Nobuhiro Watsuki, creator of the popular manga Rurouni Kenshin, has been charged with possession of illegal child pornography. According to the Yomiuri Shimbun, investigators discovered several DVDs that showed nude under-15 year-old girls at Watsuki’s Tokyo office. Similar DVDs were also reportedly found at his house.
Watsuki is quoted stating to the police authorities: “I liked girls from the upper grades of elementary school to around the second year of junior high school.” Rurouni Kenshin Debuted in 1994, has sold over 70 million copies and went on to spawn a hit anime and several live-action films.
Date published: 21/11/17
Written by: Joseph Opoku
Source: (1) Kotaku