DMM Announces, English Site for Japanese Content

Mar 13, 2014 10:00 AM PST

TOKYO —, creator and operator of the leading Japanese adult site, announced the pre-launch of a new English localized site,

R18 is intended to give English speaking users an opportunity to more easily surf for Japanese adult’s current catalog of Japanese movies is comprised of more than 220,000 videos, which will be published on

The site will launch with approximately 150,000 videos and will be expanded to 200,000 videos within three months, DMM reps said. In addition to hundreds of categories of movies, there will be around 5,000 available hentai comics translated into English.

“We are really excited to be able to share Japanese content with English speaking users, most of which has never been seen outside of Asia before,” said Alain Garcia Bariel, manager of the website.

The Japanese adult entertainment industry is the largest outside of North America. However, Bariel explains, it has largely remained inaccessible to non-Japanese speaking users.

Jun Takumiya, managing director at, commented “ will give users exclusive access to the largest Japanese library, unmatched by any other marketplace on the web.”

The complete site will launch this spring.

For more information about, contact is a leading online entertainment retailer in Japan, with a diverse portfolio of products and services that includes 3D printing, solar panels and forex trading, car rentals and mainstream DVD releases, in addition to its adult content.

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