Japanese ad showing girl turning into an eel gets pulled

Japanese ad showing girl turning into an eel gets pulled
 

A Japanese advertisement showing a teenage girl in a swimsuit turning into an eel has been pulled after complaints its was sexist and perverse.
The two-minute video was produced by Shibushi city, who said it was meant to highlight their commitment to sustainable eel fishing.
But it was widely accused of sexism, with one social media user calling it the "delusions of a pervert".
It is not the first Japanese ad to feature women turning into animals.
The advert, narrated by a man, opens with a teenage girl in a black swimsuit floating in a pool asking the narrator to feed her.... read more

 
27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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