The internet loves a gamer girl, apparently, and the queen of them at the moment appears to be Belle Delphine. The term relates to Japanese anime and manga porn style known as hentai which loosely translates to pervert. Ahegao was first cited around the s, and describes the facial expressions of the characters in these hentai porn films as they reach orgasm. In hentai pornography, women are often shown with their eyes rolling back, tongue hanging out, and blushing or panting. The idea appears to be to show an intense level of arousal, where someone loses their faculties completely. The word itself combines an abbreviation for Aheahe — which means to moan or pant — alongside face in Japanese. As pornography has become more easily accessible online over the years, ahegao faces have become far more mainstream. Japanese culture has also seen a boom worldwide in recent years, as has cosplaying. With that, people sharing their own ahegaos on social media has also grown.
Etymology & History
Top definition. Ahegao unknown. Ahegao is commonly used in any kind of BDSM type hentai, along with hentai that feature the "rape" fetish. However, ahegao does NOT equal rape. Guy 1: I heard Lisa could make an ahegao face Guy 2: I totally want to see! The extremely disturbing facial expression when a woman gets dinner rolled.
What is ahegao?
You can help confirm this entry by contributing facts, media, and other evidence of notability and mutation. According to a forum post in Nico Nico Pedia 's entry for Ahegao  , it's confirmed that the term had been already used in porn magazines to simply explain porn actresses' face of pleasure in early s. Used in the same context, it also made appearances on a handful of posts in 2channel and its sister board community for adult contents BBSPINK as well as descriptions for porn videos on adult e-commerce sites in the first half of s. Meanwhile, according to Japanese blog posts WebLab. He also analyses that image board communities Futaba Channel 2chan and Pixiv , where its users started to heavily use this technique for pure jokes like Ahegaokin around , also had a critical role to spread the concept on the internet. And in around , it had enough spread to be recognized as one of famous drawing techniques for orgasms. The first Ahegao-themed doujin comic anthology "A-H-E" was released in the winter of that year Shown below, left. In s, major publishers had released Ahegao themed comic anthologies Shown below, center as well in its first half and even porn videos became to occasionally feature the facial expression Shown below, right , along with popularization of hentai fetishes in the real-life sex industry. Additionally, Ahegao, Ahegao-like silly faces, and its derivative Ahegao Double Peace became to be sometimes featured even in normal anime titles in the non-sexual context Shown below. Against the backdrop of the large popularity in the otaku community, which had been developed in the lates, Ahegao has earned a lots of online visibility as both a hentai art technique and fodder for parody illustrations.
The expression gives its wearer the distinct and distasteful appearance of having dropped an anvil on their foot while tripping on ibogaine. The year is Self-driving cars are crashing , people are throwing cheese at babies and a very peculiar facial expression is taking over the internet. The vast majority of people ahegao-ing — as you also may have guessed — are women. Ahegao has existed in Japanese erotic art forums and communities since the s, but it only started proliferating on the internet of the Western world in the last decade thanks to the increasing popularity of hentai on sites like 4chan and Fakku. These days, you can slap an ahegao face on a photo of the oatmeal you made to alert your 34 Instagram followers that it hit the spot, or you could be like this person, and use it to troll stupid moths who love lamps. There are also ahegao celebrities with 2. All of which begs the question: Why are hundreds of thousands of people obsessed with this one, specific facial expression and why have they been for more than 80 years?