Takahiro Sakurai (48), a popular voice actor who plays Giyu Tomioka who slays demons, He revealed that he had been having an affair for 10 years. The woman in question, nicknamed “Ako”, was part of Sakurai’s radio program.
The voice actor has been married for 20 years and revealed news of his affair in September 2022.
of news Considering the fact that Takahiro Sakurai had covered up the incident for such a long time, it shocked the anime community and the world at large.
Mr. Takahiro Sakurai will participate in the program “PS I’m Fine. Takahiro”. PS I’m fine.Takahiro). For nine years he was a radio show host. However, on Monday, October 24, 2022, the show came to an abrupt end.
The tweet above reads:
“We apologize for the abrupt end of the program. Thanks to everyone’s support, we have been able to continue for more than 9 years. Thank you very much to all the staff and everyone involved. thank you very much.“
Ako was a broadcast writer for Sakurai’s radio program. She claims she only heard about his marriage just before recording the show’s final episode. had to be rushed to the hospital because of the shock.
Weekly Bunshun Takahiro Sakurai, who is on his way to work, approached the staff. In a follow-up article, he admitted the act, but said he wanted to talk more about it later.
Sakurai has been dating Ako for 10 years and admitted that she didn’t know about her marriage. While dating, the two also discussed marriage.
Director of Takahiro Sakurai’s management office Intention approaches Weekly Bunshun Immediately after replacing Sakurai. He said that the relationship had already ended when Sakurai made the marriage public, and that the office had not known of his marital status until then.Ako’s retirement was also confirmed.
On the other hand, Takahiro Sakurai’s wife has not yet commented. Sakurai said that he told his wife the truth, and they were talking about the situation.
Takahiro Sakurai officially apologizes
The agency later posted Sakurai’s apology on its website.
“I would like to take this opportunity to sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to everyone due to my inappropriate behavior.
This incident is the result of my irresponsible actions. There is absolutely no excuse for my actions, and I deeply regret betraying everyone’s trust.
From now on, I will sincerely reflect on my actions and make sincere efforts to regain the trust that I have lost.
Sakurai’s publicist issued an apology for the situation. The aforementioned spokesperson also did not meet Takahiro Sakurai’s wife. However, they believe Sakurai feels guilty for what he has done. He repeatedly stated that he didn’t want Ako to cause any more problems.
Takahiro Sakurai is in charge of the voice of Rohan Kishibe. jojo’s bizarre adventure and Griffith Berserk. He also voiced Giyu Tomioka. demon slayerMasaru Shimofuji magic battle, scorpion Then, away in Dragon Quest Dai no DaiboukenReigen Arataka’s Mob Psycho 100.
He also voices Cloud Strife Final Fantasy When Kingdom heartsin Suzaku Kururugi Code GeassTent Mon Inn Digimonin Dragon Shiryu Saint SeiyaMeme Oshino story series, and many others.
At this time, it’s unclear where Sakurai is headed after the news. Mob Psycho 100 III I am also involved in anime and other things. blue rock, Bleach: TYBW When Urusei Yatsura.
On a similar tangent, Tatsuhisa Suzuki went on hiatus when news of his affair leaked. However, when news of Daisuke Namikawa’s affair broke, he continued his career.