Agency Apologizes for Voice Actress Arisa Date's Actions at PriPara Male Idol Event
posted on by Jennifer Sherman
Voice talent company 81 Produce issued an apology on Wednesday with regard to its affiliated voice actress Arisa Date's alleged improper behavior at an event last month. The agency apologized to fans and related companies for Date's actions at an event for Idol Time PriPara's male idol unit WITH.
There is no official confirmation of Date's actions at the event, but it appears her presence upset fans who also attended. Date stars as Yui Yumekawa in Idol Time PriPara, and Seiichirō Yamashita, Tatsuyuki Kobayashi, and Reiō Tsuchida play the WITH male idol unit members Shōgo Yumekawa, Asahi Mitaka, and Koyoi Takase, respectively. The fan event was focused on Yamashita, Kobayashi, Tsuchida, and their roles as WITH idols.
81 Produce said that Date and the agency itself are reflecting on the incident. The company said that it will devote its efforts so that everyone can enjoy related works and appearances in the future.