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. When people do their own ahegaos online, they tend to show themselves drooling and crossing their eyes, and often use a filter to achieve a more cartoonish look.
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.
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.
A more realistic variant is known as ikigao. Also known as the O-Face, the term ahegao dates at least as far back as the early s. Pornographic magazines used the word to describe the facial expressions of female live-action porn actresses during orgasm. In the same context, ahegao was used in some postings at 2Channel and its sister community for adult content, BBSPink , as well as in pornographic videos at adult e-commerce platforms in the early s. In the midst of the s, use of the term increased, and the drawing style became rather conventionalized and started spreading throughout the otaku culture. In , the first ahegao -themed doujin comics anthology, A-H-E , was released. In the s, major publishers produced more ahegao -themed comic anthologies. By that time, the facial expression was featured in regular pornographic videos during the popularization of hentai fetishes in the real-life sex industry. Additionally, ahegao -like exaggerated facial expressions sometimes are featured in normal anime and manga works, in a non-sexual context. Typical characteristics are rolled eyes sometimes with star- or heart-shaped pupils , a hanging tongue, and flushed cheeks.