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Outside of Japan, hentai (変態 or へんたい) ( ; lit. "pervert") is anime and manga pornography.wikipedia
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Cartoon pornography

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Outside of Japan, hentai (変態 or へんたい) ( ; lit. "pervert") is anime and manga pornography.
It is somewhat common in Japan, where it is part of a genre of entertainment commonly referred to outside of Japan as hentai.

Pornography in Japan

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Japanese pornographic works are often simply tagged as 18-kin (18禁), meaning "prohibited to those not yet 18 years old", and seijin manga .
This type of censoring also extends to hentai comics, video games, and anime.

Cool Devices

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The attribution has been applied retroactively to works such as Urotsukidōji, La Blue Girl, and Cool Devices.
Cool Devices is a series of animated hentai pornographic videos.

Anime

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Outside of Japan, hentai (変態 or へんたい) ( ; lit. "pervert") is anime and manga pornography.
A subset of adult anime works featuring pornographic elements are labeled "R18" in Japan, and are internationally known as hentai (originating from pervert .

Yuri (genre)

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For example, outside of Japan a work depicting lesbian sex might be described as "yuri hentai", but in Japan it would just be described as "yuri".
Along the way, many dōjinshi circles incorporated the name "Yuri" or "Yuriko" into lesbian-themed hentai (pornographic) dōjinshi, and the "zoku" or "tribe" portion of this word was subsequently dropped.

Hideo Azuma

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Japanese artwork and comics serve as the first example of hentai material, coming to represent the iconic style after the publication of Azuma Hideo's Cybele in 1979.
From there, he began publishing in magazines such as Shōjo Alice, becoming a fixture in the pornographic lolicon manga business and becoming very involved in otaku culture.

Visual novel

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The origin of the word in English is unknown, but AnimeNation's John Oppliger points to the early 1990s, when a Dirty Pair erotic doujinshi (self-published work) titled H-Bomb was released, and when many websites sold access to images culled from Japanese erotic visual novels and games.
Certain eroge titles receive re-releases which exclude explicit content in order to be sold to a younger audience, such as ports to consoles or handheld systems where sexually explicit content is not allowed, and storylines referring to aforementioned sex scenes are often omitted from adaptations into other media, unless that media is also pornographic in nature, such as a hentai anime.

Ecchi

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The Anime Movie Guide, published in 1997, defines "ecchi" as the initial sound of hentai (i.e., the name of the letter H, as pronounced in Japanese); it included that ecchi was "milder than hentai". The term "ecchi" is typically related to fanservice, with no sexual intercourse being depicted.
It is perhaps softer than the Japanese word ero (エロ from Eros), and does not imply perversion in the way hentai does.

Lemon People

The lolicon boom of the 1980s saw the rise of magazines such as the anthologies Lemon People and Petit Apple Pie.
Lemon People was a sexploitation hentai manga magazine published by Kubo Shoten from February 1982 to November 1998 in Japan.

Lolita Anime

Japanese animation (anime) had its first hentai, in both definitions, with the 1984 release of Wonderkid's Lolita Anime, overlooking the erotic and sexual depictions in 1969's One Thousand and One Arabian Nights and the bare-breasted Cleopatra in 1970's Cleopatra film.
It contains many notable firsts, as the first erotic original video animation (OVA), depicting hentai scenes which include yuri, BDSM and lolicon characters.

Cream Lemon

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The Cream Lemon franchise of works ran from 1984 to 2005, with a number of them entering the American market in various forms.
Cream Lemon (くりいむレモン or くりぃむレモン) is an early hentai series.

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Urotsukidōji had previously been described with terms such as "Japornimation", and "erotic grotesque", prior to being identified as hentai.
Others produce ero guro as a genre of Japanese pornography and hentai involving blood, gore, disfiguration, violence, mutilation, urine, enemas, or feces.

Urotsukidōji

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The attribution has been applied retroactively to works such as Urotsukidōji, La Blue Girl, and Cool Devices.
Urotsukidōji has been credited with popularizing the trope of tentacle rape, and The Erotic Anime Movie Guide calls it a formative work in the hentai genre.

Perversion

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The implication of perversion or paraphilia was derived from there.
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Central Park Media

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The American release of licensed erotic anime was first attempted in 1991 by Central Park Media, with I Give My All, but it never occurred. Following this release, a wealth of pornographic content began to arrive in America, with companies such as A.D. Vision, Central Park Media and Media Blasters releasing licensed titles under various labels.
Since its release, Urotsukidoji has become a cult classic among fans of anime, science fiction and horror genres, while at the same time, being one of the first anime titles to introduce the western public to the hentai genre.

Media Blasters

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Following this release, a wealth of pornographic content began to arrive in America, with companies such as A.D. Vision, Central Park Media and Media Blasters releasing licensed titles under various labels.
Media Blasters also publishes both hentai and yaoi manga under the Kitty Media imprint.

Dragon Knight (video game series)

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In 1989, AliceSoft released the turn-based RPG Rance and ELF released Dragon Knight.
There is also a hentai OVA series based on it, as well as some other media including audio CDs, novels and comic books.

Fan service

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The term "ecchi" is typically related to fanservice, with no sexual intercourse being depicted.
The "bounce" was taken up by other animators, including the creators of the hentai series Cream Lemon.

Kanon (visual novel)

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Key's 1999 release of Kanon proved to be a major success and would go on to have numerous console ports, two manga series and two anime series.
In the adult versions of the game, there are scenes with sexual CGs depicting Yuichi and a given heroine having sex.

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Eroge visual novels took a new emotional turn with Tactics' 1998 release One: Kagayaku Kisetsu e.
Cherry Lips produced a three-episode adult OVA series between 2003 and 2004 titled One: True Stories.

Tentacle erotica

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Often cited for creating the hentai and tentacle rape genres, it contains extreme depictions of violence and monster sex.
Tentacle rape or shokushu goukan is found in some horror or hentai titles, with tentacled creatures (usually fictional monsters) having sexual intercourse, predominantly with females.

List of hentai anime

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List of hentai anime
This is a list of notable hentai anime.

Shotacon

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The usage of the term in both Western and Japanese fan cultures includes works ranging from explicitly pornographic to mildly suggestive, romantic or in rare cases, entirely nonsexual, in which case it is not usually classified as "true" shotacon.

Key (company)

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Key's 1999 release of Kanon proved to be a major success and would go on to have numerous console ports, two manga series and two anime series.
Key released Kanon on June 4, 1999 as an adult game, though the scenes containing adult content were kept to a minimum.

List of hentai authors

List of hentai authors (groups, studios, production companies, circles)
The following are Japanese authors and illustrators who are notable for their sexually explicit or pornographic manga and novels, referred to as hentai.