WaiWai: Saucy spontaneity not just something that pops up out of the blue

This article is reproduced from the discontinued, but much loved Mainichi Waiwai column by Ryann Connell. Read more about this at the bottom of this article.

In a land where advanced planning is as highly esteemed as it is in Japan, spontaneity is not just something that pops up out of the blue. And the bedroom, it seems, is no exception, according to Spa! (10/11).

Mood can make or break what’s supposed to be a romantic liaison between lovers. A simple slip could ruin the atmosphere and spoil the night.

Despite a widespread belief that Japanese women are passive when preparing conditions for intimate encounters, Spa! says they’re actually working like busy little beavers to make sure their trysts come off perfectly.

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WaiWai: Randy young couples play scrub-a-dub at rural hot springs

This article is reproduced from the discontinued, but much loved Mainichi Waiwai column by Ryann Connell (Article below by Masuo Kamiyama). Read more about this at the bottom of this article.

“Our inn has a large common bath, plus four smaller private spas that can be rented by guests,” says the ‘kami’ female proprietor at a ryokan (Japanese-style inn) in Shizuoka’s Atagawa Onsen. “The private baths are available for rental on a round-the-clock basis. Of late, they’ve been taken over by young couples, who are quite … noisy, if you know what I mean.”

Gracious old rural inns, traditionally, have been places where Japanese go to relax in natural surroundings while soaking away their aches and pains in mineral hot springs. But, reports Shukan Jitsuwa (10/13), inns’ clientele of late seem to have other ideas.

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WaiWai: Girls give titillating tell-all in saucy survey

This article is reproduced from the discontinued, but much loved Mainichi Waiwai column by Ryann Connell. Read more about this at the bottom of this article.

“I knew there was no point continuing,” a 28-year-old receptionist tells an-an (10/5), “the moment he reached his climax and screamed out ‘Mommy’ in ecstasy.”

Talk about sex lives to almost 1,000 Japanese women — as the racy women’s weekly did — and that’s the sort of thing you’ll find out.

Of the 973 women who took part in an-an’s annual survey on sex, 20-somethings averaged from 2.9 partners (from 20 to 29) to 4.5 partners (from 25 to 29) throughout their lives, while those aged 30 to 34 had, on average, slept with 4.2 men.

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