Japanese Adult Video Awards
Although pornography in Japan has a long history and is a major business, until recently, the adult video industry did not develop a broad-based set of awards for sales or performance such as the AVN Awards in American pornography.
That has changed in recent years, and the two primary awards given at present (which are covered in separate articles) are the AV Grand Prix for retail and internet videos and the Adult Broadcasting Awards for programs broadcast on Japanese satellite TV.
This text is focused on the various earlier Japanese adult video awards given in the period 1991-2008, none of which are presently active. Some were given only infrequently and many were limited to particular studios or groups of companies.
Read more about Japanese Adult Video Awards: Tokyo Sports Film Awards (1991-1999), Takeshi Kitano Entertainment Awards (2000-2006), X City Adult Video Grand Prix Awards (1998-2004), SOD AV Awards (2002-2006), KMP Million Academy Award Prize 2004, AV Actress Grand Prix 2006, Dogma D-1 Climax Awards (2005-2007), Moodyz Awards (2001-2008)
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