I really didn’t know what all the fuss was about the Hitachi Magic Wand. All over the internet, sex bloggers swooned over this toy and the orgasms it gave them. Surely it couldn’t be that much better than a battery-powered vibrator?
But oh, how wrong I was! It’s hard to know you’re wrong until you try something – and living in New Zealand, I hadn’t had the chance to try one. Luckily for me, Kiana (who had moved here from the US) brought hers to a play party.
And so my love affair with the Hitachi began (that’s the link to my review – go have a read).
Speaking of the play party: there are six of us, three car-loads of toys, a large house, and eighteen hours of depravity. Bloody marvellous.
And out of her bag, Kiana pulls her Hitachi Magic Wand, an attachment, a condom, and a step-down transformer. This beast looked like a power-tool – and sounded like it too! She slipped a condom over it (explaining that if I gushed the way I normally do, I’d fry the insides – not to mention it was her toy, so sheathing it for me was purely sensible), plugged in into the transformer (American power outlets being different to NZ), and turned to me with a grin. I was naked, lying on towels on the floor, half in the lounge and half in the dining room. Mildly nervous.
Until she pressed the Hitachi gently into my cunt and turned it on. GUH! I spasmed, grunted, gripped the floor, groaned, and proceeded to gush everywhere. It had been about fifteen seconds.
That was just the low setting, she proceeded to tell me with delight.
Kiana and her Hitachi were popular for the rest of the party, and more than once it had to be turned off in order to cool down. I had more orgasms from it; Nausicaa and Medea were teased through plastic wrap with it; and everyone generally had a good time.
So, naturally, I had to own one for myself. Thursday’s Child came to my aid, putting together a care package (including Hitachi and attachment) and sending one to me so quickly that I received it less than a month after my initial introduction to it. The very day the parcel arrived I went and bought a transformer, and proceeded to go home and try it out.
Oh yeah… I love my Hitachi.
It’s gotten a lot of play since then. Not only do I use it for masturbating (preferably during a warmer part of the day, as getting it at the correct angle under a massive pile of blankets is somewhat challenging), it also gets used for scenes, for sex, and for actual massages.
Turns out this thing is amazing at what it was originally designed for: giving shoulder and back massages. Medea melts into a puddle with it on her shoulders; I love it on my lower back; Apollo prefers it around the bottom of his ribs. But all yummy.
Dionysos likes it for a quite different reason: experimenting with transferring vibrations (and tormenting me in the process). The straight attachment is great because the vibrations go from the head of the Hitachi up through the probing end – and if you’re using it as a dildo, you can feel it all the way up inside. But the vibrations also pass through rope, through pegs, and through fingers …
Pegs has become a particular favourite of Dionysos. Tying me up so I can’t move and my cunt is exposed, he put pegs on my labia and proceeds to torment me with the vibrations. Doing it with the attachment means he can pass the vibrations through the pegs to tease me, then fuck me with it to tease me, then go back to passing it through the pegs. While I vainly attempt to wriggle and move and clench – and fail at all of it.
For a more intense and localised vibration, placing one peg on my clit (at the base) and using the attachment to send vibrations there and only there also works. I was incredibly close to tipping over the edge, which would have gotten me in so much trouble …
I love my Hitachi. It lives by my bed. It goes with me to parties and lovers’ houses. It brings relaxed muscles, (many) orgasms, and pleasure.
Verdict: I get what all the fuss is about!
And here are the specs:
Name: Magic Wand, by Hitachi
Size: 12 inches long, head diameter is 2.5 inches
Made in: Japan
Price: $55US, approximately
Worthy of note: This uses mains power, but is designed for the US market (110v). For antipodeans (240v), you will need a step-down transformer to avoid blowing out all the circuits!
Places it feels good: It’s awesome as a massager, but pretty incredible on the genitalia as well. But it’s not subtle …