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May 26, 2005

The Kanagawa prefectural government in Japan is planning to submit a proposal to the prefecture's Child Welfare Council which would designate a certain violent video game as 'harmful literature"?. If brought into force, this designation would prohibit the sale of the game to children under the age of 18, and would require retailers to separately display it away from the prying eyes of children. Sources do not disclose which video game is up for the ban; if successful, the mysterious game would be the first designated as 'harmful"? in Japan.

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