NSFW: Suehiro Maruo’s Ero Guro art

Ero Guro? What’s that shit, you say? Well, it’s an art that combines erotica (not pornography, just erotica) with elements of macabre and grotesque, which explains it’s other name, “erotico-grotesque.” It comes in many forms and shapes, like novels, short stories or movies, but today we are taking interest in the visual arts. Suehiro Maruo is a mangaka internationally recognized for its work as an ero guro artist.

With works like Imomushi, Bindzume no jigoku or Mr. Arashi’s Amazing Freak Show, he created himself an inspired universe influenced by surrealism, German expressionism, Edgar Poe, Georges Bataille or Otto Dix paintings. From horrific murders by Japanese serial killers to erotic tortures, each scene he depicts has a sense of fearful beauty in its own way. It’s not all blood and sex.

Perversion is a guilty pleasure for some, and the feeling you’ll get from him might remind you of the fascinating disgust you felt when you first read Marquis de Sade. If you want suffering, you will get it; if you want crude, you will get it; if you want macabre drawings and the embodiment of darkness, guess what? You will get it. Who said manga was for children?

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Elizabeth Potter
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While I think it’s important to be familiar with Japanese art, which includes, Ero Guro Nansensu….this isn’t well researched (suprise) and misses the importance of the movement. Just showing the works without context is fruitless.

Alex Yanish
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Chris Miller

Allen Inman
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Also, thanks to John Zorn for introducing a bunch of Americans to this artwork! Naked City etc……..

Marcos Dias
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This is just a cartoon for children.

Nahian X Kazi
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Awesome shit man.. eyes coming out from the ass, razorblade fuckin’…

Zachary McLean Webb
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Nobody has ever said that

Spencer Robert Snitil
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Bradley Ellison

Omar Abdullah
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Prasad Jayaruwan

Lola Fernández Cáceres
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Guaggg

Rober Rebor
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<3

Erin Cody
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Mr Arashi’s Amazing Freakshow is my shit

Ken Ology
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Nicole

Caleb Mayabb
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Perry Hall

Jamie Stewart
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Jessica Wolf
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The term itself is an example of wasei-eigo, a Japanese combination of English words or abbreviated words: ero from “ero(tic)”, guro from “gro(tesque)”, and nansensu from “nonsense”.

Sean Corrigan
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battle royale is beyond godlike

Lilith RupsjeLover Gore Geous
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Eeeeeew

Matt Carroll
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Hailey Elizabeth Bence

Hurr.

Hailey Elizabeth Bence
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Okay, fuck this.
Let’s get married.

Thomas Proskow
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I have one of his books after me and my friend went to his exhibition in Kyoto. I got a pin of this art somewhere in my house.

Burt Eastwood
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into this hard

Juan Garza
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WHOA!

Taylor Cox
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Nana Osaki

Fenny Coss
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look at this! Un Pájaro Azul

Connor Arthur Els
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Hannah Gates

Daniel Arom
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Sharon Blankstein

Peppe Scala
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Angelo Antonio Dilengite Francesco Dilengite Iacopo Panarese

Ciça Lacerda
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Yves Schneider 😉

Andrew Daley
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Torture Garden

Jennifer Phillips
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meh…

Michelle Henriques
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Fox Leite

Fox Leite
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os mangas do suehiro maruo são bem famosos no gênero ero guro, mas nunca li ;;

Stephanie Koithan
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Joseph Horowitz

Joseph Horowitz
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I love his stuff

Ned Piller
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Emily Long Nonio Grenes

Josh Crescenti
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Dang

Samuel Carter
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Dean Fudoshintattoos Greg Loveman Steve Howard Morante

Alberto Vespignani
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Jovana Erzsébet Kalkan

Michael Gillard
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Michael D. Quinn check it

Nicole Krivohlavy
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Ethan McBride

Luca Cozzarius
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Naked City

Mike Kirchmayer
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Right when I saw this I thought Naked City art, turns out it’s actually the same person.

Christopher John Thomas
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Same here!

Spencer Gilbert
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Chris King

Jonathon Weidel
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Doomed Megalopolis

Adam T. Anthro
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If you like this look up toshio saeki. Last gasp puts out an art book by him. It’s out of bananas.

Derek Jelsma
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Laura Jelsma

Laura Jelsma
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I can’t say I’ve read anything like that….

Jacob Goudeau
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Brittany Cat

Scott Bowden
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Kim Pope

Linda Cedillo
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“The Laughing Vampire” is a piece of art <3

Blake Viola
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And the hipsters are eating this stuff up like worms, like they do with everything else as soon as it gets popular on the internet. 🙁 It’s a double-edged sword when someone writes an article about something interesting. We can’t have nice things.

Ed Krueger
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yes… same happened when they put pictures of saeki

Aprille Marie
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True.

Derek Setzer
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yeah, really sucks when people get into new things

Joshua F. Castro
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I guess that’s like assuming that Cvlt Nation is meant for metalheads

Justen Astmatik
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Suehiro Maruo’s ‘DDT’ has a story about raping and murdering a mentally disabled toddler. Edgy.

Alec DiGiannantoni
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Nice super cool buzzword

Nejc Sedeminosemdeset
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Iva Gustinčič