[ ech-ee ]
/ ˈɛtʃ i /
noting or pertaining to a subgenre of Japanese manga, anime, computer games, etc., characterized by light, playful sexual themes and imagery.
such themes, imagery, or works; soft porn.
Origin of ecchi
from the Japanese pronunciation of the letter ‘h’, the first letter of hentai
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