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◊•What's Hentai•◊
What's Hentai?

Hentai is a Japanese word used outside of Japan, mostly in western countries and several English-speaking countries, to refer to Japanese animation ("H anime"), comic-book-style magazines ("H manga"), and computer games ("bishōjo games", hentai games) with explicit sexual or pornographic artwork (see Japanese pornography). In Japan, the word hentai is rarely used as it is in the form in western countries, it is known as "jū hachi kin anime" (anime prohibited for sale to persons under 18) instead.


Hentai is an artistic expression of pornography in Japan. As opposed to photographic pornography, hentai allows full use of the imagination as well as scenes that run counter to accepted society and culture. Elements of sexual fantasy are represented in ways that would be impossible to film, even with a dedicated special effects budget.

Unlike in the West, the line between adult content and mainstream works is somewhat blurred in Japan. Children's anime can depict nude characters, for example in Sailor Moon it is implied that the girls are nude during their transformation. Many artists add nudity as fanservice. However, hentai tends to use explicit pornographic content. The word "hentai" is based on the words, "hen" meaning unusual or strange and "tai" meaning desire or wish.

As a form of expressing sexual fantasy, depictions can include those which are unacceptable in society, or run counter to social norms. Such fantasies can be depicted in the extreme, often demonstrating subconscious desires and purely carnal motivations. This contrast between accepted human society and primal sexuality is often a primary turn on for those who live a normal, day to day life. While a male might fantasize internally about having sex with an attractive female seen on the way to work, he would not act on that without legal repercussion and moral condemnation; hentai exists as the main outlet for such fantasies.

This form of Japanese culture acquired some popularity in the West thanks, to a large extent, to the Internet. Although there have been many pornographic comic books and animations produced in the West, they never were as popular as hentai is today. Comic book artists who focus on provocative female figures often use their talent for mainstream comic companies rather than adult works, and may fear ridicule for working on niche adult titles that are not as widespread, compared to Japan where a large group of artistic talent draws pornography.

In comparison to other forms of pornography, hentai often portrays women as regular females in society who end up in some kind of sexual encounter, and are often aroused by the encounter to the point of no return. Characters may be portrayed as shy or have no conscious thoughts about sex, until placed in a situation where they are stimulated and aroused. The line between consensual sex can become blurred, as the act becomes a justification for sex itself, primarily motivated by sexual drives and urges, while often abandoning what could be considered social and moral correctness in favor of purely visceral sex. This could be seen as dehumanizing or objectifying to some. While there is a common theme of a male stranger convincing a female to become aroused physically by her own body and whatever the male desires, there are also depictions of consensual sex between couples, as well as assertive females who initiate sex.

Often, Hentai artists try to portray situations in the most extreme manner possible, in order to break the boundaries of the viewer's comfort zone. This results in artists competing to show successively more excessive situations over time. An example would include bukkake and group sex, which demonstrates extreme sex that isn't usually performed by the average person. Other forms of demonstrating extreme sexual activity include bondage, tentacles, or other fetishes. Some artists may prefer to do the opposite, and focus on lighter titillation and nudity, or on character relationships and story.

Meaning of the word

In Japanese, the word hentai means pervert. It is never used to refer to pornographic material, only to a person. The terms 18-kin (literally "18-prohibited") meaning "prohibited to those not yet 18 years old", and seijin manga ("adult manga") are used when referring to pornography.

Compare otaku for another word altered somewhat in this transition. The English use is compared to the Japanese slang (H, etchi, often spelled ecchi by non-Japanese), which refers to any sexually explicit content or behavior — or simply a lewd comment. Etchi is simply the spelling-out of the Japanese pronunciation of the letter H; and is believed to be a shortened form of hentai used as a polite codeword in the 1960s. (Note that even in Japan the origins of etchi are unclear — one playful suggestion is that an H is someone who always follows a G, or girl.) Another possibility is that etchi is not a pronunciation of anything, it simply means "dirty".

Exactly how the term hentai came to refer to all sexually explicit content in American anime fandom is unknown. With the rise of the World Wide Web, however, the term was extensively promoted by pornographic sites selling access to (frequently bootlegged) erotic manga. Banner ads promoting these sites might, for instance advertise "live girls and hentai", with the latter meaning erotic manga as opposed to photographs. In addition, many people outside of anime and manga fandom had come to associate anime with a particular genre of extreme pornography (e.g., tentacle rape) which could easily be called hentai in Japanese as well.

"H" in Japan is now broadly used to refer to all sexual content or activity, so "H manga" are manga with sexual content—however, "H" and "hentai" are no longer interchangeable. Also, the term "ero", short for "erotic", is now used more often instead of "H".

Hentai classification

There are three main categories of hentai: works that feature strictly heterosexual interactions (often abbreviated "het" by its users), yaoi, and yuri. Yaoi refers to homosexual male pairings, and yuri to lesbian pairings. Yaoi commonly features males of ambiguous gender in both physical appearance and mannerisms. These males are called "bishōnen," which literally means "pretty boy." The traditional "bear" of gay porn in other countries is very rare in Japan. The reason for the androgyny is that yaoi most commonly attributes its fandom to females, often teenage girls who tend to care more about the romance of the relationship than the actual sex. Yaoi also exists outside of the hentai genre, since it is a fairly ambiguous term that is usually applied to any form of anime that includes male homosexuality. However, it is different from shōnen-ai (literally, "boy-love"), in which two males simply express romantic feelings for each other and never actually have sexual relations. As implied, yaoi, more often than not, involves sex or at least "fooling around" between the participants.

Yuri is very similar to yaoi, except that the focus is on homosexual female interactions, and the females in a typical yuri illustration or animation tend to be far less realistic than the males in yaoi, since the fandom for yuri consists almost entirely of males. The females in yuri are known as "bishōjo," which, predictably, translates as "pretty girl." Shōjo-ai ("girl love") is the female equivalent of shōnen-ai.

There exist a huge variety of personal tastes concerning hentai. Some might prefer larger breasts, smaller breasts, petite figures, muscular figures, dominant women, submissive women, etc. Due to subjective tastes, a turn-on to one person may be a complete turn-off to another, and he or she should stay with what they like, including familiar artists or art styles, while avoiding other forms that may be too fringe or extreme unless handled with an open mind.

The scope of hentai encompasses the entire range of sexual fetishes, including:

* Ecchi, focusing on nudity, partial nudity, and provocative clothing rather than pure sex.

* Catgirls and other semi-anthropomorphic characters, who display animal attributes such as ears, claws, and a tail. Generally, skin is made completely visible and not covered entirely by fur, a distinction from furries.

* Bukkake, a common representation of a female being used to service as many males as physically possible, who then ejaculate on her. Often depicted in public or in areas with a large number of males present.

* Tentacle sex has gained a notorious image in the United States, and is erroneously attributed to all of hentai in general. In fact, ordinary depictions of intercourse are more common in hentai; tentacles are more convenient for artists to draw in a situation that requires manipulation of the entire female body, which can be harder to coordinate in a situation with a group of males. Tentacles serve as the most basic phallic substitute, though it is usually avoided by those who prefer depictions of actual human intercourse.

* BDSM, focusing on domination though use of ropes, tools, sex toys, and elaborate devices. Themes can include empowerment, restriction, and submitting to sexual urges.

* Science Fiction and Fantasy, which can exist in its own setting, or be interwoven into a contemporary setting.

* Incest, providing arousal through the taboo of interfamily relationships.

* Futanari, a depiction of females who naturally have male genitalia, often exaggerated beyond normal proportions. Though debated whether attraction to such a depiction represents homosexuality in the viewer, heterosexual viewers have been known to enjoy futa. This may be due to the concept of male arousal and ejaculation being more familiar to the male viewer than female genitalia.

* Lolicon, includes girls ...

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