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'Rurouni Kenshin' Returns in June After Creator's Child Porn Charges

Nobuhiro Watsuki will resume writing Rurouni Kenshin: Hokkaido Arc on June 4, just six months after being charged with possession of child pornography. The series on hiatus following Watsuki’s November arrest, in which he admitted to owning over 100 DVDs and liking, “girls in late elementary school to around their second-year of middle school.” …

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Rurouni Kenshin manga restarts serialization just seven months after author’s child porn arrest

Creator of hit anime/manga franchise keeps himself out of jail and his comic in monthly magazine. The last few months have had some intense ups and downs for the Rurouni Kenshin franchise. Riding high on the success of its live-action film adaptation trilogy, fans got really excited when series creator Nobuhiro Watsuki returned to writing …

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Creator of Rurouni Kenshin manga/anime avoids jail time in child pornography possession case

Tokyo court orders manga artist to pay startlingly small fine for possession of nude depictions of girls no older than 15. Late last year, a shockwave went through the anime and manga fan community as Nobuhiro Watsuki, creator of the tremendously popular Rurouni Kenshin manga, was arrested for possession of child pornography. While there’s no …

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Viral Facebook post may see couple name their child after Dragon Ball character

Father-to-be from Arizona gets more than the one million Facebook likes needed to persuade his wife to call their newborn Son Goku. My first name is a pretty common, non-descript name in the English-speaking world. Throughout school, and university, there were always plenty of others with the same name. It might not have been exciting …

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Rurouni Kenshin creator’s child porn case fallout continues with movie broadcasts cancelled

It’s story may be one of redemption, but the film adaptations of the hit anime/manga aren’t being cut any slack. The Japanese entertainment world is still reeling from the revelation earlier this week that Nobuhiro Watsuki, creator of manga and anime franchise Rurouni Kenshin, had been collecting child porn. While Watsuki is yet to be formally …

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Rurouni Kenshin Creator Nobuhiro Watsuki Charged with Possession of Child Pornography – Manga on Hiatus – Otaku Tale

The Tokyo Metropolitan Police have arrested and charged Nobuhiro Watsuki with the possession of child pronography on Tuesday, November 21st. Watsuki was found with the possession of various DVDs and video footage of nude girls in their early teens. Watsuki is known for writing and illustrating the popular Rurouni Kenshin manga, which has now been placed on indefinite hiatus. …

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Creator of Rurouni Kenshin anime/manga admits to possession of child pornography

Nobuhiro Watsuki tells police “I liked girls between the ages of upper elementary school students to about the second year of junior high.” On November 21 the Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department announced that Nobuhiro Watsuki, manga artist/author and original creator of popular anime series Rurouni Kenshin, is under investigation for child pornography charges. During a …

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'Rurouni Kenshin' Creator Pleads Guilty to Child Porn Charges

Rurouni Kenshin creator Nobuhiro Watsuki has been charged with possession of child pornography. The Tokyo Metropolitan Police said Watsuki possessed numerous DVDs of nude girls in their early teens and stored them at an office in Tokyo. They believe he has been using the office as storage as recently as October. Watsuki’s home was investigated as part …

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Japanese artist's rendition of child opening fridge of alcoholic parents is chilling

A refrigerator can be one of the most honest reflections of your priorities. We’re no stranger to Japanese artists posting comics that hit us right in the feels. Whether its a series of one-panel manga that show off the misery of office lady life, or an illustrated short story describing the inescapable depression of an …

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