The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Ask anyone who's ever seen an adult movie in Japan. Or, at least, anyone who has ever spent some time on the internet. More than likely, they'll know this swimming pool.

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In Japanese, the pool is called "that pool" (あのプール or ano puuru) or "the usual pool" (例のプール or rei no puuru).

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

It's been featured in numerous Japanese adult movies, and it's become part of the country's internet subculture.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

No wonder the pool was recreated by a Japanese Minecraft player.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Actually, more than one person recreated the pool in Minecraft.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Late last year, it even popped up in Weekly Jump, a manga for kids, as a gag.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

The real pool is located in a Shinjuku high rise and embodies the country's past economic excesses.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

According to this image from a Japanese television show, thespian and Darkrai voice actor Koji Ishizaka lived in the apartment in the past, but has long since moved out. The years that followed made the resident's swimming hole infamous.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

In 2004, Akiba Blog points out, that pool made an appearance in an adult film called Complete Conquest: Swimming Race Bathing Suits. The pool is now owned by P-Studio, which rents out locations for shoots.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

The pool has appeared in so many adult films that a tome on it was published in late 2013. It featured interviews with porn stars, factoids, bikini pics, and a list of movies featuring the pool.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Recently, the swimming pool has even started appearing in mainstream entertainment. Kamen Rider Fourze (above), which is aimed at children, featured the pool in an innocuous scene—something that was quickly noticed online in Japan.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Other dramas, including one starring famous actress Satomi Ishihara, featured the pool—which likewise caused amusement online.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Above, mainstream detective show Aibou featured the pool in an episode, creating a slew of puns online with the show's name: "aibou" written as 相棒 means "partner" or "buddy;" however, "aibou" written as 愛棒 means "love stick."

Love stick, huh? A good title for a possible porn parody of the show—no doubt with scenes shot on location at the country's most infamous swimming pool.

The Most Infamous Swimming Pool in Japanese Pornography

Photos: anago, Seesaa, Tary, Chimata, Hayabusa, akata_osyouGOLD-P, ianoru, Daga_Co_Towal, NAO_DIC, Akiba Blog

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