Frozen Blu-Rays Pulled in Japan After Voice Actor Drug Bust
Disney stopped the manufacture and sale of Frozen In Japan, Blu-ray Ray are following in the footsteps of Pierre Taki's drug bust last week. Taki is a member of the pop band Denki Groove and the voice of Olaf in the Japanese versions of the famous Disney animated film. Last week, he was arrested after confessing to having used some cocaine near Tokyo after providing anonymous information to law enforcement. If he is found guilty, Taki could spend up to seven years in prison.
Pierre Taki, 51, also known as Masanori Taki, has a lot more fallout than a mere jail sentence. In Japan, many companies have begun to withdraw endorsements, which is the norm in the Japanese entertainment industry after a drug-related arrest. Subsequently, Disney stopped the production of Frozen Blu-ray and Square Enix rub his voice in the video game Kingdom Hearts III. They hope to have a new patch with a replacement voice. soon. It's not clear if Disney will come back and have another actor recording on Taki's voice for future Blu-ray releases.
In addition, Sega announced that it would delete the character model and vocal lines provided by Pierre. Taki in the Judgment video game for the Western release. Sega's social media accounts have temporarily removed all items promoting the game with Taki's face on it. It is thought that they will reintegrate everything once they are gone and replace his face and his voice of the match. That said, the game is still in the objective of respecting its release date of June 25.
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Drug use and arrests are poorly seen in Japan and are seen as an error of moral righteousness that can have a detrimental effect on the community. The stigma attached to the break-up of a drug can, and normally does, destroy careers in Japan. Even possession of cannabis in the country for personal purposes could result in up to five years' imprisonment. Growing up, an offender will be up to seven years, like the crime of cocaine Pierre Taki. The drug was not found in the car, the house or the person of the artist. Instead, a trace was found in a urine test. Many have criticized Japan's ideas on drugs and drug addiction over the years.
Pierre Taki's career is probably over and he may have to serve at least half of his sentence, which could last more than three years. Athletes caught abusive drugs are often banned for life, while members of the entertainment industry are treated the same way, their images and their films being stricken from history. Possession of marijuana can be an equally important career in the country and has been compared to the destruction of life. The new course of Pierre Taki is just beginning and new information should be published soon. Frozen News on Blu-ray and Pierre Taki was first reported by Japan Today.