Japanese sex terms (glossary)
Japanese pornography is perhaps the most creative in the world, and perhaps has the widest variety of sexual slang, as exemplified by the list of terms below.
- Aieki (愛液) — lit: love juice; male and/or female sexual secretions
- Ana Kyōdai (穴兄弟) — lit: hole brothers, Two or more men that have had sex with the same woman.
- Anaru (アナル) — anal sex
- Aokan — outdoor sex
- Ashikoki (足扱き) — using the feet to manipulate a sex partner’s penis 
- AV (エーヴィ) — AV is Japanese parlance for “adult video” (not audio/visual), and an AV girl or AV idol is an adult video star.
- Baishunfu (売春婦) — prostitute
- Bakku de (バックで）— doggy style
- Banira (Vanilla) — sperm, ejaculation fluid
- Bishōjo (美少女) — Really a term that describes any pretty girl, the word has come to refer to the adult anime simulation games that are so popular in Japan.
- Bishōnen (美少年) — beautiful boy
- Bitamin esu (ビタミン・エス）— sperm, literal meaning “vitamin S”
- Bobo (ぼぼ) — the vulva or vagina (Kyushu dialect)
- Bukkake (打っ掛け, ブッカケ) — usually in group sex, ejaculating onto the body or face of a sex partner. In common Japanese language, however, this is referred as a method to prepare noodles by “dousing” rather than anything sexual.
- Cherigaru (チェリー・ガル) — a Cherry Girl, i.e., a virgin.
- Chichi (乳) — breasts
- Chikan — molester
- Chikubi (乳首) — nipple(s)
- Chijo (痴女) - Female Pervert (opposite of Chikan) - When talking about female perverts/groper or molestation by a female, the word is “痴女” (chijo) - although this seems to be a recent creation of the media, not a word with any lexical history.
- Chiro — coitus “un”-interruptus; [lit: slow leak]
- Chinara (ちなら）— a queef (or pussy fart)
- Chinchin — penis
- Also chinko (Tokyo dialect), chinchi, chinpo (Kansai dialect), and ochinchin (used mainly by children/women)
- Chinchin Kenkyū (ちんちん研究) — “Penis Study”. A genre of pornography in which an “innocent” young woman (or women) is presented with a well-built naked man to experiment with. Often there is an audience of a hundred women and only a few men; several of the women will volunteer to try various sex acts on the men. Similar to CFNM (clothed female, naked male).
- Chinchi (wo) Shaburu — Fellatio
- Chinge — male pubic hair
- Chitsu (膣) — vagina
- Comeroku — anal sex
- Dankon (男根) — penis
- Dan’yuu (男優) — male porn actor
- Dekapai — large breasts
- Dekachin — big penis
- Deru — to ejaculate (lit. to come out/leave)
- Doujin, doujinshi — fan-created manga, often with explicit content featuring popular characters
- Douhan (同伴) — the taking out to dinner of a hostess before going to her club
- Doutei — male virgin
- Ecchi, ecchi-na (エッチ、 エッチな） — lewd, perverted. “H” is the first letter of the word “hentai.” If a man touches a woman inappropriately, she may call him “H” (ecchi!). It is also a term for sex, i.e. “H suru” (to do H, i.e. to have sex).
- Ecchiban — Pornographic magazines
- Enjo kosai (援助交際) — compensated dating (lit: assisted company)
- Fakku, Fuck (ファック) — fuck
- Fera, ferachio (フェラ、フェラチオ) — fellatio
- Fukki(復帰) - JAV return, comeback
- Funyachin (フニャチン) — Flaccid penis
- Futanari, (二形、ふたなり) — Hermaphrodites (lit: ‘double form’)
- Fuzoku (風俗) — A word which originally just meant “culture,” it now refers to “sexual culture” and specifically to soaplands, image clubs, pink salons and so on.
- Gokkun (ゴックン) — This is the sound of swallowing to the Japanese. Gokkun movies usually feature a girl who after performing oral sex to one or several men plays with the spent sperm before swallowing it, those girls are called Gokkun Girls.
- Gyakunan sareru (逆ナンされる) — being picked up or being solicited by a woman for sexual purposes (means literally reverse picking/”nanpa”)
- Ganmen Shawa (顔面シャワー）— To “shower” ejaculate upon a woman’s face.
- Gansha (顔射) — Abbreviation for “Ganmen Shawa”
- H — see Ecchi
- Hair Nude (ヘアヌード) — nude photo with pubic hair showing
- Haizumo — fetish involving overweight female partners
- Hamedori — sex from a male, 1st person point of view
- Hameru (ハメル) — to have sex
- Hame hame suru — to have sex
- Harigata (張形) — dildo
- Hentai (変態) — pervert
- Hinnyū (貧乳) — small chest (lit. ‘poor breasts’)
- Hitozuma (人妻) — to sleep with another man’s wife
- Honkijiru (本気汁) — semen-like vaginal secretion that appears during sex. Probably secretions from the Skene’s gland.
- Ichijiku kanchō (いちじくかんちょう) — an enema used before anal sex; it is called ichijiku (”fig”) because the enema is shaped like a fig. Kanchō literally means “enema”.
- Iku — achieving orgasm (lit. to go — analog to English slang use of “coming”)
- Intai(引退) — retirement from JAV
- Jūkan (獣姦) — bestiality
- Karami (カラミ) - The act of having sex with another person, from foreplay to the final conclusion of cumming.
- Ketsu (穴) — ass (buttocks)
- Kintama (金玉) — testicles
- Kintama tsubushi (金玉潰し) — sexual torture that involves squeezing a man by the testicles
- Koku — to masturbate
- Kondōmu (コンドーム) — condom
- Kōmon (肛門) — anus
- Kuritorisu/Kuri (クリトリス or クリ）— clitoris
- Kuwaeru — fellatio (lit. to hold in one’s mouth)
- Kyonyū (巨乳) — big chest (lit. ‘giant breasts’)
- Lolicon, Rorikon (ロリコン) — the sexual attraction to fictional or real underage girls
- Maguro — woman who stays passive during the whole sexual intercourse: maguro’s original meaning is tuna.
- Manko — the vulva or vagina
- Manzuri — female masturbation
- Mange — female pubic hair
- Manjiru — vaginal secretions
- Mazarin: — an illegal book containing uncensored sexual photos
- Momo (桃－もも) — Peach, referring to the color of a woman’s vagina
- Nakadashi (中出し) — ejaculation inside a vagina, a creampie (lit. to put inside)
- Naked Sushi (露出した寿司) — A meal of sushi served on the body of a (paid) woman; generally followed by sex.
- Nakinami — fisting
- Nama-Fera (生フェラ) — fellatio without a condom, often used in the context of prostitution.
- Nanpa suru (ナンパする) — flirting, or soliciting women for sexual acts
- Neko (猫）— the submissive (bottom) in gay sex, see also uke
- Ningen benki (人間便器) — human toilet,used in toilet-sex play
- Nyotaimori (女体盛り) — body sushi, naked sushi
- Nukeru Sakuhin(ヌケル作品)−videos you can masturbate to
- Ogon (黄金) — lit.gold:excrement/shit, used in toilet-sex play
- Okama — male homosexual, literally cooking pot, probably an influence of the Portuguese slang for homosexuals, paneleiro
- Omanko — the vagina
- Omeko (おめこ) — the vulva or vagina (Osaka dialect)
- Onanie (オナニー) — masturbation
- Oppai (おっぱい) — breasts (usually considered inoffensive)
- Oppai-seijin — a breast-fetishist
- Ōraru sekkusu (オーラルセックス) — oral sex
- Oshiri — butt, backside (inoffensive)
- Oshiri Hana — anus (butt flower, inoffensive)
- Paipan (パイパン) — shaved vagina
- Paizuri (パイズリ) — mammary intercourse
- Pechapai — small breasts, flat-chested
- Panchira — upskirts
- Rezu, Rezubian (レズ、レズビアン) — lesbian
- Sanpi (３Ｐ) — sexual intercourse done by three people at a time. It originated as an abbreviation for “Sannin Play”.
- Sao Shimai (竿姉妹) — lit: Pole Sisters; Two or more women that have had sex with the same man.
- Scatoro — scat; sexual acts involving excrement.
- Shasei (射精) — Ejaculation.
- Sefure (セフレ) Sex friend. Abbreviated form of sekkusu furendo) (セックスフレンド)
- Seiki — semen (lit. vigor/vitality)
- Seikō (性交) — sexual intercourse
- Seishi (精子) — sperm
- Seiyoku (性欲） — sexual desire
- Seisui (聖水) — lit.holy water:urine,used in toilet-sex play
- Sekkusu (セックス) — sex
- Sekuhara — sexual harassment
- Seme (攻め) — top
- Senzuri — male masturbation
- Shakuhachi — fellatio
- Shibari — bondage
- Shiofuki (潮吹き) (潮を吹く) — female ejaculation (also the Japanese word to describe a whale spouting water)
- Shikoru — the act of male masturbating
- Shiri (尻) — buttocks
- Shōnen-ai — Love between two males or boys expressed usually through hugging and/or kissing.
- Shojo (処女) — virgin
- Shotacon (ショタコン) — fetish for underage boys
- Sukatoro — scat; sexual acts involving excrement.
- Sukebei (助平、すけべ) — perverted, lecherous. Originally a male name.
- Tachi （たち）— the aggressive (top) in gay sex
- Tama (玉) — testicles
- Tamakeri — A fetish that involves a pretty girl kicking men in the testicles. The ’slap’ sound effect that’s raised when the kick lands home is said to be part of the attraction.
- Tanima (谷間) — cleavage (breasts)
- Tekoki (手コキ) — handjob
- Tetsuman — woman who won’t have sex (lit: iron vagina)
- Uke (受け) — bottom; receiver
- Urabon (裏本) — an illegal book containing uncensored sex photos
- Yaoi — A sub-set of ero (erotic)/hentai, it refers specifically to sexually explicit comics (and doujinshi) about the love between males. Abbreviated from yami nashi, ochi nashi, imi nashi’ which means ‘no climax, no resolution, no meaning.’ This word is usually also incorrectly used to identify all shonen-ai even if there is no sex or sexual situations present.
- Yarichin （やりちん） — a man without inhibitions towards sex (lit: do-penis); the “chin” stands for “ochinko”, or penis
- Yariman (やり万) — a woman without inhibitions towards sex (lit: do-10000); the “man” is the number ten thousand, also short for “omanko”, or pussy
- Yaru (やる) — to have sex (lit: to do)
- Yuri — female/female homosexual comic or anime (lit: Lily)
- Zāmen (ザーメン) — The Japanese pronunciation of the German word “Samen” (semen)