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Ishihara Begs Boycotters to Return to TAF

It has emerged that Tokyo governor, manga ban proponent and prominent rape novelist Shintaro Ishihara has sent letters to ten of the publishers now boycotting the Tokyo International Anime Fair, which he chairs, begging them to relent and return to the fold.

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Archaic2078d ago

Probably because the event would be a shadow of itself without them. Something like half of the vendors, including all the popular names, have joined the boycott. There was an attempt by one publisher to get a few series in "under the radar" at the booth of one of the TV networks, but that was withdrawn following complaints from the manga-ka behind the works IIRC.