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Tokyo man arrested for paying schoolgirls 30,000 yen to pose nude for photos

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A 36-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly inciting young girls to commit lewd acts by asking them to pose in the nude in breach of Japanese pornography laws, police said Wednesday.

The man, who has been identified as Koichi Isaka, contacted schoolgirls via a website he established in 2004. It is estimated that around 100 girls modeled for Isaka, each being offered 30,000 yen in exchange for posing nude. He has been charged with allegedly taking photographs of a 15-year-old Chiba school girl in a Ginza hotel on Dec 5 last year.

Isaka also worked as a part-time teacher for seven Tokyo junior high schools and high schools but police do not believe he took photos of his students.

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lewd acts?

inappropriate acts? illegal acts for their age?

lewd aint illegal...

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but were they tastefully artistic?

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Overall he paid a substantial amount of money. Now he has nothing to show for it.

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So he only took their pics after they willingly showed up in exchange for money. No hanky and not even some panky by the looks of it.

Article don't mention if those pics were distributed, sold or for personal consumption only.

Weird and lewd I can agree. What was illegal if they contacted him via his website? How did they "accidently" stumble upon his website?

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All distributed adult material has to be censored. An interesting question here is whether that's the same case for personal consumption? Is that the reason he violated the pornography law?

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Isaka also worked as a part-time teacher for seven Tokyo junior high schools and high schools but police do not believe he took photos of his students.

Is this last line intended to mitigate this lunatic pedophile's culpability?? As if his students' parents would feel some sort of relief? "Oh in that case, carry on. No need to fire him." Insane.

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man what is the problem...he paid them cash,...they willingly took off their clotehs for the guy....they got piad...he got the pics....BOTH parties understood what was going to happen...15 year old girls might be illegal but they are not stupid!

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What IS it with Japanese men, and also, what is it with Japanese schoolgirls? This country is amoral.

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The legal age for being able to sign a model release, clothed, in Japan is usually 18 years old and 20 years old for nudes. However it may vary by prefecture for clothed models.

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The legal age for being able to sign a model release, clothed, in Japan is usually 18 years old and 20 years old for nudes.

A model release only matters if the pics are published, and it's certainly not relevant since the subject matter is illegal.

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So all models where younger than the legal age, otherwise how is nude photography a crime in Japan when the girls have the legal age?

@paulinusa: Then why is there so much uncensored porn? I dont think its illegal. But then again, im not the law. heh

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"@paulinusa: Then why is there so much uncensored porn? I dont think its illegal."

Really? That's new to me.

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Los of japanese uncensored porn on the Net that I agree, some is sold to overseas without the pixelation.

Or the pixelation is removed later on, most good graphics programs can do so by reversing the pixellation computation, algorythm and thus can recreate the original image.

Uncensored images and videos are available in japan(but illegal), simply ask at a porn shop for Ura-manga, Ura-video, etc.

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if they are under the age of consent, for nudes i would imagine they would need their guardian's approval. whereas if they were over, they're fair game and it could be considered "art".

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Zenny, you are quite clued-up on this...

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BoratLikeBarry.

I like to keep myself informed on a variety of topics. ;)

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he should be arrested for driving prices up. I only pay them 10,000

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@Papigiulio

how is nude photography a crime in Japan when the girls have the legal age?

It's not. There's nude photobooks and videos everywhere. It's only illegal for the models to be underage or for there to be explicit depictions of genitalia.

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"informed" on a "variety" of topics? interests are where desire lay. Dirtbags are dirtbags, calling it education or a quest for information is a transparent mask.

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he should be sued for destroying the market. the adult artists will lose their job/business to (illegal) underaged artists. adult artists should be protected.

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@Smorkian I guarantee you that a part time teacher does not pay out that kind of money unless he is selling the images, ergo he would need a model release.

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I guarantee you that a part time teacher does not pay out that kind of money unless he is selling the images, ergo he would need a model release.

Getting a model release to sell illegal porn is like paying taxes on your cocaine sales.

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Creep should not be a teacher. Glad he was arrested.

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I have model releases in Japanese for some of my work, and they were all published on line. If under 20, they need to have a guardian sign also. But best to stay clear of under 20. I always requested to see ID. You should always have an assistant, and preferably a women one with you when shooting.

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model release LOL. "Excuse me, do you mind signing this?"

"What is it?"

"it is a release saying that after I take pictures of your underaged private parts I can sell them online illegally."

"OK, sure"

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goddog....need an assistant?

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@ Debucho: It is a legal document for the purpose of publishing and not getting into a law suit. I have one for age 20 and over, one for under 20 with a guardian co-signing, and one for businesses. The business one is the most interesting. Most places would not care if you promote them, and I do for a lot of restaurant places here in Japan, but you cannot touch Disney. They will sue your pants off.

If you are a women meloveulongtime

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killdamessenger, I think you're missing the point by a country mile. It was just a jokey remark.

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Pictures please JT!

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@Borat- yeah, child porn- naked pictures of underage girls- now I get it. funny.

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I'd hate to pass judgment on this man without first seeing the pictures in question.

Pictures please!

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Unfortunately this is only one guy among many and pretty hard to catch them all. Parents really have to try to monitor what their teenage daughters are doing, watching, buying. These girls might think they know what they are doing now but many will have regrets later.

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freak

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Getting a model release to sell illegal porn is like paying taxes on your cocaine sales.

LOL!

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Part time High School Teacher ????? Scary !!!!!

They need to check on him more.

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At least he didn't pay schoolboys to pose nude, lol.

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Not funny, Sarge. There's a teacher here in Virginia who was arrested last year for getting high school boys drunk enough to pass out, then pulling down their pants and taking pictures of their "junk". Why does this deserve a mention on a Japanese site? He was once a JET teacher and did the same thing in Japan to at least one student. He apparently kept journals and photos of all his "conquests". The guy would transfer out of a school division if he felt that suspicion was getting raised before anyone could prove anything. He did this for FOURTY YEARS before he was caught.

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I met a guy who did something similar once. He paid highschool girls for their panties and sold them in vending machines. He said that he lost money on the deal because he had to pay the girls so much for their panties but where he made the money back is making porno movies with the girls who came back to him for repeat business. I wouldn't doubt if the same thing wasn't happening here.

Taka

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Isaka also worked as a part-time teacher for seven Tokyo junior high schools and high schools but police do not believe he took photos of his students.

Nice. Really nice.. Makes me feel even more safe in this country.

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Seeing that the age of consent is 13 in Japan, what's the problem?

Perhaps it was the fact that he 'paid' for the girls to do this. That's where guys like this make mistakes ... paying for it.

I think there are a lot of hypocrites making comments here. Are nude shots of a 15 year old so bad? How about a 16 year old? At what age does it become okay? If photos were of someone who is 'legal' but the intent of the photo is to appear younger, is that wrong? How many men would be turned on by those photos.

I honestly don't see the problem here. It's very much a grey area ... not clearlt black and white.

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The law is a bit of an ass.

It might be ok/legal for me to have a girl-friend who's 15, do 'lewd acts' with her. But, if I took photos, that is then illegal as she is now an underage nude model?!?! Hmmmm....

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@forinagai

Seeing that the age of consent is 13 in Japan, what's the problem?

It's not, it's 18 due to prefectural ordinances. And it's 18 for nude photography full stop.

It might be ok/legal for me to have a girl-friend who's 15, do 'lewd acts' with her.

Not if you're not 15 too.

I honestly don't see the problem here. It's very much a grey area ... not clearlt black and white.

Perhaps not, morally - there's no difference in the capacity to choose between a 17 year old and an 18 year old, but legally there sure is!

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All those cops in the background pictures had the pics in their phones. Good chance to meet the director. The photographer in the background seems to be reaching for his willie

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As it's not the first time reading about a guy who worked or used to work at a school being involved in some sex crime with underage girls, I wonder if these guys seek out jobs in schools because they had already liked young girls, or if it's because they worked in schools that they later developed a liking to young girls.

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Actually age of consent for sexual activity according to Penal Code article 177 is put at 13.

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I wonder how the guy was caught. Any word on who informed the police?

I still think most guys would be 'guilty' of being turned on had we access to young girls (15 or over) adult photos. Morally wrong/legally wrong ... just the 'human animal' in us all.

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Sarge at 09:21 PM JST - 3rd February

At least he didn't pay schoolboys to pose nude, lol.

Your always super funny, though I shouldn't encourage you. lol. I have boys, and thier thankfully HOME SCHOOLED!

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forinagai at 06:25 AM JST - 4th February

Seeing that the age of consent is 13 in Japan, what's the problem?

Perhaps it was the fact that he 'paid' for the girls to do this. That's where guys like this make mistakes ... paying for it.

I think there are a lot of hypocrites making comments here. Are nude shots of a 15 year old so bad? How about a 16 year old? At what age does it become okay? If photos were of someone who is 'legal' but the intent of the photo is to appear younger, is that wrong? How many men would be turned on by those photos.

I honestly don't see the problem here. It's very much a grey area ... not clearlt black and white.

I do. The age of consent is disterbingly low in Japan. Sex shouldn't be taken so lightly, its a big responsibility that someone that young just isn't ready for. Sex was a VERY taboo subjust growing up in my home, I got pregnante at 16, and i was not emotionally ready for the burdens that come with sex, no child is. Children do stupid things, but giving them the option to only makes the adults allowing shuch behavior stupider.

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