Amuro Ray Voice Actor Toru Furuya Admits to Extramarital Affair and Coercion, Apologizes Publicly

Furuya Toru, a renowned voice actor famous for his roles as Amuro Ray in the "Mobile Suit Gundam" franchise and Amuro Tooru in "Detective Conan," has recently been embroiled in a major scandal. According to a report by Bunshun, a weekly news agency, Furuya admitted to having an extramarital affair with a female fan that lasted for over four and a half years. The relationship allegedly involved instances of physical abuse, and Furuya has confessed to having coerced a woman into having an abortion.

In a statement issued via his (X) Twitter account, Furuya expressed deep regret for his actions, acknowledging the betrayal of his fans' trust and the harm caused to the women involved. He has publicly apologized to those affected and indicated his willingness to accept responsibility for his behavior.

The news has sent shockwaves through the Japanese dubbing industry, but there has been no official response yet from other parties regarding the future of Furuya's roles in ongoing projects. Fans and industry observers are awaiting further developments.

The situation highlights the serious consequences of personal misconduct for public figures and has stirred significant discussion within the community.

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