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Is This The Man To ‘Clean Up’ Manga And Video Games?

Kotaku: "Shintaro Ishihara is one of Japan’s great writers. He’s also the Governor of Tokyo, and according to some, a racist.

The Tokyo Government is attempting to reintroduce legislation regarding censorship in mass entertainment like manga and video games, and Ishihara is lending his support to the cause. But he isn’t only keen to stop the appearance of sexual stimulating material in manga, anime and video games.

“This isn’t just about the kids,” Ishihara said at a recent PTA meeting. “Gays are appearing on television no problem. Japan is going way unchecked. I’m doing this with a sense of duty.” Some are left wondering if Ishihara plans stricter regulation for Japanese television that goes well beyond what is currently being proposed."

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