Sada Abe

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono.wikipedia
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Erotic asphyxiation

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono.

Ero guro nansensu

The incident also struck a chord with the ero guro nansensu ("erotic-grotesque-nonsense") style popular at the time, and the Sada Abe Incident came to represent that genre for years to come.
The massive news coverage of the Sada Abe Incident in May of 1936 is seen as a pivotal element of the ero guro nansensu movement.

In the Realm of the Senses

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When the film In the Realm of the Senses was being planned in the mid-1970s, director Nagisa Oshima apparently sought out Abe and, after a long search, found her and her hair shorn in a Kansai nunnery.
It is a fictionalised and sexually explicit treatment of an incident from 1930s Japan, that of Sada Abe.

Noboru Tanaka

The first film in this trilogy recounted the story of Sada Abe a year before Nagisa Oshima's internationally released In the Realm of the Senses (1976), which told the same story.

A Lost Paradise

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The couple, Kūki and Rinko, are modeled after the famous case of Sada Abe.

A Woman Called Sada Abe

A Woman Called Sada Abe aka Sada Abe: A Docu-Drama (1975) is a Roman porno version of the Sada Abe story directed by Noboru Tanaka.

Sada (film)

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Sada (SADA〜戯作・阿部定の生涯) is a 1998 Japanese drama film directed by Nobuhiko Obayashi and based on the true story of Sada Abe.

Original Body Kingdom / Gala Abe Sada 1936

Original Body Kingdom/Gala Abe Sada 1936
He released only one record under this name, the 1994 7" Original Body Kingdom/Gala Abe Sada 1936.
The release refers to the Sada Abe murder case.

Mikihiko Nagata

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Abe capitalized on her notoriety by sitting for an interview in a popular magazine, and appearing for several years starting in 1947 in a traveling one-act stage production called Shōwa Ichidai Onna (A Woman of the Shōwa Period) under the direction of dramatist Nagata Mikihiko.
In 1947, he staged a play called Shōwa Ichidai Onna ("A Woman of the Shōwa period"), which starred the notorious Sada Abe, who had been released from prison shortly before, in a one-act dramatization of her crime.

Nobuhiko Obayashi

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His 1998 film Sada, based on the true story of Sada Abe, was entered into the 48th Berlin International Film Festival, where it won the FIRESCI Prize "For its unique combination of innovative style and human observation."

Women in Japan

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono.

Geisha

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono. She encouraged Abe to take lessons in singing and in playing the shamisen, both activities which, at the time, were more closely associated with geishas and prostitutes than with classical artistic endeavor.

Human penis

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono.

Testicle

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono.

Kimono

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Sada Abe was a Japanese woman, a geisha and prostitute, who erotically asphyxiated her lover, Kichizō Ishida, on May 18, 1936, and then cut off his penis and testicles and carried them around with her in her kimono.

Upper middle class

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Sada Abe was the seventh of eight children of Shigeyoshi and Katsu Abe, an upper middle-class family of tatami mat makers in Tokyo's Kanda neighborhood.

Tatami

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Sada Abe was the seventh of eight children of Shigeyoshi and Katsu Abe, an upper middle-class family of tatami mat makers in Tokyo's Kanda neighborhood.

Kanda, Tokyo

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Sada Abe was the seventh of eight children of Shigeyoshi and Katsu Abe, an upper middle-class family of tatami mat makers in Tokyo's Kanda neighborhood.

Chiba Prefecture

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Abe's father, Shigeyoshi Abe, was originally from Chiba Prefecture.

Brothel

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Her father sent her to work in a brothel, then not an uncommon way to punish female sexual promiscuity in Japan, although he soon bought her back.

Shamisen

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She encouraged Abe to take lessons in singing and in playing the shamisen, both activities which, at the time, were more closely associated with geishas and prostitutes than with classical artistic endeavor.

Yokohama

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As she became more irresponsible and uncontrollable, her parents sold her to a geisha house in Yokohama in 1922, hoping to find her a place in society with some direction.

Syphilis

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She worked for five years in this capacity, and eventually contracted syphilis.