mitsuru Tenma in the Ensemble Stars series. Happy Elements, which manages this series, has announced that they will evaluate the situation before announcing any actions on their part (such as a voice replacement for Mitsuru Tenma).
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