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1st Apr '16 2:26:18 AM harostar
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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul'', the standard rules of male nipples being shown but female nipples concealed by various means is generally followed. However, the opening scene of the anime stands out as unusual for having [[FemmeFatale Rize]] completely naked, and concealed in shadows. Which seems silly, since the outline of her erect nipples is plainly visible when she stands in profile.
28th Mar '16 7:23:54 AM N8han11
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*** Considering Jiraiya wore something similar that clinked as it was removed, it's more likely she wears chainmail.



*** Leading to a rather strange situation where you demand a slave give you his clothes, amounting to a jock strap and leather bands attached to a ring and he is annoyed with the PC, even though he leaves wearing more clothing than he was before.



*** You think that's bad? Subverted AGAIN in the episode, "The Magic Bush", whIch featured a scene of an inflatable doll floating through the skies. Despite looking like a human woman, the nipples were left completely uncensored, like they didn't care.



* Go to Las Vegas and collect those escort calling cards they hand out on the Strip. Most feature pictures of completely nude prostitutes staring provocatively at the camera while posing in a highly suggestive fashion, perhaps with one or two [[GirlOnGirlIsHot "friends"]] -- yet their nipples and other unmentionable parts are ''always'' covered by little stars or starbursts. Really, Vegas?
** ''Possibly'' [[JustifiedTrope justified]], as those cards might easily find their ways into the hands of a child, which would then get the escort agency brought on charges for "[[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting a minor]]".
*** That doesn't justify it at all actually, since to a kid a couple of stars over the naughty bits will not make it less confusing/corrupting.
** They could still in many cases be prosecuted under truth in advertising, copyright, and defamation laws. Many of those cards feature photos of British glamour models illegally copied from British magazines such as ''Magazine/{{Loaded}}'' or ''Front'' in the expectation that Americans won't recognise them. A particularly notorious example was [[http://www.lucy-pinder.tv/forum/images/lucy-pinder/lucy-pinder-front-magazine-00-00-0-3-8071.jpg this pic]] featuring Lucy Pinder, Natasha Marley and Katie Downes - none of whom are prostitutes, and all of whom take great offence at the suggestion - which resulted in Lucy Pinder's management taking legal action against the Vegas operation concerned.

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* Go to Las Vegas and collect those escort calling cards they hand out on the Strip. Most feature pictures of completely nude prostitutes staring provocatively at the camera while posing in a highly suggestive fashion, perhaps with one or two [[GirlOnGirlIsHot "friends"]] -- yet their nipples and other unmentionable parts are ''always'' covered by little stars or starbursts. Really, Vegas?\n** ''Possibly'' [[JustifiedTrope justified]], as those cards might easily find their ways into the hands of a child, which would then get the escort agency brought on charges for "[[ThinkOfTheChildren corrupting a minor]]".\n*** That doesn't justify it at all actually, since to a kid a couple of stars over the naughty bits will not make it less confusing/corrupting.\n** They could still in many cases be prosecuted under truth in advertising, copyright, and defamation laws. Many of those cards feature photos of British glamour models illegally copied from British magazines such as ''Magazine/{{Loaded}}'' or ''Front'' in the expectation that Americans won't recognise them. A particularly notorious example was [[http://www.lucy-pinder.tv/forum/images/lucy-pinder/lucy-pinder-front-magazine-00-00-0-3-8071.jpg this pic]] featuring Lucy Pinder, Natasha Marley and Katie Downes - none of whom are prostitutes, and all of whom take great offence at the suggestion - which resulted in Lucy Pinder's management taking legal action against the Vegas operation concerned.
13th Mar '16 8:20:24 PM chaokiwi
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* Danish Childrens cartoon series ''Thomas & Tim'' had the pervert member of the titular duo grope a topless mermaid, with nipples fully visible, in one episode. There was a comment from a concerned parent on this episode in a newspaper during a later rerun, but the issue was about the mermaid not rejecting said groping any more forcefully than slapping the guy's hand away and expressing mild annoyance with his actions, not anything about how dangerous it is for the kiddies to see nipples. The series was intended for kids aged 4 and up, and aired following Sesame Street and similiar shows. Denmark is cool.

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* Danish Childrens Children's cartoon series ''Thomas & Tim'' had the pervert member of the titular duo grope a topless mermaid, with nipples fully visible, in one episode. There was a comment from a concerned parent on this episode in a newspaper during a later rerun, but the issue was about the mermaid not rejecting said groping any more forcefully than slapping the guy's hand away and expressing mild annoyance with his actions, not anything about how dangerous it is for the kiddies to see nipples. The series was intended for kids aged 4 and up, and aired following Sesame Street and similiar shows. Denmark is cool.
9th Mar '16 10:17:12 AM Hossmeister
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* In the ''BeavisAndButthead'' episode "[[IncrediblyLamePun Butt Is it Art]]," the duo steal nude paintings of women from the local art museum and cut out the "boobs" (as well as the "butts"). Surprisingly for the show's basic cable airing, the nipples on said paintings are uncensored. This occurs again in "Figure Drawing," in which the boys draw crude stick figure doodles of a nude model during a figure drawing class. The stick figures are drawn with unrealistically large breasts and uncensored nipples.

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* In the ''BeavisAndButthead'' ''WesternAnimation/BeavisAndButthead'' episode "[[IncrediblyLamePun Butt Is it Art]]," the duo steal nude paintings of women from the local art museum and cut out the "boobs" (as well as the "butts"). Surprisingly for the show's basic cable airing, the nipples on said paintings are uncensored. This occurs again in "Figure Drawing," in which the boys draw crude stick figure doodles of a nude model during a figure drawing class. The stick figures are drawn with unrealistically large breasts and uncensored nipples.
22nd Feb '16 1:59:53 AM rafi
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* Played with in ''Anime/KillLaKill''. The males have their nipples clearly visible (Mikisugi's actually ''glow'' for no stated reason), but the girls do not. Usually this is justified by convenient CensorSteam and {{Scenery Censor}}s, just like with the other part of the male anatomy, but in the very last episode, [[ItMakesSenseInContext everyone is stripped naked]], with the girls' nipples being noticeably absent when the boys' aren't.



* Played with in ''Anime/KillLaKill''. The males have their nipples clearly visible (Mikisugi's actually ''glow'' for no stated reason), but the girls do not. Usually this is justified by convenient CensorSteam and {{Scenery Censor}}s, just like with the other part of the male anatomy, but in the very last episode, [[ItMakesSenseInContext everyone is stripped naked]], with the girls' nipples being noticeably absent when the boys' aren't.

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* Played with in ''Anime/KillLaKill''. The males have their nipples clearly visible (Mikisugi's actually ''glow'' for no stated reason), but the girls do not. Usually this is justified by convenient CensorSteam and {{Scenery Censor}}s, just like with the other part of the male anatomy, but in the very last episode, [[ItMakesSenseInContext everyone is stripped naked]], with the girls' nipples being noticeably absent when the boys' aren't.
22nd Feb '16 1:59:14 AM rafi
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* ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' averted the BarbieDollAnatomy in the volumes where nipples are clearly shown. The sequel "Darkness" has this in every chapter.

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* Apply to all the ''Anime/TimeBokan'' series, especially on the villainess that regularly end up half-naked.
** Doronjo in ''Anime/{{Yatterman}}'' classic series and OVA is the most famous example; special mention to episode 54 where there is a close-up of Doronjo's nipple very detailed. Averted in the 2008 remake and live-action movie.
* ''Manga/ToLoveRu'' averted the BarbieDollAnatomy in the volumes where nipples are clearly shown. shown.
** For some bizarre reason, the second anime avoids this with one exception: Mikan and Yami lack nipples. Even though the even younger-looking Nana and Momo have them. Makes no sense.
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The sequel "Darkness" has this in every chapter.chapter where nipples and genitalia are drawn, but the latter are obscured or otherwise hidden, and are only indirectly revealed.
21st Feb '16 12:36:38 PM R1ck
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* Was it always cold in the ''Series/{{Friends}}'' studio?
1st Feb '16 12:41:39 AM Spindriver
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* Originally played straight in ''Webcomic/MenageA3'', then averted with some of the old strips [[OrwellianRetcon changed in the archives]] to remove the more gratuitous cases of SceneryCensor. However, later strips sometimes dialed back on the bare breasts in an [[WordOfGod acknowledged]] attempt to recover some more [[MoralGuardians advertising revenue]]. The amount of mildly unconventional sex going on in those strips made this quite ironic.

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* Originally played straight in ''Webcomic/MenageA3'', then averted when the creators evidently decided that this was silly, with some of the old strips [[OrwellianRetcon changed in the archives]] to remove the more gratuitous cases of SceneryCensor. However, later strips sometimes dialed back on the started avoiding bare breasts again, in an [[WordOfGod acknowledged]] attempt to recover some more avoid severe loss of [[MoralGuardians advertising revenue]]. The amount of Funnily enough, not only did the nudity remain in the archives and in print volume bonus strips and suchlike, but the comic's frequent (and sometimes mildly unconventional unconventional) sex going scenes carried on in those strips made this quite ironic.appearing more or less regardless -- just with careful selection of viewing angles. MoralGuardians have simple standards.



* The creators of ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' spent years depicting female nipples (and other nudity, though never anything full-frontal) before quite suddenly deciding that they had to stop because it was costing them too much in advertising revenue. Funnily enough, not only did the nudity remian in the archives and in print volume bonus strips and suchlike, but the comic's frequent (and sometimes somewhat kinky) sex scenes carried on appearing more or less regardless -- just with careful selection of viewing angles. MoralGuardians have simple standards.

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* The creators of ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' spent years depicting female nipples (and other nudity, though never anything full-frontal) before quite suddenly deciding that they had to stop because it was costing them too much in advertising revenue. Funnily enough, not only did the nudity remian in the archives and in print volume bonus strips and suchlike, but the comic's frequent (and sometimes somewhat kinky) sex scenes carried on appearing more or less regardless -- just with careful selection of viewing angles. MoralGuardians have simple standards.
1st Feb '16 12:34:18 AM Spindriver
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* The creators of ''Webcomic/MenageA3'' spent years depicting female nipples (and other nudity, though never anything full-frontal) before quite suddenly deciding that they had to stop because it was costing them too much in advertising revenue. Funnily enough, not only did the nudity remian in the archives and in print volume bonus strips and suchlike, but the comic's frequent (and sometimes somewhat kinky) sex scenes carried on appearing more or less regardless -- just with careful selection of viewing angles. MoralGuardians have simple standards.
31st Jan '16 7:27:54 PM MsChibi
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* [[http://skepchick.org/2011/05/your-body-is-obscene-if-youre-a-woman-or-look-like-one/ Very strange example.]] Andrej Pejic is [[note]] Well, was. Andrej Pejic [[{{Transsexual}} now goes by]] Andreja Pejic. [[/note]] a male model with a very androgynous, feminine appearance. He is often photographed in female clothes, styled as a woman. One time, he appeared on the cover of a magazine, styled as a woman, in which he is shown opening his shirt as though he is baring his breasts ... which, of course, [[http://skepchick.org/wp-content/uploads/dossier.jpg are totally absent]]. Nevertheless, Barnes & Noble actually refused to display the magazine publicly, and ordered it to either change its cover or agree to be sold in a paper bag, on the grounds that the picture was too reminiscent of a topless woman. Needless to say, B&N has no trouble displaying topless men that are obviously masculine ...

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* [[http://skepchick.org/2011/05/your-body-is-obscene-if-youre-a-woman-or-look-like-one/ Very strange example.]] Andrej Pejic is [[note]] Well, was. Andrej Pejic [[{{Transsexual}} now goes by]] Andreja Pejic. [[/note]] a male model with a very androgynous, feminine appearance. He is wass often photographed in female clothes, styled as a woman. One time, he appeared on the cover of a magazine, styled as a woman, in which he is was shown opening his shirt as though he is were baring his breasts ... which, of course, [[http://skepchick.org/wp-content/uploads/dossier.jpg are totally absent]]. Nevertheless, Barnes & Noble actually refused to display the magazine publicly, and ordered it to either change its cover or agree to be sold in a paper bag, on the grounds that the picture was too reminiscent of a topless woman. Needless to say, B&N has no trouble displaying topless men that are obviously masculine ...
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