The famous Japanese manga artist, Nobuhiro Watsuki, was arrested at his home under the charge of possessing child pornography.
He is the writer and illustrator of one of the most popular Japanese manga called Rurouni Kenshin.
He confessed to the police about his twisted fantasy, and it shocked the Anime world.
“I like girls in late elementary school to around second year of middle school.”
— Nobuhiro Watsuki
According to the authorities, Nobuhiro Watsuki possessed numerous DVD collections with nude footage of young teenage girls both in his office and residence in Tokyo.
Nobuhiro Watsuki is considered one of the finest Japanese manga artists thanks to his samurai-themed series Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Swordsman Romantic Story.
The series has sold over 70 million copies worldwide and has been made into several animations and live-action films since.
Fans are deeply disturbed upon the charges laid against the artist and are enraged at his disturbing fetish.
Nobuhiro Watsuki charged with child pornography possession.
I don't want to live on this planet anymore. pic.twitter.com/pfeZc7bBYN
— Running Wild (@RunningWildWolf) November 21, 2017
Many of them fear it will shadow his brilliant work.
literally laying in bed crying because of the news about Nobuhiro Watsuki. Kenshin means so much to me I can't even put it into words. I literally have a Kenshin poster hanging above my head right now. I don't want to believe this
— Doctor Videogames (@Tarodia) November 21, 2017
Unfortunately, the cherished memories regarding Rurouni Kenshin has already been destroyed to some because of the artist’s crimes.