It doesn't matter how cold it is. When there's an opportunity for cosplay, the young girls in Shibuya don't miss out. And so Christmas 2015 was a fun one in Tokyo, with plenty of cute ladies skimpily dressed up in red and white costumes on the streets of Japan's capital. Christmas in Japan is defined by the biggest date night of the year on Christmas Eve (just try getting a love hotel room!) and then consuming strawberry cake and fried chicken on December 25th itself. The Christian holiday has also gradually become a festival of dressing up and hanging around the city looking ...

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Playboy has made a video offering a "rare glimpse" into what they call a "vintage love hotel". Well, Hotel Fukui in the Kyobashi district of Osaka, a business district with a bevy of love hotels behind the station, is actually more like a themed love hotel than a vintage one (initially we were expecting something more like the Hotel Okura). True "vintage" love hotels, as we know, are fairly basic affairs, with nice amenities but a straightforward decor. The gaudy or wacky themes came more recently in the 1970s. Popular Japanese consensus says that by the 2020 Summer Games in ...

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Dakimakura Kisai is a "festival" for hug pillow fans to celebrate their beloved anime character-decorated cushions while moshing their hearts out to rock music. For the fourth event, the festival was held at Shinjuku Antiknock, a gig venue, on December 6th. Unfortunately we couldn't be there in person but reliable subculture online magazine KAI-YOU was, so here are some pictures to give you some idea of what this unique event is like. Essentially this is a concert event for the band milktub, which is led by vocalist bamboo -- a colorful performer also known for making ...

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Nyotaimori is one of those urban myth sex fantasies that only seems to happen in movies or manga. It's not even certain whether it has any real historical basis, though this hasn't stopped foreign movies and TV presenting it as a fundamental example of Japanese kinkiness. Of course, there are places where you can try eating sushi or sashimi off a naked woman's body. It has become a rather cheesy ritual that sometimes happens at certain parties, though the aptly named Nyotaimori Tokyo offers a "fashionable" dispatch service where they send a naked female food plate to your ...

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Some generous soul has unearthed a copy of an old Japanese sex guide for youngsters. And what a find it is. The first thing to note about The Young Person’s Guide to Sex is the hairy armpit on the cover. Different times, different attitudes, folks. Dating back to the 1960s, young people could read this handy guide to learn such important things as how to hold hands with your partner. Apparently such activities as shining your man's shoe or combing your lady's hair were also part of the courtship ritual back then. And then there was the nose-touching and ...

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We've just discovered @toto_sh1, who is a "self-proclaimed photographer". Well, plenty of those about. But he or she has created this awesome series of an otaku taking his blow-up lover on a date to Asakusa, and we can't resist sharing. They first set off for their adventure by riding the subway together. The other passengers seem unperturbed. They do all the usual tourist stuff like posing at the Kaminarimon gate and take a ricksha together. They have someone draw their caricature and enjoy an ice cream. But it all ends in tragedy in the ...

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The opening of Japan's first major public exhibition of shunga erotic prints is quite a landmark event. We finally got to go recently. We went on a Saturday and the line to get in stretched out of the venue. They were there in their hordes: men, women, couples, foreign tourists (European, American and Asian). Lining up, some were excited, some seemed curious -- while others appeared intellectual and austere. Inside, however, everything changed. All the faces displayed the same awe and amazement; couples exchanged looks and words ("Wow, so big"). Couples gripped each other just that ...

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Here are some nice shots of the booth babes (known as "companions" in Japanese -- if only they truly were) at the recent Tokyo Game Show. Clearly these girls are hired for their considerable assets. 【TGS2015おっぱいコンパニオンさんシリーズNo.02】アンビションブースですが、ちょwwwおっぱいメガネとか最高ってレベルじゃねぇぞwwwww #TGS2015 pic.twitter.com/ekTAsvHs4n — もえーしょんタントゥー (@tantou_KAI) September 17, ...

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Following the previous report on the March porn shoot at an abandoned rural school, KAI-YOU has published a second behind-the-scenes photo report. As far as we can tell (the article is written in the usual ambiguous way that certain Japanese publications like to use), this seems to be the same film ("100 People x Nakadashi") by the label Honnaka. We're not sure why there has been a second article, other than it seems to be a promo for the film as part of AV Open 2015. At any rate, this was "round two" shot on another day, featuring new "rules" in the games. The film starred 7 ...

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Is this the most amazing love hotel ever? All right, that's a pretty bold claim. After all, there are some pretty incredible love hotels out there, from dungeons to swimming pools, and almost every kind of theme or style you could imagine in between. But the Keibajo US in Niigata has got us excited. Shared by @rutile_TiO on Twitter, here are some pictures from the hotel's fantastic rooms and suites. There's a wooden classroom, a samurai sword-themed tacky "Oriental" room, a factory room, a hospital ward room (complete with two hospital beds), and ...

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One day in March, several hundred people descended on an abandoned school deep in the Japanese countryside. But these weren't ordinary people. They were the hard-working folk who produce Japan's mountains of pornography. "100 People x Nakadashi" was not set for release until September but that didn't mean the schedule wasn't tight. With so many people involved, careful planning and efficiency on the day was paramount. As with all things, the Japanese approached this with superb organization. We weren't there -- but KAI-YOU was and these are their nice pictures. Like a lot ...

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People are saying that gyaru are a dying breed. The fashion subculture is disappearing, with the magazines closing and the brands changing. Certainly we don't see as much gyaru porn as we used to, which is a shame. Rumika, where are you?! Kai-You recently paid a visit to the Ganguro Cafe, which is a space dedicated to the "black gals" with super tans. Of course, it's in Shibuya, the gyaru and kuro-gyaru mecca. This cafe-bar is bucking the trend. It was opened by new ganguro gal unit Black Diamond in January this year and is determined to promote gyaru culture, in ...

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Take three male virgins. Put them in a room with three top Japanese porn stars. And you have the best group date ever. That's just what Soft on Demand did a little while ago. The virgins initially wore masks to protect their identities from the camera, though one of the participants was apparently 55 years old so consigned himself just to donning shades. The three lovely ladies were: Mana Sakura (21 years old), Iori Kogawa (22 years old), and China Matsuoka (20 years old). What would you talk about if you had a dinner date with these three ...

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After witnessing the femdom butt-kicking action of idol Hitomi Nogata, we return to highlight some ladies from Niconico Chokaigi 2015. The event is kind of a tech and otaku bonanza, organized by Niconico, a video streaming platform. This year's event was held over two days on April 25th-26th and was the biggest yet. Visitors numbered over 150,000! This being Japan, naturally that included a lot of cute cosplayers... There were also some colorful (or should that be scary?) male cosplayers. Images via ...

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Regular readers will remember our trip to the Fetish Festival (Feti-Fes) in Tokyo. Then we encountered all manner of fun and not-so-fun fetishes. One of the best was the idol kick. For a small fee, you could pay to get your butt kicked by a scantily clad idol. This is obviously a variation on femdom, the fetish for being dominated by a strong female. Whether it be with actual bondage or by a harsh, rapid handjob, some guys get off on being treated badly by a hot chick. In Japan, girls who are "cold" are called tsundere and this is similar. Or remember that TV show that had hot ...

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Tenga has a habit of turning up in unusual places. From the garbage on a beach to a Buddhist temple, a business card holder, and even once in the home of comedian Tomonori Jinnai when accidentally shown on a TV show. Back in 2012 some people stumbled upon this Tenga Egg vending machine in Nakano Broadway, west Tokyo. It's a gacha-gacha capsule vending machine, which makes sense for the Tenga Egg. You get a single Tenga Egg for ¥500 and if you are lucky enough to get a ticket in your capsule, you can take it inside to the shop to claim a porn DVD. We don't think this is ...

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Fetish Festival (Feti-Fes) was held in Tokyo on Sunday January 25th at an inconspicuous venue near Harajuku. There were 96 booths, including cosplayers, idols, bondage artists, and more, spread out over six seriously packed floors, plus a basement showing the "Underground Fetish Film Festival" screenings. Feti-Fes was first held in January 2013, since then it has been held eight times around Japan. This festival -- the fifth in Tokyo -- was the biggest so far and there seemed to be hundreds of visitors by our estimate. Due to legal reasons, there was no nudity allowed in the ...

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Here are some more cute cosplayer highlights from last month's Comiket 87, which was held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 28th-30th. Also check out our "companion" booth babe round-up. Images via: KAI-YOU and ...

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Comiket 87 kicked off over the weekend at Odaiba. Once again Tokyo Big Sight comes alive for three days from December 28th for Japan's biggest cosplay and comics event. Unfortunately we couldn't be there in person but plenty of others were. Here are some pictures from the reliable folk at KAI-YOU, featuring lots of cute booth babes and "companions", whose job is to pose for pictures and try to promote games to the visitors. Did they do a good job? Well, they certainly look nice in these ...

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Google is essential for ours lives -- searching for information, browsing images, checking a location on a map. It can even help you pick the right love hotel. Love hotels have their own websites and there are also plenty of portal sites with information on the various amenities and features at each facility. Needless to say there are images. But none as detailed as these provided by Google Street View, which lets you tour a love hotel in the heart of Shinjuku's Kabukicho. The Designer’s Hotel & Spa Pasha Resort is more fancy than kinky, but sometimes that's what you ...

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Fetish Night was a special bondage and ero-cosplay event held at Shinjukku's Club axxcis in late September. The event included DJs, BDSM gear on sale, and of course mini bondage and shibari shows. There was even a fortune-teller using special bondage-themed Tarot cards. There was a (fake) bukkake performance too. This lady was offering to paint fake wounds onto your arm. This girl was wearing a provocative t-shirt with the slogan "chopping board", a slang word for being ...

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We reported a little while ago about the fantastic news that Tenga was giving something back by organizing a special beach clean-up event at Enoshima. Participants competed to fill up their garbage bag with trash on the beach within 90 minutes. If you could get a full bag, you got a free sex toy, a Tenga Egg or Pocket Tenga. This means you can put your hand on your heart whenever your girlfriend or someone criticizes you for hanging on to your trusty onahole, sex machine or other masturbation aid: sex toys are good for the planet! Well, in case you couldn't make it to the event ...

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August (and December) means only one thing if you're a dojinshi or cosplay otaku in Japan: Comiket. And so it was that Comiket 86 kicked off on Friday for a three-day bonanza of cosplay, otaku and clicking cameras. The internet has become replete with the shocking and scintillating pictures from the visitors, mostly taken outside the Odaiba venue as people, including professional cosplay models, posed and frolicked under the humid sun. Here are some selections from the hot and sweaty images to be found on the Japanese web right now. Warning: contains extreme geekdom! First of all, ...

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Ever wanted to get inside someone? I mean, REALLY get inside them? While there sometimes seems no limit to the size of things you can get inside a girl's you-know-what (large pieces of fruit, hands, fists...), it might be anatomically difficult (or even dangerous) to attempt to place everything you've got inside her. There's one thing to push in as deep as you can go -- but for that feeling of really being as close to a girl as you can get, how about penetrating her with your balls as well? After all, what more could you give her than not only your full shaft but your ball sack with ...

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Do you like getting a handjob? Sure you do. How about from a Japanese high school girl? Her 18-year-old delicate hands wrapping around your member, giving it a two-handed shake... Giving a new definition to "hands-on" reporting, we tried out the Yojo Senpai Her Small Hands, which is a Japanese sex toy designed to replicate the gentle pleasures of a schoolgirl's handjob. This isn't just a gimmick. The two hands really do wrap around you very snugly. Be sure to apply plenty of lotion before you slide yourself in, as the hands do make for a very tight cupping effect. Not ...

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