Dictionary of Idol Terminology

The TermDefinitionOriginSee alsoExample
KurokamiLiterally "Black Hair" used to describe hair color.
PornyA term to describe something that has a rather porn-like quality in regards to The song they're playing right now has a rather porny quality to it.
SaltyA term used to describe someone who has an favorable demeanor.Originated from the gaming community to describe someone who is upset.Shio-taiouI went to see Paruru for my handshake, man, she sure was salty.
GravurePhotos who primarily models in magazines, especially those marketed to men, photobooks, or DVDs. Gravure idols, in most cases, emphasize their sexual attractiveness and often model in swimsuits.

Gravure idols appear in a wide range of photography styles and genres. Their photos are largely aimed at male audiences. Though they never appear nude, their poses are seen as semi-provocative.
GravyA term used as a substitute for the word gravure. Someone once typed the word gravure into their phone but it was auto-corrected to gravy. Good god, did you see that new Shiroma Miru gravy?
Resting Bitch Face (RBF)Sometimes an Idol will have a face that always makes her seem mad, even when she's not. This is called resting bitch face.
Gachi KoiA term used to describe a fan's "true love" towards an idol. Sometimes used jokingly but carries a negative connotation when taken seriously.
Wota BlastA moment when you're overcome with emotions from seeing your idol and hearing a song.
Oshimen (Oshi)Basically a fan's favorite idol or member of a group. An oshimen can have a multitude of classification. Who's your oshimen?

Mine is Maeda Atsuko.
Disgusting BikinisA term used to sarcastically describe gravure photos. Oh, so you're going to look at those disgusting bikinis now, huh?
FirstsA term used to sarcastically signify who is the "better" fan.