Kadokawa sentenced

posted on 2000-11-04 10:28 EST
On November 2nd, Kadokawa Haruki, age 57 ,declared his resignation from the presidency of Kadokawa Haruki Jimusho ("K.H. Office") at the board of directors meeting held on 3nd. They decided that OSUGI Akihiko, managing director, would take become the new president, and Kadokawa would remain a special advisor.

Kadokawa, former president of Kadokawa Shoten and exective producer of many films including many Anime features, was accused of importing of cocain and on October 1st the Supreme Court sustained the high court's desicion that Kadokawa should do four years' penal servitude. He will be confined to prison soon.

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