Man pleads guilty at trial to threatening Attack on Titan actress (Mikasa) and Violet Evergarden

Man Pleads Guilty At Trial To Threatening Attack On Titan Actress (Mikasa) And Violet Evergarden Yui Ishikawa Screenshot Blue Archive

Fukuta Kishimoto 25 years old, pleaded guilty at trial to threatening the seiyuu Yui Ishikawa (Mikasa in Attack on Titan, 2B in NieR: Automata, Violet Evergarden in Violet Evergarden).

After being arrested, he admitted in court to having published a message saying he would stab Ishikawa with a knife and kill her. The prosecution requested that the court sentence Kishimoto to 18 months in prison, adding that Ishikawa trembled in fear at night. The defense asked for a lighter sentence. The court will declare its verdict on February 9th.

The man, Fukuta Kishimotowas arrested by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department in November after mentioning the name of the seiyuu Yui Ishikawa on an online comment forum, saying he wanted stab her to death with a knife.

In 2020, seiyuu Yui Ishikawa filed a complaint with authorities after receiving online threats.

The agency to which seiyuu belongs, which appears to maintain strict control over mentions of its members, quickly noticed the message on the internet and filed a complaint with the Police, requesting the authorities to act on the matter. In fact, the very Kishimoto He had already been arrested in 2020 for threatening to kill an anime director on an online comment forum, which earned him a fine of 500,000 yen (more than 3,500 dollars).

Yui Ishikawa is an actress, seiyuu and singer who also specializes in cynical arts. Since her debut in 2002, she has served as Mikasa Ackerman in “Shingeki no Kyojin”; Violet Evergarden in “Violet Evergarden”; 2B in “NieR: Automata”; Enterprise in “Azur Lane”; Sei Takanashi in “Seijo no Maryoku wa Bannou desu”; Riselia Ray Crystalia in “Seiken Gakuin no Makentsukai”; China Kousaka in “Gundam Build Fighters”, among many other roles. She also performed songs for AAttack on Titan: Junior High, Heroic Age It is Girlish Number.

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