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Gravure Idol Academy for Girls
Gravure idols (gurabia aidoru?) are Japanese models who often pose in bikinis and other provocative clothing for photo spreads in magazines aimed largely at men. The Gravure Idol Academy for Girls is a show based on a School for Japanese Schoolgirls... yes, the fetish type. Allegedly these types of schools exist in Japan, and the show popularizes the idea. However, I think it is more bizarre to see that the concept of this show is something that apparently fits well in Japanese culture. The show features talk segments, fortune telling, and - of course - behind-the-scene shots of gravure photo shoots. Bizarre.