Because the girls and guys look so good in them. The rapid import of Western ideas sent shocks throughout Japanese society. However, the bikini appears much earlier. This is changing as more marketing and anime aims at titillating women through male objectification. A Roman mosaic dating the to the 4th century in Sicily shows Roman women exercising in quite modern-liking bikinis Spivack, These women represented something new, different, and modern.
Leia. Age: 26.
This view is changing, however, as female sexual attraction and homosexual male sexual attraction becomes more accepted.
Ellis. Age: 25.
Top 10 Female Anime Characters in Swimsuits
More than a few fetishes in the fandom focus on this blue spandex swimsuit. Male swimwear has undergone fewer changes than female swimwear. The long kimono was beautiful, but it was no longer in keeping with the age.