A Twitter and Tiktok user with an account @crazytiktoker recently retweeted a video by a TikTok user called Fishing Max Official (@fmaxtv.youtube) and immediately went viral. Attached to the video, he describes himself as an avid fisherman and decides to place an anime female character on the bait of the fishing rod.
What was interesting was what was attracted to this particular bait. Yes, it’s an octopus. The image in the shared clip shows the bait girl being wrapped around by octopus tentacles. This detail has caused a lot of controversy and made viewers have interesting associations.
Anime bait wrapped around by an octopus with tentacles
Because if you often watch anime and manga, you will realize that the above scene is very familiar. The reason is because tentacles are used a lot in manga and anime in Japan.
Tentacle scenes appear a lot in Japanese anime
So have you ever wondered why the Japanese like tentacles?
First, tentacles and some weird stuff were created to circumvent the Censorship Law in Japan for hot scenes in the 80’s – 90’s. The authorities can’t ban or force censorship. non-human parts.
Nowadays in traditional animated movies, tentacles are either a disposable joke or just a fanservice scene serving the audience.
Next, for foreigners, the presence of tentacles in anime and scenes with adult content can be inexplicable. However, it should be understood that tentacles are a part of everyday life in Japan, especially in the culinary world, octopus is a very popular dish.