Notes & Commentary
May 9, 2013, Thursday
Public Bath House and Sunbathing
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Nothing like taking a nice, relaxing lounge on a sunning rock. I argued with myself for quite a while over this scene. But in the end, I said to hell with American prudishness and let the Kurach be themselves. Quite a few ancient societies had communal bathing places where many would go clean up at the same time.
They say you're not officially doing a manga until there is a scene with hotsprings. But, thing is, Japan isn't the only place in the world with hotsprings or has a bit of cultural history built around them.