#Sola Aoi

Born in 1981, Sola Aoi is a former adult video actress from Tokyo, Japan, who starred in more than 600 adult films between 2002 and 2011. Aoi leveraged her immense popularity in the AV industry to pivot into a career as a media personality and actress in the mainstream film industry. Despite the illegality of pornography in China, Aoi has become something of a celebrity in the People’s Republic, gaining over 17 million followers on Weibo since she opened an account in 2010. Known affectionately by fans as ‘Sensei Sola,’ Aoi is beloved for her willingness to engage with her followers and address issues relating to China and Japan. She has even starred in the iQiyi web series Love Online as well as Li Ying’s short film Second Dream.