Puff Puff (sexual term)


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Oolong as Bulma with Master Roshi referencing Puff Puff with hand gestures

Puff-Puff (ぱふぱふ, Pafu Pafu) is a Japanese term for the placing of a person's face between a woman's breasts, often for sexual pleasure.

The term "Puff-Puff" comes from the Japanese onomatopoeia for a woman rubbing her breasts in someone's face; the term can also be used for a woman juggling her own breasts.[1] The term was originally coined by manga artist Akira Toriyama and featured in Chapter 5 of his series Dragon Ball, published in Weekly Shōnen Jump on January 15, 1985.[2][3] Puff-Puff is one of the special acts available in the Dragon Quest series of video games, for which Toriyama is the character designer.[4]

References to the act were removed from the American television broadcast of the Dragon Ball anime adaptation.[2] These references to the act were also removed from the American releases of the first six Dragon Quest games.[5]

Video Game References

Dokkan Battle Summon Screen Puff-Puff! Oolong (Bulma) & Master Roshi.png
The Puff-Puff! summon screen in Dokkan Battle
In Dragon Ball: Origins, the infamous scene appears as a cutscene though only shows Master Roshi and Oolong (as Bulma) performing the Puff-Puff! gesture with heart effects and comical noises. The scene ends with the real Bulma attacking Oolong for "taking things too far" though what he actually does occurs off-screen. The scene itself is left uncensored in the English localization as though the exact nature of Puff-Puff and what the gesture refers to is not elaborated upon.
DB Legends Bunny Girl Bulma (Youth) DBL16-06S Bulma (Youth) - Puff-Puff background Screenshot 20210627-160610.png
DBL16-06S Bunny Girl Bulma (Youth) with alternate background featuring Master Roshi and the transformed Oolong performing the Puff-Puff gesture from Dragon Ball Legends
In Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle, there is a special summon screen that randomly occurs shortly after the Meteor is destroyed. This screen shows Oolong as Bulma (Bunny) and Master Roshi performing the Puff-Puff gesture along with the text "Puff-Puff!". Like Origins, the nature of what the gesture refers to is not elaborated upon and appears in both the Japanese and global versions.

In Dragon Ball Legends, there is an alternate background to DBL16-06S Bunny Girl Bulma (Youth) which appears by using the touch screen while looking at the interactive character card image. If performed correctly the background image will change to one featuring Master Roshi and Oolong as Bunny Girl Bulma (Youth) doing the Puff-Puff gesture. Like Origins and Dokkan Battle, the nature of what the gesture refers to is not elaborated upon and appears in both the Japanese and global versions. Additionally the background reverts to normal if one exits back to the standard character info screen.

In Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot as part of the -Trunks- The Warrior of Hope DLC during the Episode 3 Sub Story: "Android Admirer", when Future Bulma suggests having Future Oolong transform into Future Android 18 to stop a lovestruck admirer of her's from killing himself after learning of the real Future b18's death at the hands of a mysterious warrior, Future Bulma reveals to her adult son that she once had Future Oolong transform into her to trick Future Master Roshi and though she doesn't go into details, angrily notes that Future Oolong went too far which given his mother's anger causes Future Trunks to conclude it was something bad, alluding to the Puff Puff scene (providing evidence that said incident also occured in the past of Future Trunks' timeline during Future Bulma's first adventure searching for the Dragon Balls).


  1. Kalata, Kurt. The History of Dragon Quest. Gamasutra. Retrieved on 2015-11-27.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Japanification of Children's Popular Culture: From Godzilla to Miyazaki - Mark I. West - Google Books. Retrieved on 2012-05-07.
  3. Kauz, Andrew (2010-08-21). The rubbing of breasts on faces in Dragon Quest IX. Destructoid. Retrieved on 2011-04-17.
  4. Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society - Rodney P. Carlisle - Google Books. Retrieved on 2012-05-07.
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