Standard Hentai Genres

Ofcourse, there is no definitive genre list or terms list to hentai or any other media such as books,movies,music or games as these things evolve and are created be people who are not only unique but, create new ways of expression over time.

Here’s my list,of the various genres of hentai you may encounter in this vast sea. These are your standard popular tags

•Genres

-Ahegao
The Ahegao (アヘ顔, which has often been interpreted as “weird face”, ahe coming from the Japanese onomatopoeia of “アヘアヘ(aheahe)” describing female’s flushed breath/moaning in sex and her sexual excitement, gao meaning “face”) is an exploitable phenomenon taking place in pictures of close-up faces from a token character modified in order to have a kind of lust-filled, overly exaggerated orgasmic expression, the eyes usually rolled up with teardrops/sweat at times, the mouth wide open with the tongue sticking out and blushing cheeks.

-Anal
Anal sex refers to the sex act involving insertion of the penis into the anus of a sex partner. Manga with this tag will include scenes of anal sex, either with or without permission from the receiving person.-アナル anaru “Anal” – referring to any kind of anal sex or anal insertion. The word for “ass” is “oshiri”

-Ashikoki
Ashikoki (あしこき) is the Japanese term for footjob. A footjob is a sexual act where the genitalia are stimulated by someone’s feet. Manga with this tag will include these scenes.

-Bakunyu
Bakunyū(爆乳)the depiction of women with large breasts(Big Boobs,Big Tits). Literally translated to “bursting breasts”.Oppai (おっぱい) is the Japanese slang word for breasts, generally used to refer to the larger variety. Naturally large breasts are somewhat rare in Japan, but in hentai they are quite frequent. Hentai manga and doujinshi with the tag oppai will involve characters with large breasts, but not excessively large.

-BDSM
Category includes the use of instruments of torture stimuli and may include the masochistic character, stands Bondage-Discipline/Dominant-Subminant/Sadistism-Masochism. Commonly referred to as SM.
Shibari (縛り) is a word used by westerners to describe the bondage art Kinbaku (緊縛). Shibari literally means “to tie” or “to bind”. It is used to describe the Japanese style of sexual bondage or BDSM which involves tying up a partner using simple yet visually intricate patterns, usually with several pieces of thin rope.

-Bestiality / 獣姦 Sexual intercourse between a human and an animal. Synonyms: Animal Sex, Zoophilia

-Bitch
Prostitution or sexual promiscuity

-Bloomer
The Japanese bloomers for PE(Physical education) in schools

-Blowjob(oral)
Blowjob / フェラチオ Oral sex using the mouth or throat to suck on a penis. Synonyms: Fellatio

-Body swap
two people (or beings) exchange minds and end up in each other’s bodies.

-Bodysuit
Bodysuit / ボディースーツ:A full-body, form-fitting suit covering the arms and legs. Can be worn by either males or females.Synonyms: Plugsuit, Catsuit

-Cheating
Sexual unfaithfulness to spouse or partner

-Cheongsam
The cheongsam is a body-hugging one-piece Chinese dress for women; the male version is the changshan. It is known in Mandarin Chinese as the qípáo (旗袍; pronounced [t͡ɕʰǐ pʰɑ̌ʊ̯]) Wade-Giles ch’i-p’ao, and is also known in English as a mandarin gown. The stylish and often tight-fitting cheongsam or qipao (chipao) that is most often associated with today was created in the 1920s in Shanghai and was made fashionable by socialites and upperclass women.

-Chikan
Chikan is the Japanese word for public molestation. Usually used in reference to furtive groping and sexual assaults that have become frequent on crowded public trains.

-Chubby
Big Beautiful Woman Synonyms: Fat, BBW / デブ

-Color
The color tag refers to manga and doujinshi that are entirely in color. Usually full color releases are much more elaborate and more detailed than regular releases and as a result they are much shorter.

-Cosplay
The use of role play and dress up to engage or seduce sexual activity.

-Cunnilugus(oral)
oral sex performed on a female

-cuminside
Ejaculation or discharge into various body parts.

-DarkSkin
The “dark skin” tag is used for hentai manga and doujinshi that focus on or contain females with dark/tan skin.

-Defloration
Defloration / 処女喪失 When a girl loses her virginity.

-Dirty Old Man
Dirty Old Man / 汚いおっさん This guy may be middle aged, or elderly entirely. He could be some kindly old man you know in the neighborhood. He could be a teacher at your school. Hell, he could even be your own grandpa. But, one thing sure is that this old guy has a dirty mind, and he thinks nothing of getting his dirty hands on someone young and sexy. So watch for this dirty old man. To further compliment this, the old man can sometimes be fat, ugly and repulsive, or not that attractive. Either way, he’s still dirty.

-Double Penetration
Double Penetration / 二穴ファック Sexual act in which both the vagina and anus are subject to an insertion at the same time. be it penises , other body parts, sex-toys or (phallic) objects in any possible way or combination. Synonyms: DP

-Drug
Use of drug or drugs to manipulate and or enhance a sexual related activity.

-Ecchi
Ecchi describes a genre of manga and anime which is seen as a softer variant of hentai. For the most part it does not show sexual intercourse, but can show: panty shots, nudity, and perverted situations. Most of the time we use this tag for anything that does not contain any hentai.

-Episodic.
Long running Hentai series

-Exhibitionism
Exhibitionism / 露出症 Mainly used in two contexts: – One is willing to be naked and be seen by everyone in public. The exhibitionist is often ready to walk around the streets, showing everything for everyone to see. – Having sex in public, notwithstanding whether seen or not. Also known as Public Sex.

-Femdom
Femdom, the shortened term for female dominance, irefers to relationships or sexual scenes where the dominant partner is female. This is frequently associated with BDSM or S&M, a type of roleplay between two or more individuals derived from the terms bondage and discipline. Manga with this tag will contain females character that are assertive and dominant over the other partner.

-Forced
“Forced” is a more elegant way of saying rape. Manga with this tag will contain heavy elements of rape. This includes forced sexual intercourse (mainly by men on women) using either physical strength, threat, or surprise. This theme is very common and accepted in Japan.- synonymous to blackmail.

-Futanari
Futanari (二成, 二形; ふたなり) is a genre of Japanese anime and manga featuring hermaphrodite women; women with male genitalia. Due to the way it is executed, futanari is most closely related to the yuri genre, both generally feature women as the main characters.

-GangBang
A gang bang is basically a situation where an individual engages in sexual acts with several others at the same time.

-Genderbender
For hentai and doujinshi purposes, the genderbend (aka gender bender or gender swapping) tag will encompass works that have a character that is either known or shown as being one gender then turning 100% into the opposite gender.

-Group
The group tag is used for manga that include threesomes and beyond. Most often this will include multiple male partners on a single female, but it also includes group situations where multiple couples are performing at the same time and in the same vicinity.

-Guro
Depictions of horror

-Gyaru
Gyaru (ギャル)is a huge uproar of girly-glam style, breaking all the rules of “what’s pretty”, and dwelling in a party of man-made beauty (wigs, fake lashes, fake nails etc). Gyaru also is heavily inspired by Western features/fashion. Some popular gyaru icons are Tsubasa Masuwaka, Aina Tanaka, Kumicky, Kaoru Watanabe,and Sakurina.

-Handjob
Handjob / 手コキ The act of using one’s hand to stimulate the penis of another person.

-Hairy
Genial hair themed sexual acts

-Harem
Harem is a subgenre of anime and manga characterized by a protagonist surrounded by three or more members of the opposite sex. The most common scenario is a male surrounded by a group of females; when this is reversed it is referred to as a reverse harem. Manga with this tag usually have multiple female partners and one male, with each female personifying a popular character type.

-Housewife
Housewife is a term used to describe a married female who is not employed outside of the home, instead she manages the household while her husband works. Manga with this tag involve housewives while they are at home. Additionally it is used in place of a MILF tag.

-Huge Penis
Huge Penis / 巨根 Penis that is larger than an average penis. . Synonyms: kyokon, big penis

-Humiliation
Manga and doujinshi with the humiliation tag will contain scenes where a character is put in a state of disgrace or loss of self-respect. This will most often be forced upon them unwillingly and be in some type of public setting.

-Hypnosis
Hypnosis / 催眠 A trance or sleep-like state that is induced by a person whose suggestions the subject readily accepts. Differs from Mind Control as the subject in Hypnosis is unconscious.

-Idol
Sexual relations with a famous celebrity.

-Incest
Incest, more commonly referred to as wincest, is the taboo involving sexual intercourse between close relatives. The idea of forbidden love is the main appeal behind incest. Though many people enjoy these stories, it is often much less appealing in real life.

-Inseki
refers to a hentai sex scene where two non blood related family members are involved.

-Irrumati
A step up from a standard blowjob, the term Irrumatio is used to describe the act of (often roughly)

-Kemonomimi
Kemonomimi refers to characters with animal characteristics, such as cat ears, cat tails, etc. Generally these characters appear mostly human despite their animal characteristics.

-Lactation
Lactation / 母乳 The secretion of milk from the breast.

-Lingerie
Lingerie / ランジェリー:Skimpy or sexy undergarments that are worn to increase sex appeal. As opposed to regular undergarments.

-Lolicon
Lolicon art often blends childlike characteristics with erotic undertones.

-Maid
Maid outfits are extremely popular in Japan and are
frequently worn in anime and manga. The most common style of Japanese maid outfit consists of a traditional French maid costume with an apron. Generally, Japanese maid costumes are usually one-piece above the knee and black/navy blue colored. Typically they include a short apron with frill and the skirt area of the dress is usually pleated. If knickers or petticoats are worn with it, they are usually ruffled (and the dress is sometimes short enough to display them).

-Masturbation
Masturbation / 自慰・性器愛撫 genital simulation.

-Megane (glasses)
Megane is the Japanese term for glasses. Hentai with this tag will contain characters that wear glasses.

-Miko
A miko (巫女)(神子-Fujo,舞姫-Mai Hime,御神子-Mikanko) is a Shinto term in Japan, indicating a shrine (jinja) maiden or a supplementary priestess who was once likely seen as a shaman.The traditional attire of a miko would be a pair of red hakama (long, divided trousers) or a long, red, slightly pleated skirt tied with a bow, a white haori (kimono jacket), and some white or red hair ribbons. In Shintoism, the color white symbolizes purity.

-Mind Control
Mind Control / 洗脳 The forceful control of another person’s mind where the subject is robbed of their free will.

-Mizugi
Mizugi is the Japanese term for a woman’s swimsuit or bathing suit. This tag can be used to refer specifically to school swimsuits, which are generally one-piece and blue in color.

-Monster
Monster / モンスター: Demons, mutated animals or humans, mythical creatures, or aliens. Whatever it is, it is a nasty monster, and most of them love to rape whoever they can get their hands on.

-Monstergirl
Monster girls are “exotic” beings (monsters, demons, aliens, etc) that are either part human or bear a strong resemblance to a human female. Manga with this tag most often include strong female monster that capture a human male

-Nakeapron
Apron Sex themed acts

-Nakadashi
a male ejaculates inside his partner’s vagina or anus without use of a condom, resulting in visible seeping or dripping of semenfrom the vagina or anus

-Netorare
Netorare (寝取られ), also referred to as NTR or cuckold, is a genre where the intent is to cause an emotion of deep jealousy or distress in the reader. A direct translation of the word results in the definition “having your lover taken from you” or “to have something taken from you while you sleep”. This is often accomplished by having main protagonist’s loved one seduced away from them, with or without their knowledge

-NTR (Rape)
Manga with this tag will contain heavy elements of rape. This includes forced sexual intercourse (mainly by men on women) using either physical strength, threat, or surprise. This theme is very common and accepted in Japan.

-Nurse
This tag is used for manga and doujinshi that contain female characters that are wearing nurse outfits, though they do not necessarily need to be actual nurses. Most of these stories will take place inside of a hospital.

-Osananajimi
A commonly-used term in romantic anime, an osananajimiis a friend from infancy , a childhood friend or old playmate

-Oshiri
Referring to the part commonly known as the “ass”, art of pleasuring ass.

-Ouendan
Ouendan(cheerleader) is Japanese-style cheerleading.

-Paizuri
Paizuri (パイズリ), also known as titty-fucking or a titfuck in the United States, involves the stimulation of the male penis by the female breasts. Commonly, this sex act involves the man placing his penis in the woman’s cleavage and thrusting between the breasts while they are squeezed together for stimulation. Frequently combined with oral sex.

-Pegging / ペギング Usage of a strap-on by a woman on a male character.

-Pettanko
Pattanko (ぺったんこ) is the Japanese term for a flat-chested female character that is not under age. Manga with this tag will include characters that are obsessive and/or insecure about this fact.

-Pregnant
Having a child or other offspring developing in the body.

-Public sex
Public sex is sexual activity that takes place not in an entirely private context. It refers to a person or more than one person performing a sex act in a public place or in a private place but can be viewed in a public place. Such private places can include the back yard or even the bedroom with the curtains open. It also includes such acts in a semi-public place, where the general public is free to enter, such as a shopping mall. Public places where sex acts can be performed include a car (commonly called parking), on a beach, in the woods, as well as in a theatre, bus, street, toilet, cubicle or cemetery.

-Schoolgirl(uniform)
Manga with the schoolgirl tag will include characters that are either in primary or secondary school. Most of the time the story will take place at school or the characters will be wearing their school uniforms. The sailor outfit (セーラー服) is the most common style of uniform worn by female students in Japan, and the majority of manga with this tag will feature it.School Uniform / 学生服 A uniform that is worn while attending school. Usually consists of an undershirt, a button-up or blazer, and a skirt.

-Shimapan
Shimapan is an abbreviation of shima-pantsu (striped panties) and have become quite popular due to their frequent use in anime and manga. The most popular variety come in the colors blue and white.

-Shotacon
the depiction of young boys, either with other young boys or older men, or depicting young boys with older women (known as “straight shota” in western jargon).

– Siscon
the depiction of young girl, either with other young brother or older brother

-SkinTightGarment
In an individual sense, skin-tight garments are often considered sexy on an attractive body, as they allow the exhibition of the natural curves of the form. People who are on the lookout for a mate often start wearing clothes that are tighter.

-Spats
Spats / スパッツ:Some thigh short pant which usually used for sportwear. Cycle pants and pants from the same material include in this categories. Synonyms: Thigh Short Pant, Bike Shorts.

-Spitroast
Spitroast / 串刺し3P A threesome involving one person being in the middle and getting fucked from behind (vaginal or anal) while sucking off the third person.

-Squirting
Squirting / 潮吹き Female ejaculation is the expulsion of fluid by human females from the paraurethral ducts through and around the female urethra during or before an orgasm. It is also known colloquially as gushing or squirting. Synonyms: Female Ejaculation

-Stockings
Stockings, also referred to as thigh highs or kneesocks, are a close-fitting, elastic garment covering the foot and lower part of the leg. Stockings vary in color, design and transparency. All women should wear stockings, because they are awesome.

-Tanlines
Tan lines refers to a division between areas on the skin of pronounced paleness relative to other areas of skin that have been suntanned and are noticeable darker. This tag also includes ganguro fashion, where girls have a deep tan combined with hair dyed blonde.

-Teacher
The teacher tag is used for manga that contain teachers who are most often in dominant positions over their students. The Japanese word for teacher is sensei (先生) and it is commonly used as the translation to describe them in anime and manga.

-Tentacles
Tentacles are a genre of hentai where various tentacled creatures (usually monsters) rape or otherwise penetrate women. It is a very uncommon theme, yet it has come to define the genre by most people who are unfamiliar with hentai.

-Tomboy
A tomboy is a girl who exhibits characteristics or behaviors considered typical of the gender role of a boy, including the wearing of typically masculine-oriented clothes and engaging in games and activities that are often physical in nature, and which are considered in many cultures to be the domain of boys. Occasionally, such girls are called tomgirls.

-Toys
A sex toy is an object or device that is primarily used to facilitate human sexual pleasure. The most popular sex toys are designed to resemble human genitals and may be vibrating or non-vibrating. Manga with this tag will include the use of sex toys, both willingly or unwillingly.

-Trap
A trap refers to a male character that is dressed up as a female; this often leads to yaoi. In most cases the male character has very feminine characteristics and could be confused for a female.

-Tsundere
Tsundere (ツンデレ) is a Japanese character development process which describes a person who is initially cold and even hostile towards another person before gradually showing their warm side over time. The word is derived from the terms tsun tsun (ツンツン), meaning to turn away in disgust, and dere dere (デレデレ) meaning to show affection

-Vanilla
The vanilla tag refers to manga and doujinshi that do not contain anything out of the ordinary or unusual. The majority of stories will be cute and romantic, involving only one boy and one girl falling in love.

-Yandere
Yandere is a Japanese term for a person who is initially very loving and gentle before their devotion becomes destructive in nature, often through violence. The term is derived from the words yan (ヤン) meaning a mental or emotional illness and dere dere (デレデレ) meaning to show affection. Yandere characters are mentally unstable, often using extreme violence as an outlet for their emotions.

-Yaoi
Yaoi (やおい) also known as Boys’ Love (commonly abbreviated as “BL”), is a popular Japanese term for female-oriented fiction that focus on homoerotic or homoromantic male relationships, usually created by female authors. The two participants in a yaoi relationship are often referred to as seme (the top) and uke (the bottom).

-Yuri
Yuri (百合) is a genre involving love between women in manga and anime. Yuri can focus either on the sexual, the spiritual, or the emotional aspects of the relationship, the latter two sometimes being called shōjo-ai. Manga with the yuri tag will contain relationships exclusively between women.