ANYCOLOR has just released an official statement stating that Vtuber Axia Krone from NIJISANJI will be taking an indefinite hiatus to streaming starting from today on the 18th August 2022.
According to the official statement, translated using DeepL, Axia Krone had been a target of slandering and defamation ever since the start of Spring 2022. The spreading of false information based on malicious intent as well as threatening actions were directed against Axia as well as other talents who are also affiliated with him had continued to worsen over time.
ANYCOLOR has also stated that an excessive amount of spam comments which had contained Axia’s real life name were posted not only on Axia’s stream but also other NIJISANJI members. Axia Krone had asked to take a hiatus to his streaming activities in NIJISANJI to prioritise his mental and physical health.
ANYCOLOR has managed to identify the operator of the Internet site that was in charge of spreading the misinformation. “We have already begun specific legal action against the above-mentioned slanderous and libelous acts, malicious obstruction of our distribution business, and infringement of goodwill” as mentioned in the statement.
Legal measures was taken in anticipation of both criminal proceedings based mainly on the charge of obstruction of business and civil proceedings for a demand for disclosure of sender information and subsequent claim for damages.
In accordance to the situation, ANYCOLOR has also vowed to take on similar actions to any “trolling behaviours” that would happen to any of their talents in the future.