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March 4, 2005

Man Charged Due To Explicit Manga

In a brief that showed up on the wires last night, a man was arrested in Canada for owning and importing pornographic manga. I never thought of it before, but dirty manga might make a really good target for prosecutors in general. Not only does such strong material play into a stereotype of comics being for children, the stylization used in some manga might be construed as the depiction of children.
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