What is an ecchi?

Today a new term that we are going to teach you or remember: ecchi! Term very appreciated by weebs and fans of anime of all kinds but which has its share of eroticism compared to hentai ...
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Definition

The Ecchi is an erotic manga classification that is a cousin of hentai which is more into pure pornography (see our article on hentai).
The word ecchi has been adopted by Western Japanese media fans to describe works with connotations. erotic-sexual. In Japanese, the word ecchi is often used to describe a person's conduct, but in Western fandom it has come to be used to refer to the soft or playful sexuality.
The correct transcription of the word エ ッ チ in Hepburn notation is "etchi". However, it is usually written "ecchi".
In the word hentai (変 態), the first kanji hen refers to strangeness, and the second kanji tai to a condition or state. Hentai was introduced to the Meiji era as a term denoting a change of form or a transformation in science and psychology. In this context, it has been used to refer to disorders such as hysteria or to describe paranormal phenomena such as hypnosis or telepathy.

Note: We can very well say that a garment is ecchi because it has a half-naked waifu on the front for example.

Lively culture

The concept of ecchi is very closely related to the fan-service which describes every aspect to please the fans, the ecchi relates to sexual themes. A special type of fan service, which is usually related or justified by the story.

In Japan, the manga oiroke is used to describe manga with very light or playful erotic content as found in manga shonen. In contrast, in Western countries, the term ecchi has become the preferred term. The more self-explanatory seijin manga are more often referred to as hentai in the West. This corresponds to a similar distinction in Japanese. For example, if a young lady called a young man ecchi, it could be interpreted as flirting a flirtation, whereas hentai sounds more like condemnation.

Common elements of ecchi are conversations with sexual references or misunderstandings (double meaning or innuendo), misunderstandings in visual representations (suggestive pose), revealing or sexualized clothing (underwear or cosplay), nudity (clothing torn, wet clothes, clothing malfunction) and depiction of certain actions. This type of sexuality is often used for comedic effects. A typical example would be a scene in which a male protagonist trips over a female character, giving the impression of sexual harassment.

ecchi and waifu | Ahegao.fr

Internet

On the internet the ecchi and remains much present compared to the hentai which is intended only for adults so we can find it in the memes in humorous forms mainly and in the form of references to weebs who possibly would love it.

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