Top 10 Japanese Porn Stars Of All Time

In the Japanese porn industry performers are referred to as ‘AV idols’ (aka a Japanese adult video actress) and ‘gravure idols’ (aka a Japanese non-nude glamour model). Many of these popular performers have established thriving careers in the United States, Europe and across the globe. Interested in learning more about these amazing Asian stars? Then listed below are out top 10 recommendations on the hottest Japanese porn stars of all time!

1 – Marica Hase

Marica Hase in Fuck Bill – VR Cosplay X

Widely regarded as the most popular Japanese adult film star of all time, Marica Hase was the first ever Japanese performer to be named Penthouse “Pet of the Month” (in January 2013). Born in Tokyo, Japan, Marica was a successful adult film star in Japan between 2009 and 2012 before setting her sights on the United States.

Since then Marica has starred in a wealth of critically acclaimed US productions including XXX Fucktory: The Auditions (2014), Supersquirt 6 (2016) and Lesbian Family Affair 5 (2017). A multi-talented porn star, model and cam girl, Marica hosts lusty live chat sessions via Camsoda (under the screen name ‘Marica Hase’) and she continues to receive multiple “Foreign Female Performer of the Year” nominations at the AVN and XBIZ Awards.

2 – Asa Akira

Asa Akira via AsaAkira.com

No Asian top 10 list would be complete without mentioning Asa Akira! Born in Manhattan, New York, to Japanese immigrant parents, Asa lived in Tokyo, Japan, between the ages of 9 and 13 before relocating to New York.

Asa is an incredibly versatile adult film star, model, director and writer who won “Female Performer of the Year” at the 2013 AVN Awards. Asa has collected an impressive 19 award wins at the AVN, XBIZ, XRCO and Urban X Awards as well as publishing her own books Insatiable: Porn—A Love Story and Dirty Thirty: A Memoir. Best known for her critically acclaimed Wicked Pictures productions, Asa continues to shoot all manner of captivating content for her official website, AsaAkira.com, as well as making mainstream media appearances including shooting a live action segment for Family Guy in 2017!

3 – London Keyes

London Keyes via LondonKeyes.com

London Keyes is a half Japanese, half American porn superstar who has been thrilling adult film fans since 2008. Hailing from Seattle, Washington, London is best known for her sensational star showcases L For London (2011), I Am London (2011) and Backdoor To London (2013) which have earned her countless “All-Sex Release of the Year”, “Best Asian Release”, “Best Ethnic Release: Asian” and “Asian-Themed Release of the Year” nominations at the AVN, XBIZ and Urban X Awards. An incredibly versatile porn star, model and cam girl, London continues to treat her fans to a wide range of thrilling web content via her solo site LondonKeyes.com.

4 – Hitomi Tanaka

Hitomi Tanaka at 2015 AVN Adult Entertainment Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada (January 22nd, 2015)

Without a doubt Hitomi Tanaka is the best big bust Japanese porn star of all time. Hailed as the ‘Queen of busty AV stars’ due to her amazing, ALL NATURAL 340 bust, it’s no surprise that Hitomi won “Best Boobs (Fan Award)” at the 2016 AVN Awards.

Hailing from Kumamoto, the capital city of Kumamoto Prefecture on the Japanese island of Kyushu, you may be interested to learn that Hitomi is a karateka; a black belt of Gōjū-ryū style. Hitomi’s beautiful bust soon attracted the attention of Japanese adult film talent scouts and since 2007 she has been working as an AV idol and gravure idol. Hitomi made her US adult film industry debut in 2011 whereupon she starred in many best-selling Scoreland DVDs. In fact, Hitomi was named as Score magazine’s “Newcomer of the Year” in 2012 and she went on to be crowned as Score magazine’s “Model of the Year” in 2013, 2014 and 2016. Hitomi was also the first performer ever to win Score magazine‘s “Model of the Year” award twice!

5 – Maria Ozawa

Maria Ozawa – Adult Empire Galleries

Born in Hokkaido, Japan, Maria Ozawa has mixed Japanese and French-Canadian heritage. A natural born performer, Maria’s first modelling job was in 2002 when she starred in a 30 second Japanese TV commercial for DARS Chocolate alongside the popular Japanese pop duo KinKi Kids.

Maria made her adult film industry debut in June 2005 when she started shooting under the porn star stage name ‘Miyabi’ for the prominent porn site Shirouto-Teien.com. By the end of 2005 Maria had adopted her sultry stage persona ‘Maria Ozawa’ and she was starring in many fan-favourite DVDs. Even though Maria retired from the adult film industry in 2014 to focus upon her mainstream modelling career, her sensational scenes in Naked Venus (2006), American Venus (2008), Anal Trainer Maria (2009) and Sky Angel 87 (2009) still remain incredibly popular among her devoted global fan base.

6 – Katana

Katana – New Sensations

Katana is a rapidly rising starlet with mixed Japanese, Chinese and Spanish heritage. Born and raised in Barcelona, Spain, Katana’s mother is Japanese from Kyoto and her father is Chinese from Shanghai. Even though she has only been performing in porn since 2016 Katana has already amassed an avid international fan following due to her sizzling scenes in the Wicked Pictures feature release Never Forgotten (2018) and her impressive collection of SexArt.com shoots and Private Specials DVDs.

Named as “Miss Sugarcookie of the Month” for September 2017, Katana is famous for her incredibly immersive VR scenes – especially her A Bachelor Party Orgy To Remember collaboration with Marica Hase and Ember Snow for VR Hush and her kinky Mirror’s Edge: A XXX Parody and Mulan: A XXX Parody cosplay VR scenes for VR Cosplay X. One thing’s for sure; Katana looks set to take the adult industry by storm in the years to come!

7 – Miyuki Son

Miyuki Son in Stripper Auditions – BaDoink VR

Hailing from Hiroshima, Japan, Miyuki Son has mixed Japanese and Brazilian heritage. Since 2012 Miyuki has attracted an avid global fan base due to her raunchy web clips and her steamy shoots in the Evil Angel DVDs In My Room 1 (2012) and Rocco’s Asian Attack (2014) which was nominated for “Best Ethnic Release” at the 2015 AVN Awards. Most notably, Miyuki has become famous for her immersive VR scenes that she continues to film for Virtual Taboo, Virtual Real Porn and BaDoink VR. We recommend checking out Miyuki’s Girlfriend Experience scenes for Virtual Real Porn, her raunchy role-plays for Virtual Taboo and her intensely alluring Stripper Auditions VR experience for BaDoink VR. Must see sex scenes for die-hard Miyuki Son fans!

8 – Asia Carrera

Asia Carrera is a fan-favourite Japanese performer who was inducted into the XRCO Awards “Hall of Fame” in 2006 XRCO Awards. Raised in New Jersey, Asia has mixed Japanese, German and American heritage and she starred in over 400 sizzling scenes between 1993 and 2005. Fans eager to explore some of Asia’s most thrilling porn productions will want to watch her Ultimate Video production Search For The Snow Leopard (1998) that was nominated for “Best Film” at the 2000 AVN Awards and her steamy scenes in the Wicked Pictures feature release My Father’s Wife (2002) which earned Asia some notable “Best Supporting Actress: Video” and “Best All-Girl Sex Scene: Video” nominations at the 2003 AVN Awards.

9 – Akira Lane

Akira Lane – Brazzers Network

Born in Okinawa, Japan, Akira Lane is a sensational Japanese porn star and glamour model who posed for Playboy magazine in June 2002. Akira has since been featured in sultry spreads for Hustler, Penthouse and many more prominent publications. A former head cheerleader with a degree in International Business, Akira worked a series of jobs including repossessing cars and working as a door-to-door salesman before she discovered her porn star potential. Fans eager to explore some of Akira’s hottest hardcore collaborations will want to watch her Rest In Big Cock Peace boy/girl debut with Keiran Lee, her seductive Mama Cum Home shoot with Jessy Jones and her kinky Show The Doc How You Suck Cock medical role-play with Lola Foxx and Jessy Jones that were all released via Brazzers Network in 2014.

10 – Mila Jade

Mila Jade – Brazzers Network

Former adult film star Mila Jade has mixed Japanese, Irish, Italian, Filipino and Greek heritage. Since 2013 Mila has starred in an impressive collection of Brazzers Network, Evil Angel and Nubiles productions which continue to attract a loyal fan following. Fans of Mila will want to rediscover her sizzling scene with Ariella Ferrera and Jessy Jones in Moms Teach Sex 6 (2015), her steamy shoot with Tommy Gunn in Asian Strip Mall Massage (2016), her thrilling three-way with Francesca Le and Mark Wood in Evil Couple Prowls Anal Teens (2016) and her epic group shoot with Jon Jon, Nat Turnher, Sean Michaels, Stallion in My Sister’s First Gangbang (2016) which was nominated for “Best Orgy/Gangbang Movie” at the 2017 AVN Awards.

So what do you think of out Top 10 Japanese Porn Stars list? Did we miss anyone out? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below!

Amy Stone

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