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A giant pink cobra in the sky by IsangsimaronBatis
A giant pink cobra in the sky
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Aladdin is Disney's.

Made it out of the rabbit hole--and not the one Alice went down. It's kind of weird--I draw Jafar whenever I feel or need to feel centered. He's nuts Oo But saner than I feel right now. : ( 
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WARNING: Psychological triggers.




WARNING: Mention of rape.




WARNING: Mention of torture. 







Holy. Holy shit. Have you ever been exposed to a story that left you utterly disgusted and moved  you profoundly at the same time? A lot of people head for the hills at the name of Gengoroh Tagame, and I was doing pretty good until seeing this one, Shirogane no Hana. Of all of Mr. Tagame's antagonists, I wanted to see this guy burned at the stake--an irrational reaction but man, do I hate that character! >< >< >< BTW, the torture scenes are LONG, LONG, and he puts the hero Ginjiro through hell that makes "Father And Son in Hell" look--well still really bad in a absolute sense, but in my unfortunately desensitized state when it comes to brutality in fiction, "Father and Son in Hell" was not bad at all. Mr. Tagame spares no detail in the excruciating, exacting physical and physical/sexual torture of Ginjiro, and sex is outweighed by the bloody, prolonged violence, overabundance of shit-eating, intermixed with scenes of pleasure---making the non-con sex without any implements welcome breathing room from the painfully long torture scenes. On the sexual side, the story was psychologically brutal as well--not that I could understand the dialogue, since I can't, but there's the power of Mr. Tagame's nail-spiked-baseball-bat-to-the-groin pages.

The sex doesn't  look at all to be a liberating factor here, for Ginjiro was imprisoned by the brothel but seemed happiest when remembering his friends and loved ones (?) after escaping. He's not a happy whore as in some of Mr. Tagame's other works. I'm sad to say it, Ginjiro, a burly man with a mustache, acts the abject and hungry slut almost better than hentai female characters themselves OO ,  and like them, : ( he's been so inured to violent rape and torture that he's playing a part, rather than him being a true nymphomaniac, willing masochist, or someone who'd be content with that position. The conscious, happy slut character just looks happy, might look vacant but is lost in a happy daze. The broken slut character has that glazed look---like his or her mind was broken, whether through sex, torture, or both. Ginjiro plays the broken slut but as he grows more desperate, takes on this insane look as he shows off--to his prospective client and to the reader---what his asshole has become. It shows us, whatever Ginjiro's bodily or sexual responses were, he didn't choose this, he didn't accept it, he hated every second of it, and it caused him to go insane. Thankfully, Ginjiro finds some sort of peace. And after a living hell like his, that's all he can hope for, and all the reader can hope for him. 
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WARNING: Psychological triggers ahead.








WARNING: Mentions of rape ahead. 





Mentions of incest ahead.




 I DO NOT CONDONE THE RAPE OF ANYONE IN REAL LIFE.







Recently I discussed Gengoroh Tagame's "Arena", how it centered on the the fall and degradation of the main character, from karate master to sex pig. This is a recurring theme throughout Mr. Tagame's works, where the super-dominant male becomes completely sexually submissive to other dominant males, through force, threat of force, and/or deception. Some examples are when the straight rapist character is reborn as a beautiful gay butterfly, or when the ultimate BDSM top discovers and embraces that he is the ultimate BDSM bottom.  Force is not used in all cases, where the character is willing, like the police commissioner who needs to have a strong orgasm that triggers his psychic powers. The cases where rape occurs when the character has been so inculcated with socially-constructed masculine values that he has lost touch with his sexuality, and he has shouldered the burden of being male and all that entails. Initially, the hero is punished for stubbornly clinging to that belief, and this punishment becomes an initial, brutal awakening, followed by continued brutal, or sometimes less brutal, liberation from the strict constraints and burdens of the old masculinity, and then embraces a new masculinity, where the hero becomes a completely open, indiscriminate receptacle.

The receptacle role is one traditionally reserved for female characters, but the male occupies it and reclaims it, returning to his sexually primal roots. In Mr. Tagame's stories,  the feminine male characters and the female characters are in the background: some have already experienced subjugation and in some cases, liberation. This also applies to the awakened masochist character.

In a few of Mr. Tagame's stories, there is no liberation, but only punishment, and the punishment is usually permanent shame. This occurs in the political works, like where the Japanese soldier has been made into an American soldier's whore-- initially it's a tool to make him reach an epiphany about how his brother's(?) sister felt for whoring herself out to pay for his surgery, and for satisfying his own secret feelings for him (OO). But the American soldier doesn't stop and keeps on visiting the Japanese soldier, and the Japanese soldier becomes abject and pitiful  When his brother's(?) sister sees him he snaps out of it and it's left open if he forgives his brother(?) or if he remains sullen, sad and angry for the rest of his life, or even if he kills his brother(?) for making him go through that.

Another one is where the son of an alleged Communist is made into common property for the town--this seems to indicate the mass hysteria rather than individual punishment, epiphany, or liberation.

And another one is where a fervent Japanese patriot who joins the volunteer army becomes the receptacle for the officers and soldiers.

None of the rapes in Mr. Tagame's stories result in two-sided romance--where there is romance, there was some kind of attraction to begin with. This is unlike in rapes in straight hentai, where the rape bewilderingly serves as an entry point to a traditional, fluffy romance. I mean, what? OO -_-  Rather, the rape serves as an entry point for further sexual training to transform the male hero into a new type of hero, one who is scorned by society but has broken through the shackles of expected masculinity.

And finally, a word about animal references--- There seem to be three main animal characteristics in Mr. Tagame's works, the most often is dog, cow, and pig. When the other characters refer to the other character as a dog, he is raped and humiliated and physically punished, and sometimes plays along, but retains his resistance. In some cases flees his confinement, and other times is confined and humiliated permanently. These are the political stories where the sex does not look like liberation, but a living hell. 

Cow is where the male character takes on the physical characteristics of a woman, such as developed breasts and giving birth. It is terrifying and incomprehensible to the character but the context is a holy birth where the god is giving birth to a cow. 

When the character is called a pig or communicates (like with a tattoo on his stomach) that he is pig, he becomes the superhero submissive, able to receive practically the whole world in his mouth and/or butt--not the whole world, but you get the idea. oO Not every pig is happy at being a pig, however--for Ohashi, the main willing masochistic character of Pride, it's a long and brutal process before he is transformed into the perfect masochist sex slave. For Kazuki, the main character in "Army of Fallen Tears", as you might guess from the title, he is ashamed by his new role. This is a political-military story where there might not be a liberation--so it is more disturbing and sad. For the main character in The Masochist, he has already achieved sexual liberation, but pretends he's unwilling. And finally, as for Nobuaki in "The Arena", his mind gets broken, so we don't know if he's happy or not. But one thing is certain, that he has been presumably permanently liberated from the constraints of expected masculinity. They die as their old selves and are reborn into a new life where they are allowed to be as greedy as they want for sex, they don't have to be stoic or shoulder any ideals of masculinity, they can get taken by any man, anytime, anywhere, outside, tied up, chained up, in the park, on the street, in front of an audience of thousands of people: they become entirely without shame and what ordinary, real-life people can only dream of being.

Obviously, in real life, I DO NOT CONDONE RAPE OF ANYONE.



In Mr. Tagame's works, rape becomes more than a plot device. It becomes an initiation right into a nonstop, anarchistic orgy where a man's potential is fully realized. The man becomes an alternate superhero of an alternate masculinity. Far from being emasculated, the man takes his rightful place as a sexualized being.

The end.
  • Listening to: Had Enough
Arena Fan art by IsangsimaronBatis
Arena Fan art
"Arena" was written by the incomparable Gengoroh Tagame.

The difference between something like Kuroinu, and Gengoroh Tagame's works is that, in the latter, the fall of the main character is a tragic and, depending on the work, a simultaneously liberating event, with the defiled character as sympathetic subject to the audience, though object to the other characters. As opposed to Kuroinu where the defiled characters are objects to both the audience and other characters, and their downfall is played as funny or inconsequential.

Subject/object is equally hard to watch or read too, since the character here, acclaimed karate master Nobuaki Tanba, thought he would become a hero and win his next fight but was tricked into becoming an insatiable submissive. He had no previous inclinations towards masochism, which makes it a sad and tragic story, rather than Mr. Tagame's happier stories of a willing masochist who accepts their submissiveness. But, in both cases, the characters are sympathetic subjects rather than meant to be seen as objects, even though the in-story witnesses to their degradation see them and treat them as objects.

My next project will be to find an erotic manga or anime where the degraded female is the subject/object rather than object/object. That, I imagine, will be even harder to find. : ( 
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Mind-break - both sexes by IsangsimaronBatis
Mind-break - both sexes
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A few months ago I set out on a search to see if there was an erotic anime or manga that involved mind-break of the main male character to the insanely brutal degree that female characters are put through in any erotic anime or manga where the girls or women, once strong and empowered, become mindless sex slaves, like in Kuroinu. And I found it: "Arena", by the incomparable Gengoroh Tagame, where a male karate master is in a fight with a bunch of other male fighters and the winner has sex with the loser--since the karate master had no idea what he was getting into with this competition, he is definitely raped, and the whole audience sees it and it's caught on film. After losing several fights in a row, the karate master  takes a drug thinking it will help him win but it destroys his mind so he can think of nothing but bottoming.   It's a tragic tale especially because the main character was tricked into thinking that he would win, and that he'd be the one topping. It impacted me so much I will try to do a fanart of it.
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Ronin Girl

Chapter 1 Manzoku Town
Chapter 2 Manzoku Town - Araki Castle
Chapter 3 Araki Castle - Yamakawa Road (south)
Chapter 4 Yamakawa Road (south) - Takako's Forest.
Chapter 5 Takako's Forest - Kumori Temple
Chapter 6 - Daisatsu Gate - ? City (W. Daisatsu)
Chapter 7 - ? City - Yamakawa Road (north)
Chapter 8 - Yamakawa Road (north) - ? City (W. Daisatasu)
Chapter 9 Yamakawa Road (east) - Araki Mountains
Chapter 10 -Araki Mountains - Norika
Chapter 11 - Norika - Norika Castle (END)
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WARNING: Psychological triggers.




WARNING: Mention of rape.




WARNING: Mention of torture. 







Holy. Holy shit. Have you ever been exposed to a story that left you utterly disgusted and moved  you profoundly at the same time? A lot of people head for the hills at the name of Gengoroh Tagame, and I was doing pretty good until seeing this one, Shirogane no Hana. Of all of Mr. Tagame's antagonists, I wanted to see this guy burned at the stake--an irrational reaction but man, do I hate that character! >< >< >< BTW, the torture scenes are LONG, LONG, and he puts the hero Ginjiro through hell that makes "Father And Son in Hell" look--well still really bad in a absolute sense, but in my unfortunately desensitized state when it comes to brutality in fiction, "Father and Son in Hell" was not bad at all. Mr. Tagame spares no detail in the excruciating, exacting physical and physical/sexual torture of Ginjiro, and sex is outweighed by the bloody, prolonged violence, overabundance of shit-eating, intermixed with scenes of pleasure---making the non-con sex without any implements welcome breathing room from the painfully long torture scenes. On the sexual side, the story was psychologically brutal as well--not that I could understand the dialogue, since I can't, but there's the power of Mr. Tagame's nail-spiked-baseball-bat-to-the-groin pages.

The sex doesn't  look at all to be a liberating factor here, for Ginjiro was imprisoned by the brothel but seemed happiest when remembering his friends and loved ones (?) after escaping. He's not a happy whore as in some of Mr. Tagame's other works. I'm sad to say it, Ginjiro, a burly man with a mustache, acts the abject and hungry slut almost better than hentai female characters themselves OO ,  and like them, : ( he's been so inured to violent rape and torture that he's playing a part, rather than him being a true nymphomaniac, willing masochist, or someone who'd be content with that position. The conscious, happy slut character just looks happy, might look vacant but is lost in a happy daze. The broken slut character has that glazed look---like his or her mind was broken, whether through sex, torture, or both. Ginjiro plays the broken slut but as he grows more desperate, takes on this insane look as he shows off--to his prospective client and to the reader---what his asshole has become. It shows us, whatever Ginjiro's bodily or sexual responses were, he didn't choose this, he didn't accept it, he hated every second of it, and it caused him to go insane. Thankfully, Ginjiro finds some sort of peace. And after a living hell like his, that's all he can hope for, and all the reader can hope for him. 
  • Listening to: Had Enough

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