While a hard school paddling is fairly common for high school girls in the Southern United States, it is not quite as common in other countries. In Japan however, while unusual, it still takes place. There it tends to be a very private experience between a teacher and a student. It is usually done off the record and with permission given by the parents to the individual teacher. The typical Japanese high school girl finds herself most often being punished by a female teacher in the privacy of her classroom, after school, when all of the other students have left. The very best representation of Japanese school corporal punishment comes from Cutie Spankee.
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