Tokyo cops seize 110,000 uncensored porn DVDs in Shinjuku bust

Hidefumi Takahashi
Hidefumi Takahashi

TOKYO (TR) – Tokyo Metropolitan Police on Monday raided the office and factory of a mail order business in Shinjuku Ward that produced uncensored porn DVDs, reports Nippon Television Network (Feb. 5).

Officers took manager Hidefumi Takahashi, 60, and five other male and female suspects into custody for possessing obscene media with intent to sell.

The operation, which shipped DVDs nationwide, was housed inside three rooms in an office building. Officers also seized 110,000 DVDs from the premises.

Takahashi began the business 18 years ago. Over that period, annual sales averaged 60 million yen.