Fairy Tail fans have been bemoaning the loss of what is evidently one of the most popular scenes in the manga – Yukino being made to kowtow (“dogeza” in Japanese) naked before a large audience – which has instead been replaced by some much tamer scenes of nude submission.
The original scenes from the manga fans were already posting about in anticipation weeks ahead of the actual airing:
What was actually provided:
Fascinatingly, graphs of online Fairy Tail related activity show record levels of interest in the show around the time of the “zenra dogeza” episode:
Whether it was realistic to expect this scene to survive uncut is another matter – given the surprisingly generous service content of previous episodes it was perhaps not completely out of the question: