Anime having sexual harassment
Women have always known that sexual abuse and harassment is a serious, systemic problem. It seems that problem is finally getting widespread attention in mainstream discourse in many countries, including Japan after news story after news story about abusive men in positions of power. Conversations like MeToo are emphasizing an important point: we need to believe survivors. This article examines three narratives from recent anime about real or alleged sexual harassment and assault. Episode Two proved them right with a cringe-worthy plot line where Nobuaki is falsely accused of rape by a girl named Natsuko. At the start of the episode, the King has ordered Natsuko to sleep with a boy named Teruaki.