Since it launched here in September 2015, Netflix has built a long list of Japanese programming, from the hit reality series “Terrace House” to the manzai (comic duo) drama “Hibana: Spark.” Mostly, though, it’s the sort of fare you can find on network TV or in your local multiplex.

But “The Naked Director,” which drops on Netflix on Aug. 8, challenges the taboos of local television so frontally that it’s hard to imagine any network executive here giving it their hanko (stamp) of approval, even for the latest of late-night slots.

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