Porn– much like cuisine, culture, music, and fashion– looks different in different countries, and we’re bringing you on a whistle stop tour of the world’s most popular porn styles.

While it’s true that every man is an island, each individual is a world unto themselves– countries tend to have some pretty big influences on what those islands look like and how those world’s spin. Meaning that culture is a pretty big thing, something that affects and influences entire populations of worlds and islands to behave certain ways, or enjoy certain things. Like Porn.

We’re not saying that every German love leather lederhosen, or that the British love a good cuppa with their copulation. Sure, there are definitely stereotypes that exist– and even some of them might actually have a whisper of representation to the mainstream porn that exists in other countries, but it doesn’t mean that that’s what everyone is watching. When talking about American porn, or mainstream American porn, you can maybe imagine what most people think of, but just because it’s mainstream doesn’t make it the only stream.

“While you can definitely see particular mainstream preferences in most countries– that’s just what they are, preferences. Porn– for the most part– looks pretty much the same in most countries if you look at it superficially. But when it comes to the laws and individuals that shape these industries, that’s where you start to see these incredible differences.” The porn experts at PornDoe tell us that while food is food and sex is still sex, not matter what country you’re in, it’s those incredible flavor profiles that make it all so enticing.

American Porn Isn’t Just for America

America has seemed to take on the power position when it comes to porn. While the notion of naughty cinema may have gotten its start in France, the US does what it does best– figured out how to monetize and distribute. Populated largely by white actors, slender and muscled bodies and very young, fresh faces. Lesbian, teen, and incest being top categories. American porn is the very porn that comes to mind when pretty much anyone in the world thinks “Western Porn”. Blonde chick. Delivery guy. Zero script. Hard bang. Big… everything except waistline.

This type of mainstream porn is actually reflected in a number of other countries “home” erotica, except in steady of lithe American teens, you’ll have lithe African teens, or lithe German teens. The cinematographic style can be seen nearly everywhere across the world, but it’s the individual takes and influence that each country has on their own adult film industry that make them all oh so special.

The Middle East

Anal, on the other hand, is the favorite variant of porn in the Middle East- something also shared with much of Europe– however, as most pornography and erotica are strictly outlawed in many middle eastern countries, most mainstream porn would be considered “soft core” in other countries. Indian porn bringing something a bit special to the table with steamy scenes and renewed focus on foreplay.

Germany

The actresses, who abound in European porn, on the other hand, are more stylized, slender, with a very attractive face. Germans tend to swing for the extremes, opting for very thin or very voluptuous girls, they also have a penchant for the BDSM side of things, so maybe that leather lederhosen aren’t far off. Germans also seem to be a bit more democratic in their selections as “public” and “couple swapping” are two incredibly popular genres

Italy

Like most things Italy, even their porn is stylized. With home team names like Ferrari, Loubutin, Fendi, Martini and Rossi, Ducati, and pretty much every other high-end object you can imagine, it’s near expected that they would create some luxe porn as well. With careful lighting, elaborate environments, engaging plots, and the most gorgeous actors on the planet, Italian porn is a never-ending feast for the eyes.

The UK

Mainstream British porn is also super British, in the way that they fight hard for equal representation and workers’ rights. Despite years of legal sex trade and strongly embraced national sexuality, producers have some pretty strict rules to contend with– as laws effectively prohibit the following acts to be represented by British porn producers: Spanking, Caning, Aggressive whipping, penetration with objects that are linked to violence, verbal or physical abuse, urolagnia, role-playing, physical restraint, humiliation, female ejaculation, strangulation, facesitting, fisting.

Japan

Japan is both the wild, sexual utopia and extremely uptight, prude country you’ve always assumed. Thanks largely to super strict decency laws, pornography in Japan has become known to rely heavily on allegory and enuendo. Making genres like Bukkake and Hentai incredibly popular. In these types of films, no actual sexual penetration can take place, instead cartoons are used to represent humans and intercourse is largely just implied. But it doesn’t mean the product isn’t as enticing as any other type of penetrative porn you’re bound to find.

Latin Porn

Latin porn, much like Latin cuisine, seems to have a very strict profile of flavors that give themselves to an incredibly expansive number of iterations. Often featuring more mature women, Latin porn seems to focus on one thing only: Latin porn. With the newly emerging Spanish language fetish, alongside female-centric pornography and themes, Latins love Latin porn and women, and we are perfectly okay with that. Maybe it’s the American influence, maybe it’s the shared border, but most searches in Latin America look nearly identical to their northern cousin. But despite the similarities in genre, the production value and actors are delightfully different.