Middle-Aged Man Arrested over Plastic Schoolgirl (Stupidity Ensues)Brian Ashcraft7/13/11 2:00amFiled to: Culture smashTopOdditiesAnimeNewsJapanOnly in JapanMicrosoftCrime2551EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkRuiko Saten is not real. She's a flower-in-her-hair schoolgirl character in anime To aru Kagaku no Railgun. Earlier this spring, in Shizuoka, Japan, one of her plastic figures was stolen!AdvertisementAccording to a Sankei News report on MSN, 47-year-old Yasuyoshi Nakatsukasa apparently located a Ruiko Saten figure at second hand shop A-Too. The 20 centimeter figure was priced at ¥6,400 (US$80).Yes, this is national news in Japan. Sure beats the stereotypical news story involving an old dude and a schoolgirl. There are always the occasional blurbs in papers like the Sankei of a middle-aged man caught groping a young woman, such as this Microsoft employee on a train bound for Osaka.