Ridiculous Dancing Is One Way to End Porn Movies

Japanese porn director Henry Tsukamoto is famous (infamous) for ending his movies with dance numbers that can be summed up best in two words: somewhat goofy.

Note: This article might contain content some readers find objectionable.

The cast of the movie side-step their way out, holding hands. The whole thing is less sexy and more silly. I mean, line dancing?! Really? The cast do remove their clothes, but here, you can see an edited version. While it does not feature any nudity, it does feature wtf:


These endings are called the "Henry Dance" (ヘンリーダンス), and they tend to look like this.


Online in Japan, a couple threads have popped up recently, with commenters noting that while these curtain calls seem old fashioned, they think they're quite wonderful. Since the mid-1980s, Henry Tsukamoto has made numerous adult movies and filmed a surprising number of dance numbers.

The sequences are rather surreal, but I guess the same goes for adult movies in general. Perhaps?

On NicoNico video, some users have added new music to the Henry Dance scenes, giving the numbers a totally different, if not even stranger, feel:

Needs more Guile's Theme, you say. Oh, okay, well, courtesy of Kotaku's Gergő Vas, you shall get just that:


Led Zeppelin×ヘンリー塚本-移民の歌 [NicoNico]

ヘンリーダンスで吹っ切れた [NicoNico]

ヘンリー塚本作品 [浅沼ひろみ]

AVのラストにある出演者全員でダンス踊るの結構いいよな [Hayabusa]

To contact the author of this post, write to bashcraftATkotaku.com or find him on Twitter @Brian_Ashcraft.

Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.