The creator of “Rurouni Kenshin” has been arrested for possession of child pornography

The Yahoo website in Japan has released the sad news that Nobuhiro Watsuki, the manga creator of “Rurouni Kenshin” (Samurai X)Tokyo Metropolitan Police arrested him a few hours ago for possessing child pornography.

This kind of news is nothing new, since the author has already been involved in cases involving child pornography in his teens.

According to the investigations carried out, the mangaka would have received that material in DVD format during his stay in Tokyo in October. The contents of these discs revealed explicit videos with naked pre-teen girls.

Yahoo Japan also reported that police discovered Watsuki's pornographic collection while investigating another related case. Authorities learned that the mangaka had purchased DVDs and immediately began an operation to search for evidence of the allegations and found Watsuki's DVDs.

The mangaka will have to stand trial and if found guilty of possession of child pornography could face up to a year in prison and a fine of around one million yen.

Nobuhiro Watsuki is well known inside and outside Japan for creating the famous manga “Rurouni Kenshin » published in the journal Shonen Weekly Jump in 1994.

Source: Yahoo Japan


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