According to Yomiuri, members of Fukuoka Prefectural Assembly have been accused of spending public money for the policy affair research on irrelevant books including porn novels. Among them, Takahashi Masanari, 52 year old assemblyman, was found to have purchased Toaru Majutsu no Index
vol.19 and Iruma Hitoma's light novel Denpa Onna to Seishun Otoko
vol.3. The assemblyman made an excuse that it was a legitimate expense to research the current trend of the world.