Swiss Otaku Plans to Move to Japan After Customs Confiscates 66 Pounds of Manga

Swiss Otaku Plans to Move to Japan After Customs Confiscates 66 Pounds of Manga
Bryan Ke
By Bryan Ke
August 20, 2018
Switzerland’s “most perverted” otaku has once again taken the spotlight after he revealed that Swiss customs officials confiscated about 30 kilograms (66 pounds) of doujinshi (self-published) manga.
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Melonpan (@MeidocafeR) went to Japan this summer for a trip and possibly attended Comiket, the largest gathering in the country for doujinshi.
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His purchases ended up going over the airline’s baggage weight limit, SoraNews24 reported.
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So he decided to ship all of the items back home to Switzerland. But the move caused more problems for the otaku.
On my recent trip to Japan, I mailed 30 kilograms of dojinshi (mostly loli), but today customs told me they’ve confiscated it and I must come in soon to explain myself. Everyone, please pray once again that the customs officials will be able to understand the wonderfulness of Japanese art! I’m tired of being in the slammer,” Melonpan wrote on Twitter.
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In a follow-up post the next day, Melonpan said he tried to convince Swiss authorities that loli, which usually shows pre-teen girls in rather provocative poses and situations, is harmless.
The situation isn’t looking good. It’s like the female official handling my case has no tolerance whatsoever for hentai culture, and is even stricter about loli stuff. Is this as far as my hentai gentlemanliness will take me? I’m scared,” he said.
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Melonpan then tweeted, “Time to move to Japan.” He followed it up with an English post saying, “Goodbye Switzerland.”
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After all the effort, it seems that he managed to convince Swiss customs officials. In a social media update, Melonpan said he finally got his doujinshi back.
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Melonpan’s dedication to his otaku lifestyle first made headlines back in April when he was fired after his boss discovered his Twitter account, which contains Not Safe for Work posts of anime girls.
Featured Image via Twitter / MeidocafeR
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