Hentai, or Japanese anime porn, is a category popular among Hong Kong pornography viewers that has a variety of subgenres, including some that involve alien tentacles. Illustration: Adolfo Arranz

Why do people love hentai, Japanese anime porn? In Hong Kong, suppressed sexual desire and interest in Japanese culture play a part

Hentai means ‘perverse sexual desire’, and can feature anything from huge sex organs to alien tentacles. Experts say Hongkongers’ conservatism and love of Japanese culture, as well as a lack of sex education, drives their interest in it

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Hentai, or Japanese anime porn, is a category popular among Hong Kong pornography viewers that has a variety of subgenres, including some that involve alien tentacles. Illustration: Adolfo Arranz
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