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Eirin

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The Film Classification and Rating Organization (映画倫理機構, Eiga Rinri Kikō), also known as Eirin (映倫), is Japan's self-regulatory film regulator. Eirin was established on the model of the now-defunct American Motion Picture Producers and Distributors Association's Production Code Administration in June 1949, succeeding the US-led occupation authorities' role of film censorship during the Occupation of Japan. It classifies films into one of four categories depending on their suitability for viewing by minors of different ages.

G
PG12
R15+
R18+
Eirin ratings

Ratings[change | change source]

G - Anyone can watch.

PG-12 - Anyone can watch, but it's not recommended for viewers under 12

R15+ - Must be over 15.

R18+ - Must be over 18.