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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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A Children's Manga is Drawing Fire Due to Political Satire

The latest chapter of Toshihiko Fujinami’s Manga de Yomu Jinbutsu-den (A Biograph in Manga) is stirring controversy over its depiction of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The manga runs in the children’s educational magazine Shougaku 8 Nensei and paints an unflattering, but factual, picture of Abe. It begins by showing Abe’s childhood as a member of a family of politicians. Abe’s …

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Boku no Hero Academia Anime Season 3 Airs April 2018 – Otaku Tale

The latest issue of Shueisha’s Weekly Shonen Jump has announced that the upcoming third season of the anime adaptation of Kouhei Horikoshi’s Boku no Hero Academia (My Hero Academia) manga will premiere in April 2018. The third season of the Boku no Hero Academia will air in April 2018 during the Spring 2018 anime season. The anime’s first and second season also ran during …

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