The online section of the Tokyo Sports Newspaper has reported that Japanese idol and voice actress Ai Takabe has been arrested for alleged drug possession, after police found cocaine and other drugs in her house.
Takabe is a known actress in Japan and has voiced Agiri Goshiki in Kill Me Baby and Fumi Manjoume in the Aoi Hana anime. The 27 year old was arrested on October 15th on charges of drug possession and violation of the Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Law by the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. The report mentions:
A search of her personal belongings and her household yielded cocaine and other psychotropic drugs. She is currently detained, pending trial.
In response to her arrest, her agency, Oscar Promotion, has cancelled her contract with the company and deleted her profile on their website. Takabe is also a Japanese gravure idol and actress, starring in Looking for Anne and Goo Goo, The Cat.
Ai Takabe is currently detained and is awaiting trial for allegations for possession of drugs and violation of the Narcotics and Psychotropics Control Law. There is no doubt that this will negatively impact her image, whether or not she is found guilty or not.