So there is this talk going around in the Arashi fandom that Fuji TV is considering taking out the bathtub scene in episode 2 of SHITSUREN CHOCOLATIER because some fangirls have bombarded the station with complaints over it.
And here I was saying just last night that the Arashi fandom is such a happy place because of memes like this, inspired by what else, that coming bathtub scene:
I mean… how can some fangirls not want to see Jun half naked in a bathtub?
Of course it’s obvious why and here are the possible answers:
- They don’t want to see Jun with Kiko;
- They want to see another actress playing Erena, most probably, that one that they ship him with through delusions and high water;
- They want to do a cameo and be in the bathtub themselves;
- They are
pretentious little fuckers minorsconservative and can’t stand their beloved Matsumoto Jun, 30, half naked in an intimate scene because they have always thought of him as the human pet in KIMI WA PETTO, and you know, pets don’t do bathtubs (unless you are an inflated duck). But oh wait… Momo did have a bathtub scene with Koyuki, gasp!
I was really gobsmacked by how the fandom has turned into this with many acting like juveniles. Some of the feedback from the first episode (particularly the kissing scenes) geared towards “HOW DARE HE KISS SOMEONE ELSE OTHER THAN XXX?” or “IT WOULD HAVE BEEN BETTER IF IT WAS XXX.” Seriously? Get a life and move on. Have they forgotten that Jun is an actor, not a robot nor a doll whose hair they can perm ala Domyoji, the way they want him to be forever? This is what happens when delusions thrive.
On the other hand, it may also not be true and is just Fuji’s way of creating some hoohah for the drama considering that the first episode rating was not impressive compared to Jun’s previous getsu ones (NATSU NIJI and LUCKY SEVEN). Bad publicity is still publicity, after all.
Or it may also be partly true based on the feedback for episode 1 but the “bombarding the TV station” part is just an exaggeration. Who knows.
But as far as I’m concerned, show that bath tub scene dammit! Those who don’t want to watch, well, you don’t know what you’re missing. And you don’t really have to watch, that’s what free will is for.
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