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.
Translated literally, the Japanese word shunga means picture of spring; "spring" being a common euphemism for sex in Japan.
Decreased sex drive in the 21st century has been blamed for the low Japanese birth rate and declining growth of the Japanese population.
Your partner is the best person to help keep you grounded, to push back, and to be your cheerleader. We got to our desert oasis via camels, watched the sunset over the dunes, and rocked out until sunrise.
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.
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.
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.
Erotic films were called "pink film" because the color pink carries erotic and feminine connotations with the Japanese who associate pink with a woman's vagina.