Thanks to the question Is there a list of banned manga artist whose work are not translated into English, which now is deleted. I was wondering, what are the reasons for manga to be banned? and does the same ruling apply to doujinshi?

I would assume there is a general rule set that is applied upon works after release, which determines if it should be banned, or at least some sort of measure to weigh it by.

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    Censorship mostly, particularly in controversial and/or taboo topics. Like with Kodomo no Jikan. – кяαzєя Jan 31 '14 at 3:45
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    I think this is a bit too broad, but perhaps that's only me. Searching for "banned manga/anime" returns many results with too many reasons (like, Death Note is banned in China because "teachers being scared of kids turning their own notebooks into "Death Notes.""?) , which I'm not sure can be summarized. – Aki Tanaka Apr 10 '17 at 13:42
  • If you specified an anime or manga then this would be much less broad. – Michael McQuade Nov 8 '17 at 4:53
  • @MichaelMcQuade It probably would be, but that would not cover the question i was asking. I attempted to rephrase the original question to imply what I wanted to know a bit more. Think it would be less broad this way as well – Dimitri mx Nov 8 '17 at 7:50
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    look guys I know it seems too broad in a sense that it could potentially attract a hundred different answers, but given that in 3 years it's got 0 answers, would it really harm the site to have this question open? And please if you have any examples of banned manga with sources citing reasons, maybe post a community wiki answer and let's all add what we find to it. – Hakase Nov 9 '17 at 14:21

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