Porn Industry in Japan Driven by Elders
Filed Under: Media & Tech | Posted: 06/22/2008 at 10:09PM
Comments | Region: Japan
It may be painful to read but it is true for the new craze in Japan is ‘sex after seventy’. Despite the sad state of Japanese Sex Life, the’ Porn Industry’ is getting healthier day-by-day and it is driven by septuagenarian Sex.
It is ironical that this is the state of affairs in a country which is categorized as a ‘sexless society’. Surveys after Surveys, whether it is by World Health Organization or commercial manufacturers interested in promoting sex, confirm that 25% of married couples in Japan did not make love during the last year and 38% of couples aged over 50 do not have sex at all. The underlying cause of this is traced to their stresses in working life;yet the Porn Industry is booming.
The reason for this is attributed to the fact that eroticism of their elders is captivating to the younger viewers. The experience of the older generation is so appealing which the younger generation is passionate about learning it from them.
The man who is spearheading this is
Shigeo Tokuda, aged 74. His wife and daughter may not know about his double-life and his having appeared in more than 350 films in last fourteen years, but he is a rage among the youngsters.
His exploits have proved to be a goldmine for the ‘Gold Quest’ which first launched the old man series. The popularity gradually gained strength with releases as ‘Maniac Training of Lolitas’ and ‘Porn Industry’ stabilized in the revenue stream generated by elderly Porn.
Current estimates put Japanese Adult Video Industry at one Billion Dollars/a year. The largest retail video chain Tsutaya releases about 1000 new titles/a month and DMM an adult Mail-order site releases about 2000 new titles/a month.
Perhaps, it is because of this it is said that money realized by selling a dog does not bark. In other words, means do not matter so long the end brings in money.