Following the high-profile cancellation of the latest "Futomomo" thighs fetish exhibition, another exhibition has run afoul of Ikebukuro Marui department store this month. Mixing photography and illustration, the annual Girls' Love (yuri) (as opposed to Boys' Love) fetish exhibition was set to run from March 17th to March 25th at the Ikebukuro branch of Marui. The "Yuri Exhibition" event has now been cancelled for reasons that are not yet fully clear. The organizers (who include subculture store Village Vanguard) claim that it has now become "difficult" for the exhibitors to display and ...

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Don't look a gift horse in the mouth, as they say. Late last year there was some controversy about a Japanese schoolgirl YouTuber who offered "free oppai" breast gropes to men in Shibuya. Well, another Japanese schoolgirl went and did the same thing. A 16-year-old schoolgirl wearing a bunny girl costume and carrying a sketchbook that said "Free Oppai" invited passersby in Hachiko in Shibuya to touch her breasts. This time, though, it's more serious, and police are cracking down in order to set an example. The anonymous schoolgirl's case was sent to the prosecutors on March ...

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For those readers who don't have a Netflix subscription or missed the publicity, they may not have seen The Outsider, in which Jared Leto plays the titular character who becomes involved in the Yakuza in postwar Japan. Well, judging by the tepid response the film has attracted so far, you may not want to see it -- unless, that is, you count yourself among beautiful co-star Shioli Kutsuna's legions of fans and want to see her naked. The lovely, innocent-looking Shioli Kutsuna (or Shiori Kutsuna) gets as close to actual nudity as she ever has (as far as we know). Incidentally, Kutsuna is ...

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Are you an ass guy? Then you're gonna love this. Following the immense popularity of our previous lingering look at the under-appreciated charms of Japanese girls' butts, here is an update with some new favorites. We made selections from currently active gravure idols, adult video stars, actresses, and celebrities. From the plump to the curvy, the flat and cute, the pert and big, we hope there's something for everyone here. For more examples, check out our "butt" posts on Tumblr. As always, drop other ideas and suggestions into the comments! Manatsu Akimoto ...

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We love it when a plan comes together. So many adult video debuts go unnoticed and the lady struggles to the end of her short contract without fanfare, before, if she's lucky, switching agency and professional name to try again under a new alias, or leaving the industry. Some, such as Noa Takeuchi recently, even disappear entirely. A few, however, attract amazing buzz from the start. This often includes celebrities making much-trumpeted moves into porn, such as Miu Nakamura, Miyako Akane, and Mero Imai. But sometimes there are some beauties who get everyone excited One such is Suzu ...

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Following the initial buzz, the adult implications for virtual reality in Japan have not yet quite lived up to the hype. We were amused to see the recent demonstration by idol Kanna Hashimoto of a "4D goggles" where a robotic arm feeds the wearer a candy while watching Hashimoto do the same virtually. Otherwise there has been a lack of major new projects, unless they simply passed under our radar that was too clogged with AV and onaholes to notice. But this is fun -- and perhaps something that only the minds of Akihabara could have conceived. It's a virtual reality experience of dining ...

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It's been a while since we wrote about K-pop, but this isn't just any Korean music group. In fact, it's not even Korean at all. Honey Popcorn comprises entirely Japanese adult video idols -- but who used to be music idols. Confused? Let us explain. Moreover, the lineup includes one of the top names in Japanese porn right now: none other than former SKE48 idol Yua Mikami (Momona Kito). The other two ladies in Honey Popcorn are Miko Matsuda and Moko Sakura. Those names may not be immediately familiar to readers, but their former professional monikers probably are. Risako Okada is a ...

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The latest edition of the immensely successful "Futomomo" series of exhibitions has been cancelled amid allegations of underage models. These exhibitions by the photographer Yuria have showcased Japanese female thighs in all manner of poses and settings, and have some 35,000 fans since the first event in July 2015. Last year there was even a spin-off cafe. But the most recent exhibition, which was set to run at Ikebukuro Marui department store from March 9th to March 26th, has been cancelled over allegations that the models may be legally minors and that the photography was promoting ...

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Can a glimpse at something be even more alluring than actually getting your hands on it? Of all the myriad fetishes we cover on this modest blog, panchira (up-skirt panties view) has probably gained the most mainstream acceptance in recent times. From calendars to umbrellas, virtual reality apps and adult video games, panchira is everywhere. Sometimes it's illegal and practitioners get into trouble. Other times, it's harmless fun. Now comes the Specialized Panties Pose Collection: We Love Panties, So We Want to Draw Them ASAP, a "reference" book and photo book that showcases an ...

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Japan has been experiencing something of a "suppin" boom of late, where it has become popular for women to wear no makeup -- or at least, to present a more natural look, as if they have not put on any makeup. Celebrities like Nozomi Sasaki have also shared images of themselves in "suppin" to demonstrate how amazing they look without the need for cosmetics. Paradoxically this has now led to women using cosmetic products to create the "suppin" look. The suppin boom has spread to such an extent that "suppin cafes" have started to pop up in Japan. Basically these are like maid cafes or girls' ...

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The former AKB48 idol Natsumi Hirajima (Nacchan) has worked hard to establish herself as a solid gravure idol after leaving the group in 2012. And her efforts just got a boost with the release of a new photo book this month. She actually left the group somewhat under the cloud of scandal, following the leak of photos on ex-member Rumi Yonezawa's private Twitter account showing images of them with men. In one, Nacchan is in a bar with a lucky (and horny) guy, who had her in the classic kabe-don pose. She nonetheless returned briefly in 2013 for one of the AKB "elections" to ...

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We stumbled upon a report of yet another survey that basically claims that many young Japanese no longer want romance in their lives. One in four young Japanese people apparently claim that "love is a pain in the butt". Japanese matchmaking service Partner Agent recently polled a total of 1,960 men and women between the ages and 20 and 29 or 40 and 49. Among the questions asked were "Do you want to have a romantic relationship, or do you think that romance is an inconvenient pain?" Among the 20-29 demographic, 24.5 percent were of the latter opinion. Almost half of the young ...

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Tokyo Weekender recently published a photo report from a visit to the Orient Industry showroom and an interview with the CEO, Hideo Tsuchiya. As regular and loyal readers will know, Orient Industry is the leading sex doll manufacturer in Japan and whose luxury silicone companions are stunning. Some love doll owners have rented out apartments for them, take them on dates, and develop an intimacy with the life-size figures that goes beyond simply the sexual surrogacy that genital parts made from soft elastomer allow. Tokyo Weekender then spoke directly with Tsuchiya, who is now in his ...

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A cellphone is a girl's best friend, especially when they have a gorgeous Asian body to show off to the whole planet. The latest Japanese female nymphomaniac putting nude selfies online is this 19-year-old, who apparently works at a kids' theme park part-time in between her university lectures. The college student has a cute, round face with a generous bust (by Japanese standards) to match her curvy figure. We love her pale skin and innocent-looking face, which is definitely a lie considering how much flesh she clearly wants to share with the world -- and even her whole face without ...

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Without wishing to sound arrogant, we usually reckon we have now seen pretty much every kind of adult toy Japan has to offer, but we still manage to find new formats. Have you ever tried body stickers like these? We spotted two new body sticker products available from Tama Toys, and sold and shipped globally by Kanojo Toys. The idea behind the Uterus Body Sticker is that you can experience nakadashi without any of the dangers: you can pull out and bukkake over your partner's body as if coming deep inside her, though minus the risks that entails, of course. This is clearly aimed at ...

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Ever since watching the delightful first genuine nude scene by Hikari Mitsushima in a movie last year, we have been on something of a high. And now comes some shots from a new nude scene with the actress Fumi Nikaido (like Mitsushima, an Okinawa native). The scene in question is from River's Edge, a comedy directed by Isao Yukisada, who helmed one of the high-profile Roman Porno reboots in late 2016. While we will have to wait until the film comes out on DVD for decent screen grabs, a few images taken on someone's camera at a movie theater screening have already popped up online -- ...

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Last week we blogged about the upcoming adult video debut of former Aoyama Saint Hachamecha High School idol Yume Narai, who will release her first porn title through Soft on Demand in March as Kia Aoyama. As is typical in these well-publicized debuts, Aoyama/Narai has posed for a full-frontal (known in Japan as a "hair nude") photo shoot -- and the results are so good we just had to share them with readers. With her idol group now defunct, the adorably cute yet shapely Aoyama/Narai is going all out for her hotly anticipated entry into the porn industry, perhaps hoping to emulate the ...

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The Japanese Interwebs is abuzz with speculation about the mysterious disappearance of up-and-coming adult video star Noa Takeuchi, who made her debut on Soft on Demand in September last year. After releasing seven (by our count) videos, the D-cup "Lolita"-style performer has suddenly disappeared and her next release scheduled for February 25th canceled. Of course, women who make one-off debuts are not unusual, while the road to AV stardom is lined with the corpses of women who released a couple of videos but found no following. But this is different. Takeuchi's videos have really ...

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Animals for breasts? And on men? No, this isn't some kind of hybrid human-animal sex fetish, or a transgender fantasy gone mad. An (old) Japanese video explains the weight of different cup sizes with animals -- and illustrates this by having men wear bras fitted with these animals inside glass cups. So a modest A-cup is only a pair of cockatiels but then, getting progressively bigger and heavier, a B-cup is a pair of guinea pigs, C-cup is hedgehogs (ouch!), D-cup is rabbits, and -- most surreally -- an E-Cup is cockerels! And then to prove what it's like for women to do exercise and ...

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It used to be that everyone abroad thought Japanese TV was wacky because of the big-budget, outlandish game and challenge shows. But in fact, the craziest stuff these days tends to happen on non-terrestrial channels, especially late at night. The live octopus tentacle sex reenactment broadcast recently being a prominent example! And remember the hand job karaoke? We're pretty sure the participants won't forget it in a hurry! Trust the online TV channel AbemaTV, which also likes to throw in nude sex scenes into its drama shows, to push the boundaries. Its show Momoiro Game Channel ...

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This is us raiding the adult archives again but it's an interesting and cautionary tale. Back in autumn 2015, a tabloid published what was alleged to be leaked photos showing sex between the TV announced Yumi Makino and a man. Her partner was allegedly the well-known (and married) pastry chef Morihide Yoshida, who has won awards and is a frequent face on television. He was identified by his distinctive haircut. The scandal impacted Makino's career. She left broadcasting in September last year, possibly as a result of work drying up after the scandal. The sex photos ...

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It's hardly a secret that many music idols, along with gravure idols, slip into porn after graduating from their idol job. While most fade quickly into obscurity once their management companies cut them loose, a few brave souls try to branch out in second careers in adult video, and an even smaller number are successful at it and last more than one or two releases. Several members AKB48 and its sister groups have made prominent debuts in AV, most notably Momona Kito, and now comes an example from another idol group. An ex-member of Aoyama Saint Hachamecha High School, Yume Narai, will ...

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The Virgin Killer Sweater was a huge viral success thanks to busty gravure Jun Amaki's heavenly decision to model it. The original costume sold out (thankfully, only for a short time) and even inspired its own spin-off onahole toy (not just once, but twice). Now come the happy tidings that the outfit, which is basically a super skimpy sweater-style backless dress, is back in two new versions. Praise the eight million gods of Shinto, for this is a very fine update indeed -- and perfect as we head into spring and the weather warms up. This is the next generation of virgin-slaying ...

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Gravure idol Erina Kamiya has amazing breasts. This much we already knew and are one of the reasons she is one of the hottest and most popular gravure idols in Japan at the moment. Erina Kamiya has previously demonstrated that her G-cup breasts can do a range of awesome things, such as break tiles. She can also balance pretty much anything on her sizeable chest. But we didn't know that those same breasts can even save the world from certain destruction. Until now. In an aptly titled video called "Breasts Save the World," Erina shots light beams from her beautiful breasts ...

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Hikari Mitsushima is one of those interesting cases of a teenage music idol (in the Okinawan group Folder 5) who dabbled in gravure shoots before establishing herself as a serious actress. She is now one of the most prominent performers of her generation but also a mainstream celebrity of sorts, appearing in advertising campaigns and singing and starring in a memorable Mondo Grosso music video last year. This is mostly because the 32-year-old Okinawan native is very attractive: her striking appearance can be attributed to her Okinawan roots and being a quarter (as opposed to a haafu) -- ...

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