Police Investigate AKB48 Child Porn: “The Boy Was White!”

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Police are investigating the possibility of arresting those involved with AKB48 idol Tomomi Kasai’s recent child breast fondling photo shoot scandal for child pornography offences, because the boy touching her breasts “looked European.”

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  • Anonymous commented on October 22, 2013 04:13

    I mean the photo... More

  • Anonymous commented on October 22, 2013 04:11

    I confirm that no-one in Europe would see something sexual in it.... More


AKB48′s Tomomi Kasai “Child Abuse” Gets Mag Pulled

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A raunchy photo of AKB48 idol Tomomi Kasai posing “hand bra” with a child providing the hands has led to Young Magazine withdrawing its latest issue from sale for being “inappropriate,” prompting accusations of “child pornography” and “child abuse” against her, AKB48 and the magazine itself.

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  • Anonymous commented on February 14, 2013 00:25

    Nope. Abused kid.... More

  • Anonymous commented on January 19, 2013 19:31

    Cool magazine cover... initial D is back :)... More


Seiyuu Keep Quiet and Like It – Young Magazine

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An interesting editorial from Young Magazine, which is rather critical of the propensity of seiyuu to go into detail about their characters in interviews and similar, comes to my attention. Rendered into English:

It’s my opinion that lately seiyuu have gotten carried away with themselves.

They get on TV and talk all about their character’s feelings and background like they’re the original authors. Nobody says this, but when I see them do it I think “but you didn’t create the character, did you?” What I’m trying to say is that I’d like to see more of those seiyuu who behave like they’re being granted the privilege of playing a role.

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  • Anonymous commented on August 21, 2012 00:53

    Harsh indeed. If all that was to a character lied in the hands of creators and directors, they could just voice them themselves and not bother other people with directing them. Instead, they are playing... More

  • ZippyDSMlee commented on April 1, 2009 01:48

    Ok I just had to comment.... JP seiyuu tend to be "charatcer actors" as in they get a feel for the charatcer and be a medium for them. Ego issues aside I'd rather have them... More


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