Bakunyū is the subgenre that features females with very large breasts.
In Japan lolicon refers to an attraction to underage girls.
Sexuality in Japan developed separately from that of mainland Asia, as Japan did not adopt the Confucian view of marriage, in which chastity is highly valued.
Monogamy in marriage is less important in Japan, and married men often seek pleasure from courtesans.
In Japan, the "sex industry" is not synonymous with prostitution.
Because Japanese law defines prostitution as "intercourse with an unspecified person in exchange for payment," in order to remain legal, most sex clubs offer only non-coital services.
The first wave of the Pink film in Japan was contemporary with the similar U. sexploitation film genres, the "nudie-cuties" and "roughies".
In contemporary times Japanese pornography has gained a worldwide following and is frequently translated and exported to other cultures because of its large spectrum of themes and media.
Pornography in Japan has in recent times expanded into new mediums such as manga (hentai) and video games (eroge) in addition to the more common film and historic mediums.
as erotic artwork referred to as shunga that was typically done on woodblock prints.
Between the 1920s and '30s in Japan there was a literary and artistic movement known as ero guro which focused on eroticism, sexual corruption and decadence.