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University employee caught spending 50 hours a month looking at manga porn at work

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By Casey Baseel, SoraNews24

In its mission statement, Kobe University waxes poetic about “working in a spirit of integrity, freedom, and cooperation,” which are all admirable virtues for an institute of higher learning. Still, there are limits to how far such freedom can be stretched, and the school has drawn the line at the actions of one employee.

The 40-something male administrative worker (whose name has not been released) was hired in 2016 to perform clerical work, such as document management, as well as to provide general assistance to the human resources department. However, he decided to take on one more project as well: using a workplace computer to look at lots and lots of porn.

Following an anonymous written tip-off the school received last December, an investigation was carried out in which it was discovered that the worker had spent 1,220 hours looking at adult websites since he was hired, with his go-to source for his fetish fix being the erotic manga and illustrations of the adult section of Japanese image-sharing website Pixiv.

The man has admitted to the allegations, saying “I did it to relax between assignments,” but that doesn’t seem to necessarily mean he limited his sexy manga browsing to his official break times, as his computer-use logs show that roughly 730 of the hours he spent on adult sites coincided with times he was supposed to be working.

On Tuesday, Kobe University announced that the man is being suspended from work for six months, which seems like a surprisingly lenient punishment for spending an average of 50 hours a month perusing pornography in the office. Still, maybe the school is right, and giving the man time to reflect on his actions will help him appreciate the importance of adhering to more chaste behavior when in a professional setting…or maybe the school is hoping that by giving him half a year to look at as much erotic manga as he wants, he’ll be able to come back to work having gotten all of his pent-up energies out of his system. Either way, we hope that for the sake of whoever is filling in for him while he’s gone, the school at least replaced his work keyboard.

Source: Livedoor News/Sankei News via Jin

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Hahahahahahaha! Why would they want him back?

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If I told him once, I told him a thousand times...."you're gonna get caught one day" :p

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What a creepy idiot! Even the dumbest fool knows workplace computer servers have logs. However, something most people don’t know is, Windows OS keeps a folder file containing every website the computer has visited since its first start up. You may very well clear your browsing history, but you have to clear this folder manually (after you have found it).

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Suspending him for six months? He'll just spend it at home, looking at porn.

Why didn't they sack him?

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He was a hard worker! XD

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"maybe the school is hoping that by giving him half a year to look at as much erotic manga as he wants, he’ll be able to come back to work having gotten all of his pent-up energies out of his system."

Doubtful.

"Read more stories from SoraNews24."

"Japanese politician tries to teach teenage girl a valuable lesson by giving her a dying pigeon"

Weird.

"I want to be the street” — Man arrested AGAIN for hiding in drain to take upskirt photos"

Good grief...

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Funny how they don’t name the porn fixated perp, but named the site as to where he glut his desire.

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Plus why would he go back as all the co-workers will look at him as the porn perv as long as he works there.

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On Tuesday, Kobe University announced that the man is being suspended from work for six months, which seems like a surprisingly lenient punishment for spending an average of 50 hours a month perusing pornography in the office. Still, maybe the school is right, and giving the man time to reflect on his actions will help him appreciate the importance of adhering to more chaste behavior when in a professional setting…or maybe the school is hoping that by giving him half a year to look at as much erotic manga as he wants, he’ll be able to come back to work having gotten all of his pent-up energies out of his system.

Or maybe, just maybe he is related to one of the Kobe University bigwigs , ..not exactly an uncommon occurance here.

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@Alex80

He was a hard worker! XD

He was definitely hard at work and hardly working xD

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Why is this man not in the cabinet? He has ticked all the boxes to be an LDP representative.

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Another Kansai public official with his mind in the gutter. Oh well, it’s a change from reading about errant cops misappropriating funds, letting prisoners walk out the door, or molesting schoolgirls.

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@spektral: I didn't mean that double meaning... Now you made me notice how ambiguous my sentence sounded, lol.

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50 hours...….… he was probably just browsing that sight killing time during some "service overtime", waiting for the boss to go home LOL!

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Was his computer desk made of wood? Perhaps he should have spent his online time researching pocket rockets. When he gets back after six months, will he be given the full salute?

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Either way, we hope that for the sake of whoever is filling in for him while he’s gone, the school at least replaced his work keyboard.

Ah man, Casey. You cracked me up on this one. The 'creative writing' you were forced to take in school is serving you well on this article. Tip of the hat to you. 

maybe the school is hoping that by giving him half a year to look at as much erotic manga as he wants

People like that ain't never gonna 'get it out of their system'.  

Why is porn so different if it doesn’t involve children or animals?

Porn is STUPID no matter what. It's stupid on the subject of the picture and it's stupid on behalf of the person viewing, and it's stupid because someone is making money off of someone getting 'turned on'. And if this guy likes it so much then he should keep his viewing at home.

Matt HartwellToday 04:20 pm JSTIf I told him once, I told him a thousand times...."you're gonna get caught one day" :p

Do the hustleToday 04:29 pm JSTWhat a creepy idiot! Even the dumbest fool knows workplace computer servers have logs. However, something most people don’t know is, Windows OS keeps a folder file containing every website the computer has visited since its first start up. You may very well clear your browsing history, but you have to clear this folder manually (after you have found it).

No matter how you look at it, this guy is a Big Dummy. He made a big mistake. He 'screwed up'. Big time.

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lol

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How many hours did he spend in the toilet ?

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Geez, he coulda just used the office WiFi and his private iPad.

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A man's gotta have a hobby.

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A man's gotta have a hobby.

More like a “knobby.”

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When people watch porn, they usually don't have sex lives. Someone teach him Tinder.

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Only 50 hours a month?

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If he has 50 hours a month to spare his position only needs to be part time.

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Scrote - There are a lot of positions like that. People doing only maybe 25 hours of real work a week while putting in the time for and getting paid for 50 plus hours.

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Only 50 hours a month?

Truly lightweight.

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People doing only maybe 25 hours of real work a week while putting in the time for and getting paid for 50 plus hours

Twenty five is a decent shift. Sounds like me if you cut the 50 plus hours to 40.

The joys of being a coasting, unambitious, forty-something company dog in Japan.

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Well..........did he finish his assignments on time? If he did all that he was supposed to do, and on time, and if he's good at his job, you gotta let stuff sliiiiiiiiiiide....

Now if he was a bad worker, it's a problem.

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And how many others at the University watch porn on monthly basis that haven't been caught ……..YET

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