Images featuring only male characters, or with an overwhelming emphasis on male characters. Do not use on male-to-female genderswaps, or any image with an easily noticeable female presence.
- bara - content usually created by and for a homosexual male audience.
- bishounen - is aimed at a female audience, centered on teenage boys, and drawn elegantly.
- manly - scraggly beards and rippling muscles.
- otoko no ko - males who have taken on the appearance and/or identity of the female gender.
- shota - art that depicts preadolescent boys. Use this tag only with sexually suggestive or explicit content, otherwise use child.
- yaoi - usually involves bishounen and is intended for a female audience, but on danbooru, yaoi is used for any romantic and/or sexual depiction between males.
Male clothing tags
- bare pecs
- pectoral focus - A post focusing on someone's pectorals, especially in a close-up.
- bursting pecs - Where large pectorals cause a wardrobe malfunction or the pecs look like they are about to "pop".
- object on pectorals - Something is placed on the character's pectorals.
- pectoral press - The act of pressing one's pectorals against something.
- pectoral pillow - When one lays their head, in any direction, on a male's pectorals as a pillow.
- pectoral docking - The act of pressing pectorals on another set of pectorals. Usually associated with Bara artwork.
- pectoral grab - The act of grabbing or groping pectorals.
- between pecs - When any object or a penis fits or is pressed between the male pectorals.
- manboobs - concerning fatty or breastlike pectorals
- bouncing pecs - Refers to pectorals in motion.
- bulge - When penis is covered.
- penis - when penis is exposed.
- flaccid - can apply if exposed or not.
- penis grab can apply for bulge or crotch grab as well.
- small penis
- large penis
- huge penis
- veiny penis
Animal or creature tags
Remember to only use those tags when at least two characteristics are present.
- demon boy
- monster boy
- dragon boy
- insect boy
- plant boy
- slime boy
- incubus male equivalent of succubus
- snake boy - male equivalent of lamia
- harpy boy - male equivalent of harpy
- octopus boy - male equivalent of scylla
- cat boy
- dog boy
- fox boy
- tiger boy
- jaguar boy
- panther boy
- wolf boy
- lion boy
- rabbit boy
- bear boy
- bird boy
- cow boy - A male dressed as a cow or with cow-like features.
- minotaur- For characters with the head of a bull.
- goat boy
Other male tags
- shirtless, topless is for females.
- old man
- Boy on top
- Boy sandwich
- male harem
- male lactation
- male masturbation
- male prostitution
- male pregnancy
- tentacles on male
- sucking male nipple
- dark skinned male
- Husband and husband
- Husband and husband and husband
- giant male which is the opposite of miniboy