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The Famous Nanso Satomi Hakkenden, a Dog Story

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The young woman in this koban-sized shunga design is Princess Fusehime who is making love to the canine hero Yastufusa. They are characters from the Japanese literary classic ‘The Eight Dogs Chronicles (Nanso Satomi Hakkenden)‘ which was written by the famous but troubled author Kyokutai Bakin (1767-1848). It can be summarized as a historical novel of the […]

Kuniyoshi For Sale: Relentless Sex in a Peaceful Surrounding

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This oban-sized plate is from a rare series called Enseki zasshi (c.1833) attributed to Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797-1861) that features all kinds of distinguishing designs Strong-Willed It portrays an alluring scene with a large strong-willed male wearing a black kimono wetting his fingers by spitting on it before he penetrates the enticed female passenger.    He is being […]

Who Is This Girl Making Love to the Canine Hero Yatsufusa?

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Scenes in shunga with people (male or female) making love to a dog are rare but not unusual. The images discussed below, that use this theme, are from the series Koi no yatsu Fuji. It is a clever erotic parody on the Japanese epic bestseller Satomi Hakkenden-den (The Legend of the Eight Dog Heroes), which was […]