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Today we're gonna talk about The Grand Guignol, the one in Paris anddd the one in Tokyo!
The Grand Guignol in Paris was a small theatre dedicated to horrifying plays. The place opened in 1887, before the rise of eroguro in Japan in the 1920s.
itsy bitsy photo of the portal to hell
The original Grand Guignol was actually a re-purpoused church, so there were statues of angels and gothic architecture! Of course, the owners weren't thrilled that their horror theatre looked like a church, but eventually came to enjoy the extra creepiness the aesthetics lent.
A photo of the inside of the Grand Guignol
The plays in the Grand Guignol were focused on violence, tragedy and eroticism.
This was definitely where the first guro fetishes started, because people used to get so horny during the p