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The term ryona almost exclusively refers to the action of a woman being abused by a man. In a case where the target is male, it is more commonly called gyaku-ryona (逆リョナ, gyaku-ryona, "reverse ryona"). The genre focuses exclusively on fictional characters in these situations. In some cases, the perpetrator could be a monster or other non-human being.
The term is contrasted with sexual sadism and rape pornography, in that ryona is a voyeuristic fantasy fetish, a romanticized subgenre aimed at a female target demographic and are almost always of non-explicit sexual nature.
Works in the ryona genre usually depict two characters meeting and developing a relationship with each other, which may begin in or devolve into a state of hostility.
The nature of abuse can vary greatly, but it usually includes one or more of the following:
Inconvenient disruption of everyday life, such as being prevented attending one's job, or being embarrassed or rejected by friends and family
Forced confinement and detention for extended periods of time
Literal torture for extortion, confession, or simply for sexual gratification of the torturer.
Being regarded and treated as property of another person
Mook, Sanwa (2013). 本当に正しいフェティシズム性的嗜好大事典 [Honto ni Tadashi Fetishizumu Seiteki Shiko Daijiten] [Really Right Fetish: A Taste of Large Dictionary] (in Japanese). Sanwa Shuppan. ISBN9784776910701. OCLC870402367.