I've traveled quite a bit in my life, but one patch of soil I have yet to set foot on happens to be one of the countries that I've always wanted to see most: Japan. What I've always admired about this nation is its sense of extreme. Everything I dig about the West, the Far East always does more intensely - tattoos, punk rock and, of course, sex. Forbidden East continues with this tradition and thumbs its hardcore nose at Western conventions.
On ForbbidenEast, you will see some intense BDSM (including doctor visits and obedience training), with a big focus on bondage. The site is pretty engaging and you get to enjoy a page dedicated entirely to providing aspiring Dom/mes with many how-to articles. You could almost call this a community site.
Navigation isn't the greatest, but it isn't too confusing either. There are two sections marked "archive" at the top of the page and these house photos. There is also a "Japanese BDSM/fetish photos" section in the right-hand menu. I couldn't be sure if the pics in the archives could also be found in the main photo area. It looks like they're not duplicates, but I am just wondering why they felt they had to archive only 92 sets.
There are currently 116 videos. You'll find them in the "Japanese BDSM movies" section. I saw one Asian honey get hogtied and enjoyed watching her writhe until she got herself free of her bonds. A couple of the chicks looked into the camera after removing the gag from their mouths and I hoped to hear them say something, even in Japanese. I don't understand a word, but my erection takes pretty well to foreign tongues.
The videos come in three formats, the best of which is a good-quality MP4 file. You also have the option of saving the flicks as Windows Media files and in a lower-quality MP4 format that's perfect for use with mobile devices. You can stream the movies in an embedded Flash player if you want, too.
If you like a bit of hardcore action with your bondage, you'll find some in the 257 picture sets. One of my favorite shoots focuses on a babe dangling upside down from the ceiling with a lit candle protruding from her anus. Seeing that in high-res made the experience that much better.
Your membership also gets streaming BDSM movies and downloadable DVDs. There used to be even more extras, but they're no longer available. That's too bad and so is the fact that the site hansn't updated over these last few months. None of the material is dated these days and it looks as though there's a little less content than there once was. Still, with so many gorgeous Japanese babes struggling their way through some fantastic scenes of bondage, Forbidden East is worth taking the time to visit.
|$4.95/2 days, rebills at $29.95|
|Cross Sales: No|
|Pic sets: 252||Pics per set: 70||Zip sets: No|
|Pic Res: N/A||High Res: Yes|
|Number of movies: 116+||HD Porn: No||DRM protection: No|
|Average Length: 15 mins||Full length videos: Yes||Streaming: Yes|
|Condoms: N/A||Download Limits: No
Windows (640x480; 1600k)
Flash (640x480; N/A; streaming)
MP4 (640x480; 1740k)
Pros & Cons
-mostly good-quality videos
-no zipped photo sets
-some nonexclusive content
-no recent updates
12/09/2011- From 73 to 68: Scores adjusted to new criteria. -April
05/04/2011- From 72 to 73: More content. -Chris
04/27/2010- Stays at 72. -Chris - Initial review: 9/20/2009