Via Oricon: 2.5D stage actor Ren Ozawa’s agency has terminated his contract after allegations of domestic violence against his ex-girlfriend surfaced on Japanese media. The agency confronted the actor on the truth of these allegations, and after he admitted to them, his contract was promptly cancelled.
“We deeply apologize for the inconvenience caused to all the people concerned, and the fans who supported us,” they said in an official statement. “We will respond in good faith to all those who have done so, and we will once again give thorough guidance to our employees and artists, and strive to prevent a recurrence.”
Ren Ozawa won the “BACS AWARD 2013 Grand Prix” and since then, he has in the musical “Hakuoki” and the drama “Dansui!”. He also appeared in “Osomatsu-san”, “Ace of Diamond” and “Kamen Rider Gaim”.