Gravure idol, actress and occasional seiyuu Ai Takabe has been arrested for cocaine possession, shocking the more naive of her otaku followers.
The 27-year-old Ai Takabe was initially arrested for cocaine possession after police found it at her home during a search (prompted by what exactly is not clear), charges she denies claiming “a friend just left it there.”
Police claim her urine also tested positive for traces of the drug, and apparently intend to charge with using it as well.
Takabe’s seiyuu work only encompassed a few roles, though her most recognizable would likely be Kill Me Baby’s Agiri.
The model had also participated in numerous TV dramas, but her most notable achievements are from her modeling work, earning the Gravure-sho (Pin-up award) at the All-Japan National Beautiful Girl Contest back in 2004.
Her 2013 appearance on an adult variety TV show where she helped frigid girls to orgasm with the aid of a personal massage device signaled her career to be in the doldrums.
The agency associated with Takabe supportively cancelled her contract and deleted her from its site, presumably spelling the end of her career should she not turn to AV…