Censoring, Seduction and Blu-Rays: The use of censorship in anime


So, I was recently catching up on some anime titles such as Oniichan no Koto Nanka Zenzen Suki Janain Dakara ne, MM!! and Ladies vs Butlers and a friend pointed out to me the silly and crude censoring in these and other anime titles. This got me thinking about the role of censoring, and in fact the substantial amount that is done on a variety of anime titles.
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Bath Scenes and Beach Episodes: Two staples of Anime and Manga



Something that I have noticed for a while now is the use of bath scenes and entire episodes based at the seaside and the beach in anime and manga. These scenes are so prevalent that they are now obligatory, and indeed I have not seen any anime in the last few years that I can remember at least which did not include one or in fact both.
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