A Certain Scientific Railgun Concepts

A Certain Scientific Railgun is an anime series in the To Aru Majutsu no Index franchise
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Bathing Scene

Bathing Scenes, while occasionally meaningful to plot or character development, are generally excuses for fan service.

Big Boobs

What is anime without the over-sexualization of women's breasts?

Bitch Slap

A slap with a flat open hand against someone's cheek (most common). This is sometimes performed during an argument.

Cooking

Someone or something to do with cooking.

Cosplay

The practice of dressing like characters from anime, manga, video games, and even novels, TV shows, celebrities, etc.

Crazy

Characters with serious long mental unstabilities. They're sometimes simply weird but recently they're portrayed as downright homicidiacs. Not to be confused with the Mentally Unstable where the character fights against it and usually wins.

Drama

Drama is a concept used in story telling to invoke an emotional reaction from the audience by using serious themes; such as tragedy, suspense, and death.

Drunk

Someone who loves to consume alcohol, and typically overdoes it.

Esper

An esper (or ESP-er) is someone with psychic abilities. The concept is frequently used in a variety of anime series.

Espionage

This is the act of secretly watching a person or group to gather information, often for political purposes. Spies typically disguise themselves so that they might sneak around. Espionage is also frequently tied to assassination plots.

Fan Service

Fan Service is often a sexually provocative moment or pose that takes place in manga and anime. It usually has no real purpose to a story, and serves as a lurid visual.

Maids & Butlers

Maids and Butlers are highly popular within anime and manga. They can simply be a job, or they can be a lifestyle for loyal servants to a master or mistress. Identified by a particular uniform. Also popular in cosplay.

Mech

Generally refers to a large, usually humanoid weapon-type robot, usually piloted from within.

Nun

A woman who has taken vows committing herself to a spiritual life.

Potential Love Interest

The character has a chance of ending up with the protagonist. It means either the protagonist or the heroine(or maybe both) have feelings for the other.

Product Placement

Product Placement is a practice done in shows where a company will pay for a real world product to be displayed prominently, or have a character using.

School Festival

A tradition seen in Japan every year in their school system. The students set up booths for activities or food stands.

Snaggletooth

A common theme in character designs when a character has one tooth that hangs out like a fang. Typically used to show a sassy or rough personality.

Teachers

A Teacher is a type of person who is in charge of educating others in some form of higher learning or skill. The Japanese title is "Sensei".

Technobabble

Short for "technical babbling," technobabble is the near-indecipherable use of technical jargon to describe or explain an event or concept that is seemingly designed to leave the viewer with no clear understanding or description of said event or concept.

Unrequited love

A passion or romance for a person where these feelings are not returned by the object of affection. A one-sided love.

Villains

The villain of the story.

Yuri

A genre of anime/manga featuring girl-on-girl relationships. Although the genre originated in female-targeted works, today it is featured in many male-targeted works as well.

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