Sorry beforehand if this was posted before but I couldn't find a thread on it nor it was in the voices thread.. If it was posted, please delete this thread. edit: ok, seems like it wasn't posted
Police arrested 56-year-old voice and stage actor Norio Imamura on Monday for allegedly posting pictures of his lower body on his blog. According to the police, Imamura posted indecent images on his blog for two months starting this past April. Imamura runs a bar named Toh where tattoo enthusiasts gather in Tokyo's Shinjuku ward, and he has adorned his own entire body with tattoos. According to the police investigation, Imamura said in a deposition that he has been tattooing himself for about a decade, and was wanting to show off the fact that he finished tattooing his entire body.
As a voice actor, Imamura is best known for playing Emporio Ivankov in the One Piece television anime series.
Sources: TBS, Mainichi Shimbun
Update: Imamura's public blog does not currently have images of his lower body posted in the time period described by the police.
Update 2: Imamura reportedly spent 40 to 50 million yen (about US$450,000 to US$560,000) on his tattoos and publicly posted four images between April 26 and June 17. Source: Sankei Shimbun