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Japanese Rape Fantasy Video Games Under Fire, Calls To Ban Them (VIDEO)


First Posted: 05/30/2010 5:12 am Updated: 05/25/2011 4:00 pm

Japan has often come under fire for creating content that in most countries would be considered pornographic but there is sold as mainstream items. However, the country's latest controversy concerns rape fantasy video games that are widely available. Women's rights groups say they are so offensive and harmful to society that they should be banned.

In one such game the object is to find and rape the woman who fired the player from his imaginary job. In another, called "Rapelay," the player stalks a young woman, her mother and her sister on a train, all while being able to grope them with a click of your mouse. They also include much more graphic, interactive scenes that cannot be shown.

CNN's Kyung Lah investigates. WARNING: there is graphic content in the report. The screenshots CNN captured from the video games are very disturbing.

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