Sega has announced that the Japanese version of Judgment, known over there as Judge Eyes, is to return to sale on July 18 after replacing the character of Kyohei Hamura's likeness and voice actor.

The game was originally pulled from sale back in March, after original actor Pierre Taki was arrested on drug charges in Toyko, Japan. As was revealed last month, the character now has a new look, and will now be voiced in the Japanese language by actor Miou Tanaka who previously had a role in the Japanese version of Yakuza Kiwami 2.

The tweet from Sega, which we've embedded below and translated by Kotaku by way of Japanese site NicoNico states that the game will go back on sale in Japan from July 18 in a new 'New Price Version' and, as said name implies, enjoy a price reduction of around a half as way of apology to Japanese gamers.

The whole situation thankfully hasn't effected the release of the Western version too much with the English language version of Judgment still set to release on June 25 on PlayStation 4.

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