Japan embraces pedophiles and incests in manga world
Manga is popular Japanese comics that allows many Japanese people to escape from a stressful reality. Anything from pedophilia to incest is not only allowed but also endorsed or embraced in manga world. Needless to say, the international community was outrageous when Japanese government conveniently left its manga industry out of the category of child pornography when criminalizing child pornography, Even when banning them, Japanese government had to bite the bullet and made a reluctant decision under the pressure of the international human rights organization. In an effort of protecting its sizable comics industry, apanese government therefore made a clear distinction between manga/anime and child pornography.
What is manga/anime?
According to the book "understanding manga and anime," it is nothing like a story of Superman or Spiderman. Japanese manga is 'all porn and damaging to kids. The author clearly states that It is not literature.' Therefore, manga is meant to portray "the other," which is full of different values and obscure customs. In addition, Manga draws and maintains its readership by promoting unfamiliar and unconventional stories that are sometimes directly contradicts to the ethical values in reality.
Sexual perversion is just romantic in the manga world.
Angel Sanctuary, a popular comic book in Japan, portrays a classic example of how sexual perversion is presented as a romantic but only a complex relationship. The main character, an angelic hero and his sister fall in love with each other. The story builds up on their struggles to be together and consummate their love.To proceed with further reading, click here