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Japan: Opposing Proposed Bill to Restrict “Harmful” Anime and Manga

The anime and manga industry's protest again Tokyo's proposed bill for tighter restrictions on content sold to youths escalated on Friday when ten publishers announced that they would not participate in Tokyo International Anime Fair. The Japanese twittersphere is abuzz with this topic, as reflected in Togetter [ja], where it is the focus of 7 out of 10 most popular threads this week.

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