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Visually stimulating Japanese variety show pushes the limits of TV censorship

Visually stimulating Japanese variety show pushes the limits of TV censorship

Japan is one of the few countries in the world with TV channels spending a big cut of their broadcasting budget on a wide range of variety shows, providing tons of entertainment even way after midnight.

The magic ends for Cinderella when the clock strikes 12, but that is when the magic starts on Japanese TV, with broadcasting companies forsaking their wholesome image and dishing out entertainment for mature audiences, often featuring topics and themes bordering on risqué and pushing the limits of censorship laws. Sexy girls prancing around in skimpy outfits is the least you can expect!

Note: Pictures after the jump are most definitely not safe for work, and should definitely be kept out of sight of children!

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Japanese Model Uses Her Half-Naked Body to Tweet to Fans

Japanese Model Uses Her Half-Naked Body to Tweet to Fans

There are many ways for an entertainer to show love to their fans: musicians might invite someone from the crowd onstage during a performance, actors might show up unannounced during events and be totally awesome.

When Japanese gravure idol Mao Harada reached 1000 followers on Twitter, she decided to pay tribute to her growing fanbase by “tweeting” to them using her half-naked body.

Now that’s meta.

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