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Man arrested for allegedly molesting schoolgirl in Saitama

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A 38-year-old man was arrested Monday in Kawagoe, Saitama Prefecture, on suspicion of indecent assault after he allegedly molested a fourth grade primary schoolgirl at a shopping center in Tsurugashima. The suspect was identified as Seiichiro Kojima, a temp worker.

According to police, the assault took place on Sunday at around 3:30 p.m. when the girl from Sakado in the same prefecture had been playing alone in a games arcade. She told police that a man had come up behind her and grabbed at her breasts. She yelled out "Chikan" (pervert), and the man fled.

Four workers at nearby stores gave chase and subdued Kojima about 100 meters away. He was handed over to police shortly after. Police said that Kojima was in an extremely agitated state.

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He grabbed a fourth grade elementary school girl by the breasts??? What breasts? Glad they nabbed him. Is there any more doubt that the child porn laws in Japan need to be updated?

Police said that Kojima was in an extremely agitated state.

Agitated or insane? Does anyone else remember the last year's report stating 27% of Japanese adults have some sort of mental illness? Watch your kids closely people! Sadly, Japan is not the safety country it once was and you cannot let your kids play alone any more.

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Police said that Kojima was in an extremely agitated state.

You would be too if you had just been busted by a fourth grader. Good for the girl for keeping her wits about her and not panicking.

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I nominate this girl to be the next PM of Japan (eventually).

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Good on this child. My first reaction was kind of the same as Disillusioned, but regardless of her state of physical development, the man's intentions seem pretty clear, and he should be busted as such. I hope the girl is okay.

As to the man being 'agitated', isn't that a bit normal if you're trying to flee and get busted? Still, could be a psychological illness of some sort.

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Smith - My reference to the girl's age was only to accent the sickness of this loon's act.

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Go for you, little lady!!

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This guy should be stripped, flogged and whipped with a cane like in Singapore. People like this should be thrown into jail for 99 years and left there to rot and decay.

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alladin at 11:34 AM JST - 17th August This guy should be stripped, flogged and whipped with a cane like in Singapore. People like this should be thrown into jail for 99 years and left there to rot and decay.

... and what would this achieve apart from raising taxes to about 40% to support free food, medical care and 24 hour security for these prisoners?

There's been a lot of fuss in California because the prisons budget currently exceeds the education budget, so in other words education is less important than putting criminals on a paid vacation with free food, medical, security, etc. Not to mention the cost of trials, maintaining court buildings, etc.

... and of course the fact that prison will do nothing to stop this guy from going out and doing the same thing again the moment he's released.

I'm not saying let the guy go free, but rather than prison put him in a psych ward for a few months with a good psychologist who can help him work through his issues, and when he's released he'll actually be rehabilitated. From then on an ankle bracelet will monitor him, maybe one that broadcasts the word, "Pedo alert!" to every cellphone within a certain radius with an arrow pointed in his direction so everyone can stare at him and police can monitor his every movement. Plus he'll be paying for his own food, security, housing and medical care.

Think people, don't just rely on prisons, this is the 21st century and prisons are expensive, clumsy and don't actually get the job done. They're a relic of the past that really needs to be done away with for all but the most violent criminals.

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what an idiot. How men could be so stupid... Mental clinic for him.

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The real solution is to prohibit TV shows, media who show underage girls in provocative behavior. These things make men think it is normal to attack underage girls. Clean the media and men will start to behave normally. they are idiots,

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Clean the media and men will start to behave normally.

yeah, TV invented molestation and rape.

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yeah, TV invented molestation and rape.

Of course it did. There were no rape and molestation before 1930s. When the TV became widely available.

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LoveUSA said: The real solution is to prohibit TV shows, media who show underage girls in provocative behavior. These things make men think it is normal to attack underage girls. Clean the media and men will start to behave normally. they are idiots,

So, by this logic, the solution to curb attacks on girls who are of age is to prohibit shows of them in provacative behavior? History might not be your thing, but let me tell you a secret: It was not all that long ago that there was NO TV! TV has only been commonly available for about 60 years, and females being provactive on it for a whole lot less! But attacks on females have been around since the beginning of time!

I agree that men are idiots, but you are not doing much for the reputation of women, that is for sure. Look, if a dog keeps bugging you for food, you have to feed it eventually. You cannot starve it into "normal" behavior. Fact is the world is safer for men being able to see provocative behavior and get some satisfaction.

And let me make this clear: the trouble is not the age of his victim. Its that he victimized a female at all! As a longtime teacher in Japan, I have seen plenty of fourth graders with breasts, and if a man would do this to one, then high school girls are also his type. But his tastes don't matter. Its his abusive actions that are the problem. Saying anything else is giving in to hysteria. But yeah, I know, many of you hear just loves your hysteria.

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KSB1978 at 12:41 PM JST - 17th August Of course it did. There were no rape and molestation before 1930s. When the TV became widely available.

So what was it called then, surprise sex? TV is not to blame, it surely doesn't help any but to say there were no rape and molestation before the 30's is total stupidity. Raping and pillaging was all the rage in the day of the viking (and way earlier) jus' sayin.

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Good on the girl! More people need to be taught this as a way to help put a stop to it.

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kawaiitenshi, I think that was sarcasm to rebutt one of the dumbest assertations I have ever seen.

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Despite the horror of a fourth grader getting molested, I think this is a fantastic story.

The FOURTH GRADE girl immediately shouted out CHIKAN!, the guy fled like a typical child molesting, mama's basement dwelling, P***Y, and other dudes in the shop immediately chased him down.

Police said that Kojima was in an extremely agitated state.

That's because he expected homegirl to be all passive like in the comics. When twisted fantasy meets reality!

CHIKAN FAIL!

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Frungy said: ... and what would this achieve apart from raising taxes to about 40% to support free food, medical care and 24 hour security for these prisoners?

Funny that you say that then go on about GPS bracelets and cell phone alerts. First you advertise frugality, then you advertise breaking the bank! Apparently you have no idea what such a system would cost, along with the staff to run it and maintain it.

And I will say this again: The age of his victim is not the point. Its the fact that he victimized a random someone that is. 8 or 80, the core problem is that he went up behind a total stranger and grabbed her breasts. You seem to want to make this about who he is rather than what he did. Only hysteria can explain that massive departure from logic and justice.

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Manga, anime, pc games, sick tv programs and pervert shows like AKB48 make sick men crazier.

CHIKAN FAIL!

Actually he succeeded in abusing the girl.

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kawaiitenshi, I think that was sarcasm to rebutt one of the dumbest assertations I have ever seen.

I did not say that TV is 100% the reason but media like pervert programs on TV using sex appeal of underage performers, sex magazines or computer media instigate the already sick men to behave even more aggresively because they are made to believe that what they see in their small virtual world on internet or in their manga is the real world and start to believe that their sick behaviour is ok in society.

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There were no rape and molestation before 1930s. When the TV became widely available.

Say What?! Come again?

Moderator: All readers back on topic please. Focus your comments on what is in the story.

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While there is no doubt that sexual and perverted content made available in manga and anime and terebi and movies does contribute to an atmosphere of acceptance in society for perverts and molesters, honestly molesting has been around MUCH longer than any of those things. It certainly does not help the situation when these things promote sick behavior, but they are not the root cause of it. Prisons DO NOT rehabilitate.. their primary function is to contain the criminals away from society in the name of public safety. Mental establishments CAN rehabilitate some perverts, but i see no reason why the doctors cannot treat them in prison.

It is wonderful that the girl knew how to react to being molested, understood good touches from bad, and was prepared to scream out when someone groped her - GOOD FOR HER! and also GOOD for whoever taught her how to properly respond to perverts!

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Four workers at nearby stores gave chase and subdued Kojima about 100 meters away.

For what it's worth, I give it to the 4 workers that took a childs sceams seriously and acted upon it! Kudos to those 4 heros. Also, great job for the little girl for being brave enough to speak up!!!

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@Love: That is, 'How could this MAN be so stupid'. Be careful with your plurals, I don't like be tarred. As for this kind of behavior? Chemical castration, removal of a dangerous libido not under control.

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Mikanojo said: While there is no doubt that sexual and perverted content made available in manga and anime and terebi and movies does contribute to an atmosphere of acceptance in society for perverts and molesters

No doubt?? You obviously have not read anything on the subject at all. Some people cannot separate fantasy from reality, but those people are very, very few. There could have been a dozen reasons why this guy did what he did, and you are totally focused on the least likely explanation.

understood good touches from bad

This was obviously a "bad touch". But I don't even want to know the reasons why you think so because I can guarantee they are all out of whack as your pointing fingers at TV and manga.

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LoveUSA said: I did not say that TV is 100% the reason

But you did say a TV prohibition was a 100 percent solution:

Clean the media and men will start to behave normally.

If you are backing away from such a mad statement, be clear, and don't beat around the bush trying to save face. Come clean, because the things you are saying seriously make you as dangerous as this molester, just like all witch hunters who would love to control society in broad ways and curb our freedoms in the name of curbing a few perverts who still won't be curbed by these heavy handed, over-generalized, poorly thought out and totally baseless methods.

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MistWizard, if you are going to comment and attack things that i wrote, then please read them first? What i said was while there is no doubt that sexual and perverted content made available in manga and anime and terebi and movies does contribute to an atmosphere of acceptance in society for perverts and molesters, honestly molesting has been around MUCH longer than any of those things. I do not blame media for perversion, the media makes it seem more acceptable to the perverts - but perverts were perverts before there was any media to stir them up. Honestly i think puberty is so traumatic for some people that they never recover from it and spend their lives as slaves to their own sexual urges. The man did what he did because he gave in to his lust instead of acting like a responsible member of society - PERIOD. As far as the girl and her reaction, i applaud her and whoever taught her how adults SHOULD act and what is acceptable touching and what is not.

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Mikanojo, you said there was no doubt. In fact, there is less doubt of the opposite.

And puberty is not as traumatic as having no outlet for your new urges. Puberty is natural. Having no outlet is a social construct promoted by people without a clue.

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Mikanojo said: The man did what he did because he gave in to his lust instead of acting like a responsible member of society - PERIOD.

Nonsense. I give in to my lust several times a month and no one is complaining. Giving in to lust is fine. Suddenly grabbing total strangers by the breasts is something else entirely.

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@ MistWizard, there are socially acceptable outlets for lust and there are also socially UNACCEPTABLE outlets.. when you break the law by groping some little child, THAT is an example of UN-acceptable behavior. Finding and using those acceptable outlets for lust is part of becoming a responsible adult sir. There is no excuse for child molesters.. none.

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Saitama hasn't been in the news for a while, am glad things are back to normal.

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As far as the media fits into the equation when it comes to molesters, the media is guilty of a LOT of Titillation - To excite (another) pleasurably, superficially or erotically.

Sexual content in the media sells every thing from toothpaste to automobiles. There is an entire portion of the media dedicated to sex and titillation, to inspire lust. The more that people involve themselves in that content, the more they become desensitized by it. A responsible adult might well turn away from that content for a time, but the person who cannot control their lust will instead seek some stronger thrill - like peeping at strangers, or grabbing them. This is not hard math and no surprise for most of us. The media does NOT create perverts, it only entices them and teases them and makes them obsess over what should be a natural part of an adult's life until it becomes an all-consuming addiction. It does not affect healthy, educated well-adjusted people - but it DOES have an effect on the weak-willed perverts and so the media IS a contributing factor when considering the acts of perverts.

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Mikanojo said: there are socially acceptable outlets for lust and there are also socially UNACCEPTABLE outlets.

How was I supposed to glean that from your earlier post? You need to learn to write A LOT more carefully.

. when you break the law by groping some little child,

She might qualify as a child even by my definitions, but little? I am thinking no. But again, the problem really has nothing to do with the victim's age, size or definition. It was an attack, and as we know, similar attacks happen on full grown women. Making this about child molestors is getting off the point.

There is no excuse for child molesters.. none.

Saying "There is no excuse for molestors and gropers." would be an example of how you should be more careful about your writing. Either you give in to the hysteria by entering the word "child" or you want others to. It makes no more sense to make the distinction than between one man who gropes middle aged women and another who gropes grandmas. Its all the same crime and the source of the problem is also the same.

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"give in to the hysteria by entering the word "child" " Actually, MistWizard, the article IS about a man molesting a child. A 4th grade primary school student.. that would make her 9 or 10 years old. This article is about a child being molested by a 38yr old adult man. So writing about child molesters is exactly topical here. And there IS no excuse for molestation of ANY kind - trying to change the subject away from the topic of the article certainly does not change the truth of it.

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This girl deserves some sort of award for her bravery. Full-grown women don't yell this sort of thing out. How incredibly brave of her.

As for the dirt perv, it's already been said...

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@ chotto, i agree completely! This girl was apparently taught well and she acted very brave. The pervert belongs in prison, away from society until he can grow mature enough to control himself and act like a respectable adult. I hope the man gets plenty of therapy before they let him out in public again.

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Why was she playing alone in a games arcade in the first place? But yes, good on her for screaming and good on the people who caught him! It's actually pretty rare for the victim of molestation to be a total stranger to the molester. It's usually repression of natural sexual urges that causes people to do this. Not TV or media.

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Ahh..Saitama! This kind of guy is a dime a dozen in this part of Japan.

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Mikanojo said: "give in to the hysteria by entering the word "child" " Actually, MistWizard, the article IS about a man molesting a child.

No kidding. But what you said implies their is an excuse for other molestors. Again, I urge you to write more carefully. There is no excuse for this molestor. There is no need for any other words in that statement as it only generates confusion and fuels hysteria.

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This article doesn't make sense.

First, the guy wasn't a teacher or policeman. Second, four Japanese guys ran to the rescue.

Sounds fishy. Sure it was Saitama?

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chotto -- I can't think of any reason a grown man would even actually shout "pervert" (which is a word generally used by women to describe men). A grown man getting groped would probably first think, "Ooh.." and then wonder if the groping-person was a girl, and whether she's cute or not. And then he would marry her.

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9 or 10 and playing alone in an arcade isn't odd at all. I went to arcades from the time I was little, and my parents didn't stand over my shoulder while I played. Sometimes my brother and I played together, but we were still both under 10.

And come on. This is a country where you see 6-year-olds walking around by themselves on the way home from school.

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I'm glad those workers took action and caught the guy.

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When those four men grabbed this guy they could have AT Least WHUPPED HIS ASS!!! A "Citizens" Arrest,He got violent,SO,,Wup-Wup! He's gonna walk outta court You can bet on it!

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dolphingirl do you live in japan? it's quite normal for a girl her age to be playing alone in an arcade in Japan. Glad the guy was caught though, such scum.

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I agree that the little girl should be given credit for crying out like that & same to the parents that tought her.

We seem to have quite a bit of that going on in different parts of Canada & many of them actually are in the school or girls washrooms or your name it.

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Thank god nothing worse happened to this little girl! I hope this child molesting pervo gets a good beating behind bars!

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@MistWQizard.. to say that 'there is no excuse for child molesters' does not imply anything other than the simple statement that there is no excuse for child molesters. And the only person who keeps using the word 'histeria' is YOU. This article is about an incident of child molesting, how the very young girl did the RIGHT thing, and how in this situation even other people close by hurried to do the RIGHT thing by chasing and capturing the groper and then holding him for the police. This time when a pervert groped a child there were enough caring, good people involved to see that it was stopped and quickly - everyone from the people who answered the girl's scream and stopped the groper, to the girl herself for being brave and to who ever it was who taught the girl how to react to being groped. Good won this time.

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Mikanojo, maybe you don't understand or don't care that when full grown women protest molestation, they sometimes get ignored. The point is not that he was a child molester, the point is that he was a molester. Parsing that really does not help. It contributes to others having their pleas ignored while making one class of molester seem more heinous than another. That leads to unfounded explanations of why that type is worse than another, which leads to false and bad ideas, which leads to hysteria. You yourself spoke against the hysteria blaming TV and manga for this, and those people were specifically ranting about the underage being "provacative". Then you went on to back up some of their claims.

Actually, I do agree that some people will be fueled by such material, but all signs point to more being satiated by it. Its easy to overlook such things when focused on one part of the equation, and by saying "child" molester rather than just "molester", focusing on one part of the equation is exactly what you are doing. Of course, that part of the equation IS correct, but if you focus on it, you do the rest of the picture a total injustice. When you add unnecessary adjectives, it sounds like you want to say something, and actually, I think you do, because you have already bought into the hysteria.

And no, I did not come up with the word hysteria to apply to this on my own. Type the words hysteria and molest into yahoo and see what comes up.

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Seiichiro Kojima, aka pedobear. Lock him up.

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Mistwizard, I understand your soapbox is being used for molesting in general, but the people here are commenting on THIS article about a CHILD MOLESTATION case. If you want a discussion about molestation in general, the comments area of this article really isn't the place to do it and it is ESPECIALLY inappropriate to deride people who ARE commenting about the child molestation in this article. Mistwizard topic derail attempt = FAIL.

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they need to look for more victems! Trust me, just reading this limited profile one can deduct he has doen this before! and the more they build on this case, the longer behind bars he will be! Good work! The workers are true heroes! Each one deserves a medal!

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@ MistWizard: NOBODY here in any comment in this thread has attempted to claim that any sort of molestation was more or less heinous than any other sort of molestation - the only person who even brought such a false claim into the discussion is you sir.

It seems to me that you wish to actually lessen the criminal act in the article by turning attention away from the fact that the victim was a 9 or 10yr old child.

All molestation is equally wrong - but having said that i should also point out that in cases of adult molestation, there are often claims that the victim was somehow at personal fault, that their clothing or lack of clothing was enticing or the attacker claims that the act was consensual - and since this article involves an adult and a young child who cannot legally give their consent, and who is too young to be intentionally sexually provacative, NONE of those defenses / excuses can be applied here. The article is about an incident of child molestation, sir. Stop trying to make it into something else.

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Mikanojo said: NOBODY here in any comment in this thread has attempted to claim that any sort of molestation was more or less heinous than any other sort of molestation

Not in this thread. But its a can of worms that I would like to see the lid kept on. It has been opened in the past for just such a mistake as I point out. And your posts in other threads indicate a desire to repeat that mistake.

It seems to me that you wish to actually lessen the criminal act in the article by turning attention away from the fact that the victim was a 9 or 10yr old child.

Which would only be possible if you are guilty of what I accuse you of. It is impossible to lessen his crime or any similar crime if you head is screwed on straight. If my words lessened the crime in anyone's mind, they are messed up.

All molestation is equally wrong

You may not like my detailing of the fact, but that is exactly what I have been saying.

and since this article involves an adult and a young child who cannot legally give their consent,

Well, now you are dragging in a totally unnecessary concept. No one would try to argue some sort of implied consent in this case based on age and manner of dress, no one with an opinion worth talking about anyway.

And the consent issue is another can of worms too. You just want your ultimate weapons so badly you can't see the flaws of purely consent based argument, which I say again, is unrelated to this. No consent can be imagined in this case, thus, its irrelevant that she was underage. Opening that can of worms can only create a mess.

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No consent can be imagined in this case.. so it means the molester cannot claim any excuse or defense for the criminal act. Which is exactly the point i made earlier - there is NO excuse for child molesters.

No sir, nothing about this case is irrelevant. Her age IS a factor in defining the criminal act itself as child molestation, as well as removing the common defense ploys that i mentioned already - so no sir, again you are wrong, it is not an unnecessary concept at all.

Your personal attacks against me are not only incorrect but also just another attempt to change the thread away from the actual topic into something else.

You have not actually been 'detailing' the article or the facts involved in the article AT ALL, you choose instead to try to turn the topic into a MEANINGLESS debate over child molestation vs. Adult molestation - why do you not want others to know that the victim was a young child? It has only been YOU MistWizard, again, attempting to change the topic to some thing else for your personal reasons.

If you ACTUALLY had wanted to 'keep the lid on' the issue of comparing child molestation to adult molestation, then YOU would not have brought it up in the first place - nobody else did - only you. You brought it up to try to turn attention away from the fact that the victim in this article is a young child. You created your own debate and then lost it.

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Mikanojo, how about "temp worker child molester"? Would that be more accurate? Its true. More, is not always more in certain areas of truth.

But, in fact, even calling him a molester is not necessarily accurate. "Groper" would have a lot more truth in it. But it would serve no agendas. We both know a child molester does NOT operate in this sort of mode. So that serves no agendas either. So, to be accurate, he is a "temp worker child groper", and dang it, we should never let temp workers forget it!

there is NO excuse for child molesters.

That depends heavily on your definition of child molester, or even child groper. I have a feeling that your definition is BROAD. I think there is no excuse for this guy, certainly. But he represents a small minority of gropers or molestors.

How would you define Mary Kay Letourneau? Child molester and more? Also child rapist? Is there no excuse for her?

Your personal attacks against me are

...non-existant in this thread.

why do you not want others to know that the victim was a young child?

Where did I say anything about hiding that detail??? The man groped a fourth grader. I got no problem with reporting the fact. I have a problem with overemphasizing the age of his victim. It lends to hysteria.

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We both know a child molester does NOT operate in this sort of mode.

I meant to say, not usually. Its a rarity.

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@ MistWizard.. there is no excuse in mai mind at all for ANY molesters. no matter who the attacker is OR who they are attacking. If the groper had been a teenage girl and the victim an elderly man it would not make ANY difference to me - the criminal act of molestation is a physical and emotional violation and it is absolutely INEXCUSABLE.

If you cannot control yourself enough in public to keep from grabbing strangers then you do not belong in public - you belong in therapy, kept locked away.

Groper.. is a common term for a sexual predator who physically gropes strangers when given opportunity - but the legal term for 'groping' is molestation and that is the crime that this person in the article is charged with, a single episode of 'groping' a child. While it is true that many molesters choose their victims carefully, they are not all so capable of that - this person in the article is charged with molesting a child, it was an attack of opportunity as far as the article tells us - but we honestly do not know if the man had stalked / targeted the child before the actual crime was committed.

The only differences when the victim of molestation is a very young child (as they are in this article) is that the most common defenses that the molesters claim (enticement, consensual act) cannot be used - and it should also be said that such young victims are not capable of fending off or effectively fighting back, which is one of the main reasons that many molesters target children. It says very much about the character of the molester in that they choose the most helpless innocent they can find as their victim.

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Mikanojo at 01:56 PM JST - 21st August there is no excuse in mai mind at all for ANY molesters. no matter who the attacker is OR who they are attacking. If the groper had been a teenage girl and the victim an elderly man it would not make ANY difference to me - the criminal act of molestation is a physical and emotional violation and it is absolutely INEXCUSABLE.

There's a guy in my office who slaps my ass reasonably regularly, and technically that's molestation, or at least indecent assault, but you know what, I don't give a damn. It's become a running joke and we both think it's hilarious.

... in fact I think that generally it takes a LOT for most guys to get upset about what would have people like Mikanojo running around shouting "Chikan!" and insisting on criminal charges.

Obviously an adult feeling up a kid is wrong, BUT every time someone touches you it is NOT molestation. Grow up. Learn to laugh some stuff off, because not everything is an excuse for high drama.

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The article is about sexual molestation. Molestation is UNWANTED and inappropriate physical contact. In this article the act involves a child who cannot legally give their consent, so the act is NOT consensual - NON-consensual touching IS molestation.

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Mikanojo said: In this article the act involves a child who cannot legally give their consent, so the act is NOT consensual -

It sounds more like you are trying to convince yourself about that than us. Think about that.

It would be as crazy to try to make this a consent issue as it is to attack it. No reason to tunnel a hole under a mountain on this one. The path is clear. Her age is beyond the point. He attacked her from out of the blue. THAT is why its a crime.

Anyway, that whole "under-age therefore cannot consent" twisted construct is purely American. This, is Japan, and Japan is not following anyone down that silly path. Their age of majority is based on entirely different reasoning in any case.

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The attack is the crime, the age if the victim is what defines the crime as child abuse, as well as child molestation, which IS a different criminal offense than simply molestation - look it up. And the age of sexual consent is 13 in Japan; this child in the article is 9 or 10 - so the argument of consent IS valid, and the laws regarding child sexual molestation DO apply: The national age of consent in Japan is 13 as specified by the Japanese Penal Code Articles 176 and 177. However, prefectures can have ordinances that prohibit sexual activities with any minor under 18.

'Indecency through compulsion', Art. 176 Penal Code 'A person who, through violence or intimidation, commits an indecent act upon a male or female person of not less than thirteen (13) years of age shall be punished with imprisonment at forced labour for not less than six months nor more than seven years. The same shall apply to a person who commits an indecent act upon a male or female person under thirteen (13) years of age.'.

‘Rape’, Art. 177 Penal Code 'A person who, through violence or intimidation, has sexual intercourse with a female person of not less than thirteen (13) years of age commits the crime of rape and shall be punished with imprisonment at forced labour for a limited term of not less than two years. 'The same shall apply to a person who has sexual intercourse with a 'female person under thirteen (13) years of age'.

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What i DO keep thinking about is that it is so strange, since we all have the internet literally at our fingertips, that matters like the definition of the term 'molestation' and 'child' and the laws regarding age of consent in Nihon must be explained again and again to just 1 commenter who continually in this thread and others, makes excuses, makes bold incorrect statements, offers conjecture, all with the obvious intention of changing attention away from sexual crimes involving any underage child. The law is the law and the truth is the truth - and that commenter has a apparent agenda to excuse sexual crimes against children and the reasons behind that agenda are becoming equally plain for those of us who follow the threads.

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