In Japanese, however, it is a catch-all term for all things anyhow sexual in nature, mild or otherwise.Not based on anything, the story is a new work, usually made up by the people involved in creating the anime.
But, I decided to try it again because everyone said it was so awesome.
I then got up to episode fourteen before dropping again for the same reasons as before: I don't find the story interesting and I don't care for the characters.
I'm baffled why this show get such high recommendations, I personally give it a "for fans".
I read the manga before watching, so i was assuming this would be nothing like the manga.
On the other hand if you try to see this as some sort of mature, cryptic, deep story of manipulation of ideals and the dark side of love then you will most likely want to smash your screen.