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Adult products policies & guidelines

Amazon.co.jp generally prohibits the sale of adult products, and only costumes or sexy lingerie, or certain adult goods listed in the brose node provided by Amazon.co.jp can be sold.

Refer to the Browse Node of permitted listings in Drug Store.

Adult goods can be sold only in the Adult Store and to customers whose ages have been confirmed.

It is prohibited to list any products that include sexual descriptions or that might to be considered to include those descriptions without setting the adult flag provided by Amazon.co.jp. For Media products, however, please set the adult flag in accordance with the adult ratings by the maker or publisher.

We reserve the right to determine which products fall into Adult Goods category at our sole discretion.

Contraceptives (condoms, etc.) registered as medical equipment are excluded from the category of Adult Goods products.

Products which are obscene or offensive as a result of including images of, for example, explicit nudity or models wearing lingerie or clothes but indecently posing or exposing a part of the body (such as where genitals, nipples or buttocks are visible through clothing) cannot be listed or sold on our website. We reserve the right to determine which images and poses fall into these categories at our sole discretion.

Points to Consider:

  • Overseas shipping of adult products on Amazon.co.jp is only permitted by sellers who have a record of legal overseas sales through channels outside Amazon.co.jp.
  • If you ship overseas from Amazon.co.jp, set the shipping regions you can support after you gain sufficient understanding of the laws, ethical norms, and cultural values and sensitivities of each country included in the shipping region.
  • Please be advised that the seller also bears full liability for the overseas shipping of adult products and that Amazon.co.jp does not assume any liability for problems arising from overseas shipping of adult products.
  • Sellers are required to apply for and obtain Amazon's prior approval when creating product catalogs in the following categories within the Book and DVD stores:
    • Book Store: "Talent Photobooks," "Talent Books," "Mooks" and "Magazines" categories
    • DVD Store: "Adult" Category
    Note: Sellers may not create new product catalogs in the "Adult" category in the Book Store and the "Idols" category in the DVD Store.

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