The Fight! Iczer One original voice anime was first released in 1985. It features Cthulhu, robots, and naked anime girls. A recent TV broadcast in Japan thought the best way to handle the adult scenes was with giant black bars.

Note: the bars on the side are for the correct aspect ratio.

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Oh, and a notice to viewers to watch the watch the parts of these scenes that could be shown on Television Kanagawa (see below).

Via Otakomu and Naver, this is how that turned out:

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Surely, there’s a more artful way to edit these scenes for TV than giant black bars.

Top GIF via hidaka3

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