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52 year old Assemblyman Accused of Spending Public Money On Toaru Majutsu no Index Novel

by dtshyk
Jul 6, 2010 3:13 AM | 103 Comments
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.

Source: Yomiuri

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to think seven dollars could do this much XD

I should be more surpised this thread was from two years ago, but then again, we're anime/manga/LN fans. We do crazier shit than they guy in this article.

Sep 8, 2012 8:46 PM by Thatguy31

ROFL

Apr 28, 2012 1:49 AM by OriginANIME

Cute girls are fuckin' dangerous, man.

Apr 28, 2012 12:02 AM by Veronin

BAHAHAHHAHAHA~

That's some some hilarious $hit!

Apr 27, 2012 8:11 PM by Edefrem

neji64plms said:
If I were the government I'd probably confiscate those books as "evidence" lol

Lol!

Apr 27, 2012 7:17 PM by ToG25thBaam

*facepalm* old thread!
I thought this was a new one, where something similar happened.

Apr 27, 2012 4:07 PM by Gatchum_Bye-Bye

LOOOL

Apr 27, 2012 3:56 PM by SergioSource

What amazing excuse skills. /sarc

Apr 27, 2012 3:35 PM by Lauriet

That's actually very funny.

Apr 27, 2012 2:59 PM by RickRoss-Sama

lmao.

An over-obsessed otaku? XD

Nov 25, 2010 7:43 PM by CharryStar

legitimate expense to research the current trend of the world


LOL! That's what i'm doing right now everyday! XD

supersayen said:
WTF he's 52 years old and he reads Toaru Majutsu no Index ?


and so what if he's 52?
maybe i'll still read it even in my 70... :)

Nov 25, 2010 5:36 PM by rechajulay

leeahseng said:
dtshyk said:
research the current trend of the world.


now thats a good one


My thoughts exactly. What a Japanese lightnovel in a more or less fantasy setting has to do with the trend of the world is beyond me.

Nov 25, 2010 4:14 PM by Ergh

Behind every dark cloud there is a silver lining.

It's a good way of spending money, as long as he wasn't doing it only for the lolis.

Nov 25, 2010 3:52 PM by Tharghos

dtshyk said:
research the current trend of the world.


now thats a good one

Nov 19, 2010 9:33 PM by leeahseng

I would have done the same.

Nov 19, 2010 9:21 PM by Kenju

If I were the government I'd probably confiscate those books as "evidence" lol

Nov 19, 2010 6:43 PM by neji64plms

I support him.

Sep 2, 2010 9:37 PM by Swaps4

Lol, at least he has good taste.

Jul 27, 2010 1:30 AM by Xenosnake

wtflol

Jul 14, 2010 7:33 AM by Nia9001

"it was a legitimate expense to research the current trend of the world"

LOL

Jul 11, 2010 9:46 AM by alchemist11

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