Actor of Kamen Rider Gaim fame arrested again on April 20th for indecent assault.
On April 20th, actor Tsunenori Aoki was arrested for indecent assault on an unnamed woman. This incident occurred on the same night as his previously reported indecent assault incident on March 4th, 2018 at 1:30 AM (JST) in Setagaya.
Aoki is suspected of putting his right hand inappropriately in a woman’s skirt. Notably, this woman is different than the one in the previous incident, and also this incident took place after it.
Aoki reportedly stated that “he was drunk and doesn’t remember it”.
Local security cameras showed that two other women were assaulted and the police station is investigating it at the time of this writing.
Due to the previous incident, Aoki got his role in the Messiah Project play, Messiah: Engraved Moonlight replaced by actor Kohei Murakami, best known as Kusaka Masato (Kamen Rider Kaixa) in Kamen Rider Faiz, as well as Bud (Zyuoh Bird) from Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger (Animal Sentai Zyuohger); Additionally, the official website for the Messiah Project stated at the time:
In lieu of Tsunenori Aoki stepping down the other day, we are announcing that Kohei Murakami will taking part. We are striving to deliver the best production to our customers, so from all of the sincere cast and staff members, we appreciate your continued support.
Tsunenori Aoki is best known in the tokusatsu fandom for his role as the Yggdrasill Corporation scientist Ryoma Sengoku in Kamen Rider Gaim. He also played Aguri Kusugami in Garo: Yami o Terasu Mono.