The prosecutors are seeking a 20-month prison sentence for anime studio ufotable’s founder, representative director, and president Hikaru Kondo in the ongoing tax evasion case in Tokyo.
The studio has also made anime adaptations of Type-Moon’s The Garden of Sinners, and the Katsugeki: Touken Ranbu television anime.
The studio allegedly hid about 441 million yen (about US$4 million) in income.
During the same hearing, Kondo issued an apology, admitting that he thought his tax evasion would “not bring trouble to [ufotable].”
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