|The story below is originally published on Mainichi Daily News by Mainichi Shinbun (http://mdn.mainichi.jp).|
|They admitted inventing its kinky features, or rather deliberately mistranslating them from the original gossip magazine.|
|In fact, this is far from the general Japanese' behavior or sense of worth.|
Fierce competition has radically transformed Japan's booming bloomer buying business, according to Weekly Playboy (11/5).
Shitagi Bijutsukan boasts of getting up to 100,000 visits a day to its site selling soiled skids from women whose ages range from their 20s to 50s.
"One of the reasons why access is so high is because so many people are using our forum to post photos of their wives posing in their underwear.
At the same time as digital cameras having become cheaper and more functional, there has been an increase in the number of adventurous couples who like taking photos of women in their underwear," the operator of the site tells Weekly Playboy.
"Panty shots used to be the domain of only a small number of couples who went quietly about their business, but with the Internet now a part of so many people's daily lives, more and more couples have become brazen about what they do.
It's surprising even me."