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Tokyo anime & manga ban passes

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#1 Jura


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Posted 13 December 2010 - 01:14 PM

[b]There is also some doubt as to whether Comiket will be able to be held under the new regulations[/b] – if not, its cancellation or removal to another prefecture seems likely, although a lack of sufficiently large spaces may severely complicate this.

It appears a new law passed in Tokyo Japan which will greatly hurt the whole adult anime, manga, and gaming scene there and in the rest of the country. Apparently one of the politicians backing this has rape novels which go untouched by such laws.

The revised law now demands a restriction on sales of anime, manga or games which “improperly glorify or emphasise” illegal sexual acts, such as rape, groping, BDSM, voyeurism, exhibitionism, etc., by extension including underage sexual activity as well.

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Not looking so great.

#2 EhNani

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Posted 24 December 2010 - 05:41 PM


I'm about to go to Japan on the 27th, and you're telling me this bullshit now? WHY THE FUCK DID THIS HAPPEN?

What the fuck is wrong with you Japan? What the serious godly fucking bullshit is this? Why the hell did they decided to do this shit right before I go to Japan? Right before Comic Market 79? Why the hell why the fucking hell? Why the fucking hell are you dosaihgouiodf;lauGSFUGAUIDKGASDLAS

wHY did I join the military? I would've been in Japan years ago, stocking up on fucking hentai mangazines. Why the... No seirously.,dsjalf;oah Why the lkjadsufiohio;sdglahsduio

#3 Raven

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Posted 20 March 2011 - 05:47 PM

Looks kind of dumb to me. I can understand the underage thing...but as long as rape is fantasy and not reality, no one's getting hurt.

Some people just need to "chillax."

People are constantly getting their heads ripped off in manga or end up getting their limbs cut off, yet I rarely see someone moan about such elements. And if someone does complain, the reasoning never extends to a conscious general population.