In this narrower sense, Nikkatsu's Roman Porno series, Toei's Pinky Violence series and the Tokatsu films distributed by Shochiku would not be included as these studios have much larger distribution networks.
It all belonged to a former car factory worker living in the Kanagawa prefecture.
It was six month before he was found under his enormous hoard of porno after his landlord entered his apartment to find out why his rent had not yet been paid.
reports that the man had died buried underneath a mountain of erotic magazine that was piled up as high as a man’s waist.
The mags and vids were carefully piled up, but it is thought the slippery covers of the glossy magazines meant the piles were somewhat unstable. The news site said it was so large, some walls were covered in the material.
Teas (1959) introduced female nudity into international cinema, and were imported to Japan without problem.
Nevertheless, until the early 1960s, graphic depictions of nudity and sex in Japanese film could only be seen in single-reel "stag films," made by film producers such as those depicted in Imamura's film The Pornographers (1966).Recently, filmmakers have increasingly used video (while retaining their emphasis on soft-core narrative).Many theaters swapped 35mm for video projectors and began relying on old videos to meet the demand of triple-feature showings.Kobayashi remained active in directing pink films until the 1990s.Tamaki Katori, the star of the film, went on to become one of the leading early pink film stars, appearing in over 600, and earning the title "Pink Princess".The first kiss to be seen in Japanese film—discreetly half-hidden by an umbrella—caused a national sensation in 1946.