Adult Animation Revolution: Sex in Adult Animation

by Tito W. James

At the World Animation Summit some professionals expressed interest in exploring “adults only” entertainment. Animators interest in Hentai is pretty much an open secret seeing as there are plenty of professionals that have 18-plus Twitter accounts. The thing preventing “Western Hentai” is the high possibility of moral backlash. Those looking for Overwatch parody animation quality as a full series may have to wait a bit longer. However, some animators expressed a desire to do an “artsy’ erotic film like Belladonna of Sadness meets Princess Kaguya. Japanese animation continues to serve as the guiding model for how much sex or violence western animation can get away with.

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