Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Libidinous Suntory (NSFW)

I am a bit worried that Nonjatta might be turning into Penthouse circa 1972, what with my interest in Ocean Whisky's erotica (NSFW) and Busty--the whisky bottle cover (NSFW) and suchlike. But, while the shirt buttons are unbuttoned and the medallion is in place, it is worth mentioning that Ocean is by no means the only Japanese whisky operation to have dabbled in erotic marketing.

Step forward Suntory, with a deserved reputation as one of the most sophisticated marketing operations in Japanese business. It seems not even they were above a little titillation to help the whisky down.

First, a pack of playing cards by the famous artist "Aslan" (one of a number put out by Suntory, and here:

And a calendar by, also by Aslan:


One of the most respected auction houses in France, Drouot, has some works by Aslan for a Suntory calendar project that are considerably less safe for work than the posts I put up here: for example.

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