Even later in the s, when the two Sex and the City movies came out, its independent and brash heroines continued to speak directly to Japanese women. I can already hear the gates of sisterhood crashing in my face with a resounding, hostile bang. Share by Email. As of last year, the Korean location still credited 70 percent of its sales to cupcakes. Art Music Film. In some other countries, including Singapore, the US version was banned. Still, it broke down barriers, keeping some of the saucy brunch banter and gay themes intact.
Yet its success has been particularly surprising in more conservative Asian and Middle Eastern countries, where it has been celebrated, imitated and banned — but never met with indifference.
The show remained taboo in some regions even years later. Still, it broke down barriers, keeping some of the saucy brunch banter and gay themes intact. Share on Twitter.