The organizing committee of the event Jump Festa 2023 reported that the voice actor Takahiro Sakuraiwho plays the character Suguru Geto within the franchise jujutsu kaisenwill not be presented as part of the panel dedicated to the franchise on December 17. It should be noted that he was already announced as a participant, so he is actually being “uninvited”.
In the press release of the event, it is reported: «Takahiro Sakurai’s planned participation in Jump Festa 2023’s “Jujutsu Kaisen Super Stage” panel, scheduled for December 17, has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience», but the reasons behind its cancellation were not explained.
It should be noted that Takahiro Sakurai is involved in an infidelity scandal reported by the Bunshun Online medium, with a co-worker for more than ten years. Sakura admitted to the social accusations with a press release that wrote: “This time, I have caused trouble for everyone by my troublesome attitude. I apologize from the bottom of my heart. This incident is the product of my irresponsibility and my actions cannot be forgiven, and I sincerely feel that I have betrayed everyone’s trust. I will reflect on my actions and work on regaining the confidence that I have lost.».
On the other hand, Takahiro Sakurai was born on June 13, 1974, and debuted in 1996 in the entertainment industry as a voice actor. Among his most representative roles are Arataka Reigen in Mob Psycho 100Griffith in BerserkGiyu Tomioka in Kimetsu no YaibaShougo Makishima in Psycho-PassRohan Kishibe in Kishibe Rohan wa UgokanaiSuzaku Kururugi in Code Geass: Hangyaku no LelouchMeme Oshino in Monogatari Seriesamong many others.
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