How Japanese manga can land international travelers in jail

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  1. Mantis41
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    Wow... Like Australias ban on loli anime/manga. Western civilizations just don't get it. Loli is not child porn.
     
  3. Hyro-Sama

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    I like living here. And sometimes Canada can really do some stupid ass things.
     
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    I saw a very similar article on Kotaku (the page got deleted for some reason, but here's the link) quite a while back, around June. From what I remember, this guy went on a trip from the US to Canada with his lappy, in which he had some loli manga in it. Apparently, the Canadian authority went through his lappy and found it. He was then arrested by the Canadian authority and jailed for a minimum of 1 year.

    So basically, it's not something new, but it's been like this since (at least) June or even before then.

    Poor Canadians and international travelers -_-
     
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    He had loli porn, throw him in jail if it was up to me.
     
  6. Aurora Wright

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    You realize that they're just drawings, right? No one was harmed.
     
  7. geminisama

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    I've been rooting for anti-lolicon legistaltion and legal action for a long time now. People like to argue it's not CP because "it's just pictures/cartoons", always purposely ignoring how big of a following hentai has, and it's use as a mastabatory aid. Loli is a grey area CP, and I'm glad nations are finally taking action towards this pedophilic, "art."
     
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  9. Ron

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    I'm speechless, just..

    All I can say is Canadian customs suck, source, my own experience
     
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    You know instead of arresting a person for having drawings why not just look for real child molestors?
     
  11. geminisama

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    They arrest people with CP pictures, regardless of if the person ever touched a kid in their life. I guess we should just let them be on their way?
     
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    Our freedom ends where another person's freedom begins. If they find such drawings pleasurable, let them be, as long as they don't infringe another person's rights.
     
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    Happened in Sweden too... Who was the guy? The most "famous" manga translator in Sweden... for having manga where "The breasts are too small for that person to be older than 18"... So it wasn't even implied that the drawing in his manga book was underage. AND this is what caused Dead or Alive Dimensions to be banned as well in Sweden: A guy ona forum who thought this manga incident was insane, so he reported this game just for "the lulz", and it went through!
     
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    Sorry, the joke had to be made.

    Really though, I don't really care. I'd never see myself buying manga and if I did, I would never buy it with such tasteless material, even if it isn't for the purpose of "fapping" or "getting aroused". It's just a stupid thing to include in any form of media, I don't see why manga seems to get a pass for it while if the same material was present in a TV show or film, I'm sure it'd be bashed to hell and back.
     
  15. KingVamp

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    :unsure: :lol:
    How does this effect anyone or your personal rights?
    Even then, wasn't it officially declare a porno?


    Kind of remind me of people calling doa child porn.

    Let's just start banning games that has this style.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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  16. Valwin

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    o but lolis are so cute they cant harm anyone :3
     
  17. geminisama

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    Your edit made my post even better, bravo.
     
  18. KingVamp

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    I'm say that a flaw in your statement, do you really expect every gamer as killers or even if games
    are even making these killers?

    It seem it even getting to a point(base on someone else post) when you say a character 18+, they are saying "no, that to small for that age".

    Let's just put a ban to thinking and imagination.


    I'm starting to think maybe he was being sarcastic. :unsure:
     
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    This guy didn't get arrested for loli, he got arrested for ecchi (implied by the "a little provocative" part). :unsure: That's the difference between having illustrated child porn and having illustrations of girls in bikinis.
     
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    Opinion: America/Canada/wherever else is arresting people for having CP/loli hentai, in order to drop the r*pe rate or anything else that would cause harm to somebody else. Don't have a source, but I'm pretty sure I'm on the right track.

    Fact: Japan has less r*pe rate than US, despite having more of the CP/loli hentai material and less restrictions on them. source

    My Point: The places that arrest people for having CP/loli hentai material is doing it for pointless reasons because the availability of CP/loli hentai material doesn't correlate to the r*pe rate or anything else that would cause harm to somebody else.

    I'm just curious as to why you or anybody else would be against the "art" when there's no harm being done.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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