Japanese anime ‘My Hero Academia’ theme song creator accused of assaulting girlfriend

The Metropolitan Police Department headquarters is seen in this file photo. (Mainichi/Kenji Yoneda) TOKYO — Japanese musician Kiro Akiyama, who is known for writing and singing the theme song for popular anime “My Hero Academia,” was arrested on Nov. 23 on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend, the … Read more

Copy of ‘Mach 5’ car from anime ‘Speed Racer’ joins police patrol in Japan

Hiroyuki Fukuda with his self-made copy of the Mach 5 sportscar from the 1960s anime series “Speed Racer” is seen at Maebashi Police Station in Maebashi, Gunma Prefecture, on Sept. 21, 2022. (Mainichi/Ryotaro Nishimoto) MAEBASHI — A replicated car from the 1960s anime series “Speed Racer” joined a police … Read more