2018 is all about inclusion, so let’s look at the hottest Japanese adult film stars right now. You should switch up your watching habits anyway, and the AV idols are perfect.
The list includes some of my personal favorites, as well as others that are just massively successful and are no brainers to be included. Feel free to do some ‘research’ after you finish this list to see if you agree with my choices.
10. Julia Kyoka
Julia is an AV actress who debuted in April 2010. She belongs to C-more Entertainment. Before becoming an AV actress, she worked as a nurse. When she was 17 she had sexual relationships with 30 men, which inspired her to go into the adult film industry. Her interests include reading, cats, and bookkeeping.
9. Yui Hatano
Yui is an AV idol, actress and model. Yui Hatano is popular in Singapore and Taiwan, where she is regarded as a lookalike for the popular Taiwanese actress and model Lin Chi-ling. In 2015, it was announced that she is to be featured on Taiwan’s EasyCard public transport payment cards, in two different photographs: one as a devil, one as an angel.
8. Ichinose Ameri
Ichinose is a Japanese idol and pornographic actress. Slim and beautiful, is quite popular among the Japanese public. She began her career in pornography in 2006 under the pseudonym Erika Kurisu but changed it to Ayaka Misora She adopted the name of Ameri Ichinose in 2008. Fun fact, the Daily Mirror became aware of her when rumors circulated that she was the mistress of footballer Shinji Kagawa of Manchester United, which proved to be false.
7. Tina Yuzuki
Tina, also known as Rio, is a Japanese actress, singer and former AV idol who debuted as an AV actress in 2005, appearing in videos produced by the Max-A and S1 studios. After starring in AVs in various genres during her first year in the industry, she won an industry award as Best New Actress for 2006. Since late 2007, she has used the stage name of Rio. She officially announced her retirement in January 2016.
6. Aino Kishi
Aino is a Japanese former gravure model, actress, singer and former AV idol. She made her AV debut in February 2008 with Idol Unit Member: Aino Kishi’s Debut for the Alice Japan studio. Kishi proved a popular actress, ranking number 5 for the first half of 2008 and number 12 for the full year in DVD sales at the major Japanese distributor, the DMM Corporation. Kishi was one of four actresses nominated for the Best New Actress Award at the 2009 Adult Broadcasting Awards for adult video programs in 2008.
5. Harumi Asano
Harumi is a Japanese pornographic actress.. She made her AV debut in 2009, and has been featured in thousands of videos since then. She is quite popular due to her combination of curvaceous body and pretty face.
4. Maria Ozawa
Maria is a Japanese actress of Canadian and Japanese ancestry, model, and a former AV idol. Early in her career as a model, she also used the name Miyabi. Ozawa discovered adult videos (AV) by watching sex tapes she borrowed from a friend’s brother. Unlike most AV actresses, Ozawa was not scouted. She was introduced to the industry by a friend who appeared in AVs. She began by modeling in June 2005 under the name Miyabi for the pornographic site Shirouto-Teien.com, which resulted in several sets of photographs and a short hardcore gonzo which was video released in CD-R and DVD-R formats. She was then signed by S1 No. 1 Style, an AV studio that produces light hardcore pornography.
3. Sola Aoi
Sola Aoi is the stage name of a Japanese AV idol, nude model, and film and television actress. Her popularity as an adult video actress has led to celebrity status as a media personality in Japan and abroad. As a student, she worked at various part-time jobs in the food-service industry, such as pizza parlors, pubs and sushi bars with the intent of becoming a pre-school teacher. While in her third year in high school, Aoi was scouted in Shibuya by a talent agency for gravure modelling. She decided to enter the adult entertainment industry with the aim of eventually working on TV and in other parts of the entertainment industry, stating that “If there was only the AV industry, I couldn’t do it.
2. Sarasa Hara
Sarasa is a former Japanese AV idol, model and actress who has also used the name Mai Nanami (七海 まい Nanami Mai) and most recently Miyabi Matsunoi or Miyavi Matsunoi. After a long hiatus, she re-emerged as Saori Hara in August 2008 and appeared in a non-nude gravure video titled Clear Water. The next month, in September, she posed nude for the first time in the Japanese men’s magazine Sabra, and it was announced that she was contracted to the Soft On Demand (SOD) adult video studio. She became the face of the SOD group in its anti-STD campaign in November 2008, a role formerly played by long-time SOD AV actress Nana Natsume. Hara’s first adult video (AV) was released by SOD in January 2009 with the title Real Celebrity Saori Hara: Miraculous AV Debut and was reported to have sold 100,000 copies.
1. Hitomi Tanaka
Hitomi is a famous model, AV idol and pornographic actress known for having massive natural breasts. She began her career as an actress in pornographic films under the name of Hitomi in November 2008. She remains in the top 10 of most adult film sites in terms of popularity, including Pornhub. She is the queen of Japanese adult film stars.