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Tokyo fair showcases 'sophisticated and stylish' sex aids

Published on Mar 1, 2014 12:42 PM

TOKYO (AFP) - The latest sex aids are no longer simple gadgets, with many now digitised and linked to smartphones - some manufacturers at a Tokyo fair even insist they are just like home appliances.

Twenty-four manufacturers and brands of sex goods from around the world, including from mainland China and Hong Kong, are showcasing their latest adult products at the "Pink Tokyo" sex fair.

The three-day show, which runs until Sunday, is the largest of its kind in the Japanese capital since 2007, with a wealth of vibrators, lubricant oil and artificial vaginas on offer.

"Sex goods are becoming more and more sophisticated and stylish," said Ms Minori Kitahara, president of Love Piece Club, a Tokyo sex goods store for women.

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