'Fifty Shades' aiming to seduce Japan

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    Marilita Fabie-Fujisawa

    A lousy frustrating read...but watch out for the perverts in Japan..betcha it'll increase! I don't recommend it.

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    Maria

    As though SM is an entirely unknown concept here.

    It's just likely to encourage men to insist on submission from their women, who will feel pressure to agree.

    Nothing wrong with SM if both people are into it, but it's no fun at all when you don't want to be doing it.

  • 6

    jessebaybay

    This book annoys the hell out of me. It's written incredibly poorly. Also anyone with a decent sex life wont find it that interesting.

  • 0

    megosaa

    NO0o........

  • 3

    GW

    never heard of it, guess thats one of the benefits of living here haha

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    Thunderbird2

    Isn't this just a piece of fan fiction that was reworked? From the excerpts I've read online it is poorly written.... but then I remember reading 70s 'erotic' novels which were pretty dire too. Expect to see more ladies with bruises.

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    Thomas Haynes

    If you've never heard of this atrocity, here's a hilarious preview (NSFW!....obviously) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_FV-nuhlB5A

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    tsukki

    I bet the Japanese can come up with something better!

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    Maria

    producing what Yorimitsu said was a “nail-biting page turner.”

    Ha. I don't think the readers' fingers are meant to be in their mouths.

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    Ivan Coughanoffalot

    All my life I've been trying to treat women with respect and sensitivity. Now it turns out what they really want is a good hiding. Bah!

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    JoiceRojo

    Isn't this just a piece of fan fiction that was reworked? From the excerpts I've read online it is poorly written....

    Yeah I've read it, try to imagine "twilight" but cheesier and erotic. I've read an article that said the novel originally was a fanfiction of "twilight".

    English is my second language but i can tell that the narrative is poor, I have all the intentions of spoiling for you, but I think that if the female target read it they will find themselves that "submissive" is "in"

    Yeah expect more bruises....

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    DentShop

    A lousy frustrating read

    You seriously read this book? Why?

    This book annoys the hell out of me

    You too? It isnt the book that deserves criticism ya know

    Yeah I've read it

    Really?? Please tell me you arent a man.

    All my life I've been trying to treat women with respect and sensitivity.

    Now you know better. Women dont want a hiding but they do want to dominated, but only by certain kinds of men. But it is a dirty secret that would ruin the illusion of equality. Shhh

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    malfupete

    the most undersexed country giving 50 shades a go?

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    Ron Muller

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lois-alter-mark/50-shades-of-greyb1907994.html

    Title of this link is: 25 random things i learned from "Fifty shades of grey trilogy". some interesting trivia (^-^)!

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    jamurai

    This book might well be worth a shuffle through : )

  • 1

    lwsydney

    That there are women out there who like this book depresses the hell out of me. Especially on an intelligence level.

  • 2

    Fadamor

    Meh. It's been "all the rage" here in the States, but not once have I been inclined to go buy it and read it. I guess the main reason for my lack of interest is the book was aimed at all those divorced "cougars" out there who are done with their former husbands and are on the prowl again for some "horizontal bop". That, plus the S/M angle really isn't my thing (though as Maria said above, if both parties are agreeable then there's nothing inherently wrong with it).

  • 0

    Daffy_Duck

    submission from their women, who will feel pressure to agree

    Why will they?

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    JoiceRojo

    Yeah I've read it

    Really?? Please tell me you arent a man.

    Of course I'm not a man.... but If I want to punish someone with bad reading I'd recommend this book.... No seriously, It isn't worth the paper which is printed, I read it digitally.... But I can criticize it freely because I know what it is about...

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    JTDanMan

    Yawn

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    Wakarimasen

    I hope not. There are already enough rubbishy "ero-fiction" books here without this nonsense being added.

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    yasukuni

    It's pretty hard to take women seriously.

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    yasukuni

    "All my life I've been trying to treat women with respect and sensitivity."

    Which is what they've been saying they want. Respect, sensitivity, equality and a man who washes dishes etc. It's best to just ignore what women say they want. They themselves have no idea.

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    Nancy Foust

    In the US much of the hype about this book was manufactured by the media. I wonder how much they were paid to have features about how this book was sweeping the country. i know nobody in the US who has read it or even has any interest in it. There are copies of it everywhere in the US ,including the grocery store collecting dust so I really think this may have been more of a good marketing hype than an actual trend or popular book in the US. I am sure some people saw the hype on TV that everyone is reading it and went right out to buy a copy.

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    Helen_Monk

    Ivan CoughanoffalotOct. 31, 2012 - 09:10PM JST All my life I've been trying to treat women with respect and sensitivity. Now it turns out what they really want is a good hiding. Bah!

    Which is why you've started a thread on the JT forums calling your wife a complete loon who has apparently has no redeeming qualities at all because she's apparently no longer the bikini wearing Japanese nympho you used to go to the beach with so many years ago.

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    SquidBert

    I haven't read the book, and don't intend to. I agree with others here that stated that there is nothing wrong with SM(or whatever people get up to to get their freak on) between consenting adults. But from what I read about this book its contents isn't even about SM erotica but rather thinly veiled abuse.

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    Nessie

    I bet the Japanese can come up with something better!

    Fifty Shades of Glay?

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    yasukuni

    "I am sure some people saw the hype on TV that everyone is reading it and went right out to buy a copy."

    Which is why it's hard to take women seriously. Except for my intelligent wife!

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    Ivan Coughanoffalot

    Moderator: Helen monk 01:19. Please delete this user. He is the same person who was misusing personal information of a previous reader, impersonating members of her family. This is a criminal offence and I expect your editor to get personally involved. He knows the person I refer to.

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    Bartholomew Harte

    -Why,If my woman should read such a book ,i'd have to blindfold ,gag &give her an enema after i hogtied her,made her feel like 2 cents lookin' for change,spat on her & the devil only knows what else on a daily basis-But If thats what Baby likes,That's what Daddy will do!!

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    JoiceRojo

    NessieNOV. 01, 2012 - 03:32PM JST I bet the Japanese can come up with something better!

    Fifty Shades of Glay?

    LOL! that reminds me that there are a lot of fanfiction with L'Arc~en~Ciel, in which we have Kenki, Haistu, sakuhai, and many other combinations, there are so many that you can find better narrative in one of them than fifty shades...

    wow even the title is lousy

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