The Tokyo court charged Ufotable, Studio We are indebted to the anime series Demon Slayer, Along with its founder Hikaru Kondo tax evasion. According to the indictment, both subjects stole $ 1.2 million from tax authorities. According to local newspapers, between 2015 and 2018, Condo and Ufotable will have hidden $ 4 million. The president is said to have kept the stolen items in a safe hidden in his home.
Tax evasion does not matter to this sector anyway Anime, But themed clubs managed by the company. Ufotable did not deny the allegations and apologized for what happened. He said he would work with the authorities to resolve the situation and make the work environment more stable and better.
Condo founded Ufotable in 2000. In addition to its highly successful production, Demon Slayer, the studio has worked on a number of top anime genres, such as the Fade / Stay Night series or Tales of Adaptations. The company has worked on several video games in the same series for Bandai Namco.
Despite the accusations and additions, Kondo remained president of the company.
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