Philippines Bans Loli: “Hentai is Child Pornography”

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The Philippines has moved to ban all loli porn, or “hentai” in its wording; a Congressional statement then describes “hentai” as “the Japanese pornographic cartoon that depicts children in explicit sexual activity.”

Offenders face up to 12 years in prison for possession of such drawings.

The law is being promoted by both Catholics and feminists.

Congress explains the reasoning, such as it is, behind the bill in their awkwardly written official statement:

“Hentai, the Japanese pornographic cartoon that depicts children in explicit sexual activity, is considered child pornography material and one may be severely penalized by just mere possession of it.

A bill banning this pornographic cartoon was approved recently by the Joint House Committees on Justice and Welfare of Children chaired by Rep. Matias Defensor (3rd District, Quezon City) and Rep. Monica Prieto-Teodoro (1st District, Tarlac), respectively.

Prieto-Teodoro, one of the authors of the measure, said the bill penalizes the offenders who sell, offer, advertise, and promote child pornography; and have been found to possess, download, purchase, reproduce, or make available child pornography materials with the intent of selling or distributing them.

Prieto-Teodoro said child pornography material refers to the means and methods in which a child carries out pornography.

“It can be in forms of visual depiction, audio representation and written text or materials that advocate explicit sexual activity with a child,” Prieto-Teodoro said.

She explained that the said images of real and indistinguishable children in films, digital images or computer images, whether made or produced electronically or mechanically; drawings, cartoons, sculptures or paintings depicting children in an explicit sexual activity are just some of the visual depictions considered as child pornography materials.

Rep. Darlene R. Antonino-Custodio (1st District, South Cotabato) another author of the bill to be known as the “Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009”, said the Internet which is used for gaining knowledge is being used by some as a medium to gratify sexual desire.

“Once the picture of child victim is flashed either on the Internet or video clip, the picture is open for the entire world to see. The child loses his or her privacy and innocence which can never be restored,” Antonino-Custodio said.

“Adults indulging in child pornography either by purchasing, viewing or producing them, should be subjected to the most severe punishments,” Antonino-Custodio said.

Under the bill, child pornography refers to any representation of a child below 18 years of age, engaged in real or simulated explicit sexual activities or any representation of the sexual parts of a child primarily for sexual purposes.”

The confused wording of the report may reflect the probable ignorance of the bill’s sponsors regarding what exactly it is they are proposing to ban.

Penalties are draconian, with imprisonment of 6-12 years and a fine of up to 500,000 pesos for simple possession.

Sentences of 12-20 years are mandated for those involved with the production of such material, but it is not clear whether this includes material in which no actual children were involved.

Given the highly papist proclivities of the Philippines, and the less than perfect democratic process the country enjoys, the bill is thought unlikely to face difficulty becoming law.

The bill’s authors include the usual opponents of freedom of expression and individual liberty: members of BUHAY, a pro-life ultra-conservative religious party, and GABRIELA, a leftist feminist organisation, are key advocates of the ban.

The level of enforcement the law may receive seems unlikely to be too vigorous, as rule of law in the Philippines is not as entrenched as it is in most developed countries. This seems unlikely to console those who do eventually suffer prosecution under it, however.

It is also possible that the law may be unconstitutional, and so eventually be struck down, but this may prove a lengthy and fraught process, as even in nations with constitutionally guaranteed freedom of expression such prosecutions continue.

Via Oneiros’ report on the forums.

The theatre of moralism seems a popular political pastime of late. Loli bans have been proposed in Japan, and passed in the US, UK and Australia. Perhaps such histrionics prove a useful distraction from poor economic stewardship…

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  • Anonymous says:

    Hentai isn’t CP, it’s art. It’s just ink shaped in the image of a girl, and no IRL child’s being exploited. What they should be concerned about is how the FAILippine economic system is basically a whorehouse that exports slaves to other countries like the Middle East (where they are really exploited/used/abused/raped as hoes). If they’re more concerned with banning art then you may just do the same banhammer for portrayals of naked infant angels on Christmas cards. Let’s also burn art teachers for showing children that “pr0n” called Renaissance art. Burn also medical books and banhammer Wikipedia for possessing photos of nudity. (Wait a minute, that’s SOPA’s job.)

    And what would you expect for successful implementation of it when the FAILippines is an anarchy ruled by interwarring gangster politicians and hypocritical pedophile priests. Piracy still exists here like Somalia, and the police don’t give a shit. The government is severely computer-illiterate, allowing us youths to trade illegal art via Anonymous. On the other hand, their apathy has some good on it, since at least we still have our art.

  • Ha. Even pirates here are not afraid of the cops, so why should otaku be? And this ban coming from a country where the source of the almost-nonexistent economy is exporting slaves to the middle east where they can be raped. As you can see, hentai is the lesser evil compared to THAT. Why don’t you kick those hypocritical pedophile catholics who want all the CP for themselves out of the government and deal with such economic issues first.

  • Anonymous says:

    The catholic church supports that ban.
    YEEEEAAAAHHHH sure…….

    maybe they should try to keep their own people in check before demanding outrageous stuff like that. No wonder the number of people belonging to the catholic church has decreased by nearly 25% last year when SEVERAL cases of child abuse came to the surface in my country.
    On another note: Do all feminists that do actually have power seem to be incredibly stupid ultra hardliners?

  • Anonymous says:

    I find it hard to comment on these matters but i try.

    From one point I can understand the reasoning. On the other hand… cmon its only DRAWN images… Whats next? Arresting people who THINK about lolicons?

    you might say, people cant read minds.. ofc but what if there is a technology that can. Should people be convicted criminals when they are thinking it?

    Its just as stupid is banning lolicon… as long as people dont touch childs etc i dont see a problem.

  • kenshinflyer says:

    Instead of venting your stupidity on some fictitious doodles, you congressmen should show you can do something smarter and join the Reproductive Health Bill debates.

    Maybe those congressmen involved are trying to look cute so that the pork barrel they’re getting is justified.

    By the way, it’s 2011, and there are still plenty of hentai DVDs in Quiapo. Ha ha!

  • I have loli hentai and all the hentai I can muster (except futa, I still dont understand futa) and Philippine law is just crude with stereotyped politicians (believe me I met one and I hated it) draconian ruling wont work, and people love porn, no buts about it.

  • Anonymous says:

    Though rounding up all hentai as “underage” is obviously incorrect and extreme, it still make sense.

    Not all hentai is underage, but still a significant amount of it is, if not most of it.

    So what not a better way to eradicate loli images than by simply banning the entire medium as a whole.

    Hey, at least it isn’t the Ukraine (yet)

  • I wasnt even done reading the article, and already i facepalm’d hard. Well, f*ck the law, I guess it’s time for some TrueCrypt to hide my H-manga.. f*cking dumbarses.

    If I can send a message to Filipino politicians:
    FIX THE COUNTRY’S MONEY PROBLEMS & CORRUPTION FIRST
    …and while you’re at it, resign cause you all f*cking suck donkey balls at leading a country.

    • Anonymous says:

      to all: you think you guys are better… then try lead you own country…

      sa lahat ng filipino sinasabi nyu you hate ur country… umalis ka di naman kau kawalan.. subukan nyu tumingin sa salamin kung meron ka na maganda ginawa sa pinas bago kau mag salita ng kung anu anu…

      it’s okay to like anime or hentai or even loli… as long as you don’t do it in the real world…

      all country has bad side and good side… try improving you self before you complain that goes to all of you including me… Im saying there no perfect person try being better person and maybe there will be a better future ^_^

  • why ? why ? why ?!!! .. this can’t be happening !!!! nooooooooo !!! ..

    … ^_^ ahahaha that’s nothing to worry …
    … i can still buy hentai cd from malls …
    … BAN their ASS … ahaha … that’s what i love in the Philippine Goverment they don’t actually impose the law … it’s just on paper …

    … EPIC FAIL for the Congress …
    … EPIC WIN for Hentai … salute* comrades

  • the government does not understand. or we don’t.

    what do we care if the law is there or not? we were loving hentai and we will still do. and no government or law is going to stop those who love the lolis. no one.

    now we must draw strength from the person i once hated… pedobear :3

  • Bullshit! I am namzer0 from the philippines!!! if you disagree to this fucking law/whatever this is, add me on friendster, (just remember, namzer0 add yahoo then you have my email)

    those people in the higher position are just spoiling us!!! they will ban everything until the only thing left is to do nothing… stupid! you won’t stop us!!!

    getting control of the anime world eh? politics of the fool

  • Well,laws here in the ‘pines never get followed properly by most people because the first people that violates it are the politicians themselves. There’s actually a politician that got jailed because he went all the way with a 14 year old girl.

  • to be honest the internet is full of sick fucks. if “YOU” go outside normal people wouldn’t know wtf this is. japan is the most perverted place in the world and im tired of seeing their shit in my country. im glad one country ended this lolicon madness. fuck japan

  • Anonymous says:

    We should give more of a damn to the Con-Ass than this piece of crap. Once we make focus on the economy THEN we move on to debating about this stuff. I’m Filipino and a proud 14 year old lolicon. It doesn’t get much better than that.

  • It’s a great country, the downside is we have a Sh***y economy and full of retard Sh*thead politicians milking the money off the tax payers. i say bomb the government with a nuke and get it over with

  • Anonymous says:

    wow most of the filipinos here have a good point….. they make themselves very proud for being perverts of this world… i salute to the perverts that makes hentai their lingering pleasures.

  • Heck! i’m also a filipino and i’m not buying this crap.
    There will forever be lolie’s and it wont go away just by banning it.
    as I think of it, it might even spread more “underground” wise.
    and to heck with banning, the law enforcement here can’t even get the job done in takin out piracy, much less lollies??!! Sheesh!

  • Anonymous says:

    pfft.

    they made this `move` since it’s only a year before our national elections.

    damn those politicians.

    they don’t even know a thing in the intarwebs.
    >.>

    stupid politicians are stupid.

    i wont vote them.

  • Anonymous says:

    Law? what law? me must get hentai everyday secretly, no man can stop meh! NO ONE! me will spread the love! for evah!

    putaena nio BUHAY, GABRIELA and goverment of the Phil… wala kayong ginawang tama!

    “*badword* BUHAY, GABRIELA and the goverment of the Phil… You can’t do anything right!”(close enough)

    you ban hentai~ we ban you…

    • Anonymous says:

      If politicians here watched at least one anime series, it must be Sunabouzu (Desert Punk). Heck, Philippines still beat Roroanapaur in being corrupt in the sense that the former denies it more.

  • hating your own country cause of this shit? our country is already been fucked up and it was all good till they messed with your fapping material.

    just wanna say fuck you to the white-washed/wapanese filipinos.

  • Imagine a world where people mind there own dammed business!
    It’s a Cartoon Dam it! Next there be putting people in jail just
    for having a dirty imagination!!

    I can see all that sick hentai that involves rape
    but not all hentai is bad!
    Hey here is a Question to think about

    Did God rape Mary ?

  • quiapo boyz says:

    alam nyo dvd x lang katapat nyan! minsan isasama ko yang mga politician na yan sa quiapo para mamulat sila sa tunay na katotohanan na ang arlequi st. sa nasabing pook ay paraiso sa mga kagaya kong walang ibang gusto sa buhay kung hindi manood ng porn.!! mabuhay ang mga kapatid natin sa quiapo! banzai!! mabuhay si mar roxas!!

  • kaya natin to! lalaban tayo! iboto nyo ako..

    I will legalize this when i get elected as president.
    Do not fear my comrades, we will legalize all types of porn

    -Mar Roxas ‘lalaban tayo!’

  • omnistrata says:

    I’d approve a more refined reworded use of this law.

    Porn should teach procreation at the appropriate breeding age, no matter what the form of porn may be. No kids? Fine by me, I like women bare minimum age 17.

    Banging children is not healthy, now since hentai is in the realm of adults, can’t we just keep it using adults?

    😕 hmm?

  • kenshinflyer says:

    In the Philippines, “anything animated (e.g. cartoons, anime) are generally for children.” So, eventually, and this being the mindset of those insufferable idiots they call congressmen, since Hentai are animated productions, and Hentai is R-18 and above, it’s now Children’s Porn.

    What’s up with that? Again: most hentai characters are 18 years old and above!!!

    If only they did more research…

    Aaaah, screw the Philippine House of Representatives. Screw them all.

  • Also, forgot to mention. 2010 “elections” is ALL about getting “pogi points” for the majority. I’m proud to be pinoy, but DEFINITELY not proud of our government, legal system, and society (hypocrital) in general. Lots of laws are passed, things are banned, our taxes wasted on “pointless spending”, etc. As far as I know, there will never be an end to pirated/porn/hentai products if you know where to look. The poverty rate is reaching new heights, crime rate shooting up, “leftists/rightist” wing organization making “sawsaw” in government affairs, Church always meddling in our choices, etc etc etc. There are many REAL problems that our country face (real CP, killings, robberies, corruption, poverty, road accidents, justice-for-the-rich, KOTONG-hungry police at EVERY corner, just to name a few) which need financial, moral, and “people” support. 2d > 3d. Going for IRL CP is fine by any means. But going for 2d is also going against “freedom of expression” AND “right to privacy” AND lots more in the Philippine Constitution “tl;dr”. What our government needs to do is to remove from office those who can’t even google the meaning of HENTAI properly, REFORM and REPLACE the police/just-tiis (just endure) system, FOREVER separate CHURCH and STATE, AND, most of all, GO FOR REAL CRIMINALS. Oh, and if they do enforce this bill (worst case scenario), GABRIELA gets no more shotacon and yaoi. If any of the co-writers is reading this, let’s just see how you plan to enforce this if the government can’t even enforce traffic/seatbelt/”and the pending” cellphone-while-driving-is-illegal “law”.

    • Let me just clear this. The Church and the State ARE SEPARATED in this damned hellhole. But even if you do separate them, its still a damned hellhole. Why? Because this fucking world is simply a damned hellhole!

    • See-Saw Loli says:

      Most likely that it will get passed into Law but it won’t be enforced that much. Because even in the Filipino Anime Community there are Anti-Loli, which are now crawling out of their holes because of the Bill. 😀

  • well perhaps it is a good thing then again… it still proses a major problem (to our way of expression of our interests) even with all things connected with it and with it id say dont give PNP the nets they need

  • whitewater_81 says:

    Will speak in Filipino for my people and for my fucked up country.

    ASA NAMAN NA MAPAPATUPAD YAN!AND KUNG MATUPAD MAN YAN,ASA NAMANG MACCARRY OUT NG POLICE YAN.Siguro mga isa o dalawang raid lang sa quiapo yan,then ganun uli.Back to normal.AS IF NAMAN MAPIPIGILAN NILA TAYO MAG HENTAI LOLI NOH!IMPOSIBLENG ISA ISAHIN NILA BAHAY NATIN!

    EVEN THE OFFICIALS HERE HAVE HENTAI!Why even bother with this law?lol.Like hell this’ll be implemented!

  • what a fucked up law.. cant they pass any laws that actually is worth being a law first?? i swear its the fault of the stupid masses and their idiot brain that causes politicians like this to get voted into office, im not a nationalist but… i dont like where this country is going, ive already turned to globalization 4 years ago because of political and nationalistic stupidity

  • This is really easy to thwart. Just point the catholics how most of the feminists are staunch atheist, lesbians and probably pro-abortion, while pointing the feminists that the catholics represent the oppressive patriarchal order, that using religion as a excuse, kept women in ignorance, abuse and demonization for centuries. Once they are too busy fighting each other, they will forget about this silly thing.

  • Next thing You’ll know they’re going to ban pencils and pens because people can stab others with those.

    They should also make a Law banning Water, since people can drown in it.

    While at it Ban hands and fingers because a girl can use it fo masturbate and a guy can use it to fap and that is Immoral!

  • im a filipino but i disagree with the law…..

    but you think this law will affect here in the philippines? well the senate sucks coz there’s plenty pirated hentai Dvd’s seller here. and they can’t stop it coz it’s hidden.

  • If this bill does become law, I doubt if it will be enforced. The last time I went to a “live show” bar (a place where you can watch people having sex and orgies on a stage) I saw a bunch of police inside. They look like they are “protecting” the place.

    Oh and even though prostitution is also banned here, several upscale KTV bars in my area (Parañaque) have government officials as regular patrons.

    To those who don’t know:

    KTV bar = posh brothel

    • Tama yun napaka corrupt dito sa bansang ito!!
      Tang inang siyet!!

      pati ba naman ito idadamay nila dahil sa nalalapit na campaigning period wala na ba silang maisip na ibang magawa fuck ang dami pang ibang bagay d2 na pwedeng gawin asides this unang unang hindi naman sila inaano nito eh…

  • Well, I don’t want to say anything about the ban right now… it’s impossible to tell what they meant by it from the horrible translation, but from what I can tell this is yet another country that’s going off my list.

    • lordcloudx says:

      Yes, it’s impossible to tell what they meant by it, but correction: It’s not a translation. Our laws are all in English. The legislators who drafted that bill are just that retarded.

    • Anonymous says:

      freedom is to do anything whether its right or wrong. its wrong if people get offended or hurt or annoyed. it’s right if it pleases, promotes, is productive or makes people happy. the catholic church sees loli as very immoral and evil. naturally, they will oppose this kind of thing and will put an end to it because it is evil. and of course, two sides will be formed on this matter: one part who sides and agrees to the church, an the other side who disagrees w/ the church and disagrees w/ the party who sides w/ the church. so basically, this what “freedom” does.

      -DarkdaemonPK2

    • Well, the people who are trying to pass this law couldn’t even be bothered to define “hentai” correctly.
      Not all hentai is loli-hentai.
      And yes, I am Filipino, and yes again, I do think this whole situation is just plain stupid.

  • Gross_PanzerNekko_Divisionen says:

    WTF?GAbriela..these bunch of feminist are just Stupid moralists….they spend their “pork barrel” in rally paraphernalias….they waste P20,000,000 in their irritating rallies and supporting insurgency groups such as NPA…. instead of using them in proper way such as livelihood projects and medical care…screw their system….they are corrupt organization

  • This Shit Is just being so much revealing of their hypocrite side of these people they never saw the good side of this which is to divert the attention of the rapist to something non-physical sexual desires i just hate this fucking country bunch of hypocrites and corrupted politicians they just want to make a bill for them to be effective as a public servant

    ALL OF THESE ARE JUST BULLSHIT

  • be ashamed of the government and not the country,, what i don’t like about us is we don’t go out and make changes, we just let them do what they want. those in position are abusing their power for trivial things,

    the intellectuals hiding in their homes, working for our daily needs should have the right to decide what’s good for us and not the the politicians who’s could sat in position for money.

    if only we could just replace the trapos (meaning: traditional politicians, families who use political power for a living) in our government with those deserving ones (who loves to serve other people) then this might become a better place,

  • Someone should make a Law banning stupid people from taking a place in the government.

    On a much mor important note, is it possible to just contact someone in power who have brains about how this Law is so it won’t never be made into an actual law?

    • Here are the following names of the co-authors:

      Matias Defensor (3rd District, Quezon City)
      Monica Prieto-Teodoro (1st District, Tarlac)
      Reps. Rene M. Velarde (Party-List, BUHAY)
      Ignacio T. Arroyo (5th District, Negros Occidental)
      Rufus B. Rodriguez (2nd District, Cagayan de Oro)
      Narciso D. Santiago III (Party-List, Alliance for Rural Concerns)
      Matias V. Defensor, Jr. (2nd District, Quezon City)
      Lorenzo Tanada III (4th District, Quezon)
      Edgardo M. Chatto (1st District, Bohol)
      Luzviminda C. Ilagan (Party-List, Gabriela)

      To contact them, here’s the page for which to do so:
      http://www.congress.gov.ph/contact/

      • As a Cebuano, I am pleased not to see any of our representatives responsible for this shit.

        Then again, no surprise, since Cebu is one of the few places (like Davao) in the Philippines that are open to alternative cultures and their byproducts like Japan and anime.

        (Never mind being the birthplace of the Iglesia Ni Cristo, the home of the Sto. Niño, the province itself the favorite vacation spot of terrorists, the mayor a fascist dictator, and the governor the real-life Yurika Misumaru.)

  • softbanker says:

    Ugh this is what I really hate with SOME of my fellow country, stupid immature posters. Come on guys, you make it look like we had nothing to offer. Well we all know that our government sucks but to be honest you also must think that not all is bad here. There are lots of good things here, such beautiful places and good people.

  • Dude, I bet they wont even bother prioritize this. They just doing this because the election is near. Also why are they adding this law when they can’t even solve the piracy here in Philippines? -.-

    Fail….

  • kenshinflyer says:

    “Perhaps such histrionics prove a useful distraction from poor economic stewardship…”

    I agree. They can’t think of better things to debate upon, so, in their desperate effort to be cute, they pick on harmless 2D images… Dumbass congressmen.

  • high speed internet?! seriously our internet is underpowered uhh like 100kbps (most commonly found)-300kbps(i dont know <_<) xompared to developing nations look at malaysia <_< and as for this being law… its argurable I mean we have the connotation that crime does pay here (just pay it and your free) and more of it I tell you this is more of a conspiracy issue I mean they might have done this in order to evade more politically troubling scandals here plus including the law enforcement rate is also connected with the crime does pay thing

  • According to Article 201 of the Philippine Revised Penal Code:
    http://www.chanrobles.com/revisedpenalcodeofthephilippinesbook2.htm

    Quote:
    Art. 201. Immoral doctrines, obscene publications and exhibitions and indecent shows. — The penalty of prison mayor or a fine ranging from six thousand to twelve thousand pesos, or both such imprisonment and fine, shall be imposed upon:

    (1) Those who shall publicly expound or proclaim doctrines openly contrary to public morals;

    (2) (a) the authors of obscene literature, published with their knowledge in any form; the editors publishing such literature; and the owners/operators of the establishment selling the same;

    (b) Those who, in theaters, fairs, cinematographs or any other place, exhibit, indecent or immoral plays, scenes, acts or shows, whether live or in film, which are prescribed by virtue hereof, shall include those which (1) glorify criminals or condone crimes; (2) serve no other purpose but to satisfy the market for violence, lust or pornography; (3) offend any race or religion; (4) tend to abet traffic in and use of prohibited drugs; and (5) are contrary to law, public order, morals, and good customs, established policies, lawful orders, decrees and edicts;

    (3) Those who shall sell, give away or exhibit films, prints, engravings, sculpture or literature which are offensive to morals. (As amended by PD Nos. 960 and 969).

    In other words, the (n00b) legislators didn’t bother about doing some research, not realizing that a general and encompassing anti-porn law is already been in place. Of course the conservatives would love to vote for these n00bs once they read what they accomplished on their campaign flyers.

    Although this will not be passed, owing to the continuing political strife and early campaigneering, this bill will still have an effect by scaring parents to stop their children from watching.

    And I’m annoyed by this “think of the children” BS when all the troubles of the world will not go away.

    This is a waste of paper and time, and they forgot to concentrate on the true problems of the populace: food, education, shelter, health, employment, land. After nearly a century of being independent, politicians have kept this country stuck where it began.

    This is a world not made for children, and the PC types should know that.

  • Rep. Matias Defensor and Rep. Monica Prieto-Teodoro did that since the election is nearing

    actually they do this sh!t when election time is near

    you two are just leeches of society FUK OFF

  • softbanker says:

    You’ll get arrested if you blunt it out to a policeman. But unless they started checking peoples mobile phones and PCs which we all know that will never happened, we can still enjoy our Hentais without worries.

  • I dont get it, I’m a Filipino and I have hentai pictures and eroge mangas (loli included). Does that mean I will be arrested!? If thats the case, does that mean that more than 2 million filipinos will be arrested just for viewing pictures? 0.o

    Fuck this SHIT!!!

  • Another reason why I’m a proud american citizen who is of native blood.

    Maybe banning loli is a good thing cuz i hate it…i mean i love strike witches…then i think of all the cardcaptor sakura dojins…

    at least we still have those cool malls

  • softbanker says:

    To my fellow filipino, pls refrain from using our language here, some fags gets offended when reading comments they can’t understand. My country is one of the best and it has so many beautiful place and so many great things to do here. Yes it has some bad spot, but hey! what country doesn’t have one? And YES my government really suck balls hard. Laws like this aren’t taking seriously here, heck we also have a law here that if you get caught having a scandal video you go to jail just like this loli law thing but still lots of us still do it and no one has been charge for it.

  • Randymatsunaga says:

    What don’t they leave Pinoy Otakus alone…they can’t even harm a fly…Lolicon 2D can’t harm anyone right?…

    Of All I know people who are drunk and with a no sense of morality at all tend to do lustful acts against children. and most of them never heard of a lolicon manga before.

    “Tang-inang UNICEF yan hilig makialam”
    Trans: Mother F*cking UNICEF likes to interfere with everything.

    As you can see The Philippines already has more serious problems than this they should focus on the corruption of the government, peace in the southern Philippines.

    Being a Lolicon doesn’t mean having directly have an erotic relationship with a child but can be just platonic. It’s up to those really who want to go further to caution themselves and know the consequences.

    For Pinoy Lolicons: Dude, I dunno what the rule is there nowadays but ingat na lang kayo 😀

  • kenshinflyer says:

    They think of this kind of ban because, after all, our president is a chibikko (midget).

    Seriously, they should think of laws favoring education, health, and employment, not pick on otaku. This is a clear evidence of idiots in our government. I mean, hentai is child porn? Give me a break–most of the characters are 18 and above!

  • its not our country which sucks, its the fucking government..im getting tired seeing “our country sucks, i want to leave my country” and shit. mga gago subukan nyong malayo muna sa pinas ng isang taon or so, then tinan natin kung gusto nyo pa talaga umalis sa atin.

  • Random Filipino Guy says:

    We shouldn’t talked so generally bad to our country and personally, their’s nothing to be ashamed of being a filipino!

    What’s really evil here, IMO, is the system, our God-damn government! I mean, seriously WTF!? They have time to mind this things “what they think” is bad yet they couldn’t do anything to stop corruption in our country!? That’s BS! And I mean BULLSHIT!

    • kenshinflyer says:

      Yeah, instead of the essentials, like education, health, and employment. Wow, they have tons of sweet time in their hands, yet I am wondering why they can’t solve poverty, lack of education and poor support for health programs.

      In short, we elected idiots to Congress.

  • Lol, they say all that shit about laws like that. Anti-piracy, anti-hentai, etc. but they’re never really going to do anything about it. Srsly. If our government had the balls to pass a law like that our economy would suffer more.

    I MEAN, ONE OF THE FUCKING SENATORS OWNS A PIRATED DVD GOLDMINE. And oh my god, there’s a shitload of hentai in that place.

    Oh man, I really don’t think this’ll push through. They’ve got so much more to worry about ):

  • Random Filipino Guy says:

    Hey guys, lets not be too general of saying “Philippines’ sucks/filipino sucks” or something like that coz afterall, its still our country..

    But particularly in the ‘Loli Porn Ban’, well I wouldn’t mind much… AS IF our government would really enforce or give an effort to that, hmm — well I doubt it >:D

    Ang tagal na nilang sinasabi yan, me nangyari ba? WALA! Bwahahahah!

    So all I can say — SCREW OUR GOVERNMENT! They’re the ones are really sucks! >:D

  • lol this bill is just designed to stem the sale of most (pirated) hentai cartoons somewhere in Quiapo or in SM mall… The sellers are willing to sell their pirated hentai to anyone interested (including kids). I guess only poor people are the ones who will be shafted by this bill.

    If you’re rich and have hi-speed internet to access hentai in the Philippines, there’s no need to panic.

  • I changed my mind. We do need laws like this! Think of those poor 2d girls, do you have any idea whats its like being just a picture, then some guy clicks on you, faps, and then just closes the window? sure he might save you, but then he will get sick of you, and then delete you. fake girls have feelings too, and this video is my proof!
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBnAZ9oFtwY&fmt=18
    If your going to fap, marry the picture first! Atleast then they wont feel so used and dirty!

  • Countrybros, calm down.

    It’s not as if the Philippines even have any means to monitor each and every person’s net traffic. What’s all the goddamn fuss about? You know the elections are coming up soon. They did it to snazz up their image; they’re not really interested in…you know, really apprehending lolicons.

    • i know i know…its not that bro the RAAAaGGE is coming from focusing on really useless issues rather than fixing the said economy..

      canada+ hentai = ah ok

      pinas+ hentai = hentai is cp! srsly? wtfomgbbw!!

  • Though there is a difference between making a law and enforcing it. Here in Michigan Adultery is crime that can get you jail time, but the last time it was used was in the 1970s to get a guy who commited tax evasion but they could not pin it on him. They probally only did it to appease protest groups and what not, and they will just not enforce it… hopefully at least.

  • “Hentai is Child Pornography” – just fucking stupid i cant believe my country will do this thing.. hentai is 2d not CP!! Fcuks sake they have to fix the economy first.. ! have they even heard las pinas yet?

  • geohound12 says:

    what a law..and what’s worse it’s being practiced here in the philippines where I live. they have no right to ban hentai, they should first eliminate corruption here then they can speak up and ban hentai..so in short, they should never ever EVER ban hentai!

    • Juan de la Cruz says:

      Well, it’s easier to ban this where our politicians can’t tax the lolis. Besides, corruption is their cash cow! They can’t eliminate that!

      They just probably feel that they should do something so that people would feel that they are doing something.

  • Sure, loli is to blame. It can’t be that Muslims (of which there is a SIZABLE group in the Philippines) marry 8-year olds. No, that can’t possibly contribute to seeing children as sexual objects.

    • Well, you see, marrying an 8 year old, including arranged marriage, that she might not even know about, and not be able to even say no not that she’d have the maturity at the point to make a weighty decision like marriage, then then get raped by her suitor, is much more okay and respectful of Muslim tradition and Asian tradition of arranged, non consensual marriage(see, RAPE), than see nasty, awful depictions of evil sex like it’s okay. Or even just the nude body, like it’s not supposed to be saved for your husband.

      These people might learn that it’s okay for a woman not to have her hymen intact before marriage!

      And plus, worse than regular pornography, lolicon hentai shows FLAT CHESTED women. Either showing their bodies off instead of saving it for their master, I mean husband, and even taking part in carnal knowledge. These people resemble MEN with their disgusting lack of mammary glands! Making attractions to such things GAY. And we all know nasty homosexuality and pedophilia go hand in hand! The church told me so, we must stop the gays to shelter our kids! So flat chests being androgynous is no excuse, pedophilia and homosexuality is the same darn thing!

      Destroy the intersex, destroy the androgyny!, return to men being like men and women being like women!

      In the meantime, while flat chested, uncurvy non-wide hiped short women in drawn pornography goes prosecuted, anti-pedophilia activists will turn a blind eye to women’s shaving. Despite the fact a hairy body is an adult thing and not a child thing. Because hairy women are just manly and that makes it gay, and by nature, pedophillic.

      We wouldn’t want pedos to try to make it through the loophole of saying they’re 300 or some realistic age they’re not! The hips aren’t wide, the chest ain’t big, and she’s short too! Nope your pornography is child pornography because she looks young, we’re not gonna have you explain this away you dirty pedo. Your Touhou and Moetan is pedo shit, and you’re goin’ to the slammer.

      Hilarious, bigoted hatred of misogyny that may come about. A blow against loli rights is not all about pedophilia, it’s a blow against transgender rights. Because all of these so called things loli speaks of, is already present in culture through things like shaving, or things that also overlap with androgyny. Because one of the things that makes these people childlike, is in physical features, showing a lack of development which hormones cause.

      Children, boy and girl look a lot more like each other than their adult counterparts. Again, the reason loli/shota stuff and androgynous features overlap, is because of hormones. And it’s pretty messed up to say a person has to look sufficiently manly or girly in hormones due to having a penis or vagina to be looked at sexually. It’s degrading of people who do not fit gender extremes.

      And this sort of thing, even though it’s being claimed in the name of feminism, doesn’t seem to be very feministic to me. I violated almost every form of feminism. BUHAY claims to be a pro-life organization, something that almost all feminists are against and pro-choice. And this violates the androgynous, genderbending of tomboyism, of the Amazon feminists, the anti-law of the anarchist feminists, and the other gender destroying of the transfeminists and the gender feminists.

      It’s like they’re basically the same as that right wing Catholic group, but pretending to be feminists. Right wingers really need to stop invading feminism and pretending they’re it. They’re a cancerous tumor that the feminist community is rejecting and lamenting over. Because they’ve ruined the feminists good name.

      And not to say anyone in their right mind would come out against the anti-pedophilia witch hunt, this is NOT feminism. This is a right-wing wolf in sheep’s clothing.

  • ahw, come on guys, are you really gonna leave our wonderful country because of some shitty legislation?!

    i’d rather stay behind and wait for all those moralfagtards-making-retarded-laws species to die-off, and when our generation takes over, surely philippines will be a lot better!

    • Random Filipino Guy says:

      Totally agree to you, man!

      We shouldn’t talked so generally bad to our country and personally, their’s nothing to be ashamed of being a filipino!

      What’s really evil here, IMO, is the system, our God-damn government! I mean, seriously WTF!? They have time to mind this things “what they think” is bad yet they couldn’t do anything to stop corruption in our country!? That’s BS! And I mean BULLSHIT!

  • It’s pretty funny this whole thing, since the Philippines enjoy one of the largest mecca of Child Sex Tourism in the world. You’d think they would look at the real problem, and not at dirty pictures to fix it. BTW isn’t it funny, they are not even talking about Loli, but Hentai, which simply means perverted. And dealing with all types of sex, not just children.

    This is nothing more then a cover up for the ultra conservative who are used to blaming other people for the problems they face, and are know for ignoring the true issues

  • I only read the first paragraph and-
    12 years in prison?!
    OMG!! They’re putting Tax payer’s money to some good use there!

    On a more serious note, what happened to good ol’ “Freedom of speech”? Is just drawings/animations for crying out loud!

    Yea, I’m never setting a foot there(country), at least not willingly that is…

  • How does the ban in the UK work? Say i was browing in image board like danbooru/gelbooru and i came across a loli image (lets say for example a megami scan of loli nanoha/fate that has been nude filter’d) in amoungst acceptable images is it possible for me to get done for that?

    I dont think id ever be caught. if that would get me in trouble but itsslightly unnerving but awhile ago a read a report the police had been given the go ahead to hack anybodys computer and browse through everything if they felt something was up without any warrernt.

    • The ban is not set in place yet in UK, it is still being discussed in the House of Lords.

      But to answer your question if the ban is passed (it may be a tl;dr comment to explain) from what I’ve read, then yes just going on to those sites could land you in the docks and put you on the sex offenders register. Even if you didn’t click on the thumbnails, even if said imaginary characters are not engaged in some form of sex, loli or not.

      For e.g. If said character showed clear indication of looking 18+ and even the artist states they are 18+, but is wearing a school uniform. During prosecution, if the police, judge or jury believe the character is under 18…you’re boned. But even then with the new DPA they can arrest and find you guilty regardless whether there is no evidence to say you’ll become a child molestor/rapist. Because it can be prosecuted under an Obscenity Act, another words if it is found distasteful or disgusting in these bias uncultured moral zealot’s eyes…you’re still boned. Another reason that can land you a cell next to Big Bubba is if these retards find such images are used for arousal…You see where this is going? Just Anime/Manga/JP Games in general are littered with fanservice. Hence why if this law passes, you can say goodbye to a large chunk of Japanese entertainment (and many US Comic Books too) and say hello to thousands of overnight criminals who has done no harm to anyone whatsoever. That’s why New Labour have been popular among ignorant moralists, because they do not blame the ‘family’ nor ‘individuals’, but instead put the blame on media and the like. Therefore relieving any sense of blame or responsibilities on lazy ass parents who can’t or don’t bother actually raise their kids.

      The clauses specifically say ‘possession’ which include internet cache being storage, but as you can see how broad the clauses cover, almost anything you pick up from Japan or look at could get you arrested. But as you said, recently the police have forced ISP’s to hand over every detail about their users (tapping calls, what sites you go on, when and how long you’re on, what you’ve downloaded etc…). Therefore making the whole entire nation a freaking criminal suspect for anything and even minor charges (not even that) can be put forth. Again spending millions of taxpayers money on wothless stunts like these. All they’ll be doing is putting a plaster on a crack in a dam or cutting the heads of weeds. Leaving the dam to to build pressure and surge out with more and leaving the roots intact so that the weeds carry on growing elsewhere. Another analogy ‘Big hole in wall, use a Poster to cover it’.

      In short, you would be backhanded a 3 years sentence and stapled labeled a sex offender. Because these asshats can’t tell the difference between fantasy and reality, and personally dislike it therefore associating anyone with this stuff is instantly a criminal in their eyes. There was an ammendment put forth to change ‘possession’ to ‘publishing’, however it got withdrawn…If it was publishing, then it would mean having it in itself is fine, however uploading and showing it to others could get you bending over to pick up a soap in front of Bubba.

    • It is highly probable that this will be forgotten quickly. Nothing but certain people and parties politicking for the sake of getting the people’s attention since it is only a little over a year until the next national elections. There are so few laws that actually get enforced here in the Philippines that the general populace couldn’t care less. Even simple laws such as “No Jaywalking” and “No loading/unloading” zones aren’t enforced, what more if it is something as big as a ban on hentai.

      To other Filipinos posting here:

      I understand the “my country sucks, I want to leave!” reaction plenty of you guys have. But just think about it. It is the knee-jerk response to whenever we perceive that the government screws up. But I believe that instead of leaving, we should opt to do something more constructive. At the risk of sounding like an optimistic idiot, we should do our part and see to it that our country improves. It may not happen in our lifetime, but at least our descendants could benefit from our actions.

      Marami talagang gago dito. Kapag umalis na ang mga matitino, dadami lalo mga gago sa gobyerno.

      I love my country, but I’m not exactly proud of most of the people living here, let alone the ones running it.

      • Juan de la Cruz says:

        Hey. No jaywalking and No loading/unloading zones are enforced! Especially during around 10am to 12 pm when the officers are looking for lunch money.

        Anyways, I agree with you with what you’re saying. Dapat baguhin ang sistema ng gobyerno natin na kung saan mayaman lang lagi ang nananalo sa eleksyon at hindi yung mga marunong talagang mamahala.

    • And you assume those “Mexicans on an island” speak fluent Spanish, eat burritos and drink tequila all along and cross the US border illegally?

      That’s some very accurate description on Filipinos by you, faggot.

  • lol this bill is just designed to stem the sale of most (pirated) hentai cartoons somewhere in Quiapo or in SM mall… The sellers are willing to sell their pirated hentai even to kids. I guess only poor people are the ones who will be shafted by this bill.

    If you’re rich and have hi-speed internet to access hentai in the Philippines, there’s no need to panic.

  • i fucking love to burn my fucking country!!
    just this once and i mean once could they come up with BETTER and USEFUL things to do rather than this?
    i mean you dont even have to use 000000000.1% of your logical intellect to figure out that this is BULL—CRAP!
    whats the point on banning this? saves us from hunger? reduce corruption? cuts the cost of water and electricity? giving more benefits to the needy? the assassination of our president? anything of use for the citizens? you know the ones that this law is being made in the first place????
    this is the least of our fuckin problems here hell this could be the last thing that they could think of when all the ice caps in the world melts and brings this country in its final resting place…

        • This doesn’t go directly against children.
          2d lolicon must be accepted different,since they are not humans,not even in a drawing are they human but a different species.Becouse it’s impossible for humans to really look like that 😛

        • Well said Terry, lolicons, those nasty, flat chest fiends, a bunch of guys who are pedophiles, as well as nasty homosexual sodomites. Little sissy, inferior girls of faggot non-men who don’t like voluminous, big breasted women who stay in the kitchen and raise children. We should kill those pedo, nasty sick fucks like the nasty little pussies of men like they are. It’s not murder because pedophiles and homosexuals aren’t people. Anyone who says a woman with a flat chest could be attractive, should have their throat slit on sight.

          Yes! We should kill all the homos and pedos and hurry up! So that we may live in a world where our children will finally be safe! And don’t forget the Jews. We should kill the Jews too. Did you know pedophilia has a higher correlation with those filthy kikes? We should also kill the violent niggers. Let no black person left living!

  • theBlocker says:

    meh… this law will be forgotten.
    just like the Clean Air Act, Plunder and even LIFE INPRISONMENT…

    but like i’ve said on Plurk and others, this is what i want to say to the government…
    “I’M MAD AS HELL, AND I’M NOT GOING TO TAKE THIS ANYMORE!!!” (–Howard Beele, from the movie “Network”)

    they just want to do it to garner votes, as they vie for the most corrupt positions… ever.

    Mat defensor is our congressman (3rd District, Quezon City), and he doesn’t do anything but post stupid tarpulins about his “accomplishments” and being the “Most Outstanding Congressman…” ugh.

    I’M SO ASHAMED TO BE A FILIPINO RIGHT NOW.
    CUT THE CRAP AND GET ON TO YOUR LIVES AND WATCH YOUR PORN, HYPOCRITES.

  • I’m not a lolicon myself, but what pisses me off about stuff like this is that it totally misses the point.

    1. REAL child pornography is harmful because sex with minors is immoral and the children involved in the production of child pornography can be seriously traumatized by it.

    2. Anime girls are neither real (and thus available to have sex with), nor able to be traumatized due to their lack of realness.

    3. Therefore, WHO THE FRICK IS IT HURTING?

    Also:

    4. If you take away fantasy as an outlet for lolicon interests, where exactly are they going to channel that? It’s not going to magically go away because the government bans everything related to it.

    • “4. If you take away fantasy as an outlet for lolicon interests, where exactly are they going to channel that? It’s not going to magically go away because the government bans everything related to it.”

      They think that by preventing anybody to see these “things”, they won’t be able to do anything wrong because they have no source of knowledge in doing so.

      Ex. they believe that anybody won’t be taking drugs because they don’t know how because they “banned” it.

    • To follow up on 4 with a thought I had just as I hit the post button, this would be like banning violent games because murder is illegal. I’m sure we’ve all dealt with people we’d love to just reach out and strangle to death, but I go home and play a good fighting game until the urge goes away. =P

  • Don’t worry guys. The Philippine government once banned half-naked men on the streets and enforced vehicle seat belts……… I see a half-naked man outside my house everyday and ALL Jeepney drivers don’t wear seat belts. I don’t see why this can be different. And unlike those two where they are in the open, this one is confined in your house and PC…..which has encryption and the delete function ^^;

  • So far it seems a new country bans lolicon
    every month.

    I’m telling you…..Japan and America will be
    the last 2 places left and the only places where
    it will remain legal.

    Well, in America it’s both depending to what degree
    you use lolicon.

    If you see lolicon as a 2D Animu thing it’s fine, but
    if you feel the need to be a lolicon AND a pedophile
    together then you are a sick fuck who deserves to
    be locked up.

  • everyone knows that our city is a ” Free city “. You cant make us do what we have , it is our talent to draw , animate and expose , YET! this kind of action is a sin of our talent.

    We shouldnt do this kind of things to our gifted talents that is sent by God to us.

    But we have no right to stop anyone in drawing things that we like most. we should respect and love them. IF WE THINK it is wrong then we should re-think and startover again. SIMPLE WORDS but HARD ACTIONS ^^

    • grapefields says:

      Even educated people get unprotected sex drilled into their heads as the only acceptable choice. University students there have 3 years worth of theology, with one year that forces all this sexual morality into their heads. It’s all harping about chastity and the will of god,the will of nature, so no condoms, etc.

  • The fact that the first sentence of the statement makes it seem like Hentai = Loli just shows how incredibly ignorant the law makers and advocates who pushed this nonsense through all…*sigh*

  • shit. i can get jailed for mere possession..
    i really hate my country.
    so full of stupid lawmakers.
    stupid congress.
    and a very stupid but fairly corrupt president.
    oh, uber corrupt.

  • Oh GABRIELA again… These guys have done nothing but whine in this country… They should protect real children instead of 2d kids… If you guys visit this country you could see lots of street kids… If you beat them up no one would care… Trust me… I beat up a kid in front of a lot of people here in Manila and no one cared… Well they did care but I told them that the kid deserved it… I got no charges and the kid got arrested… 😀

  • Man im already sick at listening to this again,just keep away from my country with such a law.
    The goverment there just like in another article,has absolutely no idea about hentai generaly and how good it is,it helps people live a more special life without hurting anyone and it probably decreases actual rape.
    As a person who saw all possible hentais with no limitations whatever it is,i clearly understand that 2d fictional hentai is not wrong as it doesn’t really hurt anyone and nobody should be downcasted for his own imagination,fiction he is reading,becouse it is his own personal thing and doesn’t really bother the community.Drawing and fiction should never be illegal,such freedom of speech should be allowed.
    But it is wrong to make such a law illegal what actualy doesn’t hurt anyone and suddenly judge people for it,for your very own ideals and thinking,money,politics and votes.People are different,they have their interests,don’t be so discriminatoring to the certain special people who probably aren’t so small in numbers.
    Now if only somebody would be ready to actualy explain,show them what this actualy is and how it effects people,plus would almost need a mayority to aprove such a thing.Then they couldn’t ban or actualy de-ban such a law.
    But there aren’t really that much people who actualy understand this in every country except japan,right?

    Also you are being very rude to japans culture and to their country in general with such statments.Please apologize.

    • Also how and why do you need to give an age to a fictional character?
      While the looks can be deciving and the age can be quite different then it actualy looks,fictional characters don’t and actualy,never will have an actual age.
      Don’t really need an age since they don’t exist.But you somehow decide to give them an age on your own standarts and decide to illegalize it and lock people up for it.You are clearly the ones that are doing something wrong there.
      Also lol over 300 comments.

  • Before I comment on the article….

    DAMN YOU FUCKING RACISTS!

    OT: Wow… Couldn’t they try fixing themselves first before dealing with “IMAGINARY” people. I mean WTF? Countries basically limp and they do this kind of shit. I am really really boggled by this unneeded action. Please oh please…. We got a bigger problem at hand!

  • juunibantaichou says:

    i’m not into loli, but this bill is just a waste of time (and money). This is completely ridiculous. They had passed bills against graft and corruption, drugs, pirated media and ESPECIALLY PORNOGRAPHY and still graft and corruption, drugs, pirated media and pornography are PREVALENT. If this would become a law, not much will happen.

  • First time I’ve seen the Philippines highlighted, and insulted by our own kin, here.

    I agree with people who thinks that this bill is lame. Why not ban pornography as a whole. Then again, like laws about morals this won’t go well and might end up ignored still. And besides, they’ve generalize it as Hentai and not just Loli.

    To guys hating your country because of this…I feel bad for you people.

        • i love my country, yet we couldn’t just blame our fellow country men for hating it,,

          most of us don’t know what kind of attitude to portray, culture to uphold (considering we have little historical culture to begin with,,, most of our culture were from the foreigners that invaded Philippines)… etc, people from various countries label us negatively. and still we have a hard time to change because of the bad socio-political status we have, everything they do sucks, politicians are just there to suck money from the people.

          however, people intelligent enough do nothing to change to status quo. and if they do something to change it, they’ll be lured to such things as corruption or they’ll be 6ft below the ground for no one will even help them to change it.

  • Renzokuken says:

    its as they said they are LACKING OF PROPER KNOWLEDGE

    Hentai is a BROAD topic… and those fools always tend to GENERALIZE it… just because there is loli in hentai doesnt mean that ALL Hentai is loli… the government is full of old people who know NOTHING of current culture… even if they do, their old perceptions are nothing but OBSOLETE

    To “EXTREME Feminists”: please be reminded that your YAOI and shotacon will be banned too in the process… please think about it… and please dont be jealous of 2d girls taking away your “chances”

    I wonder if just because there is CHILD PORN then in effect they will ban ALL PORN too… since they are stupidly generalizing and all

    well as for me the only bad about loli H that i cant take is if there is RAPE involved… i just.. feel bad 😛

    *sigh* it just goes to prove that even if you are an idiot who knows nothing of what you are talking about, YOU CAN BE A POLITICAL FIGURE! here in the philippines that is…

  • Just remember not all girls hate pornography, I love loli because of the soft colors, and they’re more likely to be softer and gentler situations unlike a lot of big breasted harsh adult illustrations. Same reason I like shota, they don’t look like they could open cans with their chins as much as mature yaoi drawings. That’s it. I hate it when these groups that should be concerning themselves with actual problems decide to promote oppression of a harmless hobby instead :<

  • This is ridiculous. If this is to be implemented, those corrupt public servants will surely be taking advantage over us otaku.Just imagine this scene…

    Otaku: yay my loli-licious figure has finally arrived!
    PO: I’m going to open the box for inspection… Hmmm wait a minute this one depicts child pornography, I will have you to put in the jail immediately
    Otaku: Wait what?! please spare me…
    PO: You know I’m relatively easy to talk to, just give me some “IT” and I can let you off
    Otaku: err how much? Is this enough?
    PO: Just add some more and you can go

    F*cking bastards, hope everyone who legislated and support that law will die.

  • I love the line of that politician:

    “the Internet which is used for gaining knowledge is being used by some as a medium to gratify sexual desire.”

    NOw there’s somethingthe Catholic Church and Feminists can hate together–sexual desire!!!

  • “Once the picture of child victim is flashed either on the Internet or video clip, the picture is open for the entire world to see. The child loses his or her privacy and innocence which can never be restored..”

    Wow.. just wow… (Unexisted) Child protection at its best. And i’m still amused how Phillipines RL child modelling photographs can still be seen loitering around the internet.

    I’ll say we Lolicons should each carry firearms so they’ll leave us alone, just like how they refused to cope problems related to terrorism and violence.

  • Such stupidity
    Hentai is not child porn, its a very wide genre, it pains me to see that these idiots are the ones running the countries. I must say i love lolicon hentai, and it not right for these fuckers to think we gonna go and rape kids, mother fuckers.
    Plus is day and age, as i observe my 13 turning 14 YO cousin, this girl is a complete slut, she want to get le cock, but doesnt know how to, is it not hypocritical of society to turn a blind eye on these changes to girls?
    Just look at some image boards spammed with teens taking pics of themselves, the times are changing good politicians, and its maybe time to rethink the “moral” society is founded on.

  • Rau Le Creuset says:

    Madness! Animation does not harm anyone. They should aim for the live action one for one thing it is in real life. Oh by the way… Stupid Americans stereotyped hentai as anime porn and everyone just fuckin accepted it. Guess what? These officals are women. Right now it sounds and feels like they are going to ostracize anime and their fans like Jews because here in the Philippines, lets just say most people understand that Hentai=Anime generally.

    P.S.
    Greeting on the ruined country of Azadistan=Philippines

    • Burning Finger says:

      Amen and Puck Jeah!!!
      I mean What the Puck is up with these bitches? Ip this really happens, we can no longer have anime!
      You know what, they can take their bill and shove it up their ASS! This is ANIME, baby!

  • Photoshark says:

    My respect for our politicians here in the Philippines just got buried several miles below the Earth’s crust.

    Anyone reading the supposed law clearly doesn’t understand anything about Japanese visual culture. It even mixes up terms so much so that an average Filipino otaku would raise a brow.

    We need some kind of help here to teach these uninitiated “baka~yaro”s that the word loli is too general and hentai is another different matter.

    What’s the chance to elect otaku politicians in 2010?

  • Rau Le Creuset says:

    … Madness! Animation does not actually harm anyone! If you want to ban something, GO FOR LIVE ACTION PORN VIDEOS! Hey Guess what? The ones who made this bill are actuallly women. Go figure.

    P.S.
    Hentai isn’t anime porn. It’s America that steretyped it so.

    No women or children were harmed in making these animations. Just ban all porn if that is the case Damn IT! Real life porn is legal 18-20+ years old? The problem here is those retards are F**kin ignorant and just rides on the wave on these kinds of things.

  • softbanker says:

    Oh crap I better make sure nobody sees my mobile phone, psp, and pc and burned dvds. Sometimes it sucks here in my home country but hey there are lots of good things here too to compensate for it.

  • this law would have been perfectly logical had it only referred to pix and film of REAL child pornography instead of hentai and text.

    Don’t worry BTW if you live outside of Davao del sur Philippine laws are not enforced. Prostitution is illegal there to but that never stopped ANYONE!

    Also they kill meth dealers, which I actually like. It’s not that bad other then that although manila is a hell hole

  • SilverTide says:

    Wow, I was actually considering retiring to the Philippines after I had saved up a couple hundred thousand dollars. Too bad for them and their economy that I’ll no longer consider their country as my retirement destination.

    • As much as I feel frustrated with the level of tampon-burning going on now with lolicon-bashing, I’m not giving that verbose prick the pleasure of an increased number of site visits. He’s wrong also, imo.

      It’s not feminists that are the primary rage point: It’s ignorant, yammering, mindless, vapid, right-wing, pro-life, moralfag feminists who REALLY need their heads adjusted from their inverted positions in their nether posterior regions.

      /rant

      The situation is sooo frustrating, you have to really lol over the ineptitude of the people in the middle of it. *facepalm*

  • Read about this in another forum, and my sentiments about such censorships has not changed…Putting real and imagination on the same level is already a stupid thing to do. Governments joining this ‘Loli(Hentai/Anime in general) Banning Bandwagon’ are desperate for pubic acceptance. They can’t make bold statements like ‘We will bring down the abuse on children’ or ‘We will protect more children, by targeting actual offenders’. They all pretty much fail at protecting actual children, so next best thing is to target an object and criminalize people for liking such materials, way of association. This way it looks like they ‘are’ doing something, but clearly they aren’t (unfortunately the uneducated moralists will believe otherwise) by using biased and easily misinterpreted reports i.e. NSPCC finding correlations. Anyone knows (well those who aren’t easily sheeped by mass media) correlations does not equal a cause. That’s like saying every murderer caught have all watched Simpsons or has Saw DVD. Therefore that is the cause…it’s ridiculous or all black people carrying a bag running to public transport are terrorists. We know how that went. Not to mention police taking advantage of their power to attack harmless people, as in the case with the case with Ian Tomlinson here in UK. Not like it’s the only country though.

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/apr/12/ian-tomlinson-g20-police-verdict
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/e.stm

    It’s ironic, they say all the cameras are used to protect us by targeting suspects of crime, then who is going to protect us from police of misconduct? When they can easily manipulate CCTV to not show such events. Plus now that taking photgraphs of police on duty apparently can be used for terrorist activities now…

    Also to note, UK has not set in the ban just quite yet. It is still going through the House of Lords, if by God the Lords are smart enough, they may reject the Bill for it or at the very least have it sent back to find a better ammendment…but seeing how laws are being passed with no grounds of actual harm like clockwork all around I worry where this world is heading. Where’s Guy Fawkes and V when you need them?

  • I am from the Philippines and I’m personally dissatisfied with this thing.
    I mean really, ARE YOU GOING TO CLASSIFY Hentai as LOLICON PORN ? I mean come on you’re watching moving pixels when you watch hentai and you’re watching people when you watch LOLICON PORN there’s a fucking distinct difference between the two.
    This is just sad…
    It shows how stupid our government has become…I’m sorry to anyone who had the displeasure of reading the mistakes that our country has made on our lives and I’m sorry for the ruckus we’re currently causing now.
    Fun Filipino Fact: There are still otaku hater’s in the phillipines and no they’re not just your ordinary otaku hater, they’re the ones who upheld this law and they’re the ones who don’t understand anything because they’re either too ignorant to see what otaku culture really is or too stupid to use anything that’s more technologically advanced than the humble calculator.
    Anyone more than 40 is considered a techno-newbie in this third world environment.

  • meh?
    so this suddenly comes up? wait, its almost 2010… I think I’m recalling something… an event where there would be funny advertisements on TV… advertisements you only see during this time… hmm, what was it again? E.. e… elec…

    ahh!
    ERECTION! I mean election.

    Seriously, The time for election in the Philippines is like April Fool’s Day! Gov’t officials suddenly make serious statements that will not come true. Well, sure, in this case, it will definitely be approved.. but will it be strictly implemented?

    I would like to subscribe to an RSS feed to this law to see if it will get implemented.

    • Oh, bullshuit.

      You get those in all countries. The Philippines just happens to be the featured country in this article.

      To the polichickens in charge of the Philippines:

      Good luck getting the money to build all the new shiny prisons and guards to watch all your mass influx of criminals.

      Dead duck laws are dead ducks.

  • Wow.

    >>>>“Once the picture of child victim is flashed either on the Internet or video clip, the picture is open for the entire world to see. The child loses his or her privacy and innocence which can never be restored,” Antonino-Custodio said.<<<<

    Umm, did the bill refer the “child” to be fictional or real? Coz I dont see any real Mio yet to be found.

    I wish there is tho xD

    They could just blurt out the truth that they find these stuffs to be disgusting, rather than blaming it for child pornography. Then again, thats politics.

  • whats next on the political agenda. medical assistance? nah, how about economic and financial aid? eh.. we dont need that. porn? fuck we gotta stop that shit. and wait what theyre making imaginary children do what? thats despicable and mortifying. how dare they mind their own business in the the privacy of thir own homes. <<<< true government documents.

  • Geez! That place has been such a mess since Day 1. The MAJOR problem with that place is that the government has been corrupt for ages. Yes, this kind of move is made so they can look good, but actually doing SOMETHING for the common folk is virtually non-existant. I’m not surprised if this law is passed (in fact, it will since the current President’s just as corrupt and looking for more “Pogi Points”), but knowing the street smarts of the Filipinos there, they can easily continue the trend of selling hentai, including, lolicon, with little worry from being arrested from authorities (considering the state of the economy there). Those who possess it are smart enough to make sure the authorities don’t find out.

  • nah, The law in the Philippines suck, I mean they have been trying to stop piracy for years but nothing is being done. you can buy a pirated cd with 12 movies for 40 pesos here roughly 90cents. Same with porn, heck kiddy pron is being sold in plain sight here. Besides they only catch people who sell them and not people who buy them. Like I said the law sucks here.

    • I remember seeing a see that prohibits the selling of pirated cds and right below the sign there were stalls selling cds. haha. Now this law will just rouse them catholics and other sensitive organizations for a few weeks then they’ll forget the issue until the news brings loli to their tv sets.

  • Tsk, politicians here really do know how to create senseless laws. How can they label any character as below 18 since their profiles are just fictional?? And come on, privacy of anime characters?? Do they love anime children that much?

    Guess they need to monitor every computer to implement this. As if they can waste money on that.

  • My country is getting shittier with each passing day. From drunk/drugged lamers who think they’re cool on the street, waving their T-shirts with stars and suns, showing off their gross misshapen bodies, gay men who are really bad cases of the ugly stick, and politicians who think they’re smart just because they can shit out fancy words in their speeches.

    And they think their problem comes from this.

    May this country and all who love and patronize it be burned in bloody hell with all their innards ripped apart, bodies mutilated and being devoured by demented images of themselves, then again, what’s the difference?

    • Hmm.. Maybe since the time that the president of the philippines is not on the loli standards? Haha! Im thinking that they cant think of any new laws anymore.
      Aren’t pedophiles and lolicons