Tokyo fair showcases latest sex aids

Mar 01, 2014
Trade fair assistants display 'sexual home appliance' A10 Cyclone SA at their booth, during the Pink Tokyo sex toy fair, on February 28, 2014

The latest sex aids are no longer simple gadgets, with many now digitised and linked to smartphones—some manufacturers at a Tokyo fair even insist they are just like home appliances.

Twenty-four manufacturers and brands of goods from around the world, including from mainland China and Hong Kong, are showcasing their latest adult products at the "Pink Tokyo" sex fair.

The three-day show, which runs until Sunday, is the largest of its kind in the Japanese capital since 2007, with a wealth of vibrators, lubricant oil and artificial vaginas on offer.

"Sex goods are becoming more and more sophisticated and stylish," said Minori Kitahara, president of Love Piece Club, a Tokyo sex goods store for women.

"Products that are safe and made with high quality materials, which can operate very quietly, are becoming the mainstream. They are also warranted for a year, just like ."

Japanese sex aid maker Rends demonstrated its latest artificial vagina—the A10 Cyclone SA—a sleek cylinder, about 30 centimetres (12 inches) long, which can be remotely connected to a computer or a smart phone.

The rotating barrel inside has seven different speeds, the company said, advertising it as a "sexual home appliance".

A visitor looks at sex toys at a booth of adult goods at the Pink Tokyo sex toy fair, on February 28, 2014

"Feel free to use at night when your family is sleeping, without worries," it said.

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verkle
1 / 5 (11) Mar 01, 2014
Sick. Sick. Sick.
No wonder Japanese marriages are so much on the rocks.
What is missing in all of this: love.
pntaylor
5 / 5 (5) Mar 01, 2014
As a world famous (and relatively homely) woman has said: "What's love got to do, got to do with it?" LOL!
Whydening Gyre
2.7 / 5 (6) Mar 01, 2014
So, THIS is what a "science" site has sunk to...:-)
Bonia
Mar 01, 2014
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Whydening Gyre
5 / 5 (1) Mar 01, 2014
Dick Feynman: "There's still plenty of room at the bottom"...

LOLOL!
Whydening Gyre
5 / 5 (1) Mar 02, 2014
So, THIS is what a "science" site has sunk to...:-)

All 1's, eh?
Obviously, many of you have no sense of humour...
TheGhostofOtto1923
3 / 5 (4) Mar 02, 2014
Japan is an island nation which has always been plagued with acute overpopulation just like Britain. It has been possible to convince them to live within their means thanks to the destruction of religion, and so have embraced family planning. But they are left with that near-constant urge to conceive which is typical of any tropical species.

And so all the various methods of non-procreative sex are accepted and encouraged until this urge can be bred or engineered out of the species.
TheGhostofOtto1923
3 / 5 (2) Mar 02, 2014
No wonder Japanese marriages are so much on the rocks.
What is missing in all of this: love.
Religious morality cannot be used to judge what is good or evil because it was devised exclusively to maximize propagation.

Obviously, encouraging families to grow to the point where children are starving, and the state must thus consider invading neighboring countries just to secure the resources needed to feed them, is immoral.

Obviously, forbidding women to do nothing else but making babies until it kills them, is immoral.

But religions demand both these things. And they are configured to blame unbelievers for the very problems they themselves create.

And so society has the moral obligation to reject religion in any and all forms on the grounds that the practice of it is immoral. One can consider this rejection as a form of love for others, for society, and for the species.
Whydening Gyre
5 / 5 (1) Mar 02, 2014
And so society has the moral obligation to reject religion in any and all forms on the grounds that the practice of it is immoral. One can consider this rejection as a form of love for others, for society, and for the species.

You could call that "tough love"...
Marmotjmarmot
5 / 5 (1) Apr 16, 2014
Sick. Sick. Sick.
No wonder Japanese marriages are so much on the rocks.
What is missing in all of this: love.

Really? Why is this sick? Just because you might not agree with something does not make it sick.
Mike_Massen
not rated yet Apr 27, 2014
verkle proves he does not understand nature and also based upon messages with him cannot conceive of life arising from chemistry and must have a creator stand back watching us all suffer
Sick. Sick. Sick.
No wonder Japanese marriages are so much on the rocks.
What is missing in all of this: love.
As verkle, should know, these are not necessarily congruent, humans have desire for sex - as all other life forms - long before cognition of care (love) comes into general understanding - its a chemical function within nature - undeniable !