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Titillating feast for the eyes

Dishy offerings from The Naked Director and Taco Chronicles

For a show about the man behind the rise of the Japanese adult-film industry, Netflix series The Naked Director is surprisingly dull.

It is not that the eight-episode, Japanese-language comedy drama, loosely based on the life of controversial porn director Toru Muranishi (played by Takayuki Yamada), is shy with its portrayals of graphic sex and nudity - there are enough here that one should probably refrain from watching the show during a crowded MRT commute.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 15, 2019, with the headline 'Titillating feast for the eyes'. Subscribe