Yōichirō Morikawa

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Yōichirō Morikawa
Born (1979-08-14) August 14, 1979 (age 40)
Occupation Independent film director, screenwriter and actor

Yōichirō Morikawa(森川 陽一郎,Morikawa Yōichirō, born 14 August 1979, Fukui, Fukui) is a Japanese Independent film director, screenwriter, actor and calligrapher. He gained media attention when he was arrested and charged on suspicion of paying a 17-year-old girl for sexual services in March 2006. [1] [2] [3]



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  1. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on June 24, 2008. Retrieved March 12, 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) "児童買春で映画監督逮捕:福井県警" (Fukui prefectural police arrests movie director for child prostitution), Kyodo News, April 26, 2006
  2. "26歳「映画監督」児童買春…金支払わず事件発覚" (26-year-old movie director in child prostitution - Incident uncovered after failure to pay up), Sankei Shimbun, April 26, 2006
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on April 16, 2008. Retrieved March 10, 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) "児童買春:映画監督、森川陽一郎容疑者(26)を起訴 福井" (Film director Yōichirō Morikawa (26) arrested for child prostitution), 2Channel News Navigator from Mainichi Shimbun, May 17, 2006