Sailor Otaku's Weeablog:
A review of all things weeaboo.
Also Rescue Police and other old shows.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Vul Panther's actor, Asao Kobayashi, arrested for sex crime.
According to the TBS Daily News, actor Asao Kobayashi, famous for playing Asao Hyou aka Vul Panther in the 1981 series Taiyou Sentai Sun Vulcan, has been arrested in Aomori Prefecture and charged with sex crimes against a minor. According to the news report, it appears that he arranged to meet a high school girl via an Internet site and sexually assaulted her in an apartment, after which she went to the police.
Artists conception of what he did afterwards.
He is the son of Asei Kobayashi, composer for a number of anime series, including beloved magical girl series Sally the Witch.