Netorare is a genre of manga where the main theme is infidelity. It expresses the pain of betrayal, in which the protagonist loses his girlfriend to another man. That’s it in short.
Netorare is the most popular genre in Japan
Every year DLSite, a website where you can buy and sell games, ASMR, manga, official or doujins, for all ages or adults, shares its tag popularity ranking of the year for adult categories, and this year it shows that netorare is the most popular genre in Japan as of August 2023.
The point here is, despite being the August 2023 ranking, Netorare has been in 1st place for 11 consecutive months among the most popular tags among the Japanese public! GUYS WANT NETORARE!
The blue column is the “Most Popular Among Users” categories and we have netorare in first place, followed by “Loli”, “Submissive Male”, “Pregnancy” and “Futanari”.
The green table means the most popular tags among those who produce the doujins, in first place we have “Creampie”, followed by “Big breasts”, “Oral”, “Breasts” and “Vanilla”. You can read the full ranking here.
This is how the Japanese received the news that netorare is the most popular tag among the public who buy products on DLsite:
“I don’t understand…”
“All users’ brains are destroyed lol”
“Only NTR can’t do it!”
“This is really troublesome.”
“NTR destroys the brain”
“In other words, demand is exceeding supply… Is that it?”
“The most popular genre among users is not even ranked in the creator popularity rankings.”
If you want to better understand what netorare is, we created this post here that explains netorare and its types.
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