My Hero Academia Season 6 Ending Singer Arrested Following Assault Allegations

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My Hero Academia Season 6 ending singer Kiro Akiyama has been arrested by authorities following assault allegations, as detailed by a new report.

Akiyama’s arrest was reported by the Mainichi Shimbun (via Crunchyroll).

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In the report, information about his arrest along with the allegations against him by his girlfriend was detailed.

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In case you’re unfamiliar, My Hero Academia is an anime series by studio Bones that is based on the manga of the same name by Kohei Horikoshi. The manga began serialization in Weekly Shonen Jump back in July 2014.

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The ongoing manga series is one of Shonen Jump’s biggest modern hits as it has over 65 million copies in circulation as of January 2022.

Its TV anime adaptation is also a big hit as it has been ongoing for six seasons now.

This latest season adapts the Paranormal Liberation War arc of the manga which is considered by many fans as one of the most exciting arcs as it features an all-out war between the Pro Heroes and the Paranormal Liberation Front.

The show’s new season features the opening song Hitamuki by the Japanese rock band, SUPER BEAVER.

Meanwhile, the My Hero Academia Season 6 ending song is titled SKETCH by Kiro Akiyama, who also performed the opening song of The Promised Neverland Season 2.

My Hero Academia’s latest episode aired during the weekend, and it saw lots of reactions online given the story developments regarding Bakugo.

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Though it also drew some criticisms from fans online due to its perceived drop in animation quality.

My Hero Academia Season 6 Ending Singer Gets Arrested

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According to recent reports, Akiyama (whose real name is Yuya Arai) was arrested by Tokyo Metropolitan Police on November 23 for assaulting his girlfriend in her apartment.

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Authorities were called to his girlfriend’s apartment around midnight on November 23.

There, they arrested Akiyama for allegedly causing physical injuries.

As mentioned in the reports, Akiyama admitted the charges to investigators. And currently, the police are still looking into the matter.

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While the singer’s arrest was reported on November 26, the ending song has not yet been removed or changed on various streaming platforms where the show is available.

Given the serious allegations, it’s possible that the ending theme may be pulled or replaced in the coming weeks, depending on the results of the ongoing investigation.

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