What may seem erotic and even offensive in the West is viewed quite differently in Japan. A naked body does not always suggest sexuality or eroticism. Sometimes it invites voyeurism. By pairing Nobuyoshi Araki and Daido Moriyama, two icons of Japanese photography, with the lesser-known Kohei Yoshiyuki, Acts of Intimacy: The Erotic Gaze in Japanese Photography , currently on view at The Walther Collection, invites New York audiences to contemplate personal and cultural definitions of intimacy and eroticism—subjective concepts that shift as the exhibition unfolds. But we also discover tender images of his cat, Chiro, the back terrace of his apartment, cityscapes, urban crowds, and cloud-filled skies.
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Sexuality in Japan (II) • Is sexuality more open or hidden in Japan than in the West?
The use of sexual surrogates has a long history which, for women, includes the electromechanical vibrator. It was invented in the early s and used to treat a range of female sex related ailments which collectively came under the heading of hysteria for which orgasm was taken to be the most effective treatment Levy, , p. Sexual surrogates for men, often take the form of love dolls utilized for sexual pleasure among men were first written about in Japanese literature in the late seventeenth century. The mechanism described was an artificial vulva, called azumagata, Japanese for woman substitute. Some versions of the azumagata were of entire female bodies. These versions were sometimes called doningyo, meaning doll body Levy, , p. This is the body of a female doll, the image of a girl of thirteen or fourteen with a velvet vulva.
Tokyo’s forest of lovers and Japan’s erotic world
Posted by dasza on Mar 21, in All posts , Japan 1 comment. First of all it is easy to fall in love with the city and start an affectionate love affair with its absolute convenience, with delicious restaurants, the hospitality of its people, the shopping craziness, the dimensions of perfectionism and CALPIS just had to mention this awesome Japanese drink somewhere. You will see the love for details and admire perfect arrangements in food, fashion and architecture.
Read More. Erotic Japan Blog. Japanese love hotels, as we know, come in all shapes and sizes, with every manner of themed room imaginable seemingly available somewhere, though the most adventurous examples tend to be found out in the countryside rather than central Tokyo. They also increasingly offer a wide range of amenities, especially bathing and food items, though also karaoke, video game consoles, WiFi, and tanning beds -- and even Dance Dance Revolution. Twitter user Zoe recently spotted an interesting service available at a love hotel in Uguisudani, the east Tokyo neighborhood with a particularly high