futanari

or futa hentai

[f(y)oo-tuh-nah-ree]


or [f(y)oo-tuh hen-tahy]

What does futanari and futa hentai mean?

Meaning “hermaphrodite” in Japanese, futanari especially refers to pornographic characters in erotic manga or anime, known as hentai. Futanari is sometimes shortened to futa, and hentai that contains futanari characters could be called futa hentai.

Examples of futanari

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Examples of futanari
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coconono, forums.somethingawful.com, September, 2017

The biggest English-language hentai manga publisher, Fakku, just celebrated its 10-year anniversary last December. That’s ten years of ‘monster girl,’ ‘oppai,’ ‘nakadashi,’ ‘yaoi’ and ‘futanari.'

 

Cecilia D'Anastasio, Kotaku, February, 2017

Joke: bringing your waifu hug pillow to the anime con

Woke: Bringing your futanari sexbot to the anime con

Bespoke: Bringing your futanari sexbot to the anime con to make it have sex with your waifu hug pillow in public.

@JekoJekoUEM, January, 2018

Where does futanari come from?

Wikipedia

According to Onnagata: A Labyrinth of Gendering in Kabuki Theater, futanari appears as a medical condition in a 12th-century scroll, The Book of Disease. Here, futanari describes a person with male and female genitals, which we might now call intersex. In Japanese, futa means “two” and nari means “figure,” which refers to such a person’s perceived dual nature.

In the 17th century, the pathological term gave way to an aesthetic called futanarihira. Narihira was a poet noted for his beauty, and so futanarihira (combining his name with futanari), is sometimes translated as “androgynous beauties” or “androgynous stunners.” These were male Kabuki actors who, according to the Nikkei Times, played both male and female roles.

Futa hentai became popular in the 1990s. The Japan Times describes the typical futanari character as “endowed with feminine curves, voluptuous breasts and a virile penis.”

Who uses futanari?

Today, futanari is used by anime and manga fans to refer to hentai about fantasy characters with male and female features as well as to the characters themselves.

When referring to actual people though, the terms used in Japan to describe those who are intersex are han’in’yō, meaning “both yin and yang” or intasekkusu, a rendering of the English word.

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