The Tokyo Metropolitan Police has arrested 44-year old actor Yusuke Iseya in his home in Tokyo on charges of drug possession. He was on suspicion of possessing cannabis, and the police have found it where he lived. Iseya would admit to the charges, saying that it was for personal consumption.

According to The Japan Times. the police initially found around 7.8 grams of cannabis at his home. They would later find even more inside his house, amounting to around four bags or 20.3 grams. The Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure and Rurouni Kenshin actor is maintaining his silence and is maintaining his right to remain silent. He is not speaking to the police without his attorney.

Anime fans might know Iseya from his roles in live-action adaptations of popular shounen manga. In Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure, he played Jotaro Kujo, while in Rurouni Kenshin, he played as Aoshi Shinomori. He will be appearing in the new live-action Rurouni Kenshin: The Final, which will premiere in Japanese theaters in Golden Week 2021.

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source: The Japan Times


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