The surprise smash hit event of 2015 in Tokyo was the Shunga Exhibition, the first such large-scale public showing of erotic prints in Japan. 200,000 people packed the tiny Eisei Bunko Museum over ...
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Local police in Nagoya have demanded that the Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art remove 12 artworks by Ryudai Takano that depicted male genitalia. As first reported by Art Info, the action came after ...
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It garnered headlines worldwide and made a fringe figure the talk of the town. The arrest of Megumi Igarashi (Rokudenshi-ko) on July 12th ostensibly for "distributing obscene materials" after she ...
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Long-running and popular manga "Oishinbo" has been suspended by its publisher, Shogakukan. The comic will no longer appear in the weekly manga magazine Big Comic Spirits from next ...
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The Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum has demanded the removal of an artwork that criticizes the visits to Yasukuni Shrine by members of the Japanese government. The exhibition is now running, set to ...
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Recently we learned that all public elementary schools and middle schools in Matsue, a city in Shimane prefecture, have been asked by the city's board of education to put A-bomb manga series Hadashi ...
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Singaporean photographer Leslie Kee (41) has been arrested by Tokyo police on suspicion of distributing obscene imagery, a development that will surely ignite a fierce debate over the freedom of ...
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